School Sucks Project - 2011-07-24 - Original post - cached version


With a focus on the intellectually insulting tactics of the mainstream media, I discuss an often overlooked form of doublespeak: the cacophemism (aka malphemism or dysphemism).

In language, dysphemism (from the Greek dys δύς "mis-" and pheme φήμη "reputation"), malphemism (in Latin...

John Pilger - 2011-07-21 - Original post - cached version

In his latest column for the New Statesman, John Pilger examines the spectacle of the Murdoch scandal and its cover for a system that welcomed Rupert Murdoch's "rapacious devotion to the free market".

School Sucks Project - 2011-07-20 - Original post - cached version


With a focus on the misleading and manipulative language of the military, I discuss the first form of doublespeak: the euphemism.

Defining attributes of doublespeak:
-misleads
-distorts reality
-pretends to communicate
-avoids or shifts responsibility
-...

School Sucks Project - 2011-07-20 - Original post - cached version


With a focus on the misleading and manipulative language of the military, I discuss the first form of doublespeak: the euphemism.

Defining attributes of doublespeak:
-misleads
-distorts reality
-pretends to communicate
-avoids or shifts responsibility
-...

School Sucks Project - 2011-07-20 - Original post - cached version


With a focus on the misleading and manipulative language of the military, I discuss the first form of doublespeak: the euphemism.

Defining attributes of doublespeak:
-misleads
-distorts reality
-pretends to communicate
-avoids or shifts responsibility
-...

School Sucks Project - 2011-07-18 - Original post - cached version


Kelly Halldorson from unschoolbus.com joins me to discuss her family's unschooling awakening. Kelly and her husband Jeff are the parents of three unschooled teenagers. We also cover the reactions and judgements of others, the challenges, travels on the Unschool Bus and the successes of...

School Sucks Project - 2011-07-18 - Original post - cached version


Kelly Halldorson from unschoolbus.com joins me to discuss her family's unschooling awakening. Kelly and her husband Jeff are the parents of three unschooled teenagers. We also cover the reactions and judgements of others, the challenges, travels on the Unschool Bus and the successes of...

School Sucks Project - 2011-07-18 - Original post - cached version


Kelly Halldorson from unschoolbus.com joins me to discuss her family's unschooling awakening. Kelly and her husband Jeff are the parents of three unschooled teenagers. We also cover the reactions and judgements of others, the challenges, travels on the Unschool Bus and the successes of...

School Sucks Project - 2011-07-16 - Original post - cached version


WARNING: Explicit Content

While the title is self-explanatory, this is a somewhat symbolic show. Most of this material was originally discarded because I found it to be too negative. At this point, I'd like to turn another corner, and start producing a generally more positive and...

School Sucks Project - 2011-07-16 - Original post - cached version


WARNING: Explicit Content

While the title is self-explanatory, this is a somewhat symbolic show. Most of this material was originally discarded because I found it to be too negative. At this point, I'd like to turn another corner, and start producing a generally more positive and...

School Sucks Project - 2011-07-16 - Original post - cached version


WARNING: Explicit Content

While the title is self-explanatory, this is a somewhat symbolic show. Most of this material was originally discarded because I found it to be too negative. At this point, I'd like to turn another corner, and start producing a generally more positive and...

John Pilger - 2011-07-07 - Original post - cached version

In his latest column for the New Statesman, John Pilger examines the 'Obama effect' on much of liberal opinion and anti-war dissent in the United States, of which the recent banning of his film, 'The War You Don't See', is a symptom.

John Pilger - 2011-07-01 - Original post - cached version

In a report for the Guardian, John Pilger salutes the City of Sydney's recognition of the invasion of Australia and describes the growing resistance, in culture and conscience, against an unspoken apartheid.

School Sucks Project - 2011-06-29 - Original post - cached version


PICTURE: I show a teacher the most valuable tool of the government school system and the public employee unions.

At the end of March 2011, I was lucky enough to encounter a public school teacher who had come to protest the NH budget cuts in Concord, NH. She agreed to a discussion,...

School Sucks Project - 2011-06-29 - Original post - cached version


PICTURE: I show a teacher the most valuable tool of the government school system and the public employee unions.

At the end of March 2011, I was lucky enough to encounter a public school teacher who had come to protest the NH budget cuts in Concord, NH. She agreed to a discussion,...

School Sucks Project - 2011-06-29 - Original post - cached version


PICTURE: I show a teacher the most valuable tool of the government school system and the public employee unions.

At the end of March 2011, I was lucky enough to encounter a public school teacher who had come to protest the NH budget cuts in Concord, NH. She agreed to a discussion,...

