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, by a study that showed a tremendous “ignorance of U.S. History” by college freshman (Benjamin […]

New Book: Working for Social Justice Inside and Outside the Classroom

I am pleased to announce a new book just published by Peter Lang, Working for Social Justice Inside and Outside the Classroom: A Community of Students, Teachers, Researchers, and Activists, which I co-edited. Working for Social Justice Inside and Outside the Classroom delivers critical counter-narratives aimed at resisting the insatiable greed of a few and supporting a common […]

Pound on the Doors of Empire! Strike March 4th!

Rouge Forum Update: Pound on the Doors of Empire! Strike March 4th! “All morons hate it when you call them a moron.” In Memoriam: Holden Caulfield On the Little Rouge School Front This Week: Outline of California Budget Cuts From New York Times: Some public school classes in Los Angeles are so crowded that students […]

A curriculum on slavery in New York State

The Associated Press has distributed a story about the New York Slavery curriculum, which Alan Singer, a social studies prof at Hofstra University, developed with Mary Carter (Hofstra U), April Frances (Lawrence Road MS, Uniondale), Kerry Creegan (Massapequa HS, Massapequa) and with support from numerous social studies education colleagues. The curriculum guide is a 2005 […]

Cultural Logic Releases Three Volumes of Critical Scholarship In One Day

Cultural Logic has just announced an epic launch of three volumes of critical scholarship addressing a wide range of issues. Cultural Logic, which has been on-line since 1997, is a open access, non-profit, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal that publishes essays, interviews, poetry, reviews (books, films, other media), etc. by writers working within the Marxist tradition. Volumes […]

Rouge Forum 2014 – The Struggle for Social Justice Inside and Outside the Classroom [Program]

THE ROUGE FORUM CONFERENCE 2014 The Struggle for Social Justice Inside and Outside the Classroom  JUNE 5-7, 2014 Denver, Colorado Metropolitan State University of Denver   Program All sessions at MSUD, Auraria Campus, Downtown Denver, West Classroom Building. Map:   THURSDAY JUNE 5 Conference dinner, location TBA FRIDAY JUNE 6 8:00-8:30am Outside West Classroom (WC) 164 Registration/Coffee […]

Education for Revolution special issue of Works & Days + Cultural Logic launched

Education for Revolution a special issue collaboration of the journals Works & Days and Cultural Logic has just been launched. Check out the great cover image (Monument to Joe Louis in Detroit) and the equally great stuff on the inside. Hard copies of the issue available from and Cultural Logic will be publishing and […]

Cultural Logic, Works & Days to co-publish special issues on “Education for Revolution”

The journals Cultural Logic and Works & Days are collaborating to co-publish special issues on “Marxism and Education: International Perspectives on Education for Revolution.” The issue will be published this fall, in print, by Works & Days. Cultural Logic will then publish an expanded online version—including several additional articles, including pieces on Greece, India, and […]