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by johnkarls
Fri May 29, 2020 12:20 pm
Forum: Discussion Outline – Jonathan Kozol “The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America” and Free Tuition for Public Colleges and Vocational Schools – June 3
Topic: Suggested Discussion Outline
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Suggested Discussion Outline

. Suggested Discussion Outline Part I – Our Focus Book “The Shame of The Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling In America” by Jonathan Kozol It is respectfully suggested that we focus for approx. 5 minutes on each of the chapters – x. Introduction 1. Dishonoring the Dead 2. Hitting Them Har...
by johnkarls
Fri May 15, 2020 12:54 pm
Forum: Section 3 – Possible Topics for Future Meetings
Topic: Exit From Hegemony: The Unraveling of the Amn Global Order
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Exit From Hegemony: The Unraveling of the Amn Global Order

. I propose that we read “Exit From Hegemony: The Unraveling of the Amn Global Order” by Professors Alexander Cooley and Daniel Nexon (Oxford University Press 2/28/2020 – 304 pages – Hardcover $23.86 + shipping or $16.49 Kindle from Amazon.com). THE HARVARD CLUB OF NYC IS OFFERING A FREE ZOOM WEBINA...
by johnkarls
Wed May 13, 2020 9:09 am
Forum: Participant Comments – Jonathan Kozol “The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America” and Free Tuition for Public Colleges and Vocational Schools – Mtg Date TBD
Topic: Suggested Answers to the Fourth Short Quiz
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Suggested Answers to the Fourth Short Quiz

. Suggested Answers to the Fourth Short Quiz -- Free College Tuition & K-12 Apartheid Schooling Question 1 Can free tuition for public colleges and vocational schools atone for America’s “Apartheid” (Jonathan Kozol’s term) K-12 Schooling and what it has produced – a Permanent 30% Under-Caste that, f...
by johnkarls
Tue May 12, 2020 4:54 am
Forum: Participant Comments – Jonathan Kozol “The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America” and Free Tuition for Public Colleges and Vocational Schools – Mtg Date TBD
Topic: Quiz No. 4 – Free College Tuition & K-12 Apartheid Schooling
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Quiz No. 4 – Free College Tuition & K-12 Apartheid Schooling

. 1. Can free tuition for public colleges and vocational schools atone for America’s “Apartheid” (Jonathan Kozol’s term) K-12 Schooling and what it has produced – a Permanent 30% Under-Caste that, for the last half century, the U.S. Government has continually reported is illiterate as defined by the...
by johnkarls
Mon May 11, 2020 8:57 am
Forum: Participant Comments – Jonathan Kozol “The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America” and Free Tuition for Public Colleges and Vocational Schools – Mtg Date TBD
Topic: Requested E-mails to the NY Times Editorial-Page Editor
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Requested E-mails to the NY Times Editorial-Page Editor

. ---------------------------- Original Message ----------------------------- Subject: Re: Opinion Today: The keys to unlocking human potential From: john@johnkarls.com Date: Wed, May 13, 2020 2:15 pm MDT To: nytdirect@nytimes.com Cc: letters@nytimes.com ---------------------------------------------...
by johnkarls
Thu May 07, 2020 2:20 pm
Forum: Reference Materials – Jonathan Kozol “The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America” and Free Tuition for Public Colleges and Vocational Schools – June 3
Topic: Plessy vs Ferguson - Text of SCt Opinions
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Plessy vs Ferguson - Text of SCt Opinions

. https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/163/537 Plessy v. Ferguson (No. 210) 163 U.S. 537 Argued: April 18, 1896 Decided: May 18, 1896 *************************************************************************** Syllabus The statute of Louisiana, acts of 1890, c. 111, requiring railway compan...
by johnkarls
Thu May 07, 2020 2:18 pm
Forum: Reference Materials – Jonathan Kozol “The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America” and Free Tuition for Public Colleges and Vocational Schools – June 3
Topic: Brown vs Board of Education - Text of SCt Opinion
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Brown vs Board of Education - Text of SCt Opinion

. https://www.law.cornell.edu/supremecourt/text/347/483 Brown v. Board of Education 347 U.S. 483 Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka (No. 1.) Argued: Argued December 9, 1952 Decided: Decided May 17, 1954 ************************************************************************* Syllabus Segregation...
by johnkarls
Thu May 07, 2020 2:09 pm
Forum: Reference Materials – Jonathan Kozol “The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America” and Free Tuition for Public Colleges and Vocational Schools – June 3
Topic: Parents vs Seattle School District No 1 - Text of SCt Opinions
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Parents vs Seattle School District No 1 - Text of SCt Opinions

