The queerness of Gen Z is being used as a wedge issue to promote school privatization. Nebraska is one of only five states to resist charter schools and is consistently one of the highest ranked states for public education. But homophobia and transphobia run rampant here, and the effort to use prejudice to attack public […]
Author: Michelle Clifford
This ‘zine was made collaboratively by community zinesters and is meant to be shared! Below are images of each page for online sharing – post these anywhere. Information from the World Health Organization Abortion is a form of healthcare that roughly 1 in 4 women* will seek in her lifetime. 60% of abortions are sought […]
Last Monday, Nebraska Senator Bruce Bostelman stood on the legislative floor – just a few blocks away from the school I teach at – and voiced his concern about “furries” in schools. He described students who dress as dogs and cats, communicate with their teachers in barks and meows, and demand to use litter boxes […]
In 2021, Officer Luke Bonkiewicz implored Mayor Leirion Gaylor Baird’s office to select a police chief who would clean up Lincoln Police Department’s toxicity. Instead, he appears to be the latest victim of it.
The consulting firm has selected superintendents who lost accreditation for their districts, mishandled abuse cases, and allowed special education students to be beaten, and is led by a former superintendent who cost his district $6 million.
On Wednesday, a Pius X student published an opinion article in the school newspaper* titled “Contradictory focus of Black Lives Matter.” The overtly racist column caused a stir, with statements such as, “The Black Lives Matter movement, to fulfill their stated mission, would do more for their cause by focusing on countering Planned Parenthood propaganda […]
On Tuesday, the State Board of Education declined a request from the Nebraska State Education Association to mandate masks in all Nebraska schools. The petition was further-reaching though: the Board was asked to instate a mask mandate, as well as to develop strategies for online and remote technology, to require all sick children and adults […]
While we might shy away from a term like “women’s work,” we all know what the work of women entails: the unpaid labor of raising children and maintaining a household; the low-wages of nursing, teaching, and other care work; and the often-voluntary nature of community organizing, grassroots campaigns, and charity. Whether or not we call it […]