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What base were you born on?

I raised the hackles of one of my best friends with what I considered a harmless remark about the fabulous job she found a few years ago. I said, “You were really lucky to get that job.” We were talking … Continue reading

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Pummeling the Poor

One item glared at me when I opened my browser to Google news this morning. The headline from the Philadelphia Inquirer screamed the news: Schools, city lose in budget. But don’t worry, taxes won’t rise. And business taxes will actually … Continue reading

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Feeding on Ourselves

BufferI’ve been thinking about the absurdities in our approach to education, and in particular, about the war we’ve declared on teachers, but when I began to write about this perverse and specious war, I realized that the war on teachers … Continue reading

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