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August, 2012

  • 6 August

    155: No Child Left Behind (and Other Bi-Partisan Education Conspiracies)

    Topic: A follow-up to our recent shows about behaviorism and educational politics, this episode examines the origins of, and ideologies and motives behind the controversial (yet bi-partisan!) No Child Left Behind legislation of 2002, or 1989, or 1967, or 1933, or 1903, depending on where you start the story. Bumper Music: "Waiting For Superman" The Flaming Lips Look Closer: The No Child Left Behind Act: A Look at Provisions, Philosophies, and Compromises http://scholar.lib.vt.edu/ejournals/JITE/v41n2/kymes.html Origins and Purpose of "No Child Left Behind" http://www.educationanddemocracy.org/Emery/Emery_NCLB.htm A SHORT ANGRY HISTORY OF AMERICAN FORCED SCHOOLING http://4brevard.com/choice/Public_Education.htm The Political Economy of Collective Skill FormationPDF EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE TYRANNY http://www.newswithviews.com/Chapman/michael.htm RICH DAD: The Conspiracy Against Our Education, Why Money is not Taught in Our Schools http://www.conspiracyoftherich.com/ EdWatch ...

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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: thewaronkids.com Colbert Report http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/256926/november-30-2009/cevin-soling The War On Kids (Trailer)

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March, 2012

  • 5 March

    127: The Ultimate History Lesson

    Today Richard Grove from TragedyandHope.com joins me to discuss his recent film, The Ultimate History Lesson - A Weekend With John Taylor Gatto. From theultimatehistorylesson.com: 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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January, 2014

  • 16 January

    Brett On Free Talk Live 1-15-14

    Disucussed: 15 Habits of Successful People :: Failure :: Fair Trials :: Difficulty of Changing the Judicial System :: Changing Beliefs :: Self-Actualizing People and Happiness :: Monarchy vs Democracy :: Critique :: Disconnected People :: Rhino Hunt :: Waking Up :: Positivity :: Losers and Polygamy :: Hard Work Related PostsRecent Additions, Brett On Free Talk Live (Video Highlight Playlist)Tags: talk, free, live, brettFarewell To Free Talk Live (7-30-14)Tags: people, talk, free, live, fairFree Talk Live "B-Team" 3-7-14Tags: brett, talk, live, freeBrett On Free Talk Live 2-5-14Tags: free, talk, live, brettVoicesTags: free, live, talk

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  • 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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The realization that school sucks actually marks the beginning of a new and exciting educational journey.

Welcome to SchoolSucksProject.com. We strive to provide young people with the building blocks of intellectual, financial and lifestyle independence. This includes in-depth explorations into higher-level thinking, organization and productivity, emotional and physical health, habit and lifestyle optimization, history and philosophy, psychology, self-directed learning, entrepreneurship, and communication/negotiation strategies. It's all essential information, but almost none of it is taught in school. Our content is ideal for frustrated high school and college students, home-educating parents, and adults who are interested in independently furthering their education and achieving self-actualization.