Videos

[VIDEO] Why Home Education? – School Hurts Families

When kids go to school they are separated from their families for seven or eight hours per day, five days per week. Some kids go to a latchkey type program and might be gone for eleven hours per day! Most people know many families who need to race through every day, left with the scraps of time leftover from the ...

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[VIDEO] Why Home Education? Less Vacation Stress

Even if we concede that school is just, good and necessary, it’s bizarre that the superintendent gets to dictate when everyone gets to have a vacation. This creates a ridiculous rush for everybody in a state to go on vacation at the same time. It creates scarcity for plane tickets and hotel rooms, raising prices and reducing availability. It creates ...

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[VIDEO] Why Home Education? – Free Play and Real Trust

The argument for free play Free play is when children, without external restrictions or guidance, design their own activities and modes of play. It can be wonderful in developing independence, creativity, negotiating skills, interpersonal skills, and fun. School kids live under constant direction and surveillance. Their only opportunity for free play during school are the scraps of time given at ...

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[VIDEO] Why Home Education? – Empathy and Happiness

The argument for happiness and for empathy School makes many if not most kids unhappy. They don’t like most of their school work. They don’t like being told what to do every second of the day. They don’t like having to be part of cliques or getting bullied. They don’t like taking tests. They don’t like getting grades. They hate ...

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[VIDEO] Public School: A Conspiracy Against Ourselves (The Best of Gatto, Episode Fifteen)

SCHOOL HISTORY - "Solve this problem and school will heal itself: children know that schooling is not fair, not honest, not driven by integrity. They know they are devalued in classes and grades,1 that the institution is indifferent to them as individuals. The rhetoric of caring contradicts what school procedure and content say, that many children have no tolerable future ...

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[VIDEO] Rock the Vote – History and Not-So-Hidden Agenda

LIVE SHOW - Rock the Vote claims to be a nonpartisan organization. It is not. It claims to be simply interested in encouraging young people to vote for either party. But it is not that simple. We hope young people are smart enough to reject this and we're here to help. The PodcastMasters: With Brett Veinotte, Jason Osborne (http://schoolsucksproject.com/) and ...

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[VIDEO] The Prussian Connection to American Schooling Part 4 (The Best of Gatto, Episode Fourteen)

SCHOOL HISTORY - Where did the American school system come from? And what are its true purposes? These are excerpts from John Taylor Gatto's book, The Underground History of American Education Chapter Seven: The Prussian Connection, Section 93: "The Technology of Subjection" and Section 94: "The German/American Reichsbank" Get the book: http://johntaylorgatto.com/underground/ PDF: http://johntaylorgatto.com/chapters/index.htm Audiobook: http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/50300 The Ultimate History Lesson: ...

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[VIDEO] Are Americans Getting Smarter or Dumber? (Brett On Red Ice Radio)

INTELLIGENCE - A segment from my recent interview on Red Ice Radio with Henrik Palmgren. Topic: Putting the history of education in context to what we are seeing today. Is stupidity is a growing epidemic? What are some of the reasons for this? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flynn_effect Background: Education is going down the drain and we are seeing a decline in average I.Q ...

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[FULL VIDEO] 0f Podcast #312: Jeff Berwick – A World of Opportunity

ENTREPRENEURSHIP - Traveler, entrepreneur and financial writer Jeff Berwick joins me to continue a new series where I talk to people I admire about their successes, challenges and habits. Jeff is the host of Anarchast and the creator of the financial newsletter, The Dollar Vigilante. Look Closer: Brett's Interview Notes The Good, The Bad and The Ugly on Galt's Gulch ...

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The Prussian Connection to American Schooling, Part 3 (The Best of Gatto, Episode Thirteen)

Where did the American school system come from? And what are its true purposes? This is an excerpt from John Taylor Gatto's book, The Underground History of American Education Chapter Seven: The Prussian Connection, Section 90: "The Prussian Reform Movement" and Section 91: "Travels' Reports" Get the book: http://johntaylorgatto.com/underground/ PDF: http://johntaylorgatto.com/chapters/index.htm Audiobook: http://www.radio4all.net/index.php/program/50300 The Ultimate History Lesson: A Weekend With ...

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Full Video: A Contentious Q&A With Thaddeus Russell (Parts 1 and 2)

Part One: Is there such as thing as truth? Objectivism vs. Relativism debate. Part Two: the non-aggression principle and the politics of self interest. The objectivism vs. relativism debate also resurfaces. A brief discussion of parenting and Thad's thoughts on Stefan Molyneux For School Sucks Podcast Episode 310 See all discussions with Thaddeus here: http://schoolsucksproject.com/tag/thaddeus-russell/ Co-hosts: Carlos Morales (http://www.truthovercomfort.net/) and ...

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The Prussian Connection to American Schooling, Part 2 (The Best of Gatto, Episode Twelve)

Where did the American school system come from? And what are its true purposes? 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 ...

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The Prussian Connection to American Schooling, Part 1 (The Best of Gatto, Episode Eleven)

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 The Ultimate History Lesson: A Weekend With John Taylor Gatto ...

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Video: Libertines and Prudes (The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem Series Highlights #3)

A highlight from School Sucks Podcast #262: The Practice of Self-Acceptance (The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem Part 2) Full Show Here Notes: This a podcast series based on Nathaniel Branden's book, Six Pillars of Self-Esteem. Episode #260 includes an introductory discussion and also covers the Practice of Living Consciously. Complete Liberty: http://completeliberty.com/ NathanielBranden: http://www.nathanielbranden.com/

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Video: Brett On Peace News Now (With Derrick J.)

PNN Live #91 | Sunday, June 8, 2014 In studio guest: Brett Veinotte – School Sucks Podcast Brett Veinotte is a successful podcaster with a Herculean task: Ending Public Education. Why would a person want such a thing? Tune in to find out more about how you can save your children from a lifetime of violence and confusion by taking ...

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Video: Living Consciously (The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem Series Highlights #2)

A highlight from School Sucks Podcast #260: The Practice of Living Consciously (The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem Part 1) The first pillar of self-esteem is living consciously. Full Show Here Notes: This a podcast series based on Nathaniel Branden's book, Six Pillars of Self-Esteem. Episode #260 includes an introductory discussion and also covers the Practice of Living Consciously. Complete Liberty: ...

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Video: I’ll Be Happy When… (Six Pillars of Self-Esteem Series Highlights #1)

A highlight from School Sucks Podcast #260: The Practice of Living Consciously (The Six Pillars of Self-Esteem Part 1) Why do we defer happiness? And where did we learn to do it? Notes: This a podcast series based on Nathaniel Branden's book, Six Pillars of Self-Esteem. Episode #260 includes an introductory discussion and also covers the Practice of Living Consciously. ...

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Video: Brett On Anarchast With Jeff Berwick

Published on May 19, 2014 - Jeff Interviews Brett Veinotte of School Sucks Podcast, topics include: how the state came into being, a world without government, free market wisdom, Wikipedia as example, education, common core as centralized state control of education, zero tolerance in schools, unschooling, home education.

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VIDEO: Push A Button and End Government? (With Ben Stone)

From School Sucks Podcast #281: Ben Stone (2 of 2) - Diminishing the Market Demand For Government Full Show: http://schoolsucksproject.com/podcast-281-ben-stone-2-of-2-diminishing-the-market-demand-for-government/ Ben Stone: http://badquaker.com/ Ben Stone returns for another discussion about the past, present and future of the philosophy of liberty. Ben is the host of the Bad Quaker podcast. Discussed: -going underground -agorism: ignore government, don't protest it -specializaton in ...

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