School Sucks Project - 2011-06-27 - Original post - cached version


PICTURED (L to R): Brett Veinotte, Bob Murphy, Kelly Halldorson, Jenn Hewson, Eileen Landies

From porcfest.com:
This forum brings together Porcupines in the know about many areas of NH education. This will be an open discussion on educating your children in the free state....

School Sucks Project - 2011-06-27 - Original post - cached version


PICTURED (L to R): Brett Veinotte, Bob Murphy, Kelly Halldorson, Jenn Hewson, Eileen Landies

From porcfest.com:
This forum brings together Porcupines in the know about many areas of NH education. This will be an open discussion on educating your children in the free state....

School Sucks Project - 2011-06-27 - Original post - cached version


PICTURED (L to R): Brett Veinotte, Bob Murphy, Kelly Halldorson, Jenn Hewson, Eileen Landies

From porcfest.com:
This forum brings together Porcupines in the know about many areas of NH education. This will be an open discussion on educating your children in the free state....

John Pilger - 2011-06-23 - Original post - cached version

In his latest column for the New Statesman, John Pilger reviews a forgotten book, Disciplined Minds, and examines how a new class of managers defend the status quo at all costs.

School Sucks Project - 2011-06-20 - Original post - cached version


BACKGROUND: The consequences of state aggression.
FOREGROUND: Probably most of the people you know.

Today's show includes Paul, Rob and Adam from Remedy Radio. We discuss a variety of topics, including the essential process of becoming an autodidact. We also devote some time...

School Sucks Project - 2011-06-20 - Original post - cached version


BACKGROUND: The consequences of state aggression.
FOREGROUND: Probably most of the people you know.

Today's show includes Paul, Rob and Adam from Remedy Radio. We discuss a variety of topics, including the essential process of becoming an autodidact. We also devote some time...

School Sucks Project - 2011-06-20 - Original post - cached version


BACKGROUND: The consequences of state aggression.
FOREGROUND: Probably most of the people you know.

Today's show includes Paul, Rob and Adam from Remedy Radio. We discuss a variety of topics, including the essential process of becoming an autodidact. We also devote some time...

John Pilger - 2011-06-15 - Original post - cached version

John Pilger's latest film 'The War You Don't See' is now available to watch online (worldwide excluding Australia) for $4.99'The War You Don't See' premiered at the Barbican in London on Tuesday 7 December 2010 and on British television on Tuesday 14 December 2010. It is also available...

School Sucks Project - 2011-06-13 - Original post - cached version


The second installment in a series of shows about the teachers and public sector unions, and the recent protests. It would have been nice to skip this topic, but we can't.

Discussed:
-The Myths of Hoover vs. FDR on economic policy
-Presidential "Terribles" and their...

School Sucks Project - 2011-06-13 - Original post - cached version


The second installment in a series of shows about the teachers and public sector unions, and the recent protests. It would have been nice to skip this topic, but we can't.

Discussed:
-The Myths of Hoover vs. FDR on economic policy
-Presidential "Terribles" and their...

School Sucks Project - 2011-06-13 - Original post - cached version


The second installment in a series of shows about the teachers and public sector unions, and the recent protests. It would have been nice to skip this topic, but we can't.

Discussed:
-The Myths of Hoover vs. FDR on economic policy
-Presidential "Terribles" and their...

Sami Bedouin - 2011-06-10 - Original post - cached version

A few years ago, even before there was any trace of the Arab Spring,  I started to see and say that (the PA is a tiny Egyptian regime), that the PA is not only the breed of the close cooperation …

School Sucks Project - 2011-05-30 - Original post - cached version


My recent appearance on RT America's show Adam vs. the Man with Adam Kokesh. The show airs M-F at 7pm EST.

Please visit schoolsucksproject.com for full show notes, references and links.

School Sucks Project - 2011-05-30 - Original post - cached version


My recent appearance on RT America's show Adam vs. the Man with Adam Kokesh. The show airs M-F at 7pm EST.

Please visit schoolsucksproject.com for full show notes, references and links.

School Sucks Project - 2011-05-30 - Original post - cached version


My recent appearance on RT America's show Adam vs. the Man with Adam Kokesh. The show airs M-F at 7pm EST.

Please visit schoolsucksproject.com for full show notes, references and links.

School Sucks Project - 2011-05-26 - Original post - cached version


"Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom." -Viktor E. Frankl

This is not an investigation into the veracity of the claims that the US military killed Bin Laden. It is an...

