Larry's Links



 The links on this page connect to sites that are useful for social and economics foundations of education courses taught by Larry Johnson. New links are added periodically.


EDF 3604 Social Foundations of American Education Brief Lectures & PowerPoint Presentations

The Construction of School Success & Failure ( click here )
Ideals of Democratic Education (click here)
Feminization of Teaching (click here)

PowerPoint Presentations

Democratic Education & the Problem of Inequality (click here)

            The Birth of the Common School (click here)

            Corporate Liberalism:  The Social Progressive Philosophy of Charles Horton Cooley & E. A. Ross (click here)

            Your Final Paper (Click here)

            Audio Lectures

            Vocational Education (Click Here)

NCLB:  Undoing the ‘Sixties (Click Here)

Services

Students often need help with social and personal problems especially when unemployment is high.  Here’s a place where you can find resources that may help:  Visit the Unemployment LifeLine Now!

General Interest

Howard Zinn, Going South, from You Can't be Neutral on a Moving Train.

Howard Zinn, A People's History of American Empire (more Zinn audio and video below)

Ray Raphael, Re-examining the Revolution - Rethinking Schools - Volume 19 No. 2 ...

Chalmers Johnson, DECLINE of EMPIRES: The Signs of Decay

Lisa Delpit, The Silenced Dialogue:  Power and Pedagogy in Educating Other People's Children  (See
Cultural Capital below for more on how schools value knowledge, speech, and values based on the race, gender, and social class of the child)  (This link is still broken, but see below for more discussion of cultural capital, including some material by Delpit.)

James Baldwin, “MY DUNGEON SHOOK:  LETTER TO MY NEPHEW ON THE ONE HUNDREDTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE EMANICIPATION”

Pacifica Radio at 60: KPFA Remains a Sanctuary of Dissent Six Decades After Its Founding

Aiken, The Eight-Year Study Project

Kridel & Bullough, Stories of the eight-year study: reexamining secondary education

Inequality.org

Recent Information on Inequality

Domhoff, Wealth, Income, and Power, September 2005 (updated December 2010)

Wolff, Rising Debt and the Middle-Class Squeeze—an Update to 2007

 

Edward N. Wolff, Recent Trends in Household Wealth in the United States:

Rising Debt and the Middle-Class Squeeze—an Update to 2007 (includes update to 2009)

 

Edward N. Wolff,  "Recent Trends in Household Wealth in the United States: Rising Debt and the Middle-Class Squeeze,"

Robert Trigaux, How Americans spread the wealth - Tampa Bay Times

Economic Report of the President (1995 to the present)

            Table B-47: Hours and earnings in private nonagricultural industries, 1965-2011 PDF | Text | XLS | More

 

Civil Rights Movement—Jobs and Justice

Nancy MacLean, Freedom Is Not Enough: The Opening of the American Workplace

On Rosa Parks’ 100th Birthday, Recalling Her Rebellious Life Before and After the Montgomery Bus

Resegregation of US Schools and Society & Related Issues

    Gary Orfield, “Schools More Separate

    The Civil Rights Project Harvard University

    Civil Rights Project UCLA

    University of Minnesota Institute on Race and Poverty

    The Return to Separate and Unequal

    Resegregation in American Schools

    In Defense of Affirmative Action

            Talk of the Nation, “The Legacy of the 'Little Rock Nine'” an interview with Matt Lassiter and Emily Bernard

Lincoln, Civil War, the Relationships betw/ Capital and Labor, &c.

Lincoln, First Annual Message to Congress December 31, 1861.


Lincoln, Second Inaugural Address, March 4, 1865

Rosenwald Schools

 

 

Corporations

Louis K. Liggett Co. v. Lee - FindLaw | Cases and Codes

See Louis Brandeis Dissent, in which he says, “Through size, corporations, once merely an efficient tool employed by individuals in the conduct of private business, have become an institution -- an institution which has brought such concentration of economic power that so-called private corporations are sometimes able to dominate the state.”

 

Corporate Personhood

            Santa Clara County v. Southern Pac. R.R.

