Okay, let me go right to Peter's comment from yesterday about fixing the system using the Arizona piece as a jumping-off point. I'm going to be talking about the US here. But some of what I say is probably relevant elsewhere as well.
...I am interested in learning more about your ideas on how to fix the working class resentment issue, if you are comfortable to share with me...
I am 100% interested in sharing my view. So let me start doing that here.
The Arizona problem
There are a lot of things in that Arizona piece I drew from in the daily just now that bothered me. But what really bugged me is how teachers - effectively working class folks in Arizona - have been hoodwinked while they kept their heads down and nose to the grindstone.
Let me string together the quote...
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