Ellen Brown: We may not be able to beat the banks, but we don’t have to play their game. We can take our marbles and go home.
Shamus Cooke: The first battle tactic against public education was to starve it. Politicians have consistently lowered taxes on corporations and the rich for the past three decades, thereby lowering state revenues that have created the budget crises in nearly every state. Consequently, public education is in a state of shell shock.