Politicized 04 - Education, Middle East riots, and imperialist excuses

Lots of crazy stuff happening while I was away from the show. A sign at Occupy Wall Street said it best. Riots all over the Middle East, and not just because of one dumb video. The Chicago Teachers Union strike offered a good look at the many problems facing our education system, and Quebec students are back in the streets demanding free tuition. Some links: Why the Mideast Exploded, Really (Truth-Out)

Teach for America (Jacobin Magazine)

Kristina Rizga (Mother Jones Magazine)

Check out the Radio Dispatch for more teachers strike coverage.