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Published on Jul 11, 2014
Labor, Privatization And How To Defend Public Education: SF Forum https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PllIo... On July 6, 2014 in San Francisco a forum was held titled Labor, Privatization And How To Defend Public Education. Speakers included Kathleen Carroll, fired Commission On Teacher Credentialing, attorney & whistleblower https://www.facebook.com/CitizensForE... Rick Baum, member of CCSF AFT Local 2121; George Wright, retired Professor AFT 1493; Gray Brechin, UCB Geography Department, author of "Imperial San Francisco" Sharon Higgins, researcher/expert on privatization of Oakland, CA schools and the Gulen charter chain. http://charterschoolscandals.blogspot... Billionaires from the Walton Walmart family to the Gates Foundation, the Fisher GAP KIPP operation and the Broad Foundation are spending fortunes pushing charters to loot public education. The "Common Core" and testing schemes profiting Pearson Inc. are part of the drive to totally privatize public education. UC Regent Richard Blum and others with ties to politicians are also benefiting financially from this transformation. Politicians in California and nationally are actively supporting privatization, the "Common Core" and charters to eliminate and re-segregate our public schools. At the same time in San Francisco privatizers are seeking to revoke accreditation of the City College of San Francisco in order to destroy the unions and privatize the largest community college in California. This forum looks at how this privatization agenda is being implemented and what our unions and the labor movement need to do to fight it. For further information by Kathy Carroll on this issue: When Did Teacher Unions Decide to "TURN" Against Collective Bargaining Rights? http://www.dailycensored.com/when-did... Full video of UPWA Forum https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PllIo... For more video from Kathy Carroll: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOCjDI... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOCjDI... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=56SWb4... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fLa6YC... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ux7F7... For more information https://www.facebook.com/CitizensForE... Sponsored by United Public Workers For Action www.upwa.info Production of Labor Video Project www.laborvideo.org