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[VIDEO] This Is Why Most Americas Are Asleep – Brett On SGT Report

Included: School History - The Four Phases of Scientific Management From SGT Report: Published on Apr 23, 2017 It's no secret to folks who follow the work of John Taylor Gatto that public schools in the United States amount to little more than state funded indoctrination camps at this point. The fact of the matter is, PUBLIC SCHOOLS SUCK and it's the reason why million of Americans remain sound asleep. Brett Veinotte from SchoolSucksProject.com joins ...

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[PODCAST] #479: Deschool Yourself – Why and How – With Zak Slayback and Jeff Till

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadPlease check out Zak and Jeff's entire 8-part Deschooling series at deschoolyourself.com. introduction -What are the personal, professional and motivational problems school helps to create? Deschooling Discussion: -The disowned self -Nathaniel Branden's Six Pillars of self-esteem as an answer to John Taylor Gatto's Seven Lesson Schoolteacher -Provisional self-esteem -Why parents avoid examinations of school and how that avoidance perpetuates the damage -The self-improvement gurus need to address schooling -New ...

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[SUPPLEMENTAL] #386: The Unfortunate Consequences of Well-Intentioned Social Engineering

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadThis installment is a re-post of my recent appearance on the Free Your Mind Podcast. I recommend this conversation for those of you who are newer to our work and interested in the history of public schooling. Monologue: "The Dark Side Of Nationwide School Tests" Covered In This Discussion: -What are "Travelers' Reports" -School is a tool of governance -What was the rationalization for establishing social controls through schooling? ...

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[PODCAST] #381: The School Newspaper and Information Control (with Laurette Lynn)

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadLaurette Lynn returns for a follow-up to our previous discussion about how parents and educators can improve communication and connection with young people. Covered: -Transforming a meaningless school environment into a meaningful educational one -Choosing cooperation over obedience -Choosing self-responsibility over surrender -The needs of the masters? -The need for visibility -"good" school children are to behave like good animals on a farm -The "training wheels phase" of new ...

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[PODCAST] #338: Scientific Consensus vs. Dissent (Part 3) – Disciplined Minds

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadPart three in our series examining the concept of scientific consensus and contrasting it with the voices of dissenters who find value in minority scientific opinions, theories and conclusions. It will also ask the question: is there any way to bridge the gap? Darrell Becker will be co-hosting all episodes in this series. Introduction: Some selections from The Ultimate History Lesson: A Weekend with John Taylor Gatto Discussion: Darrell ...

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FULL PLAYLIST – The Underground History of American Education

- Based on John Taylor Gatto's book, The Underground History of American Education. Arranged and edited by Brett Veinotte EPISODES: 01. Before You Send Your Child to Public School… 02. Teacher Resignation: "I Quit. I Think" 03. The New Individualism 04. The New Dumbness 05. The Art of Driving 06. Schooling: Athens vs. Sparta 07. Extending Childhood 08. The Scientific Management of America, Part 1 09. The Scientific Management of America, Part 2 10. The ...

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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 and most have a sharply proscribed one. The problem is structural. School has been built ...

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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: A Weekend With John Taylor Gatto (Documentary) Commentary and Analysis: The Ultimate History Lesson (16+ ...

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[PODCAST] #311 (Live): Podcastmasters’ Liberty Master Class, Pilot Episode

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadLIVE SHOW - Osborne, Gardner Goldsmith and I begin a once-a-month listener participation live show where we will discuss our recent shows, projects, challenges, investigations, etc... Discussed: -A reading from N.E.A.: Trojan Horse in American Education - "The Conspiracy Against Literacy" by Samuel Blumenfeld -School history through the works of Samuel Blumenfeld and John Taylor Gatto -Finding Gatto's primary sources on Internet Archive -What is revealed about the reading ...

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[BONUS] Podcastmasters’ Liberty Master Class – Live 10-6-14 (Full Video)

With Brett Veinotte, Gardner Goldsmith and Jason Osborne. Unedited with break chats and after-show discussion. This will also be available as a podcast. Topics: School history through the works of Samuel Blumenfeld and John Taylor Gatto Finding Gatto's primary sources on Internet Archive What is revealed about the reading instruction agenda through the NEA meeting transcripts? How schooling promotes social inequality Thaddeus Russell and historical lenses Objectivity vs. subjectivity The Non-aggression principle

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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 John Taylor Gatto (Documentary) Commentary and Analysis: The Ultimate History Lesson (16+ Hours / mp3) ...