            Santa Clara County v. Southern Pacific Railroad Company (Oyez Project.  Several Documents)

Corporate Financing of Elections

CITIZENS UNITED v. FEDERAL ELECTION COMM’N ( No. 08-205 )

If the above link doesn’t work, try http://www.fec.gov/law/litigation/cu_sc08_opinion.pdf

Citizens United v. FEC documents

Justice John Paul Steven’s Dissent

Patricia Williams, Corpus Ex Machina

Felix S. Cohen, Transcendental Nonsense and the Functional Approach

 

Information on Taxes

            IRS Tax Stats

Top US Marginal Income Tax Rates, 1913—2003

Spitzer, Debunking the claim that higher income-tax rates reduce GDP

US Income of Top 0.1 Percent vs Marginal Tax Rate at Visualizing ...

 

Estate Tax

Social Security

Cummings, “Social Security at 75:  Building Economic Security, Narrowing the Racial Wealth Divide”

Social Security Trustees Reports from 1941-2010

Baker, “Social Security Trustees: Worse Present, Much Brighter Future”

 

Congressional Budget Office, Updated Long-Term Projections for Social Security

 

Information Resources

 

Government Debt

Historical Debt Outstanding – Annual

·         2000 - 2009

·         1950 - 1999

·         1900 - 1949

·         1850 - 1899

·         1791 - 1849

Article 1, Section 8, Clause 2: Alexander Hamilton, Report on public debt

 

TABLE 5. REGULAR ANNUAL, SUPPLEMENTAL, AND DEFICIENCY APPROPRIATIONS BILLS COMPARISON OF ADMINISTRATION BUDGET REQUESTS AND APPROPRIATIONS ENACTED

http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/GPO-CDOC-107sdoc18/pdf/GPO-CDOC-107sdoc18-1-12-4.pdf

Debt-to GDP by President

Alan Greenspan  wrote several years ago that the U.S. government, by virtue of its ability to create money, can never become insolvent with respect to obligations in its own currency. In this regard, the size of the national debt is irrelevant. 

Alan Greenspan, Maintaining Financial Stability in a Global Economy

 

No Chance of Default, US Can Print Money: Greenspan

Hamilton's Blessing: The Extraordinary Life and ... - Google Books

 

Wealth & Income Distributions

            Robert Trigaux, How Americans spread the wealth

 

Norton and Ariely, Building a Better America – One Wealth Quintile at a Time

G. William Domhoff, Wealth, Income, & Power (updated 10/1/09 with 2007 data)

Dew-Becker and Gordon, Where did the Productivity Growth Go?

 Inflation Dynamics and the ...

http://www.nber.org/papers/w11842

Obama’s Educational Policies

Susan Ohanian posts one of President Obama’s speeches on education and Gerald Bracey’s response. 

Shamus Cooke, “The Democrats vs. Public Education”

Arne Duncan, Talk of the Nation Interview, June 2009 (Transcript plus Susan Ohanian’s comments)

            Arne Duncan interview with Ed Week

            Javier C. Hernandez, “New Education Secretary Visits Brooklyn School” [about Arne Duncan]

Arne Duncan (US Secretary of Education) Hopes To Overhaul Education System : NPR, June 2009 (Transcript plus Susan Ohanian’s comments)

            Javier C. Hernandez, “New Education Secretary Visits Brooklyn School” [about Arne Duncan]

            Arne Duncan and the Chicago Success Story: Myth or Reality ...

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Full Report
(PDF - 2.7 MB)

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(PDF - 376 KB)

Gonzalez, Local charter schools like Harlem Success is big business as millions are poured into marketing

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/ny_local/2010/10/01/2010-10-01_behind_parents_desperation_to_get_kids_in_charter_school_the_news_uncovers__harl.html#ixzz117voDWE2

DemocracyNow!, "Waiting for Superman": Critics Say Much-Hyped Education Documentary Unfairly Targets Teachers Unions and Promotes Charter Schools

Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup Poll 2010, The complete results of the 42nd Annual Phi Delta Kappa/Gallup poll of the public's attitudes toward the public schools

Comprehensive Effort to Address Segregation

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Full Draft Report - October 2009.
(PDF - 1.7 MB)

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Handout provided at committee meetings for the Minnesota State Legislature.
(PDF - 109 KB)

Change We Can Believe In?

