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KharmaTrain Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-04-10 04:04 PM
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7. Overall Education And Organizing
As the parent of several teachers, honestly, I'd prefer politics staying out of both the classroom and the school system. The place where help is definitely needed is in the unions. People talk about the golden days of FDR and JFK/LBJ and those were times when union membership was far higher than today and thus gave them a greater voice in policy and in the election process. That's all but vanished in the past 30 years. One would think that in such tough times people would be seeking the unity and protections unions can offer but instead they've been fed years of anti-union propaganda on the corporate media and, unfortunately, some unions that became country clubs for the elite members and did little while jobs were being lost.

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  -If we can't win the mass media, what ground can we advance on? Fresh_Start  Nov-04-10 03:42 PM   #0 
  - We can text and email the media, especially the shows which air text and email...  Fire Walk With Me   Nov-04-10 03:43 PM   #1 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-04-10 03:46 PM   #2 
  - to the media, any feedback, even negative is positive. it means you're watching.  spanone   Nov-04-10 03:53 PM   #4 
  - Re Energize The Netroots  KharmaTrain   Nov-04-10 03:48 PM   #3 
  - I also think we need to elicit the teachers  Fresh_Start   Nov-04-10 04:00 PM   #5 
  - Overall Education And Organizing  KharmaTrain   Nov-04-10 04:04 PM   #7 
     - I didn't intend to bring politics into the classroom,  Fresh_Start   Nov-04-10 04:09 PM   #9 
        - Once Upon A Time...  KharmaTrain   Nov-04-10 09:14 PM   #18 
  - That was my impression, I got nada worth noticing  Fresh_Start   Nov-04-10 04:01 PM   #6 
  - Mass media is dying  Egnever   Nov-04-10 04:05 PM   #8 
  - The 'net' was the new frontier a decade ago  Bluenorthwest   Nov-04-10 04:19 PM   #10 
  - The streets...  Ozymanithrax   Nov-04-10 04:21 PM   #11 
  - not going to happen  Fresh_Start   Nov-04-10 04:34 PM   #14 
     - There will come apoint when the misery index reaches high enough...  Ozymanithrax   Nov-04-10 06:17 PM   #17 
  - MSNBC. I repeat. MSNBC.  stopbush   Nov-04-10 04:29 PM   #12 
     - Not enough, it reaches less than 20% of the voting public  Fresh_Start   Nov-04-10 04:33 PM   #13 
        - And that's the problem. The mass media which has had the  COLGATE4   Nov-04-10 04:57 PM   #15 
           - But lots of people don't watch TV or cable  Fresh_Start   Nov-04-10 04:59 PM   #16 
 

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