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184: Youth Marketing – Old Tricks For New Generations

The new website is up! HUGE thanks to Tony Sage, our webmaster. Topic: Cory, Celestina and I discuss what many may consider predatory practices in modern advertising and 360-degree marketing to children. While these techniques have become more sophisticated with the arrival of new media, they still rely on the basic tricks that adults have been falling for since the mid-1920s. -Consuming Kids: The Commercialization of Childhood (Documentary) -Government intervention in media, Federal Trade Commission -Edward Bernays This show was recorded live on 12-27-12. School Sucks is live on UStream Saturdays at 6pm EST. Look Closer: Propaganda (1928)by Edward Bernays http://www.historyisaweapon.com/defcon1/bernprop.html

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173: Autonomy Vs. Authority (Brett On Sex, Lies and Anarchy)

What are the forces and ideas preventing children from attaining autonomy? Topics: -Child labor laws -Governnment regulation of apprenticeship programs -Emancipation -Age restrictions -The legality of child abuse -Some pretty bad jokes Look Closer: SexLiesAnarchy.com/ http://sexliesanarchy.com/ Trashing Teens: Psychologist Robert Epstein argues in a provocative book, "The Case Against Adolescence," that teens are far more competent than we assume http://www.psychologytoday.com/articles/200703/trashing-teens G. Stanley Hall: The Inventor of Adolescence http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/G._Stanley_Hall

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157: Cognitive Bias and Memories of School

Topics: John, a former public school teacher, calls in to discuss his feelings about the distortions in memories of future public school graduates...and teachers. This is an edited version of 8-9-12 show. School Sucks is live on the Liberty Radio Network and UStream Thursdays at 10pm EST. Co-Hosts: Celestina and Kirk Look Closer: Informal University http://informalu.org/ The Underground History of American Education: A Schoolteacher's Intimate Investigation Into The Problem Of Modern Schooling http://johntaylorgatto.com/underground/ Help School Sucks, Tragedy and Hope and John Taylor Gatto: Enter the coupon code: "SCHOOLSUCKS"

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