Obama’s speech in Cairo June 4, 2009

Jane Arraf, “To meet June deadline, US and Iraqis redraw city borders”

Obama’s campaign cash from Wall Street

No Child Left Behind (NCLB)

No Child Left Behind Act (Reauthorization of ESEA)

Analysis of No Child Left Behind Bill  (Relatively friendly view)

States Leave No Child Law Behind

Dollars and Sense:  Great Education Debate

Commencement Address of George W. Bush at Yale University, delivered May 21, 2001

Alfie Kohn, “Standardized Testing:  Separating Wheat Children from Chaff Children”

Sam Schmitt, Kids Deserve a Break

Berliner, Why Rising Test Scores May Not Mean Increased Learning

Jeb Bush, An A+ Plan for Education

Cultural Capital, the valuing of knowledge and dispositions by race, class, and gender

    Linda Christiansen, The Politics of Correction

    Lisa Delpit and Paula White Bradley “Educating or Imprisong the Spirit:  Lessons From Ancient Egypt

    The Real Ebonics Debate:  Power, Language, and the Education of African-American Children from Rethinking Schools

    Theresa Perry, "I 'on Know why They be Trippin"

Educational Attainment

Educational Attainment &c. for 3604 and 6552

    Educational Attainment by Sex, 1910–2007

    US Census Bureau, Historical Educational Attainment Reports from 1940 through 1998  

US Census Bureau, A Half-Century of Learning: Historical Statistics on Educational Attainment in the United States, 1940 to 2000 

US Census Bureau Graph of Educational Attainment 1947-2000

Barton, Chasing the High School Graduation Rate:  Getting the Data We Need and Using It Right (ETS)

Educational Achievement

National Center for Educational Statistics, The Condition of Education 2009

P.E. Barton and R.J. Coley, The Black-White Achievement Gap: When Progress Stopped (Report from ETS, Educational Testing Service)

Jim Crow

Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia at Ferris State University.

Worker Education

Richard J. Altenbaugh, WORKERS' EDUCATION AS COUNTER HEGEMONY:  THE EDUCATIONAL PROCESS AT WORK PEOPLE'S COLLEGE, 1907-1941

Education Organization and Journals

    Rethinking Schools

    FAIR TEST:  The National Center for Fair & Open Testing

    Education Week

    American Educational Studies Association

    American Educational Research Association

Teacher Pay & Working Conditions

Sylvia A. Allegretto, Sean P. Corcoran, and Lawrence Mishel, The Teaching Penalty:  Teacher Pay Losing Ground

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Myth of Merit

Performance-Based Assessment

Linda Darling-Hammond on Performance-Based Assessment

The Flynn Effect

James Robert Flynn, Race, IQ and Jensen

Dickens, William T. & James R. Flynn, Black Americans Reduce the Racial IQ Gap: Evidence From Standardization Samples

Flynn, IQ Gains and the Binet Decrements

Young, “Down with Meritocracy”

 

Reports on Employment and the US Economy

    Bureau of Labor Statistics

Unemployment Rates (1939-present)

Usual Weekly Earnings Summary

            Employment Situation Summary

            How the Government Measures Unemployment

Other material on Employment/Unemployment

Unemployment Rate Holds Steady, but Minorities Still Worse Off ...

Mar 5, 2010 ... JUDY WOODRUFF: Algernon Austin, why are the rates so much higher for minorities? .... Become a member of your local PBS station.
www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/business/jan-june10/jobs_03-05.html

Miscellaneous

Kids and Commercialism

Ray Raphael, Re-examining the Revolution - Rethinking Schools - Volume 19 No. 2 ...

Raphael, First American Revolution - The Worcester Revolution of 1774 ...

Massachusetts Government Act

"Charters of Freedom" (The Constitution of the United States, Declaration of Independence, etc.)

Mercy Otis Warren, History of the Rise, Progress, and Termination of the American

Alfred F. Young, The Framers and the People

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 Bush said the huge deficit was "Incredibly positive news'' because it will create "a fiscal straitjacket for Congress." That's right, massive deficits were "incredibly positive news." The plan.

9. Agrarian justice, opposed to agrarian law : and to agrarian monopoly. Being a plan for meliorating the condition of man, by creating in every nation a national...

Author: PaineThomas 1737-1809

Published: [London] : Paris: printed by W. Adlard. London: re-printed for T. Williams, 1797.

