“The Forces of Privatization and the Attack on Public Education”

Featuring Diane Ravitch

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“The Forces of Privatization and the Attack on Public Education”

This show was broadcast on February 16, 2012.

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Broadcast From Berkeley, California

Welcome to the Morning Mix, this is the Project Censored Show on KPFA Free Speech Radio in the Pacifica network. I’m Mickey Huff with Abby Martin of Media Roots (Peter Phillips is in Cuba covering the International Book Fair this week, we’ll have a special show about that in the coming weeks). Today’s show in this second week of the KPFA winter fund drive we bring you “The Forces of Privatization and the Attack on Public Education” as we hear from education historian and reform critic Diane Ravitch; Steve Zeltzer of Work Week Radio joins us at the bottom of the hour; and we round out today’s show with excerpts from the recent education conference at Laney College in Oakland, CA, we will play a clip from renowned historical geographer and author Gray Brechin. Show Hosts: Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips, with Abby Martin of Media Roots. Note: today’s show has fundraising messages from KPFA.

Broadcast from Berkeley–Hard hitting News and Public Affairs with hosts Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips of Project Censored on KPFA’s morning show. The mission of Project Censored is to teach students and the public about the role of a free press in a free society – and to tell the News That Didn’t Make the News and Why. Originally broadcast on KPFA on February 10, 2012.