Category: "Education Funding"

On Wisconsin, On Wisconsin!

February 21st, 2011
What has been happening in Madison, Wisconsin, should cheer anyone who has lost hope in American democracy. It is even balm for the despair many of us feel about the often passive Democratic Party. While the Democratic state senators Governor Scott… more »

Isn't it cinematic?

February 27th, 2009
I?m wondering?was I the only blogger to watch both the Academy Awards and the president?s prequel State of the Union Address? Two different worlds, of course, but often they conflate in the mind of this electronic onlooker, especially when you… more »

Beyond Slogans

February 10th, 2009
It?s not the New Deal. Or the New Frontier. Or the Great Society. Or, heaven help us, the Reagan Revolution. But I?m hoping after last night?s news conference, the passage of a stimulus package in the Senate and today?s rollout of a new TARP… more »

Some Modest Proposals

November 18th, 2008
The California cognitive scientist George Lakoff http://berkeley.edu/news/media/releases/2004/08/25_lakoff.shtml has urged Democrats to resist Republican attempts to influence policy by ?framing? it in language that obscures its true nature?death… more »