Friday, September 21, 2012

Videos Reveal Frustration with the Chicago Strike - Living in Dialogue - Education Week Teacher

Videos Reveal Frustration with the Chicago Strike - Living in Dialogue - Education Week Teacher:


Videos Reveal Frustration with the Chicago Strike

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This has been the year of the revealing video. This week we saw that Governor Romney and many of his millionaire donors view almost half the country as parasitic dependents. That famous 47% includes many of our students.
Last summer's video of Stand For Children leader Jonah Edelman at a conservative gathering in Aspen revealed how his group had maneuvered to pass a law that they thought would make a strike in Chicago impossible.
Our schools are being starved of funding, at a time when taxes have never been lower, and the concentration of wealth has never been higher. The four hundred richest Americans saw their wealth grow by 13% in 2011,

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