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Rick Ayers :
Crimea, Obama, and the nostalgia for World War I

The poet Wilfred Owen had the courage to look reality in the face. What can he tell us? By Rick Ayers | The Rag Blog | April 16, 2014 It is fitting that President Obama should quote the poem “In … finish reading Rick Ayers :
Crimea, Obama, and the nostalgia for World War I

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Rick Ayers and Bill Ayers : Really Show Teachers the Love

Reframe the education debate:How we can show teachers the love Don’t allow education to be defined as an endless Social Darwinist competition. By Rick Ayers and Bill Ayers / The Rag Blog / May 14, 2012 Last week (May 7-11, … finish reading Rick Ayers and Bill Ayers : Really Show Teachers the Love

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BOOKS / Rick Ayers : Gilbert’s Memoir Helps Us Understand Our History

Love and Struggle:David Gilbert’s memoir helps usunderstand our history and the world today By Rick Ayers / The Rag Blog / March 7, 2012 [Love and Struggle: My Life with SDS, the Weather Underground and Beyond, by David Gilbert. (Oakland, … finish reading BOOKS / Rick Ayers : Gilbert’s Memoir Helps Us Understand Our History

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Rick Ayers : Oakland’s Festival of Hope

The historic Grand Lake Theater in Oakland shut its doors to join the General Strike. Image from ThinkProgress.A festival of hope:Oakland General Strike By Rick Ayers / The Rag Blog / November 7, 2011 [Rick Ayers shares with Rag Blog … finish reading Rick Ayers : Oakland’s Festival of Hope

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BOOKS / Rick Ayers : Marable’s Malcolm Bio Hits and Misses

Malcolm X in 1964. Photo by Marion S. Trikosko for U.S. News & World Report / Wikimedia Commons.Malcolm X and the right of resistance:Dr. Marable’s book fills in gapsbut misses on Malcolm’s core vision By Rick Ayers / The Rag … finish reading BOOKS / Rick Ayers : Marable’s Malcolm Bio Hits and Misses

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Rick Ayers : Letter to a Young Teacher

Helping students to learn their own power. Image from Art Smart.The ritual of the pink slip:Letter to a young teacher By Rick Ayers / The Rag Blog / March 22, 2011 So my nephew Malik, a fabulous renaissance man who … finish reading Rick Ayers : Letter to a Young Teacher

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Rick Ayers : ‘Terrible Beauty’ Is Born in Tahrir Square

A terrible beauty. Photo by Tara Todras-Whitehill / AP.Tahrir Square:A terrible beauty is bornBy Rick Ayers / The Rag Blog / February 13, 2011 All changed, changed utterly:A terrible beauty is born. William Butler Yeats penned those lines after the … finish reading Rick Ayers : ‘Terrible Beauty’ Is Born in Tahrir Square

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FILM / Rick Ayers : An Inconvenient Superman

An Inconvenient Superman:Davis Guggenheim’s new filmhijacks school reformBy Rick Ayers / The Rag Blog / September 20, 2010 Davis Guggenheim’s 2010 film Waiting for Superman is a slick marketing piece full of half-truths and distortions. The film suggests the problems … finish reading FILM / Rick Ayers : An Inconvenient Superman

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