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Debunking the Fraser Institute's Latest Crusade: Teacher Merit Pay
Fresh from the triumph of successfully promoting its fallacious school report card, this time in Alberta, the Fraser Institute is already scheming to peg teacher pay to student test scores and create ...
Document Trove Details Bradley Foundation's Efforts to Build Right-Wing "Infrastructure" Nationwide
Documents examined by the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) expose a national effort funded by the Milwaukee-based Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation to assess and expand right-wing "infrastructure...
Odious Debts: Loose Lending, Corruption and the Thirld World's Environmental Legacy
The Profits of War: Planning to Bomb Iran: Against The Current vol. 125
It is no longer a secret that the Bush administration has been methodically paving the way toward a bombing strike against Iran. The administration’s plans of an aerial military attack against that co...
Publicity and the Canadian State
A collection examining the state's relationship with public practices and the "permanent campaign," the constant search for politicians and their strategists for popular consent.
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A freedom that we can't afford
Rightwing thinktanks profess a love of freedom, but their refusal to reveal who funds them is deeply undemocratic
Freemarket thinktanks vastly outnumber those arguing for public spending. The author suggests that these thinktanks allow corporations to exert influence on public life without showing their hand, he ...
Protesters cast shadow over US billionaires' rally in the sun
Koch brothers to host rightwing politicians and business leaders to discuss how to influence politics
The Koch brothers' annual rally of rich Americans and rightwing media figures was hosted to raise money for anti-government think tanks and climate change denial. This year a counter rally was orgnai...