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Bill Ayers : Obama and Education Reform

“Arne Duncan was the smart choice.” Nominee for education secretary Duncan, with President-elect Obama, speaks to children at a school in Chicago. Photo by Jeff Haynes / Reuters.‘Since the Obama victory, many people seem to be suffering a kind of … Continue reading

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Hilda Soliz : A Progressive Choice for Labor

Hilda Soliz: Obama’s pick a good one.‘The daughter of Mexican and Nicaraguan immigrant laborers, Hilda Solis brings the most solid progressive credentials of any member of the Obama cabinet — including Obama himself.’By Roberto Lovato / December 19, 2008 In … Continue reading

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Obama Picks Duncan and Salazar : A Hit and a Miss?

Arne Duncan, Barack Obama’s nominee for Education Secretary, comes with some impressive references. Here’s a “thumbs up” and a “thumbs down” from a progressive perspective on two of President-elect Barack Obama’s most recent Cabinet nominees. Arne Duncan appears to be … Continue reading

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