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Ry Cooder “No Banker Left Behind”

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Rouge Forum Update: The Gathering Storms

Dear Friends, This will be the last update until after Labor Day. This one should hold up for readers until then. Action Oriented Links: Please note and try to attend the Freedom in Education Meeting in Fresno this weekend. Call … Continue reading

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Rouge Forum News (Issue 14) just released

Issue 14 of the Rouge Forum News focuses on papers given at the the 2009 RF Conference: Education, Empire, Economy & Ethics at a Crossroads: What do we need to know and how can we come to know it?, which … Continue reading

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Rouge Forum Update: The good and bad resistance and More!

Dear Friends, The Rouge Forum No Blood For Oil page is up and updated at www.rougeforum.org. Remember, nominations for the Rouge Forum Steering Committee can be made to Community Coordinator Adam Renner by August 15. On the Capitalist Education for … Continue reading

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Rouge Forum Update: Come to Ypsi!

Dear Friends, Less than one week to the Rouge Forum Conference in Ypsilanti, Michigan at Eastern Michigan University. Keynote speakers include Staughton Lynd, author, radical historian, civil rights leader; Greg Queen, winner of the National Council for the Social Studies … Continue reading

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Banks “frankly own the place” (Congress that is)

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Glenn Greenwald reports, Sen. Dick Durbin, on a local Chicago radio station this week, blurted out an obvious truth about Congress that, despite being blindingly obvious, is rarely … Continue reading

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Rouge Forum Update: Schools, Economic Crises, Wars and More!

Dear Friends, Educators attending the Rouge Forum Conference (May 15-17, Ypsilanti, Michigan) can now gain Continuing Education Units for attending conference sessions. Please spread the word. Thanks to Joe Bishop and the Michigan work group for this big step forward. … Continue reading

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Rouge Forum Update—Bailouts and the “anti-war” movement

Dear Friends, For those teaching or learning about the current depression, here are some more good sources: Lewis Corey’s outstanding 1934 book, Decline of American Capitalism, is online free; How Goldman Sachs was at the Center of the Oil Trading … Continue reading

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Finance oligarchy captures US government; US government preps for civil unrest

The conventional wisdom, to this point, has been that current economic crisis cannot be as bad as The Great Depression. Conventional wisdom is apparently changing. Last week, renowned investor George Soros said the world financial system has effectively disintegrated, adding … Continue reading

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Rouge Forum Update, updated

Just a follow up to the Update from yesterday. Joe Bishop pointed out that Lewis Corey’s book, The Decline of American Capitalism, is online. For those teaching anything to do with today’s financial collapse, Corey’s book, written in the early … Continue reading

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