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The 2017 Alternative Education Tour - #SchoolSucksAcrossAmerica
John Taylor Gatto - The Underground History of American Education
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Latest Productions

January, 2017

  • 11 January

    [BONUS] A Listener Confronts Brett About Empath-Thon, Learns Empathy (Part One)

    (AUDIO, 1 HOUR, 20 MINUTES) Andrew listens to the podcast sometimes. A (self-appointed) representative for right-leaning middle America, Andrew finds himself increasingly irritated by the current political conversation and the SJW left. He wanted to offer me a recorded critique of the Empath-Thon series - he even pulled clips from the shows - and it resulted in one of my favorite productions in the last year. In this audio, while I assert my positions, I also try to play the role of the moderator between my views and what Stephanie and Brian have brought to the table. With Andrew and Puke from Can't see the player? Click HERE.

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  • 11 January

    [PODCAST] #469: Nick Hazelton – Teaching and Learning Through Facebook Conflicts

    Nick Hazelton of is a young entrepreneur who opted out of school a couple years ago to pursue his passions and teach himself. He is back on the show to discuss a recent question he posed in the School Sucks Facebook group. It started one of the more educational and productive thread I have seen in the group in a while. Nick's Questions: Since there seems to be some fracturing of this group on the left-right paradigm, I want to hear more conversation about this paradigm and how much it really matters. Most people in this group are Liberty minded(probably close to 100%). We all value freedom and peace, I presume. Most of us are in favor of voluntarism ...

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  • 5 January

    [PODCAST] #468: Empath-thon (Session 2, Part 1) – Shame

    Brian Sovryn and Stephanie Murphy return to the School Sucks studio for another one of our frequently requested long-form discussions(-THON). This time, we attempt to have a constructive and compassionate conversation (EMPATH-) about many of the issues I've explored in the SPEED AND POLITICS series, even though we have many opposing political, philosophical and cultural views. DISCUSSION: Gender Fluidity and Fat-Shaming Look Closer: Sex and Science Hour - Sovryn Tech Podcast - Brian's Site: - Please Support School Sucks Our Amazon Wish List Donate With Bitcoin Or Join the A/V Club Support Us On Patreon Shop With Us At Amazon Your continued support keeps the show going and growing, which keeps us at the top of ...

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