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    Buchenwald 31 graphic iconThis tragic LEDE relates efforts by my brother and sister to destroy my father’s heritage as the commanding officer of the first American medical company to enter Buchenwald.  Robert Schwartz’s pictures rot in a safe in Boston. My wife and I  fight in the courts to get these preserved and released into the public domain before all the survivors die and can no longer see the pictures from April 1945.

Posts Tagged ‘privitization’

September 25th, 2016 - 1:46 am § in Donald Trump, Misc., Repugnants


Trump’s Humble beginnings.[...]

August 24th, 2015 - 10:14 am § in Misc.

Core Curricuum: Scrapping History??

Curriculum focus on core skills NATASHA BITA History and geography will be scrapped as separate subjects in the new national primary curriculum.[...]

February 2nd, 2015 - 4:15 pm § in America, Repugnants, Schools & Colleges

Wisconsin Moves to Privatize Its Universities

The Privatization of Higher Education Governor (and likely Presidential candidate) Scott Walker announces  ($300,000,000 of cuts to Wisconsin higher education, offering in exchange greater “independence” from state regulation. What this is likely to mean is staff and faculty layoffs, tu[...]

December 10th, 2014 - 11:43 am § in Hypocrisy, Jefferson

New (Re)Public RIP

 Mike James from Facebook Addendum to The New Republic shakeup – editors and writers resigning after kid owner (Chris Hughes of Facebook millions) brings in new boss who says he’s into “breaking shit” and imagines the old and honorable mag as a “vertically integrated d[...]

November 15th, 2014 - 3:18 am § in America, Politics

How Detroit Could Have Been Saved

cleanliness is an essential part of surving a debacle.  from 1954        [...]

September 30th, 2014 - 6:06 pm § in Schools & Colleges

Student Debt

This past April, facing the prospect of three 20-page papers due in the same week, Indiana University East student Harmony Glenn had a panic attack in the school library. “I couldn’t breathe, and my chest felt tight,” she said. “I was asking myself, ‘Do I push forward…or do I cut my loss[...]

April 3rd, 2014 - 10:09 am § in Misc.

BREAKING NEWS: A Trillion Dollars Taken from American Economy

US companies’ overseas cash hits $947bn Funds held outside US to avoid domestic tax bills[...]

March 27th, 2014 - 11:41 pm § in Misc.

Why is the UW Going Private?

Over at the AAUP. Amy Hogopian has posted this thoughtfull letter.  I am not sure how the letter relates to search for yet another administrator, but I do wonder about her comments about privatization.  If PCE is supposed to be self supporting, why shouldn’t the UW treat it like the Athletic[...]