Millions of Students Are Quietly Being Taught the Koch Brothers’ Whitewashed Version of Black History

The #walkout today is so important. The fact that a lot of them can see through the bullshit they are being indoctrinated with gives me such hope. I feel such compassion for them, having to deal with all this intense and unprecedented societal drama while also learning how to be themselves. I hope today’s action empowers them a thousand fold.

We’ve all got a hard road ahead if we are going to correct the bullshit poison these fundamentalist white supremacists have systematically sown through our society. Let’s not leave the kids to do all the hard work, okay?
https://www.theroot.com/millions-of-students-are-quietly-being-taught-the-koch-1823742091?utm_source=theroot_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow
From the article: Cash-strapped social studies teachers across America have discovered an exciting new resource that provides lesson plans, study materials and even seminars geared toward elementary, middle and high school students.

NASA releases time-lapse of the disappearing Arctic polar ice cap

http://fox2now.com/2018/02/26/nasa-releases-time-lapse-of-the-disappearing-arctic-polar-ice-cap/
From the article: NASA posted this video to YouTube with this description, “Arctic sea ice has not only been shrinking in surface area in recent years, it’s becoming younger and thinner as well. In this animation, where the ice cover almost looks gelatinous as it pulses through the seasons, cryospheric scientist Dr…

I’ve been shot in combat. And as a veteran, I’m telling you: allowing teachers to be armed is an asinine idea

Please read.

No, really. Please read it. I can’t even beleive we’re having this ridiculous conversation.
https://www.charlottefive.com/arming-teachers/
From the article: After the most recent school shooting, NC State Rep. Larry Pittman said he wanted to work with police to train teachers and allow them to carry weapons at school. As an Army veteran, I’ve been in close quarter combat and can tell you this is not the answer. It will only cause more death and destruct…