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USF ONLINE RESOURCE General Collection

Linebaugh, The Magna Carta Manifesto: Liberties and Commons for All - Google Books Result

 

War Is the Health of the State (Randolph Bourne)

Randolph Bourne's essay on the interrelation of war and the state.
www.cddc.vt.edu/bps/CF/bourne.htm

Report of the Congressional Committees Investigating the ... - Google Books Result

Lee H. HamiltonDaniel K. InouyeLee H. Hamilton - 1995 - History - 690 pages
The Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities (commonly known as the Church Committee) stated in its ...

Jefferson to James Madison, http://press-pubs.uchicago.edu/founders/documents/v1ch15s32.html

Library of Congress. A Century of Lawmaking for a New Nation: U.S. Congressional Documents and Debates, 1774-1875. http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/amlaw/lawhome.html

Supreme Court Nominations, present-1789

Biographical Directory of the US Congress, 1774-present

Party Division in the US Senate, 1789-Present

Black Americans in Congress

Populism; The People’s Party Platform

Black Populism in the New South

Charles Postel, The populist vision (on google books)

Ruth Rosen on ‘The Populist Vision’
A review of Charles Postel's The Populist Vision, Truthdig.org, Spring, 2008

Stonewall Riots 40th Anniversary: A Look Back at the Uprising that Launched the Modern Gay Rights Movement

Remembering Stonewall

“The Yes Men Fix the World”

           

            CSpan health care Roundtables

DemocracyNow:  Influential Puerto Rican Activist Group the Young Lords Marks 40th Anniversary

Keith Baker, “Health rationing by wealth kills about 18,000 annually”

Heritage Foundation Healthcare Reform Plan

Stuart M. Butler, Assuring Affordable Health Care for All Americans  (Heritage Fdn, 1989)

Butler & Haislmaier, eds, A National Health System for America Download PDF

Fox News, Individual health care insurance mandate has roots two decades long (2012)
Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/06/28/individual-health-care-insurance-mandate-has-long-checkered-past/#ixzz2COde1DVO

Wiegant, “The Individual Mandate’s Conservative Origins”

Ezra Klein, Unpopular Mandate:  Why do politicians reverse their positions? June 25, 2012

Read more: http://www.newyorker.com/reporting/2012/06/25/120625fa_fact_klein#ixzz2COlVHqvy

Lani G

C Lleras – 2008, Ability Grouping Practices in Elementary School and African American/Hispanic Achievement. Christy Lleras and. Claudia Rangel ...
www.journals.uchicago.edu › ... › February 2009
  Chicago Journals - American Journal of Education

William F. Buckley archives

Buckley, Why the South Must Prevail

http://cumulus.hillsdale.edu/buckley/Standard/downloads/originals/whythesouthmustprevaildotpdf_1703_buckleypublicationsbyyear1957articles/WhyTheSouthMustPrevail.pdf

Richard Viguerie's Conservative HQ

A Nation at Risk/Test Scores &c.

http://nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/pubs/main1999/2000469.asp

NAEP 1999 Trends in Academic Progress: Three Decades of Student ...

The NAEP long-term trend assessment has examined public and nonpublic school ...
nces.ed.gov/nationsreportcard/pubs/.../2000469.asp 

Christopher JencksMeredith Phillips, The black-white test score gap - Google Books Result

 - 1998 - Education - 523 pages

Women & Families

Ruth Rosen, The Women’s Movement in Historical Perspective (Video)

Child Survival and the Agency of Women by Amartya Sen

From Stephanie Coontz, “The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap” (1993)

Maria Shriver, The Shriver Report:  A Woman’s Nation Changes Everything

Hanna Rosin, The End of Men

Susan J. Douglas, The End of Men, or the End of Reason?


 

Teacher Organizing

    Labor Relations In Education In the United States

    Margaret Haley PBS

    Marc Linder interview on labor law and the denial of breaks to workers, including teachers


Racism

Marcus Rediker, "The Floating Dungeon: A History of the Slave Ship" (about R’s book, “The Slave Ship:  A Human History)

Tim Wise on Racism 2.0

Cradleboard project

Potpouri

Class Size

Florida Constitution (Search for class size, then scroll up a bit to see relevant material)

Amendment 8– Revision of the class size requirements for public schools

Class-Size Reduction Program (broken)

CEPRI study of Florida class size reduction act

People for the American Way on FL class size reduction

Class Size and Student Learning: Information from Answers.com

Glass, Meta-Analysis at 25 - Gene V Glass Homepage

Cleveland Voucher Case

    Supreme Court Opinion & Dissent

    News Story

    Rethinking Schools Analysis of Vouchers

Pledge

    US gov info re/ "Pledge of Allegiance"

