Molly Knefel

Molly Knefel is a journalist and co-host of the daily political podcast Radio Dispatch. She is also an elementary and middle school teacher at a public school in the Bronx. Follow her on Twitter: @mollyknefel

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Saturday, January 28, 2017
Media Consensus on ‘Failing Schools’ Paved Way for DeVos
The nomination of billionaire voucher enthusiast Betsy DeVos for secretary of Education comes after nearly two decades of a largely bipartisan consensus around “education reform.” That consensus, repeated for years in the pages of the New York Times and the Washington Post , posits, first and...
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Thursday, August 04, 2016
For Corporate Media, Bloomberg Is the Better Billionaire
On the third night of the Democratic convention in Philadelphia, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg took the stage to tout his non-partisanship and call for a “sane, competent person” for president. It was a celebration of conservative centrism, and so was the establishment media’s...
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Tuesday, August 25, 2015
LA Times’ ‘Independent’ Education Project Bankrolled by Charter School Backers
Earlier this month, the Los Angeles Times ( 8/18/15 ) announced an initiative called Education Matters, “an ongoing, wide-ranging report card on K-12 education in Los Angeles, California and the nation.” The project will cover educational issues, including “the latest debate on curriculum or...
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