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May, 2012

  • 6 May

    138: Cevin Soling – The War On Kids

    Cevin Soling, the director of the documentary The War On Kids joins me to discuss the film, his research and the pathologizing of normal youth behavior. Fortunately the 2009 film is now back in the news. Bumper Music: "Living In A Box" by Living In A Box Look Closer: Colbert Report The War On Kids (Trailer)

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March, 2012

  • 5 March

    127: The Ultimate History Lesson

    Today Richard Grove from joins me to discuss his recent film, The Ultimate History Lesson - A Weekend With John Taylor Gatto. From The Ultimate History Lesson is a 5-hour course, illustrating the cause and effect relationship of how Americans became incoherent, and thus how the American dream has was usurped by an international agenda. When John Taylor Gatto resigned from his job, he did so on the Op-Ed page of the Wall Street Journal. At the time, he was NYC and New York State School Teacher of the Year. The Ultimate History Lesson is presented as a five-hour interview session -memorializing Gatto's research, publications and life experiences- which forms an impeccable resource and reference library of the ...

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February, 2012

  • 2 February

    122: Gaming and Liberty

    My guest today is Sydney Roc, the host of Gaming and Liberty Podcast. Our discussion goes in several directions, but it includes a lot of previously unexplored material for this show. Discussed: -SOPA/PIPA -Piracy and Intellectual Property -The Educational Value of Games vs. School -Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation -Military Propaganda in Video Games -Zelda Look Closer: How the Internet blackout affected congressional support for PIPA/SOPA ReviewTechUSA: RIAA/MPAA: New Tech, Old Tricks Gaming and Liberty Episode 16 – Introducing Games for Change Episode 16 – Introducing Games for Change

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January, 2012

  • 22 January

    119: Get Out of My Way; I’m Trying to Learn (2 of 2)

    Topic: As a follow-up to the last show, specifically my story about my student's Lego movie, I wanted to look a little closer at the constricting and numbing elements of institutionalized schooling. Also, how I once contributed to these wounds and how I try to correct them. Look Closer: How Does School Wound? Kirsten Olson Has Counted Some Ways Porc Therapy Donate to School Sucks: Chip In One Time Send Bitcoins Become A Monthly Subscriber Other Ways to Help School Sucks: 1) FACEBOOK: School Sucks Podcast - Like, Comment, Share 2) PODOMATIC -Like, Share, Embed, Comment 3) Follow School Sucks On TWITTER!/SchoolSucksShow 4) YOU TUBE: Subscribe to the School Sucks Podcast You Tube ...

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January, 2014

  • 6 January

    After School Sucks Special 1-3-14

    Brett and Osborne are planning a new health and fitness podcast, kinda - 20 health topics are discussed - Brett's best date ever? - romance and relationships - investing in a tuxedo - planning a new male friendship

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December, 2013

  • 16 December

    Full Video – Live Sestercentepisodic Gala

    (A/V CLUB) A four-hour long, fake celebration of a show that is not even our 250th. Recorded live on 12-11-13. 250a: Live Sestercentepisodic Gala, Part 1 - GTD Challenges and Solutions Voices include long-time supporters and friends, Osborne and Brian. Tony Myers calls in to discuss GTD (David Allen's Getting Things Done) principles, as well as integrating Evernote and Outlook. Lister Cameron also joins the conversation at the end. 250b: Live Sestercentepisodic Gala, Part 2 - More On Sustainable Living and Permaculture, Aftershow Part 2: Voices include long-time supporters and friends, Osborne and Brian. This installment includes a fascinating (in my opinion) discussion about agricultural history, practices and sustainability. Skip to the After School Sucks Special

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  • 15 December

    After School Sucks Special (mp3) 12-11-13

    With Osborne, Brian and Keegan - self-sovereign college students? - Brett's college stories - filmmaking and independent film distribution - the Gatto videos - writing a book - the Bulletproof Diet - Bitcoin concerns - market distortions (caused by schooling)

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November, 2013

  • 24 November

    JFK Assassination 50th Anniversary T&H Roundtable (mp3)

    (A/V Club) November 22, 2013, With Brett Veinotte, Kevin Cole, Richard Grove and Ben Zanfagna JFK + 50: What do we know? Asking relevant questions, finding substantial answers… examining the credible evidence that exists, highlighting the omissions of the Warren Report and the Commissions Official Story, taking steps to verify facts, dismiss contradictions, and build out meaningful connections; so that we can attain higher degrees of certainty and understanding of this historic event. Notes & References: (Article) The State of the Evidence, The Evidence of the State by Edward Jay Epstein Lyndon B. Johnson John Connally (Video) Gov Connally: If Americans knew what I know, they’d revolt Billy Sol Estes (Article) Billie Sol Estes, Texas Con Man Whose Fall Shook ...

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John Taylor Gatto

CORE TOPIC - What does real learner-driven education look like?

Peter Gray - Self-Directed Education

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