Mike Sharlow’s short stories have appeared in many anthologies and magazines, most recently "The Moonshot" in Down in the Dirt Magazine and The Get Back in The Wagon Magazine. His novel, Welcome to the Rank of the Enchanted is included in the William Charvat Special American Fiction Collections at the Ohio State University Library. He lives in Wisconsin.
This was my second year in education, and I now realized how uneducated and uninformed the educators were about the plutocracy. This is the same plutocracy responsible for Governor Scott Walker’s Act 10 which attacked and stripped down the rights and benefits of teachers and other public-sector workers, firefighters and police excluded.