An Open Letter

TO: Allison Benedikt FROM: Pejman Yousefzadeh RE: Activities of Your Arch-Enemy Dear Ms. Benedikt: Someone who truly despises you appears to be hellbent on trashing your reputation in the punditry world by having written this preternaturally awful piece under your name. As you are doubtless a significantly intelligent and educated individual, I am sure that you …

Now Under Attack: School Choice in Louisiana

I am one of those radical revolutionaries who believes that education is the great civil rights struggle of our time, and that as part and parcel of that struggle, parents who don't like the public schools where their kids are going ought to have the right to take their kids out of a failing public …

Matt Damon: Champion of Public Schools

And the lovely thing about him is that when it comes to education, he puts his money where his mouth is. Oh, wait. He doesn't. I wonder how many of those people who cheered Damon's full-throated advocacy on behalf of public schools and teachers' unions will take public notice of his hypocrisy. Probably none of …

The Economy Is a Disaster Case

So sayeth the UCLA Anderson Forecast.  It is hard to disagree with its findings, which are written in admirably candid fashion:The expected U.S. "Great Recovery" hasn't materialized and the economy has fallen short of even normal growth, according to a forecast released Wednesday.The second-quarter UCLA Anderson Forecast said the growth of real gross domestic product …

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