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The Privatization of Puerto Rico’s Public Schools Has Begun

August 2, 2018

Teacher and union activist Noelanie Fuentes Cardona says Puerto Rico’s Democratic governor and Betsy DeVos have teamed up to introduce charter schools and online schools to the struggling island

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show

June 16, 2018

Dharna and Khalilah talk about the future of the Kirwan Commission, how the coming Maryland gubernatorial race will affect public education, the Poor People’s Campaign, and what happens when hospitals prioritize profit

Hundreds Rally to Demand A Fix to Baltimore’s School Budget Deficit

March 21, 2017

In a surprise move, City Schools announced $30 million dollars for classrooms, but students, teachers and advocates say funding remains woefully inadequate

Reality Asserts Itself - Glen Ford

October 24, 2013
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay: Glen Ford, Executive Editor of Black Agenda Report, tells his story as a red-diaper baby, growing up facing racism in the North living with his white activist mother, and living in the Deep South with his black deejay father Glen Ford, executive editor of Black Agenda Report, spoke…

Students and Teachers Defend Education

October 23, 2013
New York School believed to be first to reject testing in grades K-2, principal and 90% of parents support boycott and hope it helps spark nationwide movement

Reality Asserts Itself - Frank Hammer

October 7, 2013
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, retired UAW Local President Frank Hammer tells the story of his radicalization in the movement against the Vietnam War and turning his back on a professional career to take up working class activism

“Dream Defenders” Occupy Florida State Capital Demanding End to “Stand Your Ground” Law

July 26, 2013

Activists are demanding a repeal of the notorious Stand Your Ground legislation and an end to racial profiling and the “school to prison pipeline”

The Making of "Untold History of the United States"

March 15, 2013
Pt.7 Peter Kuznick (co-author with Oliver Stone of The Untold History of the United States): Truman breaks Roosevelt’s alliance with the Soviet Union and pushes the world into a bitter, decades long conflict