Daily Archives: August 31, 2017

John Oliver: The Ultimate Takedown of Alex Jones

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Get a cup of coffee and sit down. John Oliver dissects Alex Jones, the rightwing provocateur who makes money saying insane things. Jones is the talk-show host who pushed the outrageous claim that…

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After Hurricane Harvey, Will Houston Public Schools be Charterized?

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
It’s an all too familiar scene in America. A natural disaster devastates a major metropolitan city. And then the forces of profit and privatization use the chaos and uncertainty as cover to steal public services and…

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