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5th grade charter school teacher Mika Yamamoto, fired from Michigan’s Renaissance Public School Academy, where she was the only teacher of color, claims she was told by her principal, “The community is not ready for your voice.”

Since this past November, when I interviewed the mother of Josie Ramon, the 12 year old Royal Oak Middle School student who taped classmates chanting “Build the wall” at her and other Hispanic students, I occasionally get notes from people, asking that I help get the word out about similar things taking place within Michigan’s […]

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Ode to a coal mining teabagger

Sometimes, when the Libertarians here on the site go off on a tirade about the evils of government regulation, and how the world would be a much better place if only we’d only trust in the power of unfettered Capitalism, I like to remind folks that there was a time not too long ago in […]

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