School Sucks Project - 2011-05-26 - Original post - cached version


"Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom." -Viktor E. Frankl

This is not an investigation into the veracity of the claims that the US military killed Bin Laden. It is an...

School Sucks Project - 2011-05-26 - Original post - cached version


"Between stimulus and response there is a space. In that space is our power to choose our response. In our response lies our growth and our freedom." -Viktor E. Frankl

This is not an investigation into the veracity of the claims that the US military killed Bin Laden. It is an...

John Pilger - 2011-05-26 - Original post - cached version

In his latest column for the New Statesman, John Pilger describes a new colonial phase as the Western powers seek to turn back the Arab revolution that began in January. The newly endowed 'warrior president' is leading the charge.

John Pilger - 2011-05-12 - Original post - cached version

In his latest column for the New Statesman, John Pilger describes the fraudulent intent of Australian governments' "intervention" against the Aboriginal people and the critical role of the dominant Murdoch press.

School Sucks Project - 2011-04-29 - Original post - cached version


An introduction to a series of shows about the teachers and public sector unions, and the recent protests. It would have been nice to skip this topic, but we can't.

Discussed:
-Angry again
-The Wisconsin situation spreads
-Students protesting with and for teachers...

School Sucks Project - 2011-04-29 - Original post - cached version


An introduction to a series of shows about the teachers and public sector unions, and the recent protests. It would have been nice to skip this topic, but we can't.

Discussed:
-Angry again
-The Wisconsin situation spreads
-Students protesting with and for teachers...

School Sucks Project - 2011-04-29 - Original post - cached version


An introduction to a series of shows about the teachers and public sector unions, and the recent protests. It would have been nice to skip this topic, but we can't.

Discussed:
-Angry again
-The Wisconsin situation spreads
-Students protesting with and for teachers...

John Pilger - 2011-04-20 - Original post - cached version

In his column for the New Statesman's Easter issue, John Pilger describes growing up with the militarism that today drives the celebration of one modern history's great military disasters.

School Sucks Project - 2011-04-12 - Original post - cached version


At 52:53 in Keys #5: Unplugging and Activating, I cut out about 25 minutes of off-topic discussion to tighten up the show. However, I think it is definitely worth hearing.

Discussed:
-The War on Independent Thinking in schools, fact-checking teachers
-The demand for "...

School Sucks Project - 2011-04-12 - Original post - cached version


At 52:53 in Keys #5: Unplugging and Activating, I cut out about 25 minutes of off-topic discussion to tighten up the show. However, I think it is definitely worth hearing.

Discussed:
-The War on Independent Thinking in schools, fact-checking teachers
-The demand for "...

School Sucks Project - 2011-04-12 - Original post - cached version


At 52:53 in Keys #5: Unplugging and Activating, I cut out about 25 minutes of off-topic discussion to tighten up the show. However, I think it is definitely worth hearing.

Discussed:
-The War on Independent Thinking in schools, fact-checking teachers
-The demand for "...

School Sucks Project - 2011-04-07 - Original post - cached version


Topic:
Laurette Lynn of Unpluuggedmom.com joins me to discuss the challenges of home education and active parenting...and how to overcome them.

Please visit schoolsucksproject.com for full show notes, references and links.

School Sucks Project - 2011-04-07 - Original post - cached version


Topic:
Laurette Lynn of Unpluuggedmom.com joins me to discuss the challenges of home education and active parenting...and how to overcome them.

Please visit schoolsucksproject.com for full show notes, references and links.

School Sucks Project - 2011-04-07 - Original post - cached version


Topic:
Laurette Lynn of Unpluuggedmom.com joins me to discuss the challenges of home education and active parenting...and how to overcome them.

Please visit schoolsucksproject.com for full show notes, references and links.

John Pilger - 2011-04-06 - Original post - cached version

John Pilger argues that the West's attack on Libya merely follows a long history of rapacious assaults on resource-rich countries: the opposite of "protecting civilians".

School Sucks Project - 2011-03-18 - Original post - cached version


Topic: Aleks, a professor at Washington State University, joins me to discuss his blog entry: Education Reform-Can we blame the students?

Please visit schoolsucksproject.com for full show notes, references and links.

School Sucks Project - 2011-03-18 - Original post - cached version


Topic: Aleks, a professor at Washington State University, joins me to discuss his blog entry: Education Reform-Can we blame the students?

Please visit schoolsucksproject.com for full show notes, references and links.

School Sucks Project - 2011-03-18 - Original post - cached version


Topic: Aleks, a professor at Washington State University, joins me to discuss his blog entry: Education Reform-Can we blame the students?

Please visit schoolsucksproject.com for full show notes, references and links.

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