Tag: redemption
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Public School as redemption of the poor (and black)

Public schools are probably the issue over which the most contentious political battles between modern liberals and conservatives are fought in the US today. On the surface it seems like a struggle over policy, budgets, unions and curricula. These are certainly relevant concerns, and much conservative opposition and liberal support

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I may not be Trayvon Martin, but I'm still a special snowflake

white-person-trayvonI confess that the Zimmerman verdict was a pleasant surprise for me. It seems that despite everything some vestiges of actual justice and decency seem to remain to our society and, thankfully, the legal system did not sacrifice an innocent man on the altar of political correctness and expediency. I

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