Detroit to Eliminate Half of Its Public Schools →
To create a sustainable economy you need people to participate in it, and these people need to have knowledge of history and math and language. 60 student class sizes is unacceptable at every angle. kateoplis: Michigan state education officials Monday ordered Detroit Public Schools to close half its schools and consolidate operations to close the budget deficit. State officials told Robert...
We Spent Half a Million Dollars to Fly Jets Over... →
kateoplis: Of course the jets were just the tip of the iceberg in a Super Bowl that typified “fiscal insanity” more than any before it. I don’t know about you, but I don’t want to live in Jerry World. In Jerry World, a $1.15 billion stadium looks like the Taj Mahal on the outside, but inside some of the seats violate the fire code. In Jerry World, the state of Texas spends $31 million to...
World News: We’ve compiled a list of all the... →
* I have included the full text here, rather than a pull quote, to highlight the sheer number of journalists the Egyptian government has made efforts to silence. Rather than reading a number, read the names. abcworldnews: We’ve compiled a list of all the journalist who have been in some way threatened, attacked or detained while reporting in Egypt. When you put it all into one list, it is a...