Tag Archives: Pedagogy

Billionaires Want Poor Children’s Brains to Work Better

By Gerald Coles Source: CounterPunch Why are many poor children not learning and succeeding in school? For billionaire Bill Gates, who funded the start-up of the failed Common Core Curriculum Standards, and has been bankrolling the failing charter schools movement, and … Continue reading

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Terrorizing School Children in the American Police State

By Henry Giroux Source: Counterpunch Americans live in an age, to rephrase, W.E.B. Dubois, in which violence has become the problem of the twenty-first century. As brutalism comes to shape every public encounter, democratic values and the ethical imagination wither … Continue reading

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Towards a Critical Public Pedagogy of Predatory Anthropocene

By Michael B. McDonald Source: The Hampton Institute In 2015, a group of scientists published ” The trajectory of the Anthropocene: The Great Acceleration “. They showed that rising consumption and increasing rates of impact on Earth Systems began after … Continue reading

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