Billionaire-funded protest is rearing its head in America | Hamilton Nolan

Recently a crowd of protesters disrupted a speech by Elizabeth Warren. The activists might have seemed grassroots, but they werent Last week, Elizabeth Warren went to Atlanta to give a major headlines overwhelmingly focused on the fact that the speech was interrupted by a loud group of pro-charter school protesters. We were supposed to be talking about challenging centuries of institutional racism, but now were talking about charter schools. How did that happen? If you suspect that some sort of nefarious action that can be traced back to plutocratic billionaires is involved well, of course. The plan to bolster public education and crack down on the charter school industry. But they did not all materialize in the crowd together in …