posts tagged betsy-devos

11/15/17 // Things Get Worse for Moore

More allegations and corroboration against Roy Moore, education civil rights activists band together to try to combat Betsy Devos’s dismantling of the Office of Civil Rights, and listener… | listen

9/25/17 // Listener Mail Catch Up

John is in the studio to talk Tom Price and his private planes, Success Academy claims that it’s not subject to Freedom of Information Law requests, and catching up on a whole lot of listener… | listen

8/8/17 // School Closures Post No Child Left Behind

Two different stories look at public school closures and what happens to the kids who rely on so called “failing schools,” and Morning John what to watch for during the August recess. No Child… | listen

7/21/17 // Ep 15 // Jeff Nazareno on K-pop / ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ / ‘Lady Macbeth’

Jeff Nazareno on K-pop and KCON; Charles Hinshaw on 'War For The Planet of the Apes' and 'Lady Macbeth;' preview of Brian Hill and the Noh Starrs on BTR Live Studio; Molly Knefel on Dept of Ed and "men's rights" | listen

6/19/17 // Pence Lawyers Up

John is in the studio to talk about the latest drama in the White House and Trump’s deflection on Afghanistan. Photo by Brandon Butterworth courtesy of Wikimedia Commons | listen

5/23/17 // Michael Kirk on “Bannon’s War”

Michael Kirk on tonight’s Frontline documentary Bannon’s War, John on Trump’s speech in Saudi Arabia, and Trump’s cuts to the education budget.     Photo credit: Twitter (@KDGKirk) | listen

5/15/17 // Sarah Jaffe on Grassroots movements

Sarah Jaffe on organizing and resistance across the country, John is in the studio to talk more Comey and Sessions, and listener mail.     Photo credit: Twitter (@Sarahljaffe) | listen

4/14/17 // Ep 1 // Free College, Streaming Music, and Colossal

For our inaugural episode, we welcome Oriana Leckert and Matt Ruby. With the dawning of “free” four year college in New York State, we discuss the value of a college education, some of the… | listen

4/13/17 // Molly Knefel on Betsy DeVos and Public Education

Molly Knefel -- one half of the sibling host team of the longrunning progressive politics podcast, Radio Dispatch -- takes a closer look at Betsy DeVos and the stances she’s begun to unveil in the… | watch

4/3/17 // Britney Summit-Gil on the Alt Right Online

Britney Summit-Gil on the ways the right wing use online spaces, Betsy DeVos wants schools to be like Uber, Flynn says he will testify in exchange for immunity, and listener mail. Britney… | listen

2/9/17 // Obstruction!

We continue our conversation with Dr. Steve Billet, who discusses Trump's controversial cabinet picks, Democratic obstructionism, and the use of executive orders. | listen

2/9/17 // Warren Speaks

Mitch McConnell attempts to silence Elizabeth Warren, the lasting effects of the botched Yemen counter-terrorism raid, and DeVos is confirmed to head the Department of Education. Betsey… | listen

1/19/17 // DeVos Hearing Shows Total Incompetence

The DeVos hearing shows her total incompetence for the job of Education Secretary, Obama commutes the remainder of Chelsea Manning's prison sentence, and Trump describes his hero in a very Trump… | listen

12/28/16 // Conservatives Plan How to Further Privatize Education

At a conservative education conference, Republicans and Democrats celebrate “choice,” and Just John on World War II parallels with the present. Photo credit: Wikipedia Commons | listen

11/29/16 // Chepe on Castro

Chepe joins us to discuss Fidel Castro's legacy, Trump picks Betsy DeVos for Education secretary, and listener mail. Photo credit: Courtesy of Chepe | listen

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