Education Working Group - Select Links to informative reading
What Do We Deserve? | The Humanist: http://bit.ly/xrNM2A (very powerful diagram of household income)
Corporate Power and Today’s Humanist | The Humanist: http://bit.ly/ydDokt
You have to scroll down more than halfway to the "Growth of Family Income" chart. There are lots of other great charts in that sequence, and there are other sets of "slides" too on the website: http://www.connectthedotsusa.com/pdf/WheresMyJobSlides.pdf
One of my favorite blogs correntewire.com, has some excellent charts
in the resource section, such as "The only chart you need on the
debt". To find the resource section, scroll down the middle column
past "Help the Hamsters", "The 12 Word Platform, etc." The MMT primer
there in the resource section is also good and I would also very much
like to introduce people to the ideas of MMT. It changed my whole
perspective on government spending.
Another chart I like is of federal discretionary spending
Here are links to our California Federation of Teachers-produced educational materials about the 1946 Oakland General Strike, of special relevance to the "Day of Action" in Oakland. Note: The video and its accompanying lesson plans are California Department of Education-approved supplemental curriculum materials for 11th grade history.
Great list of resources:
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