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    All Money Ain’t Good Money; Teacher Pensions And The Private Prison Industry

    Reposted with permission from Philly’s 7th Ward. Growing up in the African-American community, one becomes intimately familiar with numerous time-honored phrases and colloquialisms. One such phrase was introduced to me as a teenager while walking to the corner bodega with a friend in East Camden. As we walked in the store, we saw (and heard) […] More

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    The Pension-To-Prison Pipeline

    It’s an open secret; one that AFT, NEA, and their supporters are reticent to discuss: Public pensions, including those managed on behalf of educators, invest hundreds of millions of dollars into private prisons and immigrant detention centers. According to a two-part (part one & part two) series published by AFT last year, public pensions own […] More