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Kenneth J. Bernstein may teach forever. He remains a Quaker liberal. His main focus now is the health of Leaves on the Current, his beloved spouse and closest friend.

Location: Arlington, VA

Groups: Social Security Defenders, Pink Clubhouse, Environmental Foodies, DKos Military Veterans, Teachers Lounge, Military Community Members of Daily Kos, NetrootsNation, ClassWarfare Newsletter: WallStreet VS Working Class Global Occupy movement, Street Prophets , Education Alternatives, DK Feeding America, Friends of Darcy Burner, Pushing back at the Grand Bargain

Diaries published: 3467 (1 day since last diary on Mon May 04, 2015 at 11:43 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 54571 (1 day since last comment on Tue May 05, 2015 at 12:47 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 296410

Total Comment Ratings: 336396

Most Recommended Diary: Some news about me . . . (update at end), 557 comments, 1256 recommends

People Following teacherken: 2192

teacherken's Most Recent Diaries:

The first two steps toward uplifting young black men are simple: Stop killing them and stop locking them in prison for nonviolent offenses. That is the first sentence of this powerful Washington ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 61 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 11:43 PM PDT with 65 Recommends
is the title of this column by Paul Krugman in today's New York Times . It starts with the notion that we still have a problem with race, as exemplified by what happened with Freddie Gray and the ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 6 comments on Mon May 04, 2015 at 02:04 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
I thank MsSpentyouth for the Facebook post that made me aware of it. As far as i could tell it had not yet been shared here. Watch and then respond in the comments. Follow this link to the ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 3 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 05:24 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
Our now three-legged cat came home just before Noon yesterday. We have her in a downstairs room. After several times when she hid behind bookcases where we could not reach her, I emptied the ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 12 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 05:03 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
is the title of this short piece by Eugene Robinson in the Post Partisan section of the Washington Post . Robinson reminds us that the entire incident reeks of racial bias. Gray was on a street ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 83 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 07:02 AM PDT with 218 Recommends
When nonviolence is preached as an attempt to evade the repercussions of political brutality, it betrays itself. When nonviolence begins halfway through the war with the aggressor calling time out, ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 14 comments on Sat May 02, 2015 at 04:25 AM PDT with 35 Recommends

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