Hosted by Frann Michel, this show features a film review of Che, a conversation about what's wrong with merit pay for teachers, a commentary about the political opening for the left created by the AIG bonus scandal, and a short story about international family ties by Luz María Gordillo.
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Pete Anderson hosts Web of Life, a program about animals and topics related to animals, with an expanded focus on the ways the society impacts animals and how animals impact society. Today's co-host is Janna Banana.
During a visit with the sister of a prisoner who has been in lockdown almost four years, we get an update about how things are going. Debbie shares the ongoing task of keeping in touch with her brother.
A reminder! The deadline for entering Tattoo Art to Shot Caller Press is May 31.
Just as bonuses for corporate CEOs leads to corruption, so "merit" pay for teachers leads to corrupt teaching practices. Bill Resnick talks with Fred McKissack of Rethinking Schools about what's wrong with this way of motivating people. (Illustration: Richard Downs)