Monthly Archives: March 2010

Rewriting History

The extremist conservative agenda strikes again. As most news-aware Americans have heard by now, the Texas School Board has issued its own ideologically driven “standards” for school textbooks. These standards rewrite the Social Studies and American History curricula to stress … Continue reading

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Congress Grows a Pair

[Update: As it turned out, my title for this piece was premature. The measure discussed below made it out of committee, but was not enacted as a formal resolution.] In a long-overdue move, today a Congressional panel approved a measure … Continue reading

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