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Education
On September 01, 2014, Lyndsey Layton of the Washington Post officially introduced Peter Cunningham’s Education Post to the
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Once Nick Melvoin joins the Los Angeles Unified School District board, he’s going to require all high school civics teachers
Education
According to the September 09, 2016, filing of the Massachusetts ballot committee, Yes on 2, billionaire Arkansas resident
Education
Three recent stories about Charter Schools and the school deform movement should make readers ask, "Is this what they mean by school reform?"
Education
Campbell Brown mistakenly said that 2/3 of American students were "below grade level." What the national test calls "proficiency" is equivalent to an A. No one expects the majority of students to score an A; if they did, we would call it grade inflation.
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Government subsidies provided to these underpaid workers forms a funnel that transfers wealth to the stockholders of the
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Edward Hejtmanek, environmentalist, radically peaceful small business owner and angry neighbor of South Fayetteville's new Walmart Neighborhood Market, wants you to prepare yourself and your town for the threat of a Walmart takeover by considering these 10 questions.
Politics
In 1990, 20 percent of all children in the US lived in poverty. What percent of the children in the US live in poverty today?
Education
Political economist Gordon Lafer offers some "Bleak Friday" predictions about the corporate agenda for public education.
Politics
This year the day after Thanksgiving will be remembered not as the biggest shopping day of the year but as the day Americans took action to demand that Walmart, the country's largest employer, pay workers livable wages and play a part in improving our economy.
Business
Thanksgiving Day is a holiday where family and friends gather together and express gratitude for everything in their lives. But those who work at Walmart have little to be thankful for, at least when it comes to their employment.
Money
Not surprisingly, economic inequality is growing in the United States. From 1978 to 2013, CEO compensation, inflation-adjusted, grew by 937 percent, while the typical worker's compensation over that same period grew by only 10 percent.
New York
We must do more than just call Walmart out for their truly shameful practices. Without unions or government rules, companies like Walmart will never do the right thing.
Business
The gap between the Waltons and everyone else used to be smaller. In 2007, the year before the Great Recession kicked off
Business
Heirs to the Walmart empire dominate three states: Arkansas (Jim Walton, worth $35.7 billion), Texas (Alice Walton, worth
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Forget about the guy at the grocery store using food stamps to buy lobster. Walmart, the world's largest retail company, is even more dependent on government welfare so it can make jaw-droppingly obscene profits.
Business
A representative for the Walton family did not immediately respond for comment. Walmart’s founding family could afford to