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The Definition of Education « Cooperative Catalyst

The Definition of Education « Cooperative Catalyst | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Receiving education in America once meant a chance to escape the ramifications of a limited knowledge. It once provided children a chance to better themselves and move beyond the implications of imprudence that could be ...
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Tricks bosses use to avoid paying you properly | The New Daily

Tricks bosses use to avoid paying you properly | The New Daily | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Experts say there are workers out there who have no idea they are being taken for a ride.
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What If Preschoolers Had More of a Say in American Politics?

What If Preschoolers Had More of a Say in American Politics? | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
What should young children learn about being part of a democracy?
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newDemocracy Foundation

newDemocracy Foundation | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
The newDemocracy Foundation is an independent, non-partisan research organisation aiming to identify improvements to our democratic process. We aim to replace the adversarial with the deliberative, and move out of the "continuous campaign" cycle.
We appreciate the public endorsement of people who have lent their names to supporting the cause of non-partisan democratic reform and encourage you to consider the results of the research we publish.
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Labour’s failure had little to do with organisers in the field | LabourList

Labour’s failure had little to do with organisers in the field | LabourList | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
The fortunes of the Labour  Party will not change until and unless the Party re-organises the purpose of the of the organisers in the field. From mid 2011 through 2013 I had the privilege of spending a great deal of time in the field with the many of the regional directors, regional organisers, field organisers and members in every section of the UK. I found the people that I met and worked with to be talented, smart, hard working and totally committed to the Labour Party. The Party’s failure i
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What's the right thing to do?

What's the right thing to do? | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Is torture ever justified? Would you steal a drug that your child needs to survive? Is it sometimes wrong to tell the truth? How much is one human life worth? In the "Justice" program that bears his name, Harvard professor Michael Sandel probes these questions -- and asks what you think, and why.
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Special Rapporteur on the right to education

Special Rapporteur on the right to education | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights
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A Defence of the Socialist Objective

A Defence of the Socialist Objective | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Challenge supports equality and social justice, and a Labor party which is democratic
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One massive toolkit for discussion on all the various "tools" of literary and social criticism. • /r/CriticalTheory

One massive toolkit for discussion on all the various "tools" of literary and social criticism. • /r/CriticalTheory | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Critical theory is a school of thought that stresses the examination and the critique of society and culture, by applying knowledge from the...
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Slavoj Žižek on Greece: This is a chance for Europe to awaken

Slavoj Žižek on Greece: This is a chance for Europe to awaken | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
The Greeks are correct: Brussels' denial that this is an ideological question is ideology at its purest – and symptomatic of our whole political process.
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George Orwell: Politics and the English Language

George Orwell: Politics and the English Language | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Politics and the English Language, the essay of George Orwell. First published: April 1946 by/in Horizon, GB, London
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'The Australian' gangs up on Pope Francis - Eureka Street

'The Australian' gangs up on Pope Francis - Eureka Street | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
In a series of articles, The Australian newspaper has strongly criticised the new encyclical Laudato Si, with editor-at-large Paul Kelly charging that the Pope has 'delegitimised as immoral' pro-market economic forces. This is wrong. Pope Francis is not opposed to the free market in principle, but insists that it be well regulated to ensure social justice for all involved. By Bruce Duncan.
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Joseph Stiglitz: how I would vote in the Greek referendum

Joseph Stiglitz: how I would vote in the Greek referendum | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Neither alternative – approval or rejection of the troika’s terms – will be easy, and both carry huge risks
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AP's revised American History 'softens' tone by bowing to conservative revisionism

AP's revised American History 'softens' tone by bowing to conservative revisionism | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
The College Board is the company that sets standards for the Advanced Placement (AP) courses in the United States. Th...
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Stop calling it the “Sharing Economy.” That isn’t what it is. | Olivier Blanchard

Stop calling it the “Sharing Economy.” That isn’t what it is. | Olivier Blanchard | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
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Lobster: Journal of parapolitics, intelligence and State Research

Lobster: Journal of parapolitics, intelligence and State Research | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
The magazine that take a critical look at the secret state: including MI5, MI6, FBI, CIA, KGB, NSA, DIA and the DEA, plus the British military, overseas covert operations, and the work of spies and espionage.
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newDemocracy Foundation

newDemocracy Foundation | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
The newDemocracy Foundation is an independent, non-partisan research organisation aiming to identify improvements to our democratic process. We aim to replace the adversarial with the deliberative, and move out of the "continuous campaign" cycle.
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‘Greeks will never be free until we sack the clowns who rule us’ | The Sunday Times

‘Greeks will never be free until we sack the clowns who rule us’ | The Sunday Times | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
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The end of capitalism has begun

The end of capitalism has begun | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Without us noticing, we are entering the postcapitalist era. At the heart of further change to come is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways will take a long while to disappear, but it’s time to be utopian
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Of clowns and treasurers

Of clowns and treasurers | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
I remember my first lesson in economics like it was yesterday. I’d never heard a bigger bunch of crap in my life. It made no sense. The assumptions were flawed. The examples were ridiculous and the conclusions worse.
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George Orwell, human resources and the English language

George Orwell, human resources and the English language | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
The HR industry misuses language as a sort of low-tech mind control to avert our eyes from office atrocities and keep us fixed on our inboxes
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Helge Scherlund's eLearning News: 'How a focus on Aristotelian ethics can develop good digital citizens' by Tom Harrison

Helge Scherlund's eLearning News: 'How a focus on Aristotelian ethics can develop good digital citizens' by Tom Harrison | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
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Why I support pretty much any strike by pretty much anyone, anywhere, about anything

Why I support pretty much any strike by pretty much anyone, anywhere, about anything | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
If you live in or around London, or work there, or know anyone who does, your social media will have been drenched in anger at the Tube strike this morning, along with the occasional voice popping ...
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Uprooting fake online activism - Eureka Street

Uprooting fake online activism - Eureka Street | Citizenship Education in Schools and Communities | Scoop.it
Much marketing deceives. The problem with the fake grassroots activism known as astroturfing is that it artificially inflates numbers to provide a semblance of legitimacy. This is why it has become the strategy of choice for propagating fringe views such as climate denialism. By Fatima Measham
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