    A Short History of the "Pledge of Allegiance"
 

Florida

    Greg McColm and Sherman Dorn, “A University’s Dilemma in an Age of National Security

    Cold Warriors in the Hot Sunshine:  USF and the Johns Committee, by James A. Schnur (about assault on academic freedom)

Horace Mann, 10th Annual Report

Teacher Activism

Hungry for a Better Education: Teachers, Parents Lead Hunger Strike Protesting Cuts, Layoffs at LA Schools

Teacher Bashing

Hart, First, Bash the Teachers:  Media find a scapegoat for educational failure

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

    Short clips & complete text of sermons and speeches

    Speeches

    I Have a Dream

    Beyond Vietnam: A Time to Break Silence
 

Worldwide military expenditures

    Stockholm International Peace Research Institute

Voting

Alexander Keyssar, “Peculiar Institution”

Alexander Keyssar, The right to vote: the contested history of democracy in the United States... - Google Books Result

Wendy Weiser & Vishal Agraharkar, Ballot Security and Voter Suppression

Political Realignment

            Ronald Reagan Campaigns for Hubert Humphrey in 1948 Senate race

Reagan, Rendezvous with Destiny (1964)

Paul Weyrich, “I Don’t Want Everyone to Vote”

Ronald Reagan From the People's Perspective: A Gallup Poll Review

ABC NEWS POLLING UNIT BACKGROUNDER: REAGAN RETROSPECTIVE

Reagan a Roosevelt fan? 

Krugman, The Tax-Cut Con

Krugman, Starving the Government

Money

Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Money, Banking and Monetary Policy - Everyday Economics - FRB Dallas

Bailout

Frontline:  The Untouchables FRONTLINE investigates why Wall Street’s leaders have escaped prosecution for any fraud related to the sale of bad mortgages.

Nicola Matthews and James Felkerson, "$29,000,000,000,000: A Detailed Look at the Fed's Bail-out by Funding Facility and Recipient."

New York State Comptroller, Wall Street Bonuses Rose Sharply in 2009, February 23, 2010

Barlett & Steele, "Good Billions After Bad" (Vanity Fair)

Interviews w/ Barlett and Steele:

"Good Billions After Bad" - One Year After Wall Street Bailout, Pulitzer Winners Barlett and Steele Investigate Where All the Money Went

Pulitzer Winners Jim Steele and Don Barlett: Geithner Tax Troubles Far More Egregious Than Daschle’s (2/6/2009)

“Mr. Greenspan is Flat Wrong”: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalists Respond to Alan Greenspan’s Claim that He Didn’t Know about Federal Reserve’s Role in Iraq’s Missing Billions (10/9/2007)

Billions Over Baghdad: How Did $9B in Cash Airlifted From the Fed to Iraq Go Missing? (9/12/2007)

Matt Taibbi, The real price of Goldman’s giganto-profits

Robert Schmidt, Wall Street Sets Campaign on ‘Populist Overreaction’ (Update1)

Joseph Stiglitz, “Big Banks Should Be Allowed to Fail” (Video)

Joseph Stiglitz, “Break the Banks, for the Good of the People:  Bailing out the big US banks has done nothing to improve them”

Greg Palast, “Grand Theft Auto: How Stevie the Rat bankrupted GM”

            Dean Baker, “Money to Burn: Was the Bank Bailout Really Necessary?”

            Elizabeth Warren, head of the Congressional Oversight Panel (COP), April 2009 report on the bailout

            Leslie and Andrew Cockburn, “American Casino”

Gretchen Morgenson interview on Fresh Air, “Of Bailouts and Bonuses: Scrutinizing AIG Spending”

            Michael Hudson, “The Financial Sector: ‘A House Burning Down’ Ben Bernanke’s False Analogy”

            Report: Communities of Color Bear Heaviest Burden in Recession

Jon Stewart has done some nice skits that explain important things about the bailout of Wall Street banks and insurance companies.  Here are a few links to his interview with Joe Nocera on AIG insurance and his interviews with Jim Cramer of Mad Money.

