Glen Ford: Corporate Assault on Public Education

Why are hijacking the formerly left politics of Black America, and corporate takeovers of public education key to the hard right's agenda in the US?  In an address this month at NYC's All Souls Unitarian Church, Glen Ford outlines the linked history of these two right wing efforts, from vouchers to charter schools to the new wave of black politicians like Cory Booker.  
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To read Glen  Ford's 2002 articles on the origin and strange career of Newark's Corey Booker, click the links below