Melissa Tomlinson

#NJRR Live: Back to School? NJ and Other States Lay Out Plans to Open Schools During a Pandemic

We begin by remembering Mimi Soltysik with his brother Steve. Mimi was a prominent figure in Socialist Party US and ran as their Presidential nominee. He lost his battle with cancer this past week at only 45 years old.

Then, Badass Teacher Melissa Tomlinson joins us to talk about Coronavirus safety concerns and the environment out kids are expected to learn in.

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#NJRR Live: Back to School? NJ and Other States Lay Out Plans to Open Schools During a Pandemic
#NJRR Live with Brian Powers

 
 
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NJRR Live: Action Report Fighting Racism in South Jersey

Toms River BOE member Daniel Leonard is not stepping down after making racist comments and standing by them. Instead of backing down this Trumper is calli..

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NJRR Live: Action Report Fighting Racism in South Jersey
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Teachers lead the way

In this episode of Wine, Women, and Revolution, Heather is joined by friend and comrade Melissa Tomlinson. Melissa has appeared on NJRR more than any other guest, because she is just that awesome. Melissa was Heather’s very first guest when she started reporting for NJRR. That was just about a year ago, and you can…

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Teachers lead the way
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#NJRR Live: George Norcross, A Love Story

Recorded January 11, 2019 in Hammonton Political boss George Norcross runs too much. And too few speak out about how his iron grip on New Jersey politicians affects real communities. New Jersey Revolution Radio hosts a panel of South Jersey Residents who want a change from rule under an oligarch. We are excited to bring…

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#NJRR Live: George Norcross, A Love Story
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Wine Women and Revolution Live With Socialist Women In Montclair

Heather Warburton from Wine Women and Revolution is joined by L@rk Lo and Melissa Tomlinson. These  inspiring women ask  each other about intersectional approaches to the problems with capitalism and how we can better address them. Recorded LIVE at our 100th episode show in Montclair NJ. Attacking the Term “Middle Class” The myth of upward…

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Wine Women and Revolution Live With Socialist Women In Montclair
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Standardized Testing Fails Students

There are many issues with this high-pressure testing. Children as young as 3rd grade are required to take these tests which requires children as young as kindergarten to start learning test taking skills. These higher requirements make it harder for children to succeed in school. Since these tests are a graduation requirement the pressure is high for kids. Some teachers have had to set up mindfulness centers for their students, in part because of this elevated stress. New Jersey politics continues to put pressure on our kids they dont need.

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Standardized Testing Fails Students
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BATs Join With Unions For a Rally “New Jersey Needs Progressive Solutions”

The NJ Badass Teachers Association joins with public sector unions this Thursday to demand the NJ legislature pass a progressive budget to move our state forward to an economy that benefits working people. Under the Christie administration, the budget was balanced on the back of the average citizen. It’s time for real change with real…

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