Daily Archives: September 30, 2020

Dana Milbank on the Debate Between Trump and Biden

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
I watched the debate in full with a sense of horror and disgust. Trump was a bully. He was rude and overbearing. Trump was obnoxious. He degrades the presidency. There was no fact-checking…

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Derek Black’s Fine New Book Explores the History of America’s Idea of Public Education — Part 2

Originally posted on janresseger:
On Monday, this blog examined Derek Black’s important new book, Schoolhouse Burning: Public Education and the Assault on American Democracy. Black, a professor of constitutional law at the University of South Carolina, threads together the history…

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New York Times: Trump’s Taxes, Part 2: The Con

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
The New York Times has a full copy of Trump’s tax returns. No mention of how they got them. Part 2 is a dissection of how eagerly he exploited his name and monetized…

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