The expansion of the “hate” frame fuels repression. Fortunately, grassroots opposition is growing.
The bill also removes requirements to teach that white supremacy and the Ku Klux Klan are “morally wrong.”
“The GOP would do well to stop banning books and start reading them,” wrote Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
Right-wing groups are trying to stop public and school libraries from promoting racial justice and queer acceptance.
Teachers are being threatened for teaching critical race theory to students, even though it’s not actually being taught.
Contrary to the claims of the GOP, education in a racist and sexist world cannot be “values-neutral.”
Unions are pooling resources to defend educators from an onslaught of attacks from Republicans and right-wing media.
The ruling class fears unity between one of the most unionized sectors of workers and the powerful anti-racist movement.
The GOP seeks to win New Hampshire next year, but local backlash against a new abortion law may upend those plans.