By Joseph Batory I have a dream, a song to sing To help me cope with anything If you see the wonder of a fairy tale You can take the future, even if you fail I believe in angels Something good in everything I see I believe in angels When I know the time is […]
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By Joseph Batory Published in the Delaware County Daily Times April 29, 2023 Gun violence in Philadelphia has sadly become much too common, regularly publicized by the area news media. But this problem extends way beyond Philadelphia. And it has been perpetrated across the USA by an amoral organization, the National Rifle Association via contributions […]
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By Joseph Batory Published in the Concerned Center City Citizens Review April, 2023 It has taken almost ten years for justice to prevail regarding public education funding in Pennsylvania, but it has finally happened. In 2014, the Education Law Center and the Public Interest Law Center had filed suit charging that the Pennsylvania Legislature […]
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Joseph Batory Author & Commentator on Politics and Education April 11, 2023 By Joseph Batory (…article rejected for publication by The Philadelphia Inquirer) Here are a few priorities to help to create some significant educational improvement in the School District of Philadelphia. Daniel Pink’s A Whole New Mind, now translated into at least 12 languages and […]
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By Joseph Batory His faithful cult is propped up by his power-worshipping political base, immutable grifters continuing to support his narcissism. This messiah has once again defined himself as the only one who can rise again to make America great again. USA citizens no longer have any need to read…or think… or analyze. Bizarre tweets […]
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By Joseph Batory My first visit ever to Poland, the birthplace of my grandparents a few years ago far exceeded my expectations. I was truly amazed at the historic bravery and resilience of the Polish people. In 1939, the Nazi invasion of Poland from the west was accompanied by the Soviet armies simultaneously invading from […]
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By Joseph Batory Audrey Hepburn was a giant among Hollywood actresses. Her accomplishments include what few in her profession have ever achieved: an Oscar, an Emmy, a Grammy, and a Tony. And she always “turned heads” with her beauty. But beyond being a gifted actress, Audrey Hepburn was also a woman of deep conviction and […]
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By Joseph Batory Electric school buses may seem like some futuristic dream. Currently, 20 million USA students are transported by nearly 500,000 school buses each day. Most of these buses are diesel and are therefore energy inefficient and contribute greatly to the emissions of damaging pollutants into the air we breathe. At present, electric school […]
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By Joseph Batory It has taken almost ten years for justice to prevail regarding public education funding in Pennsylvania, but it has finally happened. In 2014, the Education Law Center and the Public Interest Law Center had filed suit charging that the Pennsylvania Legislature had failed to uphold its Constitutional obligation to provide all children […]
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By Joseph Batory In the 1600’s in France, education was something for the rich alone. For those born into poverty or from working class backgrounds, it was a certainty that these children would never receive an education. But in the late 17th century, a Catholic priest, Jean Baptiste de La Salle, began doing the unthinkable. […]
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