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The Words of Our Elders: Susan B Anthony

“Cautious, careful people, always casting about to preserve their reputation and social standing, never can bring about a reform. Those who are really in earnest must be willing to be anything or nothing in the world’s estimation, and publicly and privately, in season and out, avow their sympathy with despised and persecuted ideas and their advocates, and bear the consequences” 12 more words


The Poor Pay the Highest Price for Charter School Experiments -- Part 3 -- Newark

This is the 3rd in a series of three posts pointing out how corporate, investor-owned charter school organizations have chosen to experiment at the expense of children who are mostly from poor families. 1,415 more words


What is School Choice?

The Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice

School choice gives parents the freedom to choose their children’s education, while encouraging healthy competition among schools to better serve families’ needs. 625 more words

Public Policy

Value in Eternity

Have you ever thought about where you draw value and worth for yourself? How do you determine what your own value is? Some seek it from the corporate ladder or the military where the office and rank, in their minds, equates to value. 562 more words


Quote of the Week: Cory Bernardi, Address to the National Press Club (17 July 2014)

Many of us are involved in politics because we have an interest in the future of our community [...] we want to make a positive contribution to it, and if politics is at its core a public service, we should expect that a sincere and committed politician will have a strong altruistic flair or be motivated by a sense of selflessness that is derived from maybe an idealism that gives their politics substantive content. 331 more words


September 2014 Astro-Insights


Your Guide to the Astrological Weather for September 2014…

Get ready for a month of reviews, reforms and changes as work, family life or power structures begin to shift, and certain rules and laws finally get reappraised. 1,946 more words