Inspired by Mercedes Schneider’s monumental documentation of the “reform”  movement, A Chronicle of Echoes, Stuart Egan determined to compile a definitive guide to the privatization movement in North Carolina. 

You will find many familiar names, some of them clearly rightwing, others pretending to be “Democrats.”

You will find Michelle Rhee, giving advice to the Tea Party legislature (bet you thought she had disappeared).

You will run into DFER, pretending to be Democrats.

You will encounter TFA, the Broad Foundation, the Gates Foundation, ALEC, the Walton Family Foundation, 50CAN, and many other familiar names.

The national “reform” movement has landed in North Carolina and found their perfect partners: the Tea Party.