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In Praise of the Reprehensible

Between the political correctness of the left and the patriotic correctness of the right, it’s hardly surprising that so many Americans stumble blindly toward the future in a fog of manufactured ignorance...

Against Cultural Senility

I’ve mentioned before on this blog the need to devise new opportunities for learning, and in particular a new structure for adult education that isn’t subservient to the increasingly blatant political and financial interests of the academic industry.

What Goes Around Comes Around at the Bicycle ReCyclery     

ReCyclery founder Chauncey Tudhope-Locklear and Board President Kees Kolff explain how opportunities exploded when the Recylery became a non-profit organization.

Learning Beyond Growth: Deschooling as a Path to Social-Ecological Transformation

Given that the overall objective of this economic system is not the fulfilment of needs or the promotion of individual flourishing but the endless accumulation of capital, a school system that feeds this machine can neither be centred on children’s learning needs, nor on the development of …

Worker Cooperatives – An Alternative for Youth

Worker cooperatives are rising, and youth are increasingly becoming a part of their success.

Fomenting the Ferment

Fermentation on Wheels rolled into town over the weekend.

These 3 Colleges Stopped Investing in Fossil Fuels—One Year Later, Their Endowments Are Doing Just Fine

Several colleges and universities have completed the process of divestment. None has declared financial ruin. In fact, many, like Sterling, are seeing improved returns on their investments.

Could do better: why we must set young minds free

It is time all young people knew this: the work of our time is the work of reconnection, regeneration, restoration and reconciliation.

How A Small College Launched Divestment from Fossil Fuels

Unity College in Maine was the first in the U.S. to divest all fossil fuel holdings from its endowment. In an interview with Yale Environment 360, Unity president Stephen Mulkey talks about why he sees this groundbreaking move as an ethical decision and an extension of the college’s mission.

Catching the second wave: Fossil fuel divestment and ethical finance

The fossil fuel divestment movement is growing so fast that it may, in the words of an Oxford University report, already be entering the second wave of divestment.

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