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    Rudy Crew – Unabashed Neoliberal

    by  • May 19, 2013 • Rebel Cities, Rebel Portland, The Shaming Room, Tracy • 5 Comments

    Photo Credit MailTribune: http://www.mailtribune.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130125/NEWS07/130129981

    Recently, Oregon’s Chief Education Officer (CEO) Rudy Crew wrote an editorial in the Portland Tribune purportedly distancing his plans for education “reform” from the much-maligned standardized testing regime being foisted upon our youth. Here are some comments on his editorial I made in an email exchange that I’ve chosen to publish as a free standing...

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    You Hate Children

    by  • September 19, 2012 • The Shaming Room, Tracy • 7 Comments

    On September 12, the Portland City Council voted unanimously to fluoridate the municipal water supply. Local newspapers have created a very unbalanced public debate, publishing numerous editorials in support of fluoridation while downplaying or ignoring the concerns of pesky protestors.  TAKE BACK THE TAP! (WE DON’T WANT IT ANYMORE.) In 2009, students at Portland...

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