Ralph Nader, “The Cooperative Model:  How Credit Unions Survived the Crash”

60 Minutes story on FDIC bank closure, “Your Bank has Failed”

Doug Henwood, Wall Street

James K. Galbraith, “A Bailout We Don’t Need”

            Michael Hudson, “Debtor Nation:  The hijacking of America’s Economy”

            Michael Hudson, “It Shall Be a Jubilee Unto You”                                                                                             

            Six Minutes with the Renegade Economist - Michael Hudson Special

            Debt cancellation. History of Debt and Credit (somewhat longer treatment than in six-minute interview) 

            Matt Taibbi, “The Big Takeover” (Note:  Uses the sort of language you’d expect in Rolling Stone.)

            Mark Pittman and Bob Ivry, Financial Rescue Nears GDP as Pledges Top $12.8 Trillion”

            Meltdown 101, panel discussion on the current financial difficulties

            Chris Kromm, With High Unemployment, Carolinas Reel from Economic Crisis

            A New Way Forward: Protests Scheduled Across the Country Calling on Banks to Nationalize, Reorganize, Decentralize

            Jim Hightower, SHOULD BANKSTERS GET A SPECIAL BREAK ON BAILOUT REPAYMENT?

            Chris Hedges, “America Is in Need of a Moral Bailout”

Mickey Z, “Woody Guthrie: A little recession music, please”

Pete Seeger’s Banjo

Woody Guthrie’s Guitar

STORIES

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Incarceration & Disfranchisement

            State Statistics

Ruth Wilson Gilmore, From Military Industrial Complex to Prison Industrial Complex

Tony Platt, Book Review of Ruth Wilson Gilmore's: "Golden Gulag: Prisons, Surplus, Crisis and Opposition in Globalizing CA"

Craig Gilmore, Lois Ahrens, Kevin Pyle, Ruth Wilson Gilmore, Sabrina Jones, The Real Cost Of Prisons Comix

 Pager, Devah and Bruce Western. 2006. Race at Work: Realities of Race and Criminal Record in the New York City Job Market. Report prepared for the 50th Anniversary of the New York City Commission on Human Rights. Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: http://www.princeton.edu/%7Epager/pdf.gif

Pager, list of publications (a lot more on discrimination in the labor market)

The Power of Young People

As Tensions Flare in Peruvian Amazon, Award-Winning Actor Q’orianka Kilcher Heads to Peru to Support Indigenous Rights

Miscellaneous

            Papers

            ICRC Report on the Treatment of Fourteen “High-Value Detainees” in CIA Custody

Rising from the Rails—the story of the Sleeping Car Porters

Pullman Porters, Creating A Black Middle Class

Jay MacLeod, Ain’t No Makin’ It, interview

Peter Linebaugh - Magna Carta and the Commons

Linebaugh, Charters of Liberty in Black Face and White Face:  Race, Slavery and the Commons

Peter Linebaugh, Jubilating; Or, How the Atlantic Working Class Used the Biblical Jubilee against Capitalism, with Some Success

            Peter Linebaugh, Commonists of the World Unite!

            Linebaugh, "The Incomplete, True, Authentic and Wonderful History of May Day"

            Anti-Discrimination Center, Westchester False Claims Case

YouTube - Mavis Staples "Eyes On The Prize"

            Civil Rights - Eyes on the Prize 7 - Rosa Parks

Norwood Russell Hanson, Patterns of discovery: an inquiry into the conceptual foundations ... - Google Books Result

Immigration

Rinku Sen, "The Accidental American" website and read the discussion guide.

Sociology

Loic Wacquant, Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer
Loic Wacquant — Professor of sociology at the University of California at Berkeley and author of the book, Body & Soul: Notebooks of an Apprentice Boxer

Government Operations

Mary Ferrell Foundations:  Preserving the Legacy maryferrell.org

Contains all 14 volumes of the Church Committee Report as well as millions of other documents

Church Committee

United States Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental ...

Senate. Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities: Alleged Assassination Plots Involving Foreign Leaders: An ...
onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/..

COINTELPRO

(The House Committee on Un-American Activities and the Senate Internal ... of the Final Report of the Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with ...
www.icdc.com/~paulwolf/cointelpro/cointel.htm

U.S. Department of State FOIA Electronic Reading Room

Staff Report of the Select Committee To Study Governmental Operations With Respect to Intelligence Activities. UNITED STATES SENATE. December 18, 1975 ..

