Home Quicktakes ‘Beyond Appalling,’ Says U.S. Civil Rights Commissioner to Evanston School – My... ‘Beyond Appalling,’ Says U.S. Civil Rights Commissioner to Evanston School – My Crain’s Article – Quicktake April 11, 2018 6 Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email Print 6 Comments Newest Oldest Most Voted Inline Feedbacks View all comments Lanette Nosalik 2 years ago I am terrified for the future of this state because there is no good candidate for governor. Rauner does nothing and Pritzger will destroy this state. Time to get out. 0 Laurie Higgins 2 years ago I have been trying to expose Glenn Singleton and his Pacific Education Group, SEED, and Peggy McIntosh’s “Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” for over a decade. When I worked full-time in the writing center at Deerfield High School, I criticized the feckless, racist efforts and expense of Singleton to the administration and school board. Singleton found out and in a meeting with all department chairs, he called for me to be fired (a department chair told me the next day, and two others confirmed it), boasting that he had gotten people fired in other districts. Two weeks later, I was removed… Read more » 0 Author Mark Glennon 2 years ago Reply to Laurie Higgins Your experience is horrible but not surprising. We hear lots off the record from teachers who don’t like they but are afraid to talk publicly. I understand that for younger teachers who face retribution. For older teachers who are tenured or retired, however, I have little respect for those who aren’t speaking up. 0 Steve-Oh 2 years ago Wow Mark, great article/analysis ! I looked at the SEED “project” website — IT’S FRIGHTENING ! And the founder Peggy McIntosh wrote the “seminal” paper in 1988 on White Privilege & Male Privilege. She even earned a PhD in the subject, from Harvard. Here’s her classic paper, from which derived SO much attention in academia and spawned a plethora of racist/sexist/hate-filled majors in universities: —— https://nationalseedproject.org/white-privilege-unpacking-the-invisible-knapsack ———- Notice she demands all Whites and esp all White Males, learn, understand and acknowledge how privileged they are, and do ALL THEY CAN TO END IT (whatever that means). How about this common-sense… Read more » 1 K L 2 years ago It seems as important as breathing to virtue-signal. Pandering to supposed victim-hood is, in itself, victimization. 2 Mr. Common Sense 2 years ago Segregation is alive and well in the democrat party. 4 Wirepoints Original Stories Illinois’ COVID-19 data: Daily update for October 28, 2020 – Wirepoints October 28, 2020 Daily COVID-19 data update for October 28, 2020. View Comments (364) | Add Comment Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Sign me up for the WirePoints newsletter. Taxpayers and smaller retailers hammered by $741 million subsidy for Amazon in Chicago area – Quicktake October 27, 2020 It's beggar-thy-neighbor policy at its stupidest. Instead of banning it, the state participates in it through its EDGE program. View Comments (9) | Add Comment Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Sign me up for the WirePoints newsletter. Read it and weep: Cook County Treasurer Pappas details 20 years of astronomical property tax hikes – Quicktake October 27, 2020 Here's something you don't see every day: A politician providing excruciating details on tax increases. View Comments (20) | Add Comment Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Sign me up for the WirePoints newsletter. Illinoisans Apparently Seeing That ‘Fair Tax’ Is The Wrong Amendment On The Ballot – Wirepoints October 26, 2020 Which amendment should be on the ballot, the progressive tax increase or pension reform? The silence of Fair Tax supporters tell us why they aren’t asking. View Comments (31) | Add Comment Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Sign me up for the WirePoints newsletter. Was Thomas Jefferson right? New study quantifies flight from America’s big cities during pandemic. – Wirepoints October 25, 2020 Jefferson's views about cities were not embraced by the nation for 230 years, but that may be changing. Most of his other views were held sacred, but that, sadly, is also changing. Time will soon tell which ones prevail. View Comments (7) | Add Comment Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Sign me up for the WirePoints newsletter.