this is ridiculous


how crazy are we…?

landry thompson postmcbride shooting postwealth inequality in amersuicide ratesdeath and taxes poster 2secret history of silicon valleypeter moskowitz sitedirty warsthe war on kids sitechemist messes w casesjiang on shanghaijohn oliver state legisage of lonelinesshomeless mom to jail90 yr old to jailchild homeless 1 in 30

meeet the 80 people


“From 2007 to 2012, the federal government made $66 billion in profits off student loans. This is fundamentally wrong.” – #Warren at #NCLR14

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Change this in 2015–Cost of feeding #hungry is $80 billion. We waste $500 Billion worth of food. Paul Poleman @Unilever cc @DWCampbellNYC


1.3 billion spent in la to ensure every student an ipad. goes array. we applaud a grand jury investigation. because.. we haven’t spent enough..on that experiment?


An estimated 22 veterans die by suicide each day.


child homeless in us 1 in 30:


jan 2015 – 51% of public school students in poverty:


student debt

Number of people with graduate degrees on public assistance tripled since 2007

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too much

which way is up in running a muck ness


Bank of America Profits Top $59M Per Day, Double Same Time Last Year

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representation..? or ridiculous ness

on the 158 families funding 2016 election
Philip Knight of Nike to Give $400 Million to Stanford Scholars Is this a template for the future of#learning?
studying 100 mill of zuck… and figuring how to change Ed… oh my .. et al
10 million California student records about to be released to attorneys #oldaily
data that never really needed to be collected… and so we have inspectors of insptectors et al.. too much.. bullshit
What happens when researchers look carefully at empirical claims about the value of “grit”:[corrected link]
link didn’t work for me]
so Ed is doing this w grit
health s doing this w theranos
politics is doing thisw candidates
science tech math is doing this w ai
Both Tough and Duckworth have directly/indirectly caused great harm with shoddy but popular work; they must be held accountable @EduShyster
thinking about all of us.. who have/are perpetuating Ed system.. no?..pretty much all of us..[ie: if it hasn’t changed the world yet.. since now it/we can… perhaps it’s because we’re not letting go.. ness.. so all of us.. ness]

w popular work… voices heard most ..yet still perpetuating school: sir ken, Seth, chris and zac, Paul, will, malala, me…

so too.. all teachers..admin…parents… politicians.. stu voicers….that perpetuate rather than go deep enough…
can’t say… not equal.. [ie:These edureformers were not credible, are not credible. I refuse to engage them as equals, and will not rec their work]…can’t point finger.. we spend so much energy pointing fingers…. rather: find some good in them.. or not.. and spend energy working toward alt..not..?
earlier tweet talked of alt…
that’s what we need.. perpetually.. a nother way


money as weapon/oppression.. like.. literal and blatant ly..

tool let’s cops drain your bank card on the spot


two boxes sudafed ..illegal


Ben Walsh (@BenDWalsh) tweeted at 8:15 PM on Wed, Jun 22, 2016:
It doesn’t get more absurd than using this moment to try to hand Wall St back $17bn a year from retirement savers


In 2015, Arizona spent $3,573 per K-12 pupil and $23,441 per inmate.

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imagine if we invested money in neither.. imagine if we disengaged from money/measuring transactions.. measuring people.. and focused on a nother way to live.. _________________

gates has spent $440 mill to push charter schools


Salon (@Salon) tweeted at 4:28 AM – 22 Nov 2016 :

Here’s a reminder that Donald Trump just settled his Trump University fraud case

juxtaposed against kajillion jailed for unpaid traffic ticket


Glenn Greenwald (@ggreenwald) tweeted at 5:08 AM – 27 Dec 2016 :

Congrats to the US for this exceptional achievement, a major boon to humanity

Saul Kaplan (@skap5) tweeted at 5:52 AM – 27 Dec 2016 :

U.S. is the market leader with 50% ($40B) of the $80B annual global arms sales market. #jobsjobsjobs (

hearing in my head while reading this tweet.. some earlier tweet on war on drugs being worse than all others combined.. and thinking prozac ness


Salon (@Salon) tweeted at 5:52 AM – 27 Dec 2016 :

Your taxpayer dollars went to a few companies this year, including Disney



America unhinged Health problem


TIME (@TIME) tweeted at 6:15 AM – 3 Mar 2017 :

The Trump administration has so far only found $20 million for its over $12 billion wall


Ned Resnikoff (@resnikoff) tweeted at 6:40 AM – 7 Mar 2017 :

White House budget proposal would cut 11 percent of FEMA’s funding in order to pay for mass deportations. (



GOP Rep. Chaffetz: Americans may need to choose between “new iphone… they just love” and investing in health care


My broken ankle cost $117,000 so that’s around 234 iPhones @jasoninthehouse.


World Economic Forum (@wef) tweeted at 7:05 AM – 7 Mar 2017 :

This is what not working does to your brain. Read more:

wtf wef


Joey Ayoub (@joeyayoub) tweeted at 4:51 AM – 23 Mar 2017 : I genuinely don’t understand what people talk about when they say ‘our way of life’ when I see so many homeless people in London. (


Ben Goertzel (@bengoertzel) tweeted at 4:33 AM – 3 Apr 2017 :

The ridiculous nasty mess of the US “suspected illegal immigrant prison system”,


all of this.. syria et al.. so ridiculous

kristyan benedict (@KreaseChan) tweeted at 4:05 AM – 5 Apr 2017 :

‘Family photo’ at the #syriaconf2017 – clearly a solemn affair after another horrific chemical attack. (


Democracy Now! (@democracynow) tweeted at 5:43 AM – 22 May 2017 :

TODAY: @codepink’s @medeabenjamin on the $110 billion arms deal Trump signed with Saudi Arabia. Live 8-9AM ET: (


CityLab (@CityLab) tweeted at 5:55 AM – 19 Jul 2017 :

The average net worth of a white family in Greater Boston is $247,500. A black, U.S.-born household? $8. (


via strike debt rt

Jason Kander (@JasonKander) tweeted at 9:12 PM – 19 Sep 2017 :

So instead of making college more affordable, the GOP vision is for your parents to burn a year’s worth of tuition money on your birth. (

ridiculous… game we play.. musical chairs keep subtracting from most


Mark Ruffalo (@MarkRuffalo) tweeted at 4:27 AM – 8 Oct 2017 :

A fraction of this would give us Universal Health Care, Free College, and Universal Basic Income for every American. Instead #MurderMachines and money in the pockets of war profiteers. Sick. (


The Spectator Index (@spectatorindex) tweeted at 12:00 PM – 7 Oct 2017 :

Total wealth of Forbes 400 list.

1982: $93 billion
2016: $2400 billion (


family making bn’s off opioid crisis (sicko):

Carne Ross (@carneross) tweeted at 6:03 AM – 18 Oct 2017 :

It is often the case that philanthropic money for “good” causes is earned from bad deeds, here is one: (


Nicholas Kristof (@NickKristof) tweeted at 6:06 AM – 18 Oct 2017 :

Senate approves a huge increase in military spending–enough money to pay for free tuition at all public colleges (


3 yr olds self harming

carol black fb share


this is not ridiculous