People, Including Some of Our Authors

Pete Seeger’s 90th Birthday Party

The “Golden Voice of the Great Southwest”: Legendary Folk Musician, Activist Utah Phillips, 1935-2008

Utah Phillips’ songs

More Utah Phillips’ songs

U. Utah Phillips, “Get rid of the bum on the plush”

Utah Phillips - What is a Pacifist?

Voting with your Body

Sweet Honey in the Rock

Ella’s Song

Anne Feeney’s songs

David Rovics music

David Rovics, The St. Patrick’s Battalion

David Rovics, The San Patricios Battalion

           

Mark Van Doren

            Van Doren’s poems

John Dewey

People at Columbia University

Alistair Hulett, Internationale

Woody Guthrie, This Land is Your Land

Pete Seeger & Bruce Springsteen HQ "This Land is Your Land" "We Are One" Obama Inaugural (All the verses)

Arlo Guthrie, This Land

Clancy Brothers-Patriot Game

The Internationale

Ani Difranco & Utah Phillips play the Internationale

Marx, Socialism, &c.

Richard Wolff, Marxian Class Analysis Theory and Practice Online Course

Leo Panitch, Thoroughly Modern Marx

Interview with Leo Panitch on his article in Foreign Policy

Mark Steel Lectures--Marx 1/3

Mark Steel Lectures—Marx 2/3

Mark Steel Lectures—Marx 3/3

War

George Weller, Reporting from Nagasaki

Daniel Ellsberg's Website

                        Hiroshima Day: America Has Been Asleep at the Wheel for 64 Years

Health Care

CSpan health care Roundtables

Chad Terhune and Keith Epstein , ”The Health Insurers Have Already Won:  How UnitedHealth and rival carriers, maneuvering behind the scenes in Washington, shaped health-care reform for their own benefit,” Business Week, August 6, 2009

"We Need a Better Change in this Country" - Mother of 17-Year-Old Girl Who Died After Private Insurance Denied Claim for Liver Transplant

CBS News/NY Times, AMERICAN PUBLIC OPINION: TODAY VS. 30 YEARS AGO, January 11-15, 2009

Single-Payer Poll, Survey, and Initiative Results

America’s Healthy Future Act of 2009Health Care Act
http://finance.senate.gov/sitepages/leg/LEG%202009/091609%20Americas_Healthy_Future_Act.pdf

 10.01.2009 — Hidden 'Bundles' of Lobbyist Giving Show Full Court Press by Health Care Donors

Free Speech at Work

Fear vs. Free Speech at Work, Businessweek

MCCCD Legal Services Department - How Free Is Free Speech at Work?

The Great Depression & The New Deal

Roosevelt’s Speeches (a few) & Documents

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: http://millercenter.org/images/template/icons/audio.gif March 4, 1933 - First Inaugural Address (We Have Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself)

·         Fireside Chat 6: On Government and Capitalism

·         Franklin Roosevelt Speeches, Speeches

·         September 30, 1934, Franklin Delano Roosevelt

Roosevelt, A Rendezvous With Destiny (1936 address to Democratic Convention)            (Audio)

Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: Description: http://millercenter.org/images/template/icons/audio.gif January 6, 1941 - State of the Union (Four Freedoms)

Roosevelt, Gainesville, GA

Franklin D. Roosevelt: Message to Congress on Curbing Monopolies

Remembering the Great Depression in the Rural South

New Deal Network
The Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute (FERI), in collaboration with the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library, Marist College, and IBM, launched the impressive New Deal Network (NDN). The site features 20,000 items: photographs, speeches, letters, documents, and exercises from the New Deal era

Living New Deal Gray Brechin has documented projects and their legacy in Living New Deal

Richard Walker and Gray Brechin, The Living New Deal:  The Unsung Benefits of the New Deal for the United States and California

Richard Walker and Gray Brechin, The Living New Deal:  The Unsung Benefits of the New Deal for the United States and California

How Did the Taft-Hartley Act Come About?

The Taft-Hartley Act was a major revision of the National Labor Relations Act of 1935 (the Wagner Act) and represented the first major revision of a New ...
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Zinn

Howard Zinn: You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train (4 mins.)

Tribute to Alice Walker: Howard Zinn (4 mins)

Howard Zinn - You Can't Be Neutral on a Moving Train (1 hour)

Conversation with Howard Zinn, cover page (Conversations with History, 42 mins.)