Category Archives: Labor Movement

Professional sports have been defined by its media, pay its participants and let students remain so.

  By ann summers   Brackets and rankings help set betting odds, and should those revenues get taxed also to benefit the participants besides the bettors. But in terms of the collegiate sports industry, it shouldn’t be about pie-slicing envy, … Continue reading

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all Trump has left is Islamophobia and Sinophobia in the swing-states

By ann summers   tehDumpster fire that is the Trump campaign is now trolling the LIVs in swing states with the usual xenophobia and GOP talking points. Trump’s disinformation campaign could even favor TPP because HRC is against it. Recall … Continue reading

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From SteamPunk to Trumpunk’d Americans… a libertarian/GOP social-media battle/alliance

 By ann summers From SteamPunk to Trumpunk’d Americans… a libertarian/GOP social media battle/alliance to come or will Bernie’s youth followers vote their real interests. It’s more than Hillary’s gaffe about the need to redirect coal producing communities but to make sure that the … Continue reading

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Frisco Flix Fascist Nix

By ann summers Hollywood North is not San Francisco South, nor North Hollywood or South San Francisco. But maybe in an age of media crime fascination there can be high-tech tours of location specific cinematic crime, something better than the Alcatraz … Continue reading

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Pay Toilets are the charter schools of “disgusting” restrooms

By ann summers One of today’s memes is Saturday’s ABC Democratic debate in NH, where the bathroom break’s brevity was apparently male-biased. One reason is that there is a lack of stalls often common in general to the sexist layout of women’s restrooms (you know, the … Continue reading

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No Child Left Behind is Dead…

By ann summers   So the good news is that with the signing of the Every Student Succeeds Act , 2002’s No Child Left Behind finally joins eraser chalk in the dustbin of History, but like whiteboards, the aroma of dry-erase markers … Continue reading

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The Triumph of the Old New Left: UK Labour moves away from the centre

By ann summers A perhaps stunning victory for a party frustrated with recent defeats, and with perhaps the infusion of underrepresented elements, the leadership of the UK Labour Party has risen/fallen in a 59% vote for a repudiation of the … Continue reading

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