Where the “Broad” Road Will Take AFT

08 Oct

deutsch29: Mercedes Schneider's Blog

On October 4, 2014, I wrote a post in which I considered numerous actions undertaken by American Federation of Teachers (AFT) President Randi Weingarten over the years, particularly in relation to billionaire corporate reform philanthropist Eli Broad, either via Weingarten’s direct interactions with Broad or in keeping with his publicized privatization agenda.

My finding was that Weingarten behaves as a matter of course like one actively promoting the education privatization agenda.

My post includes 16 incidents in which Weingarten either promotes the corporate reform agenda or gives her support (either overtly or covertly) to others who do so.

All 16 incidents represent actions that are in line with the Broad Foundation agenda. (For a sense of Broad’s priorities, consider Broad’s investments.)

I wrote the post for the same reason I write all of my posts exposing corporate reform: To heighten public awareness since awareness is the necessary precursor to…

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