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  1. Podcast #309: FREE A/V – Film and Video Production Shop Talk, and Much More

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    A new feature: Twice monthly, School Sucks will release a piece of premium content in the podcast feed. You can access hundreds of hours of additional audio and video by signing up for the A/V Club. Fourth Installment: The After School Sucks Special following the Sestercentepisodic Gala (Episodes 250a and...
  2. The Prussian Connection to American Schooling, Part 2 (The Best of Gatto, Episode Twelve)

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    This is an excerpt from John Taylor Gatto’s book, The Underground History of American Education Chapter Seven: The Prussian Connection, Section 89: “The Long Reach of the Teutonic Knights” The second installment in the second phase of the School Sucks Project’s Best of John Taylor Gatto series Get the book:...
  3. Podcast #308: Logic Saves Lives Part 12 – Reason Obscured and Recovered

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    Logic is about understanding reality in a non-contradictory way and how can we see things for what they are. It’s been over a year since the last installment of Logic Saves Lives, but we are now rebooting the series for the purposes of review and expansion. Tony Myers will be...
  4. Podcast #307: Confessions of A Recovering Libertarian (Salon.com Article Reaction)

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    Another (close to) real-time reaction to an article from Salon.com. Listen as I try to maintain my composure while reading and analyzing a piece by Dustin Petzold called Confessions of a recovering Libertarian: How I escaped a world of Ron Paul hero worship. Will it be similar to our previous...
  5. Podcast #306: The Freedom of Success (Part 1) – Attitude and Altitude, With Joby Weeks

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    Author, entrepreneur and activist Joby Weeks joins me to open a new series where I’ll talk to people I admire about their successes, challenges and habits. At the age of 33, Joby has already pioneered several successful and innovative ventures to help people all over the world achieve greater autonomy....
  6. The Prussian Connection to American Schooling, Part 1 (The Best of Gatto, Episode Eleven)

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    The first installment in the second phase of the Best of John Taylor Gatto series, based on John Taylor Gatto’s book, The Underground History of American Education. This excerpt is from Chapter Seven: The Prussian Connection, Section 88: “The Land of Frankenstein” Get the book: http://johntaylorgatto.com/underground/ PDF: http://johntaylorgatto.com/chapters/index.htm Audiobook: http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/50300...
  7. Podcast #305: Behold A Dictator (2 of 2) – Good Taste and Good Breeding, With Thaddeus Russell

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    Part 8 in the survey series, A Renegade History Course. This is a live discussion with historian Thaddeus Russell, the author of A Renegade History of the United States. Today’s show focuses on the subservience of Hollywood and the press during the New Deal, and eventually moves into the genesis...
  8. Podcast #304 (Supplemental): A Conversation With An Autodidact…and Dropout

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    In a joint podcast effort, Carlos Morales and I are joined by Dana Smith, a listener to both of our shows, who dropped out of high school to travel, to work, and most importantly, to teach himself. The show includes discussion about the tools and methods of self-teaching, the challenges...
  9. A/V CLUB: Getting To Know Your Cognitive Biases (Summer, 2012)

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    Four parts of a discontinued segment from the School Sucks Live Show. Cognitive biases are psychological tendencies that cause the human brain to draw incorrect conclusions. Such biases are thought to be a form of “cognitive shortcut”, often based upon rules of thumb, and include errors in statistical judgment, social...
  10. Podcast #303: Teens Take On the Mainstream Media (with Andrew Demeter)

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    Topic: Andrew Demeter of Teen Take joins me again to discuss his his new media project, Politicast. Andrew is currently raising funds to build the first news channel run by teens. View and subscribe to Teen Take Learn more about Politicast Andrew’s first appearance on School Sucks: Please Support School...
  11. Podcast #302: FREE A/V – Thick vs. Thin Libertarians, and Much More (With Thaddeus, Antigone and Carlos)

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    WARNING: Very strong language. A new feature: Twice monthly, School Sucks will release a piece of premium content in the podcast feed. You can access hundreds of hours of additional audio and video by signing up for the A/V Club. This is the third installment: Audio of the After School...
  12. Podcast #301: Getting Unstuck From Procrastination and Domestication (with Kevin Geary)

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    My first collaboration with Kevin Geary, integrative health coach and founder of RebootedBody.com. WARM-UP: -Intro, the mission of Rebooted Body -Kevin’s weight and health issues -the “high fact, low execution diet” -Rebooting Children -fear, shame, guilt and making excuses -conquering negative self talk -the impotence of willpower GETTING UNSTUCK: Kevin’s...
  13. Podcast #300: Dropping Out and Nihilism (With Nick Hazelton)

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    A conversation with Nick Hazelton of Anarcho-Yakitalism Podcast. Nick is a 15-year-old from Oregon who aims to drop out of high school and pursue yak herding. Discussion: Click here for Brett’s full show notes -Nick’s own sustainable farm -thinking about dropping out of high school -dissuasion -understand your reasons for...
  14. Podcast #299 (Supplemental): Remember To Be Kind To Yourself…Seriously

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    Brett, Wes Bertrand and Carlos Morales all in the studio together for the first time ever. For a recent episode of Truth Over Comfort Podcast, Carlos invited us to discuss hedonism and libertinism, but the conversation become so much more. Edited by Brett Some Highlights Hedonism Balancing Pleasure and Responsibility...
  15. Podcast #298: Home Education For History’s Sake, With Bill Buppert

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    The first of hopefully many conversations with Bill Buppert of zerogov.com. WARM-UP Bill’s background and development German/Prussian contributions to the world Nazis: Cartoon Bad Guys Collectivism succession Bill’s historical lens Obama’s change? Government as an occupation force since 1791 HOME EDUCATION Bill’s decision to Pursue home education Proactive environmental “controls”...

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