Monthly Columns Appearing in the
Western Edition (and SF Bayview)
by Kathy Emery, PhD
last updated April 2010
April The Plague of Nonprofits and Anarchists
March Popular Historian—an Oxymoron?
February Bread and Circuses
January The Campaign for Ethnic Studies
December A Perfect Storm on March 4th?
November Are We Post-Racial in The Classroom?
October Everyone Has to Go to College?
September Lessons from the Southern Freedom Movement
August Charismatic Leadership
July What is a school?
June The Poverty of Curriculum
May The Tudors: Charismatic Leaders Versus the People
April Can We Learn from History?
March Let them Eat Pie Crumbs! An Education Funding Fable
February “Reinventing the Education Wheel”
January Schools and Cars
December History, Organizing and Nonviolent Resistance
October A March is Not a Movement
September How Did Things Get So Bad?
August High School Drop Outs or Push Outs?
June Social Justice in SFUSD at Last?
May "But the Experts Say..."
April "The Real Culprits..."
March An Issue Around which to Organize! Budget deficits and the shrinking of the public sphere
February The Limitations of Charismatic Leaders
January The Lesson of Stringer Bell (or The Importance of Art)
October, “What Can I say, you bring out the ‘F*** You’ in Me.”
September, The Limits of Violent Resistance
July (SF Bayview), What the Civil Rights Movement Can Teach Us Today
July, The Limitations of Legal Remedies
June, Citizenship and Freedom Schools
May, Local Control, Funding and Flexibility
April, Parents and Teachers: A Necessary Relationship
March, Policy, Practice, Privilege and Power
February, Voting is NOT Enough!
January, Schools, Race and Class
December, Let's Have a Public Debate over the Goals of Education!
November, Small is Local and Personal
October, Why You Should Care about Voting this November