American Prospect journalist Rachel M. Cohen, explains the surprising history of the Charter School movement. When teacher Union leadership backed charter experiments. How Charters started receiving anti Union money. Why Chicago is a pivotal city for unionizing charter schools. The policies that support Union organizing in charter schools. And the next steps for brining union accountability to charter schools.
On The Fun Half: Thomas Piketty calls out Germany for their hypocrisy in continuing to impose brutal austerity on Greece. How commons is the Confederate flag down south? South Carolina State Senator gives stunning homophobic rant during a debate on the Confederate flag. Also your calls and IMs.