. Here is the text of the five opinions totaling 185 pages -- RL-g507-ParentsVsSeattleSchoolDistrictNo1-SupremeCourtOpinions-185Pages.pdf (1) The opinion of the Court by Chief Justice Roberts begins at page 8. He was joined by Justices Scalia, Kennedy, Thomas and Alito with respect to Parts I, II, I...
by johnkarls
Sun May 03, 2020 5:15 am
Forum: Participant Comments – Jonathan Kozol “The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America” and Free Tuition for Public Colleges and Vocational Schools – Mtg Date TBD
Topic: Suggested Answers to the Third Short Quiz
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Suggested Answers to the Third Short Quiz

. Suggested Answers to the Third Short Quiz – Additional Info Re Jonathan Kozol’s “Apartheid” Ghettos Q&A-15 of the First Short Quiz, in explaining why Yours Truly was well-qualified to compare America’s inner-city schools 1990-2005 (the subject of our focus book) with the notorious “separate but UN...
by johnkarls
Tue Apr 28, 2020 5:23 pm
Forum: Participant Comments – Jonathan Kozol “The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America” and Free Tuition for Public Colleges and Vocational Schools – Mtg Date TBD
Topic: Quiz No. 3 – Additional Info Re Kozol’s “Apartheid” Ghettos
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Quiz No. 3 – Additional Info Re Kozol’s “Apartheid” Ghettos

. Quiz No. 3 – Additional Info Re Jonathan Kozol’s “Apartheid” Ghettos Q&A-15 of the First Short Quiz, in explaining why Yours Truly was well-qualified to compare America’s inner-city schools 1990-2005 (the subject of our focus book) with the notorious “separate but UNEQUAL” schools of the Old South...
by johnkarls
Tue Apr 14, 2020 7:05 am
Forum: Participant Comments – Jonathan Kozol “The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America” and Free Tuition for Public Colleges and Vocational Schools – Mtg Date TBD
Topic: Suggested Answers to the Second Short Quiz
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Suggested Answers to the Second Short Quiz

. Suggested Answers To The Second Short Quiz – “Christian” America and Its Permanent 30% Under-Caste Question 1 Have college courses in “comparative religion” traditionally focused on the FIVE so-called “great religions” of the world? Answer 1 Yes. Question 2 Were those FIVE religions called “great”...
by johnkarls
Tue Apr 14, 2020 4:50 am
Forum: Participant Comments – Jonathan Kozol “The Shame of the Nation: The Restoration of Apartheid Schooling in America” and Free Tuition for Public Colleges and Vocational Schools – Mtg Date TBD
Topic: Quiz No. 2 - “Christian” America’s Permanent 30% Under-Caste
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Quiz No. 2 - “Christian” America’s Permanent 30% Under-Caste

. Quiz No. 2 - “Christian” America’s Permanent 30% Under-Caste 1. Have college courses in “comparative religion” traditionally focused on the FIVE so-called “great religions” of the world? 2. Were those FIVE religions called “great” because each had more than 1 billion followers? 3. Was Judaism (the...
by johnkarls
Wed Apr 01, 2020 6:16 am
Forum: Mail Campaign to ABC’s The View – Money in Politics – March 18
Topic: McCAIN-FEINGOLD - MONEY & POLITICS - ABC’s THE VIEW
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McCAIN-FEINGOLD - MONEY & POLITICS - ABC’s THE VIEW

. Our 3/18/2020 meeting was the seventh time in our 14.5-year existence that we have focused on campaign-finance reform. Our next-most-recent meeting focusing on campaign-finance reform on 5/16/2018 had resulted in unanimous approval for sending an E-mail to The Honorable U.S. Senator John McCain si...
by johnkarls
Wed Apr 01, 2020 6:04 am
Forum: Section 1 – General Info + Info Re Next Meeting
Topic: 3/18/20: McCAIN-FEINGOLD - MONEY & POLITICS - ABC’s THE VIEW
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3/18/20: McCAIN-FEINGOLD - MONEY & POLITICS - ABC’s THE VIEW

. Our 3/18/2020 meeting was the seventh time in our 14.5-year existence that we have focused on campaign-finance reform. Our next-most-recent meeting focusing on campaign-finance reform on 5/16/2018 had resulted in unanimous approval for sending an E-mail to The Honorable U.S. Senator John McCain si...

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