Category Archives: Books

The Future of Our Schools: Some Reflections

I was very excited to receive Lois Weiner’s new book, The Future of Our Schools: Teachers Unions and Social Justice, in the mail.  Here’s my review of it for Socialist Worker.  Read my review, then read the book.  Then, get … Continue reading

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Education and Capitalism, part 3

This summer, the Coalition to Defend Public Education here in Rhode Island held a book discussion on the new book Education and Capitalism, published by Haymarket Books.  The discussion took place in five sessions, which generally included two retired teachers, … Continue reading

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Education and Capitalism, part 2

This summer, the Coalition to Defend Public Education here in Rhode Island is holding a book discussion on the new book Education and Capitalism, published by Haymarket Books.  The discussion is taking place in five sessions—details on the discussions can … Continue reading

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Education Talks at Socialism 2012

At the end of each school year, I start the summer off by attending the annual Socialism Conference, held in Chicago, usually the last weekend of June or first weekend of July.  If you are a progressive educator, I HIGHLY … Continue reading

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Education and Capitalism, part 1

This summer, the Coalition to Defend Public Education here in Rhode Island is holding a book discussion on the new book Education and Capitalism, published by Haymarket Books.  The discussion is taking place in five sessions—details on the discussions can … Continue reading

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