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Teacher: Hurricane Sandy a Result of 'Massive Theft of Atmospheric Commons'

MikefromDE Wrote: Dec 05, 2012 11:17 AM
Fletch: I’m not sure what “ROTFLMAO” means, but as for reliability are you saying they inaccurately published Swinehart’s article? The link was provided only to give anyone a chance to read the whole thing and not just take Olsen’s word. As for privatization, it will answer many of the issues, but comes up short as you cannot prevent the ocean from flowing into the bay or the bay from flowing into the ocean. There are many other impracticalities involved but obviously, you cannot privatize the ocean or the sky.
Social justice activist teachers see natural disasters like the recent Hurricane Sandy as opportunities to bring their political agendas into the classroom.

And they rarely miss an opportunity.

Writing for the far-left Zinn Education Project (named for the late communist professor Howard Zinn), Portland, Oregon high school teacher Tim Swinehart opined:

“Hurricane Sandy, and the superstorms that will follow, are not just acts of nature—they are products of a massive theft of the atmospheric commons shared by all life on the planet. Every dollar of profit made by fossil fuel companies relies on polluting our shared atmosphere...