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(M) We support teachers. Teaching is an incredibly important job, and teachers don't get the recognition they deserve.

Announcing the opening of new schools before telling the existing schools of their fate rubs further salt into the wounds.  Hekia Parata has a difficult job to do, but she seems determined to make it even harder for herself.  Her handling of the Christchurch schooling situation has demonstrated arrogance and a total lack of respect.  The people of Christchurch deserve better.

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“I will never stop” – a mother’s campaign to free her son in Iran - Iranian spiritual teacher and prisoner of conscience Mohammad Ali Taheri has been in pre-trial solitary confinement for five years, and has launched over a dozen hunger strikes in protest at his detention. His mother Ezat tells us of her long fight for his release: The day my son was arrested, every single cell inside my body was trembling with fear.

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So what you're seeing is a very distorted and false rendering of what's taken place in Venezuela during the Chávez years, and even during the Maduro years.

12 Questions for General Petraeus on His Support for Al Qaeda, Now that General David Petraeus wants to arm and train al Qaeda killers, a number of questions arise that might be raised with the great leader (more at link.) (Thank you, David Swanson!

September 30, 1899:  Mother Jones organizes the wives of striking miners in Arnot, Pennsylvania, to descend on the mine with brooms and mops and clanging pots and pans.  "I told the men to stay home with the children for a change and let the women attend to the scabs."  The women frightened away the mules and their scab drivers and returned daily to keep watch.  The miners eventually won their strike.

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The Eloquent Woman: Famous Speech Friday: Mother Jones Speaks Before Striking West Virginia Miners

Stop The Paul-Boxer Tax Holiday; It May Already Be A Job-Killer | How many companies are already shifting even more jobs and profit centers out of the country because of this proposed tax holiday? Have we already lost 10,000 jobs since they announced it? Click for details and please SIGN and share petition. Thanks. 2/24

Trump's plan does not call for public investment in public infrastructure, nor does it call for hiring local construction companies using American suppliers and creating jobs for American union workers.