The Reality Principle -Episode 26

“In Defense of Teachers” with Nick Penkovsky

RPLogoThis week Eric sits down with attorney Nick Penkovsky who has represented a number of New York City public school teachers. Eric and Nick discuss the political and legal attacks on teachers as they are deprived of due process and other Constitutional rights. Nick explains the recent history of this phenomenon and describes the way in which the whole hearing process is essentially fraudulent. Additionally, Eric and Nick examine various examples in which corporations and their political servants use “education reform” to destroy teachers and make billions in profits through the privatization of education. Eric details his first-hand experience with, and knowledge of, the Common Core Standards, proposed as part of Obama’s so-called “Race to the Top” and how they benefit corporations at the cost of our children’s learning. All this and much more…


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  1. Great show. Check out Dumpduncan.org

  2. avatar chuck70 says:

    Dear Eric,
    I want to thank you for all the interesting shows you produce. You are a very positive contribution to the BFP site. I really enjoy your style of presentation. Your friendly, courteous, unaffected, straightforward nature and your insightful judgment make listening to your show a pleasure.
    All the best.
    Chuck

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