On August 8th, the Philadelphia Daily News obtained documents showing harassment by Olney Charter High School principals and administrators during a union organizing drive.  The complaint was filed by the Alliance of Charter School Employees – who is associated with the American Federation of Teachers – against the charter school operator ASPIRA Inc. The Daily [...]

What Happened to The American Left?

July 9, 2013 // 0 Comments

“Conservatism is dead” was a popular phrase that circulated in the American lexicon in the 1960s. All indications pointed toward that lofty announcement. John F. Kennedy was elected president in 1960; the Civil Rights movement was at the height of its power in the mid-decade; sweeping reforms were passed; the anti-Vietnam draft protests followed shortly [...]

THIS is Where Occupy Is Going | Lee Camp MOC #188

November 27, 2012 // 0 Comments

  Lee Camp is a stand-up comic. …Sometimes people make him write things too. He’s a contributor to The Onion and has performed stand-up comedy at events featuring Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Al Gore. If you like Lee Camp, you’ll be happy to hear that Moment of Clarity is a regular feature at Raging [...]

Editors Note:  The following letter comes from 25 Pennsylvania grassroots and environmental organizations demanding that the PA Department of Environmental Protection release all water testing results   pertaining to natural gas drilling.  The letter is a result from from the discovery that DEP officials were cherry-picking what chemicals – pertaining to the natural gas industry [...]

I am a Pennsylvania voter and I voted 3rd-party in a swing state. I’ll have you know that I didn’t make this decision lightly. I waffled. I contemplated, vacillated, oscillated, fluctuated. I weighed my options. I imagined a cage fight between Romney, Obama, Jill Stein, and Rocky Anderson. *DING DING! ANNOUNCER GUY: In one corner we [...]

Dear Raging Chicken Press Readers: Over the past couple of weeks, I have been throwing around the notion that I would like to spend a month this summer covering the Keystone XL blockade actions in the Central United States and Alberta, Canada.  Heading into last week’s debate, I was hesitant on starting a fundraising drive, [...]

For an example of institutional hypocrisy, I would highly recommend you to send an email to PASSHE Chancellor John Cavanaugh.  Seriously, send an email to, and ask him why he openly thanked Governor Tom Corbett and the Pennsylvania General Assembly for Senate Bill 367 – the Indigenous Mineral Resources Act – which opened all [...]

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