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September 21, 2023

Sanders gaslights Arkansans when urged to fund UAPB

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has been “severely underfunded” to the tune of over $330,000 over the last 30 years. The federal government is urging Governor Sanders to…
September 20, 2023

Vaccines and tax cuts and secrets, oh my! Special Session recap

TL;DR:  Arkansas legislators managed to keep the special session to only three days and six significant bills.  First, they gutted Arkansas’ Freedom of Information Act.  Second, they slashed taxes for…
September 10, 2023

URGENT: Fast and dirty special session will gut Arkansas’s Freedom of Information Act 

What are Sanders and Arleg trying to hide?  Tomorrow, the Arkansas legislature will convene for three days to decimate the state’s robust Freedom of Information Act.  The FOIA allows Arkansas…
September 5, 2023

Quashing AR teachers’ spark

The Department of Education is eradicating your favorite teacher because it wants public education dollars to go to private-school operators. The new ADE educator is cold, detached, and has a…
August 30, 2023

What’s so special about this session?

TL;DR— We’re likely getting a special or “extraordinary” legislative session in the next couple of weeks. The Governor will put out a proclamation with language directing the General Assembly to…
August 28, 2023

We did it first: the hope of Arkansas’s populist power

Not only does Arkansas use the power of the ballot-box to advance progressive policy, we also fiercely defend it from anti-democratic politicians. Here in the Natural State, we are celebrating…
August 25, 2023

Weaponizing AR Education: The Coordinated Assault on Public Schools 

Public education is the incubator for a great Arkansas. Let's keep it that way. As education becomes further entangled in political debates and agendas, Arkansas stands at a crossroads: either we…
August 23, 2023

LEARNS Act Administrative Rules, broken down

Governor Sarah Sanders and Secretary Jacob Oliva have spent months traveling Arkansas on the people’s dime to promote the LEARNS Act. It’s time for the people to respond. On Friday,…
August 22, 2023

Bring back healthy political discourse

Our democratic systems rely on political debate and opposition, but the tyrannical right delights in attacking the opposition. Let’s dive into what healthy political debate should look like and why…
August 15, 2023

Don’t Florida my Education

Tl;dr Ron DeSantis has run the Florida education system into the ground. Sarah Sanders is copying the DeSantis plan as she executes her own playbook here in Arkansas. Whitewashing history,…
August 14, 2023

AR Dept. of Ed. doubles down on culture war about dropping AP African American Studies

Tl;dr The ADE made a last-minute cancellation of AP African American Studies courses from approved AP curricula. After a weekend of mostly ignoring the media, Secretary Jacob Oliva responded to…
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August 11, 2023

Recognize Propaganda: Sanders uses distraction for media manipulation

Sarah Sanders is using our state to test her propaganda playbook. Her distraction method is a strategy to keep Arkansans outraged, avoid meaningful dialogue, and ultimately exhaust her opposition.  Distraction…
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