Posts Tagged ‘education’


This webinar introduces Project Censored’s Validated Independent News exercise, and explains how teachers can use this assignment to develop their students’ critical thinking and digital media literacy skills. The webinar features: Allison Butler, Senior Lecturer, Department of Communication, and Director, Media Literacy Certificate Program, University of Massachusetts Amherst; Steve Macek, Professor of Communication; Chair of the Department of Communication and Media Studies, North Central College; Andy Lee Roth, Associate Director, Project Censored; and Shealeigh Voitl, student and Project Censored research intern, North Central College. The webinar also includes questions and comments from webinar participants. Topics covered: news, critical media literacy, investigative journalism, corporate versus independent news, propaganda model, news filters, news bias. This webinar was presented by Project Censored and co-hosted by the Department of Communication and Media Studies, North Central College, and the Department of Communication, University of Massachusetts Amherst. Online resources mentioned in the webinar: Validated Independent News Exercise Guidelines:… Global Critical Media Literacy Educator’ Resource Guide:… Project Censored’s State of the Free Press | 2021:… Teacher’s Guide to State of the Free Press | 2021:… To learn more about Project Censored:

War Abolition Seminar

Posted: December 16, 2019 in -
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War Abolition 101 (online course registration)




What America SHOULD be doing to be “great” instead of falling for despotic con men like Trump.




Project Needs Your Support

On Kickstarter:

narrated by Matt Damon




Privatization = Grand Theft




James Corbett on Guns and Butter.

9/11, Follow the Money; How Big Oil Conquered the World: Crossroads of Corruption and Criminality







5 Famous Billionaires Are Dismantling Black Public Schools


“That model requires firing all the teachers, no matter their performance, allowing them to reapply for a job, and replacing many of them with inexperienced TFA recruits. That model requires wiping out public schools and replacing them with privately managed schools that set their own standards for admission, discipline, expulsion, and are financially opaque.”


Finally, schools are labeled as “failing” due to the lopsided evaluation process, and privately-run charters are forced onto inner-city populations, paving the way for the privatization of public education in predominantly black and latino communities.


See my short about Common Core…

Common Core: Hostile Takeover




Common Core: Hostile Takeover

Robocop Omni

Each week more of the plot of Robocop comes true…

Bankruptcy Is a “Huge Opportunity” to Privatize Schools Says EdBuild