Elite Attackers of Public Schools Don't Admit the Impact of Economic Inequality, Racism on EducationBy Mark Naison, Haymarket Books | Book Excerpt
Climate change deniers persist in telling us it just ain't so, like the tobacco industry claiming for decade after decade that nicotine wasn’t addictive or that cigarettes couldn't kill you.
The movement to persuade schools to divest from fossil fuels has taken off around the country.
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