The Brains of Your Children on Socialism

by baldilocks Roger L. Simon: Amidst the welter of good and bad news we are assaulted with every day, by far the most dangerous long-term are the new polls showing America's youth tilting significantly toward socialism. Not surprisingly, these same young people haven't the slightest idea of what socialism really is, its history or what it … Continue reading The Brains of Your Children on Socialism

The Social Justice War on Blacks and Browns

by baldilocks From the University of Washington at Tacoma Writing Center: STATEMENT ON ANTIRACIST AND SOCIAL JUSTICE WORK IN THE WRITING CENTER The writing center works from several important beliefs that are crucial to helping writers write and succeed in a racist society. The racist conditions of our society are not simply a matter of bias or … Continue reading The Social Justice War on Blacks and Browns

Worth and Planting Seeds

by baldilocks In a fascinating and depressing essay on his quest to give black inner city children a taste of classical education, L.E. Ikenga despairs even in the face of gains. From the perspective of most of the [Manhattan] parents, the kids, and Rebecca, the six-week [summer] program was a great success. It introduced black … Continue reading Worth and Planting Seeds