How A Betsy DeVos Department Of Education Could Lead To A Massive Transfer Of Public Funds Into The Private Sector

On Monday, January 30, 2017, hundreds of patient protectors braved the bitter New York City cold to stand firmly in defiance against the impending appointment of billionaire school-choice crusader Betsy DeVos, 58, for Secretary of Education. The brazen assembly, short on time yet not lacking hope, was among one of many gatherings crisscrossing the nation. Since DeVos’s name first surfaced as President Trump’s nominee for Secretary of Education, a stubborn, nation-wide procession of feet has emerged in stride to protest what many fear is the beginning of the end of…

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CHINA BOUND Chelsea transfer news: John Obi Mikel latest big name set to join China as he has medical with Tianjin TEDA

JOHN OBI MIKEL looks set to be the latest big name to make the mega-money move to China. The Chelsea midfielder will reportedly complete his medical at Tianjin TEDA on Thursday after agreeing a deal to earn a whopping £140,000-a-week. ACTION IMAGES VIA REUTERS 3 John Obi Mikel could earn £140,000-a-week in China Mikel, who hasn’t even made the bench at Stamford Bridge this season, looked set to join Valencia having turned his back on the Chinese Super League. Keep up-to-date with all the latest transfer news and gossip ahead…

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Transfer news LATEST: LIVE Arsenal, Chelsea, Man United and Liverpool updates plus more from rest of Europe

OLIVER TODD: Bayer Leverkusen will listen offers for Javier Hernandez after the former Manchester United striker’s dip in form. Hernandez, 28, has not scored in over three months and has just 18 months left on his contract. That combination of circumstances means Bayer will consider bids for their star forward – with €25million (£21.4m) understood to be the figure they are looking for. Former Manchester United star Javier Hernandez could be heading out of Bayer Leverkusen 16:55 West Ham make £20m move for Celtic striker Moussa Dembele KIERAN GILL: West Ham…

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Morneau to sit down with provincial counterparts ahead of health transfer meeting

The provinces and territories appear to be heading for a showdown with the federal government over the future of health funding. Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau will sit down to dinner with his counterparts this evening, then health ministers will join in talks Monday. On Friday, Morneau called provincial demands for bigger federal health funding transfers “out of the realm” of anything Ottawa would consider. He insists the federal government won’t agree to keep the annual increases in transfers above three per cent, nor will the government raise its share of spending to 25 per cent of provincial health budgets. Ottawa’s plan to reduce…

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