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

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadA 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 250b), recorded on December 11th, 2013 With Osborne, Brian and Keegan – film making and independent film distribution – ...

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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 series 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 ...

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Podcast #308: Logic Saves Lives Part 12 – Reason Obscured and Recovered

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadLogic 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 the permanent co-host for these episodes. See Tony's past School Sucks contributions here, and please have a look at ...

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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 (Documentary) Commentary and Analysis: The Ultimate History Lesson (16+ Hours / mp3) Please Support School ...

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Teacher Resignation: I Quit. I Think (Best of Gatto, Episode Two)

Part Two in a series of short videos based on John Taylor Gatto's book, The Underground History of American Education. This excerpt is from The Prologue, Section Two: "I Quit, I Think" (p.11-12) 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 (Documentary) https://www.tragedyandhope.com/th-films/the-ultimate-history-lesson/commentary-and-analysis/

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Podcast #241: Listener Question – Where Are Gatto’s Footnotes?

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTopic:Some disturbing updates from the world of Common Core, followed by a discussion about Gatto's book, The Underground History of American Education. A listener wrote to express his concerns about the the lack of references included in the book. Bumper Music: Beat 239 by Jacob Levan Look Closer: Common Core assignment makes sixth-graders SCRAP Bill of Rights amendments - http://dailycaller.com/2013/10/08/common-core-assignment-makes-sixth-graders-scrap-bill-of-rights-amendments/ Common Core - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Core_State_Standards_Initiative Gatto: The Underground History of ...

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Before You Send Your Child to Public School… (Best of Gatto, Episode One)

Part One in a series of short videos based on John Taylor Gatto's book, The Underground History of American Education. This excerpt is from The Prologue, Section One: "Bianca, You Animal, Shut Up!" (p.10-11) 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 (Documentary) https://www.tragedyandhope.com/th-films/the-ultimate-history-lesson/commentary-and-analysis/

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172: Don’t Do Drugs, Stay Out of School (With Laurette Lynn)

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSchool: Don't try this at home! "...the truth is that you can't homeschool. You can't. Nobody can do school but school. However, the good news is that you are not supposed to do school. You are supposed to do life." - Laurette Lynn Topic: Laurette Lynn joins Osborne and me to discuss her new book, Don't Do Drugs, Stay Out of School. This show provides a good introduction and ...

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Full Video – 172: Don’t Do Drugs, Stay Out of School (With Laurette Lynn)

School: Don't try this at home! "...the truth is that you can't homeschool. You can't. Nobody can do school but school. However, the good news is that you are not supposed to do school. You are supposed to do life." - Laurette Lynn Topic: Laurette Lynn joins Osborne and me to discuss her new book, Don't Do Drugs, Stay Out of School. This show provides a good introduction and some elaboration on the topics Laurette ...

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157: Cognitive Bias and Memories of School

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTopics: John, a former public school teacher, calls in to discuss his feelings about the distortions in memories of future public school graduates...and teachers. This is an edited version of 8-9-12 show. School Sucks is live on the Liberty Radio Network and UStream Thursdays at 10pm EST. Co-Hosts: Celestina and Kirk Look Closer: Informal University http://informalu.org/ The Underground History of American Education: A Schoolteacher's Intimate Investigation Into The Problem ...

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149f (Porcfest Micro-Series): Declare Your Independence With Ernest Hancock – Daniel D’Amico, Stephanie Murphy, Brett Veinotte

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOn Friday, June 20th, 2012, I sat in as a guest on Ernest Hancock's Declare Your Independence radio show. I had the pleasure of being on the show with Stephanie Murphy (Porc Therapy, Fr33 Aid) and economist Daniel D'Amico. Discussed: -The Mission of School Sucks Project -Intellectual Self-Defense -The Ultimate History Lesson -Market Alternatives to State-Run "Services" A great resource: Freedom's Phoenix http://www.freedomsphoenix.com/Front-Page.htm

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