Tag: Veterans for Peace
Poverty, Militarism and the Public Schools
Robert C. Koehler | Originally published in CommonDreams - What’s the difference between education and obedience? If you see very little, you probably have no problem with the militarization of the American school system — or rather, the militarization of the impoverished schools . . . the ones that can’t afford new textbooks or functional plumbing, much less art supplies or band equipment. The ...
Thanks for Your Service, but Don't Tell the Kids About It (We Need Them to Enlist)
Emily Yates | Originally published in Truthout - "Excuse me, are you saying negative things about the military?" The question came over my right shoulder, from a well-dressed woman whose nametag ...
These Grannies Are Helping to Plug the School-to-Military Pipeline at Its Source
Joyce Chu - When teachers are underpaid and schools are underserved, why do we pay veterans to encourage young students to join the military? On a Wednesday afternoon last month, a group of ...