Listening to Anthony Cody talk about The Educator and the Oligarch

The democratic public schools in the United States are at war with Emperor Bill Gates.

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The Oligarch is Bill Gates. The Educator is Anthony Cody, who has gone toe-to-toe with the Gates foundation in private conversations and publicly for several years. Cody’s book, The Educator and the Oligarch, covers what he has learned while in the trenches battling a billionaire and his vast, entrenched organization, and the book is worth reading.

Do I NEED to repeat that?

At 2:30, Saturday (12-6) afternoon, I left home to walk the two miles to the nearest BART station.

At 4:05, I walked into the Laurel Book Store in Oakland, California to hear Anthony Cody, who started talking soon after I sat down, and by then it was standing room only.

Cody has been in the fight to save democratic public education much longer than I have, and his knowledge of the issue is deeper. Back in the mid 1980’s, I started suspecting that there might be a…

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2 thoughts on “Listening to Anthony Cody talk about The Educator and the Oligarch

  1. Thank you for sharing!! Wish I’d been there. Wondering if the person was a guilty parent? Sometimes I think this fight for public education is set up to make us afraid of ourselves and each other.
    Thank you for your incredible blog!

    • You may be right. I’ve collided with guilty parents before over the decades—some when I was still teaching. I think the reaction might be more out of unrecognized guilt.

      Someone videotaped Cody’s talk and said she would send it to him. Hopefully, the video will be a good one and up soon.

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