Monthly Archives: January 2014

No Equity in ‘Restorative Justice’

A school board that is scared of its teachers and students is a school board that needs to grow a spine. It says something about the Portland School Board that only Steve Buel remained when 400 students, teachers and their supporters interrupted a meeting to protest contract negotiations. (Andrew Davidson, the student representative to the […]

Who’s the Freeloader?

When Richard Nixon, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama all dreamed of creating a more affordable health care system for Americans, they probably didn’t envision a cheerleader like Greg Schoenberg. He’s an insurance broker, and he smells opportunity. There are health plans to be sold, and Schoenberg is doing his part as a registered agent with […]