Public Education’s ‘Shock Doctrine Summer’ Rolls Out Once More | Education | AlterNet

13 Jul

Last year’s “Shock Doctrine Summer,” rolled out much in the same way school year 2013 appears to repeat, with a litany of deep education cuts and increased pressure to transfer taxpayer funds for public schools to private interests.

This one-two punch to public schools emulates all too well the “Shock Doctrine” Naomi Klein described, in which catastrophes, in this case man-made, are turned into opportunities for business interests to impose economic control on the public well-being.

via Public Education’s ‘Shock Doctrine Summer’ Rolls Out Once More | Education | AlterNet.

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