US Dept. of Education Training Teachers on Alinksy and Cloward-Piven

Doug Ross has a piece from yesterday that’s a must read. The Department of Education is funding training for teachers on the Marxists Saul Alinksy and Cloward – Piven. Oh, and they’re also being trained on the need for a state-run media. No doubt to keep the union bosses flush with taxpayer dollars.

You may also be surprised that the Department of Education, in its official capacity, is a huge devotee of Saul Alinsky. Who is Alinsky?

He was best known as a community organizer and Marxist revolutionary who preached the violent overthrow of the United States government. He was, in many ways, the founding father of the current strain of radical Leftist Democrats. He advocated physical violence against those who opposed the left (“[we should break] the necks of Conservatives… [we] may resort to the sword”), he despised the U.S. Constitution and he sought to dismantle capitalism because of its inherent “unfairness”.

And yet your taxpayer dollars are funding the promotion of Alinsky’s literature. ERIC is the DOE’s “Education Resources Information Center”. And ERIC proudly boasts works by Alinsky and other Marxists including:…

Read the whole thing. Needless to say, this story won’t get much coverage from the state-run media.