On the Heels of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation’s Hard Tack to the Right: See This Documentary, Pink Ribbon Inc.
Feb03

On the Heels of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation’s Hard Tack to the Right: See This Documentary, Pink Ribbon Inc.

A new documentary released in Canadian theatres February 3, 2012, exposes the bottom-line thinking, corporate pinkwashing, and anti-choice political slant of much of the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation’s activities.

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On Susan G. Komen For the Cure: Pink ribbons and an opened can of worms
Feb01

On Susan G. Komen For the Cure: Pink ribbons and an opened can of worms

A deep dive into the criticisms of the Susan Komen Foundation: pinkwashing, high overhead through plush “administrative costs,” and a too-cozy relationship with Big Pharma.

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After New Hampshire: The Clown Car Rally Hits South Carolina
Jan14
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Digital Bootstraps for Analog Problems — A Reply to Gene Marks’ “If I Were A Poor Black Kid”
Dec22

Digital Bootstraps for Analog Problems — A Reply to Gene Marks’ “If I Were A Poor Black Kid”

Gene Marks seems to suggest that kids from impoverished backgrounds – all too many of whom are African American – can simply access computers and lift themselves up by their digital bootstraps to use free websites and enter elite prep schools or colleges. Maybe a handful of motivated kids will manage a heroic feat like that despite all the odds, but is this going to work for the majority of poor kids?

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Meet Two Democratic Women Candidates for Texas State Board of Education: Rebecca Bell-Metereau and Judy Jennings

Rebecca Bell-Metereau and Judy Jennings are two Texas State School Board candidates who want to put teachers and students back to the center of classrooms, and not ideology. They oppose a group of religious and social conservatives in Texas who have grabbed the reins of the school textbook oversight process and injected their politics into books 4.7 million Texas schoolchildren will use.

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