Bridging the Class Divide: And Other Lessons for Grassroots Organizing
by Linda Stout
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A practical and inspirational guide to overcoming barriers of class and race. Again and again social change movements--on matter s from the environment to women's rights--have been run by middle-class leaders. But in order to make real progress toward economic and social change, poor people--those most affected by social problems--must be the ones to speak up and lead.
High Schools Add Classes Scripted by Corporations
by Anne Marie Chaker
, WSJ online
In a recent class at Abraham Clark High School in Roselle, N.J., business teacher Barbara Govahn distributed glossy classroom materials that invited students to think about what they want to be when they grow up. Eighteen career paths were profiled, including a writer, a magician, a town mayor -- and five employees from accounting giant Deloitte LLP.