Why are we allowing billionaires with no experience with poverty and teaching decide for the United States how the public schools should be run? I thought America was a democracy not a corporate board room.
“We can either have democracy in this country or we can have great wealth concentrated in the hands of a few, but we can’t have both.”.
Justice Louis D. Brandeis
Bill Gates, a private citizen of obscene wealth obtained largely through his monopolistic cunning and ruthless hoarding of intellectual property rights, has spent the greater part of the last decade insidiously and extra-legislatively dictating public school policy. Mr. Gates has no experience whatsoever in education. This, however, has not stopped him from gaining infinitely more power over my child’s education than I have and infinitely more power over your child than you have. This power, given to him by spineless politicians across the country but especially by Barack Obama, has allowed Gates to perform foolish experiment after foolish experiment on America’s children and America’s educators. These experiments include but are by no means limited to the deceptively named and privately…
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