Monthly Archives: February 2012

Neoliberal Education Reform Is What’s “Not Fair”: A Response to Dana Goldstein

In her most recent online piece for the Nation, “NYC to Release Teachers’ ‘Value Added’ Ratings: Why It’s Not Fair”, Dana Goldstein criticizes the planned publication of the value-added ratings of 12,000 NYC public school teachers, including teacher’s names, by … Continue reading

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Selective Journalism: How Western Media Manipulates Information and Context to Conform to Official Narratives on Iran’s Enrichment Program

One of the hallmarks of non-democratic nations is the absence of an independent press. In countries like China and North Korea, all media is state-run and strictly regulated. News stories reflect the will of the dominant political class and rarely … Continue reading

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