What a pleasure to watch and listen!
The legendary Thomas Sowell has turned 90 and made himself the birthday gift of publishing yet another book, about "charter schools and their enemies".
Turns out, in this conversation with the eminent Peter Robinson from the Hoover Institution, that
- charter schools can indeed bring minority kids from metropolitan neighborhoods to at least equal or better education results, compared to white and asian kids of whatever location.
- BUT the "democrat" powers that be, not least the corrupt teacher unions and their political puppets, among which that de Blasio type figures prominently, block that competition to the dysfunctional public school system for no other reasons than defending their own power and financial profit.
It is disgusting and one more example, and a really important one, how the left only pretend to want to help the black communities, while in reality they do everything to keep them ...