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Billionaire Opponent of Public Education is Now Sec'y of Education. Get Ready For It.

Trump's new Sec'y of Education is a billionaire who has spent her entire career campaigning against public education and for Christian schools, home schooling and privatization options of all kinds.

The Ford Report: Life Sentences Are Slow Death Behind the Walls

by the Real News Network

U.S. incarceration levels remain so high because this country hands down longer sentences than anyplace else in the world. People sentenced to life serve twice as much time behind bars as they did in the 1980s. The Trump administration, not give to the token gestures of his predecessors, is not expected to change this.

Jesse Jackson Calls for Clinton Pardon But None For Chelsea Manning, Mutulu Shakur, Leonard Peltier or Other Political Prisoners

Jesse Jackson Calls for Clinton Pardon But None For Manning, Shakur, Peltier or Political Prisoners

by the Real News Network

Rev. Jackson displays loyalty only to himself and his patrons. In his eyes political prisoners like Mutulu Shakur, Leonard Peltier, Chelsea Manning or Rev. Edward Pinkneydon't deserve pardons, but Hillary Clinton does.

Rebellion in Milwaukee – The Worst City in the Country to be a Black Man

BAR executive Glen Ford on The Real News Network

No one should be surprised at the furious community response to the shooting death of a young Black man by Milwaukee police, this weekend. Glen Ford reports that Wisconsin has the highest Black male incarceration rate in the country, and Milwaukee expels Black high school students at the highest rate of any city in the country.

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