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Green Party editorial: Andrew Cuomo Wants Your Child To Compete In The Hunger Games

An opinion piece by Michael O’Neil, Secretary of the Green Party of New York State:

Editorial: Andrew Cuomo Wants Your Child To Compete In The Hunger Games

Kids from rich and poor districts compete against each other in a high-stakes game designed to reinforce a rigid class system. The plot to Suzanne Collins’ smash hit The Hunger Games, or Governor Andrew Cuomo’s new scheme for $200 million in “competitive school grants”?… Read more ...

In NYC: Former Governor Candidate Charles Barron among activists arrested at school-closings protest

Charles Barron ran for Governor of NY State in 2010 on the “Freedom Party” ballot line. Barron is an elected, Democratic official, serving on the New York City Council.

(excerpt from) NY1.com
Two Dozen Protesters Arrested During Rally Against School Closures

Two dozen demonstrators, including two City Council members, were arrested in Downtown Manhattan Monday as they protested the proposed closing of 25 public schools that the Panel for Educational Policy will vote on this week.

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