Gaza in Arizona – Huffington Post
TruthdigGaza in ArizonaHuffington PostAfter all, in February 2014, Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) agency in charge of policing our borders, contracted with Israel's giant private military manufacturer Elbit Systems to build a “virtual wall …How Israeli high-tech firms are outfitting the US-Mexico borderOpen DemocracyBringing the Battlefield to the BorderAntiwar.comall 6 news articles »
Another Philly Charter School Bites The Dust (crooksandliars)
Once again, a Philadelphia charter school is closing unexpectedly, leaving students and parents in the lurch and screwing the school district out of $1.5 million illegally gotten:
> The fallout from the abrupt closing of the Walter D. Palmer Leadership Learning Partners Charter School spreads.
> Teachers say they fear they won't be paid money they're owed for working in December. And amid rumors that the charter's flagship building in Northern Liberties would be liquidated to pay creditors, several teachers decided to retrieve personal items from the building on Monday – and were initially thwarted by security.
> Frustrated parents held a protest.
> "It's unfair to receive notification over the weekend that the school will be closed," said Jihan Pauling, a parent who organized a rally outside the charter's main campus.
> Citing insurmountable financial obstacles, the Palmer charter sent letters to families and staff on Friday informing them that the school would close permanently Wednesday.
> The move sent teachers on quests for new jobs and information about filing for unemployment and left families of the school's 675 students in kindergarten through eighth grade scrambling for new schools.
> The younger students were based in Northern Liberties. The …
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Trident – UK's Instruments of Armageddon – Dissident Voice
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