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Ethical consumption under capitalism

h/t /u/rbif All three do all three of those things and more. There is no major variation in business practices between competitors. The role of competition in capitalism is not to see who can be innovative and come up with … Continue reading

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Can schools be agile?

First and foremost, schools should be independent. Whether they should also be agile is something to consider on a case-by-case basis. Agility is always welcome when it serves independence. Since “agile” is something of a corporate buzzword, if I heard … Continue reading

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Quotebag #125

Julius Goat: Principles scare the shit out of the GOP, and pragmatism doesn’t. For good reason. Martin Tisne Data rights should protect privacy, and should account for the fact that privacy is not a reactive right to shield oneself from … Continue reading

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Enough about tracking in education, already

The unfortunately popular agenda of steering both resources and students from academic to vocational learning is all kinds of problematic. We need to fight the assumption that those are mutually exclusive choices. I see no reason very large numbers of … Continue reading

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American Fascism 1– What Is Fascism, and How Did It Get Here?

Originally posted on Michael O. Church:
This series of essays shall cover one of the most depressing topics I’ve ever written about: fascism. The truth is, I’ve been writing and rewriting “the fascism essay” for almost two years. I’ve worked…

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Education and training in a better future

The bootmaker will still be the authority concerning boots, so most likely there will still be apprenticeships. Hopefully in the future apprenticeships will put more focus on imparting skills and knowledge and less (really, none) on indenturing and hazing the … Continue reading

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Quotebag #124

Alan Mitchell: In fact, we do not have any data commons at the moment, where each party gets their fair share. Quite the opposite. We have data enclosures, where a few powerful corporations harvest data for themselves to extract its … Continue reading

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