Education

04.04.2018

The Isolation of Julian Assange Must Stop

The Isolation of Julian Assange Must Stop

We call on the government of Ecuador to allow Julian Assange his right of freedom of speech. by NOAM CHOMSKY, CHRIS HEDGES, JOHN PILGER, ET AL. First published on Counterpunch April 2, 2018.   If it was ever clear that the case of Julian Assange was never just a… »

22.03.2018

Money rules the world – but who rules money?

Money rules the world – but who rules money?

Berne – The referendum campaign for the Sovereign Money Initiative is being presented in Berne today. The people bringing the initiative put a question to the Swiss voters: Who should be allowed to create our Swiss francs? Private commercial banks like UBS and CS… »

14.03.2018

A Special Day in America

A Special Day in America

By David Andersson Everything started as usual​. The morning ​cold made me move quickly to the train. ​When i got to work, i went through my usual routine of checking my email, getting update​d​ for the day. ​One email​, titled ​”​17 minutes walkout​, ​”​ had been sent by our head… »

01.03.2018

Blockchain Will Upend Big Medicine

Blockchain Will Upend Big Medicine

Posted on: Monday, February 26th 2018 at 1:45 pm Written By: James Grundvig The original article, copyrighted by GreenMedInfo LLC, 2018, can be found here. Here are GreenMedInfo Re-post guidelines Translated into Italian in two parts: here and here   The third digital revolution to… »

23.02.2018

Teachers’ response to Trump’s proposal to give them guns

Teachers’ response to Trump’s proposal to give them guns

From the United Teachers Los Angels Facebook page “I am a teacher and you want to arm me? President Trump and the NRA say the answer to stop school shootings is more guns. But we say, arm us with more resources not more guns. #KidsNotProfit #SuppliesNotGuns #ARMMEWITH Mary… »

22.02.2018

#NeverAgain: Parkland students lead thousands in rally to demand gun control legislation

#NeverAgain: Parkland students lead thousands in rally to demand gun control legislation

“We may be too young to vote, but soon we will be able to vote and we will vote you out!” by Julia Conley, staff writer for Common Dreams The steps of the Florida State Capitol building were crowded with thousands of students, teachers, parents, and advocates on Wednesday… »

18.02.2018

JROTC, Military Indoctrination and the Training of Mass Killers

JROTC, Military Indoctrination and the Training of Mass Killers

By Pat Elder, February 16, 2018 Nikolas Cruz, the south Florida shooter, was enrolled in the Army’s Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (JROTC) program as a 9th grader at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. The Army taught Cruz to shoot lethal weapons at a very young and impressionable… »

15.02.2018

35 thousand students from 132 educational centres carried out human symbols in the “Peace and Nonviolence” campaign

35 thousand students from 132 educational centres carried out human symbols in the “Peace and Nonviolence” campaign

One more year, in continuation with the “campaign” started last year [i], Human Symbols of Peace and Nonviolence have been made in many schools [of Spain]. Since 1964, the School Day of Nonviolence and Peace [ii] has been celebrated on January 30 to commemorate the death of Gandhi. On this… »

14.02.2018

A Lesson in How to Fight for Black Lives

A Lesson in How to Fight for Black Lives

By Danny Katch, YOU MIGHT think that there couldn’t be a worse moment for educators to launch a Black Lives Matter campaign in public schools across the country. After all, the Trump administration is full of reactionaries who hate both civil rights and public schools–and who are itching for more chances… »

07.02.2018

The problem with teaching ‘British values’ in school

The problem with teaching ‘British values’ in school

By The Conversation: Carol Vincent, UCL and Myriam Hunter-Henin, UCL Amanda Spielman, head of Ofsted, claims British values are being “actively perverted” by religious extremists. In a recent speech, she suggests extremists are using schools to: Narrow young people’s horizons, isolate and segregate, and in… »

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