Corporate Media's War on Public Education
Corporate media scoundrels support making education another profit center and destroying the future of millions of kids.
by Stephen Lendman
September 12 marked day 3 of Chicago's teacher strike. At stake is the future of public education in the city and perhaps the country.
This battle is too important to lose. It's too early to tell what's coming. Teachers are resolved. Parents and students support them.
Union officials in Chicago and across America are suspect. They often cave when they should resist. They mostly look out for their own interests.
Chicago teachers may end up alone in this fight. Hopefully they understand and won't yield no matter what union officials decide. Public education and futures for Chicago kids are on the line.
As expected, media scoundrels invert truth and back the wrong side. A New York Times editorial headlined "Chicago Teachers' Folly," saying: