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New book: The Phenomenon of Obama and the Agenda for Education – 2nd Edition

The Phenomenon of Obama and the Agenda for Education – 2nd Edition Can Hope (Still) Audaciously Trump Neoliberalism? Edited by: Paul R. Carr, Université du Québec en Outaouais Brad J. Porfilio, CSU, East Bay A volume in the series: Critical … Continue reading

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New book: The Phenomenon of Obama and the Agenda for Education Can Hope Audaciously Trump Neoliberalism?

The Phenomenon of Obama and the Agenda for Education Can Hope Audaciously Trump Neoliberalism? Edited by Paul R. Carr, Lakehead University Bradley Porfilio, Lewis University in Romeoville, IL A volume in the series: Critical Constructions: Studies on Education and Society. … Continue reading

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HAW recommends these articles

“Ex-Spy Alleges Bush White House Sought to Discredit Critic” By James Risen, New York Times, posted June 16 The critic in question was University of Michigan historian Juan Cole. He has posted his take on the Times article here. “Andropov … Continue reading

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Results don’t matter in Obama’s “Race to the Top”

The New York Times reports today on Montgomery County (MD) Schools’ highly regarded teacher evaluation system. The district’s Peer Assistance and Review program is not acceptable under Obama’s “Race to the Top” plan, because it does not make student test … Continue reading

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Singer: Don’t know much about—history, geography or civics.

Don’t Know Much About – History, Geography or Civics By Alan Singer In April 1943, as the United States prepared to invade Nazi dominated Europe and hopefully rebuild the continent on democratic foundations, the nation was shook, at least mildly, … Continue reading

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Links from Historians Against the War on the Osama bin Laden’s significance

“Geronimo, Bin Laden, and U.S. Foreign Policy” By Daniel S. Margolies, History News Network, posted May 5 The author teaches history at Virginia Wesleyan College “Osama bin Laden’s American Legacy” By Tom Engelhardt, TomDispatch.com, posted May 5 “Remembering All Al-Qaida’s … Continue reading

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Critical Education article examines Obama education agenda

In the latest issue of Critical Education, Brad J. Porfilio and Paul L. Carr analyze the Obama education agenda as a manifestation of the dominance of neoliberal ideology. Critical Education Vol 2, No 3 (2011) Table of Contents Audaciously Espousing … Continue reading

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HAW Notes, including links to recent articles of interest on US foreign policy, wikileaks, Egypt, Tunsia, Afghanistan

To members and friends of Historians Against the War, 1. The HAW Steering Committee’s statement in response to President Obama’s State of the Union message, which was sent to this list last Friday, has since been picked up by the … Continue reading

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Rouge Forum Update: Uprising in France and Victory in Chicago!

The full Rouge Forum Update is here. Perpetual War Michel Foucault ( from punishment to surveillance ) + Sarkozy AlJazeera On the WikiLeaks Release: Working with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism in London for the past 10 weeks, Al Jazeera … Continue reading

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Latest dispatch from HAW

Here are some notes, followed by our more or less biweekly set of links to recent articles by historians (or at least with substantial historical content) on HAW-relevant topics. 1. Today (October 7) Iraq Veterans Against the War (IVAW) launched … Continue reading

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