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Did Moscow control the National Unemployed Workers' Movement in Interwar Britain?

I’ve been reading Nigel West’s book Mask, which recounts MI5’s surveillance of the Communist Party of Great Britain. It’s a rum old book, and West is an odd character, but I was given it, and it tells a good story. 578 more words


George Orwell and adult learning

George Orwell is well known as a novelist and journalist, and as a democratic socialist. I’ve never given much thought to his involvement in adult education until recently, when I picked up a copy of… 681 more words


What’s wrong with school?

Deep breath … We’re going in…

I’ve had years of dealing with educational bureaucrats, both as a student who did really well in the public school system and as an exasperated parent fighting each step of the way to get anyone to notice my kids’ unique genius (we all have it!), to no satisfying avail. 464 more words

Control-Based Education