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CBE and ALEC Preparing Students for the Gig Economy
Business  (tags: The "Gig Economy", education, competency based education, CBE, ALEC, Pearson, common employability skills, neoliberalism, privatization, "sharing economy" )

Judy
- 16 days ago - educationalchemy.com
The gig economy is "....a weird yet historic mash-up of Silicon Valley technology and Wall Street greed" which is being thrust "upon us (as) the latest economic fraud: the so-called 'sharing economy..."
How Investors Are Turning Cash-Strapped College Students Into 'Human Capital'
Business  (tags: students, education, loans, debt, income sharing agreements )

Freya
- 69 days ago - alternet.org
The unregulated financial strategies may be the future of student lending.
HUNT A LION :-RAFFLE PRIZE
Business  (tags: animals, destruction, conservation, endangered, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, protection, wildlife, abuse, activists, americans, dishonesty, education, ethics, sadness, society, sports, violence, government, killing, protection, wildlife, s )

Wendy
- 238 days ago - msn.com
The prize is being offered under the headline "Win a lion!" on the website of Zimbabwe's Bubye Valley Conservancy, which has links with Oxford University. The winner of the raffle - which has 100 tickets priced at $1,500 (£1,015) each -read on
The New Child Labor: Our Kids Belong to Corporate America
Business  (tags: education, Common Core, Bill Gates, Charles Koch, Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson, corporate education, the new child labor, children as commodities )

Judy
- 241 days ago - teachertalkstruth.com
A recent Fortune article discusses how big business views children and public education. It begins with a dinner date between Bill Gates and Charles Koch, in which Gates attempts to convince Koch to support his $220 million dollar investment in the Core.
New Report Shines A Light Into The Charter School Black Box
Business  (tags: Rights, U.S., Education, Children, Human Rights, Corporate Power )

Judy
- 262 days ago - commondreams.org
Reports of charter schools financial misconduct are now so numerous that it seems every day brings a new revelation of how these schools misappropriate and misspend public money.
Marijuana Businesses' Donations Gain Acceptance With Nonprofits
Business  (tags: Legalization of Marijuana, charities, stigma, culture, americans, education, GoodNews, humans, society, business, economy )

Barbara
- 301 days ago - mlive.com
As marijuana legalization matures, businesses are becoming more ingrained in their communities by donating cash and time to charities âEUR" a sign that the stigma of selling a drug that remains illegal under federal law may be fading...
Hedge Fund Billionaires Vs. Kindergarten Teachers: Whose Side Are You on? - TAKE ACTION!
Business  (tags: hedge fund managers, billionnaires, carried interest, tax loophole, tax avoidance, education, kindegarten teachers, inequality, buying elections, revolving door. petition )

Judy
- 346 days ago - bravenewfilms.org
Please sign! We are calling on all 2016 presidential candidates to commit to closing the carried interest loophole within their first 100 days of office.
Want A Job After College? Study Agriculture
Business  (tags: Americans, jobs, education, agriculture, farming, business, economy, consumers, news, world, government, society, humans, interesting )

Carrie
- 458 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Graduates in many fields will have a hard time finding jobs even remotely related to what they studied in college. Not so with agricultural students. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack released a report this month showing that agriculture may be one ...
Groups- Inactive Group Clean-Up- Pass It on! (Perhaps Including Active Non Leftest Pro American Groups Too?)
Business  (tags: climate-change, endangered, ecosystems, destruction, conservation, humans, protection, politics, habitatdestruction, world, safety, sadness, rights, politics, religion, obituary, news, murder, internet, media, freedoms, education, ethics, family, death, c )

O O
- 467 days ago - care2.com
Care2 isgoing to remove some of the older,unused or inactive Groups. We are looking at Groups that have not had any activity in them for over a year,so if you host a Group that you want to keep active & it has not had any activity or posts post within"
Sign the Petition: Be a Citizen Co-Sponsor of the PeopleâEUR(TM)s Budget
Business  (tags: society, safety, americans, education, freedoms, family, ethics, law, news, politics, rights, economy, congress, government, democrats, republicans, socialsecurity, corporate, money )

Robert
- 528 days ago - signforgood.com
Help create an economy that works for all of us. Set the country on the path to prosperity. Make corporations and the wealthy pay their fair share of taxes Endorse Social Security expansion.
America's Obscenely Rich Know Full Well That They Are Destroying America
Business  (tags: wealth, super-rich, 1%, economy, education )

Freya
- 623 days ago - alternet.org
Last Friday, as New Republic writers and contributing editors wrenched themselves out of the whirling, digital vortex into which their employer and Facebook fantasist Chris Hughes is plunging the magazine, I witnessed another wrenching departure, at one
FIRE Kean University President Dahwood Farahi ACTION
Business  (tags: education, Kean U, Dahwood Farahi, illegitimate resume, no parking, absurd expenditure )

Nancy
- 635 days ago - change.org
Faculty members at Kean say the the 1983 résumé is one of several examples they have found of erroneous claims of publication and other misleading statements on what they claim to be six additional résumés by Farahi, beginning in 1982 and spanning almost
MC DONALDS NEW RADIO COMMERCIAL
Business  (tags: IGNORANCE RUNNING RAMPANT, americans, media, sadness, ethics, dishonesty, education, corruption, dogs, protection, pets, suffering, slaughter, animaladvocates, activists, business, corporate, lies, marketing )

Kelly
- 725 days ago - facebook.com
CAN YOU SAY DISCRIMINATION. What is going on with these big corporations and their advertising? First it's Sketchers with their greyhound racing, and now McDonald's saying that Pit Bulls are dangerous to pet?
FBI Raids of Charter School Operators Jump
Business  (tags: education, ALEC, charter schools, abuse, taxpayer funding )

Lynn
- 738 days ago - alternet.org
From Pittsburgh to Baton Rouge, from Hartford to Cincinnatti to Albuquerque, FBI agents have been busting into schools, carting off documents, and making arrests leading to high-profile indictments.
10 Things Wrong With The New SeaWorld-Funded Propaganda "Blog"
Business  (tags: "Blackfish, " new website called "Awesome Oceans, " partially funded by, conservation, ecosystems, endangered, destruction, environment, nature, wildlife, politics, oceans, activists, corruption, dishonesty, education, ethics, media, sadness, violence, wh )

Kelly
- 776 days ago - thedodo.com
In the wake of the recent PR disaster incited by the film "Blackfish," SeaWorld has gone on the offensive yet again. The company has supported the roll-out a new website called "Awesome Oceans," a blog that fronts as a mix of viral videos and commentary,
 

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