“A coalition is building: We are tired of seeing banks bailed out and Main Street sold out.”
“Although it is true that only about 20 percent of American workers are in unions, that 20 percent sets the standards across the board in salaries, benefits and working conditions.”
Do not believe the corporate cons. They own the media who publish their lies.
“When voters decide they will no longer be mistreated and summon candidates to their own citizen-powered debates, the dynamics behind the campaigns will shift toward the citizenry.”
“when massive transnational corporations ally with government to secretly negotiate trade agreementsn these agreements are not going to be good for the people”
“Race doesn’t really exist for you because it has never been a barrier. Black folks don’t have that choice.”
― Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Americanah
Celebrate a diverse labor movement & generations of struggles for economic, social, and environmental justice.
When: Saturday, May 30, 2015
Where: Central Park in Corvallis
Time: Noon – 4:30 pm
“It turned out I was pretty good in science. But again, because of the small budget, in science class we couldn’t afford to do experiments in order to prove theories. We just believed everything. Actually, I think that class was called Religion. Religion class was always an easy class. All you had to do was suspend the logic and reasoning you were being taught in all the other classes.”
― George Carlin, Brain Droppings
Hold fast to dreams / For if dreams die / Life is a broken-winged bird / That cannot fly.
instead of starving our schools of critical funding and pushing market-based, test-driven policies that ultimately fail our kids, we should be relying on evidence and input from those closest to the classroom to find solutions that work to reclaim the promise of public education. Those closest to the classrooms are teachers. One of the most effective measures we can take is to put teachers back in charge.