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200 plus teachers from Seattle, Renton and Highline met in downtown Seattle on Friday, February 6th to stand in solidarity with people around the country to say “Black Lives Matter to Teachers”. Traffic was blocked as teachers lay down in the intersection of 4th Avenue and Pine Street. Fortunately, there was no pepper spray, no military gear, tanks, Humvee’s, no incidents or injuries.
It was a peaceful yet powerful protest.
“If you’re to be called a communist every time you stand up for basic American rights and freedoms, what’s likely to happen? Will you be silent? And if so, is this what the House Committee on Un-American Activities is really after — a silent, submissive, un-protesting America?”
To read more, click the image below.
In response to "School choice is great!"
Answer: "Public education is crucial and much better than charters. Charter schools destroy public education."
Dollarocracy: How the money and media election complex is destroying America
By John Nichols and Robert McChesney
From the Preface:
Carter declared-as the planet's most famous election observer- that '“We have one of the worst election processes in the world right here in the United States of America, and it’s almost entirely because of the excessive influx of money."
Click the image to see their interview with Bill Moyers.