Tag Archives: school sucks

[VIDEO] Why School Sucks: Conformity

Julia Tourianski joins me to discuss her video, "The Shift: The State of Our Minds and the Mind of the State." Naturally, our conversation veers into a few school topics. This is a clip from podcast #377: The Shift - A Casual Conversation With Julia Tourianski (2 of 2). Check out Julia's site: http://bravetheworld.com/media/

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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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149c (Porcfest Micro-Series): Flaming Freedom and FreeTalk Live Interviews

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadBrett on Flaming Freedom (6-19-12) and Free Talk Live (6-21-12) On Flaming Freedom, we discuss whether or not the liberty movement should be more social conservative-friendly. On Free Talk Live, Brad Jardis expresses his objections to the name "School Sucks." Flaming Freedom http://flamingfreedom.com/ Free Talk Live http://www.freetalklive.com/

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142b: School Sucks Radio #2 – Two Stories From Inside the System (Teacher and Student)

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadCo-Hosts: Osborne, Mandrik A teacher from New York calls in to explain the rationale behind his school's recent iPhone ban. We also discuss surviving government school with a high school junior from Canada. This is hour one of the 5-17-12 show. School Sucks is live on the Liberty Radio Network and UStream Thursdays at ...

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140a: School Sucks Radio #1 – Orientation

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadOur first crack at producing a live radio and streaming video show. Co-Hosts: Osborne, Mandrik This is all but three segments of the 5-10-12 show. School Sucks is live on the Liberty Radio Network and UStream Thursdays at 10pm EST. Look Closer: Motivation Problem or Hidden Disability? http://www.uniquelygifted.org/motivation.htm Help School Sucks: Become A Monthly ...

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131 (School News! #8): El Cambio and Occupy Education

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTopic: Shane James, one of the founding members of El Cambio (which is allied with the Occupy Movement), joins me to discuss a recent walkout at his high school, and the response from police and administrators. We also discuss the goals of his activism, the meaning/purpose of education, and the Occupy Movement. And I ...

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125: How To Spot A NARC

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadPicture: There's nothing sexy about hurting peaceful people who commit victimless "crimes." School Sucks Podcast does not support or encourage teenage drug use. However, SSP also does not support or encourage predatory police practices targeting and entrapping high school students. Topic: After listening to a piece called "21 Chump Street" on NPR's This American ...

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SCHOOL SUCKS: Pronoun Magic! Tips For Aspiring Politicians/Criminals

"We" is a powerful and dangerous word.  And peaceful people should avoid using it when talking about the actions of violent strangers. Imagine you lived in a neighborhood controlled by a violent gang... What if you started using first-person plural pronouns, like "we," "us'" and "our" when discussing the gang and their activities, even though you were not in the ...

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109: Homeschool Oversight and Regulation?

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadLaurette Lynn and I discuss homeschooling with Professor Robert Kunzman. From unpluggedmom.com: Dr. Robert Kunzman, associate professor at Indiana University teaches courses related to secondary education curriculum and instruction, including an ongoing seminar in the Community of Teachers Program. Professor Kunzman has conducted independent research on homeschooling. You can review his work on his ...

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108 (Supplemental): Free Radical Radio With John Kurtz

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadFrom freeradicalorlando.com: Free Radical Radio with John Kurtz and Whitcomb Kincaid, Broadcasted Monday thru Friday at 7PM on 810 AM WEUS Orlando’s Real Talk is one of the most unique and informative talk-radio shows on Central Florida Radio. Premiering in September of 2011, this refreshing program breaks away from the typical Conservative – Liberal ...

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093: Adam Vs. The Man – School’s Out For Summer Special

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadMy recent appearance on RT America's show Adam vs. the Man with Adam Kokesh. The show airs M-F at 7pm EST. Look Closer: Adam Vs. The Man http://www.adamvstheman.com/ RT's Adam Kokesh brutally arrested for dancing at Jefferson Memorial Freedomain Radio http://www.freedomainradio.com/ Students For Liberty http://studentsforliberty.org/

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090: Teachers Unions 101 – This Is What Hypocrisy Looks Like

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadAn introduction to a series of shows about the teachers and public sector unions, and the recent protests. It would have been nice to skip this topic, but we can't. Discussed: -Angry again -The Wisconsin situation spreads -Students protesting with and for teachers -Public sector union evasion -Voices -Choices -Consistency -The inverse relationship between ...

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086: Can We Blame the Students? (A Conversation With A College Professor)

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadTopic: Aleks, a professor at Washington State University, joins me to discuss his blog entry: Education Reform-Can we blame the students? Bumper Music: "Mama Tried" The Grateful Dead Look Closer: Boom, Crash, Music: Education Reform-Can we blame the students? http://boomcrashmusic.blogspot.com/2011/03/education-reform-can-we-blame-students.html?spref=fb

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083: Seeds (1 of 2) – Small People Can Be Dangerous

Podcast: Play in new window | Download(Part 1 of 2) For the last two months, I have been working primarily with younger kids (ages 6-10). While comparing and contrasting these recent experiences to my work with high school students, I gained a fresh perspective on this whole "school sucks" idea. Discussed: -Domination Systems -Crushing...courage, imagination, ambition, individuality -NCLB -Bureaucratic inertia ...

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082: John Holt – Instead of Education (Freedom Book Club Discussion Part 2 of 2)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download(Part 2 of 2) On February 26th 2011, I took part in a discussion about John Holt's book, Instead of Education. Other participants included Stefan Molyneux, Jake Desyllas, Luke David, Michael Demarco, Thomas Bell, Debbie Harbeson, Ivan Ivanov and Cheryl Hulseapple. Special thanks to Greg for setting up the conference on Skype. Bumper Music: ...

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069: A History Teacher Walks Away…(Addendum)

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadAddendum: This part was cut out of the conversation but I thought it was worth hearing. Topic: Today I discuss collective and authoritarian schooling with a veteran teacher who walked away from the public school setting just four weeks into his new job. Rich Nastro explains why he did this, and what he saw ...

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068: A History Teacher Walks Away From Government School (2 of 2)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download...quickly PART 2: Is Anyone Learning About Economics In School? Anyone? Topic: Today I discuss collective and authoritarian schooling with a veteran teacher who walked away from the public school setting just four weeks into his new job. Rich Nastro explains why he did this, and what he saw while he was there. We'll ...

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067: A History Teacher Walks Away From Government School (1 of 2)

Podcast: Play in new window | Download...quickly PART 1: Preparation For Citizenship Topic: Today I discuss collective and authoritarian schooling with a veteran teacher who walked away from the public school setting just four weeks into his new job. Rich Nastro explains why he did this, and what he saw while he was there. We'll Discuss... -Literacy and Information Literacy ...

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054 Keys (Installment #4): Emergence (w/ Erica Goldson)

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadImagine a door to complete freedom, abounding opportunity and greater personal satisfaction... Public education is the lock. This is the fourth in a series of non-sequential shows about finding keys. The END of Public Education? END: It's over, irrelevant, useless, needs to be done away with. Considering the time we're living in, this is ...

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053: Drapetomania

Podcast: Play in new window | Download(Kids Are Not Defective Part 7) Topic: Dr. Bruce Levine joins me to discuss his article, How Teenage Rebellion Has Become a Mental Illness. It turns out that pathologizing or "diseasing" rebellious behavior is not a new trick for those who hold tenuous power over others. Bumper Music: "The Man Who Danced Too Slowly" ...

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