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Latest Podcasts

July, 2014

  • 17 July

    Podcast #298: Home Education For History’s Sake, With Bill Buppert

    The first of hopefully many conversations with Bill Buppert of WARM-UP Bill's background and development German/Prussian contributions to the world Nazis: Cartoon Bad Guys Collectivism succession Bill's historical lens Obama's change? Government as an occupation force since 1791 HOME EDUCATION Bill's decision to Pursue home education Proactive environmental "controls" for home education working with five unique home-educated children Unschooling Skepticism The Charlotte Mason Method Teaching the Trivium Teaching the Quadrivium Adler's How to Read A Book Sayers UNAVOIDABLE TANGENTS Stoicism vs. Epicureanism Spheres of personal influence and control Facebook bondage The Progressives and the New Left The Anti-War Left? Look Closer: Bill Buppert's Site - What is the Charlotte Mason Method - Befehl ist Befehl: Why Cops ...

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  • 10 July

    Podcast #296: FREE A/V – Announcements, Bees, Nazis and the Moon (August 2012)

    A 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. Today's release is the After School Sucks Special from August 30th, 2012, with Brett, Osborne, Cory, JJ and caller Brian. Brian calls insisting that a new documentary proves Nazis live on the moon. Is he confused? Highlight Clip: Related PostsMy Space [PODCAST #697 - A/V CLUB Version]Tags: sucks, school, hours, podcast, club, a/v, audio, premium, contentChallenging A Health Class Myth: Puberty Begins With A DreamTags: osborne, special, sucks, clip, video, school, content, a/v, clubAfter School Sucks Special 8-2-13Tags: sucks, special, school, a/v

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  • 4 July

    Podcast #295: Entrepreneurship, Freedom and Fulfillment (with Jake Desyllas)

    Jake Desyllas returns to discuss his new book, Becoming an Entrepreneur: How to Find Freedom and Fulfillment as a Business Owner. July 4th is the last day to get a free copy! Follow this link: Look Closer: Jake's Site: The Voluntary Life - Related PostsPorcfest Chronicles - Overcoming Public EducationTags: desyllas, jake, life, entrepreneurship, freedom, voluntary149b (Porcfest Micro-Series): Brett Veinotte and Jake Desyllas - Surviving and Overcoming SchoolTags: life, voluntary, desyllas, jake, closer,, podcast, entrepreneurship, discuss, freedom

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Supporter-Only Content

September, 2013

  • 5 September

    Presence and Productivity (Raw Video, Parts 3, 4, and 5)

    (A/V CLUB) Related PostsPre-Show 8-29-13Tags: presence, productivity, parts, a/v, club, tony, myersPresence and Productivity Out-Takes (MP3, 38 minutes) 8-29-13Tags: myers, tony, productivity, presence, a/v[BONUS] Drive Journal – Day 5Tags: tony, myers, a/vPre-Show 8-22-13Tags: club, a/v, myers, tonyCorbett Report After-Show 5-19-12Tags: tony, myers, a/v

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  • 5 September

    Presence and Productivity (Parts 1 and 2, Raw Video)

    (A/V CLUB) Related PostsCorbett Report After-Show 5-19-12Tags: tony, myers, grove, richard, a/vPresence and Productivity Out-takes (MP3, 15 minutes) 8-22-13Tags: myers, tony, productivity, grove, richard, presence, a/vPre-Show 8-22-13Tags: club, a/v, myers, tony, grove, richardAfter School Sucks Special 8-22-13Tags: richard, grove, myers, tony, club, a/vPodcast #241 Unedited: Listener Question - Where Are Gatto's Footnotes?Tags: a/v, club, myers, tony, grove, richard

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  • 4 September

    Presence and Productivity Out-Takes (MP3, 38 minutes) 8-29-13

    With Tony Myers. Recorded live 8-29-13 Related PostsPresence and Productivity (Raw Video, Parts 3, 4, and 5)Tags: a/v, productivity, presence, myers, tonyPre-Show 8-29-13Tags: presence, productivity, a/v, tony, myers[BONUS] Drive Journal – Day 5Tags: minutes, tony, myers, a/vPresence and Productivity Out-takes (MP3, 15 minutes) 8-22-13Tags: live, recorded, myers, tony, out-takes, productivity, mp, minutes, presence, a/vCorbett Report After-Show 5-19-12Tags: tony, myers, a/v

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CORE TOPIC - Why does school suck?

John Taylor Gatto

CORE TOPIC - What does self-directed education look like?

Peter Gray - Self-Directed Education

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

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