Dedicated to promoting “progressive social change,” The Midwest Academy has trained more than 30,000 people in radical activism since its founding in 1973. One of its more prominent graduates is former SEIU president Andrew Stern, who now has close political and ideological ties to Barack Obama.
Heavily funded by George Soros, Justice At Stake calls for a system where judges are not elected but instead are appointed via a process known as “merit selection.” Traditionally, such commissions have been controlled by legal elites—often trial lawyers—who are wholly unaccountable to the American public.
First proposed in 1966 by two Columbia University sociologists (both longtime members of the Democratic Socialists of America), the “Cloward-Piven Strategy” seeks to hasten the fall of capitalism by overloading government bureaucracies with a flood of impossible demands, thus pushing society into crisis and economic collapse.
The American Educational Research Association is the largest organization of education-school professors and researchers in the United States. As such, it exerts a great influence over what is taught to students in America’s K-12 classrooms. Its Vice President for Curriculum Studies is none other than the former Weather Underground terrorist, William Ayers.