My piece focuses on the political strategy — front groups, lobbyist bill writing, bare knuckle tactics to crush the unions, attack ads, and charities used to shift public opinion — and how a group of Wall Street investors and education technology firms have cracked the code, making 2011 the year of education privatization. I’ll be making the rounds next week to discuss my story. Sam Sacks, filling in for Thom Hartmann, interviewed me on it on Thursday. Watch below:
The investigation was sponsored by the Nation Investigative Fund.