‘ON THE GROUND’ SHOW FOR DECEMBER 7, 2018: The Facts and Fiction of George H.W. Bush…The Segregationist Roots of the ‘School Choice’ Movement…Plus Headlines on the Green New Deal and More



The Facts and Fiction of George H.W. Bush…The Segregationist Roots of the ‘School Choice’ Movement…Plus Headlines on the Green New Deal and More.

Headlines:
-More than 30 members of the faculty at Temple University, where Marc Lamont Hill teaches, have signed an open letter voicing support for him and no confidence in the chairman of the board of the university, Patrick O’Connor.
-Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speak at Climate Crisis Town Hall on Capitol Hill
-The DC Council voted to require that George Washington University Hospital, owned by Universal Health Services, honor union contracts and allow participation from Howard University Hospital at a new hospital planned for Southeast DC.
-Reading of new book, “Plan Colombia,” about history US disruption in South America.
-The DC Metro Coalition in Solidarity with the Cuban Revolution presents “The Return of the Granma Ship,” a fundraiser.
-Dec. 10, 2018 is the deadline for the House of Representatives to reverse the FCC’s deeply unpopular repeal of net neutrality.

Voices: Gerald Horne, Dianne Ravitch, Pam Tau Lee, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

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