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Anarchists and work camps in 1930s Britain

This leaflet comes from the Glasgow Digital Library, a fabulous mine of information and collection of resources for teaching. It must date to around 1933-34, when the Left was campaigning vigorously against what became the 1934 Unemployment Act. 359 more words


Popular Manosphere Blog Questions the Role of College in Society

Jeremy Anderberg writes for the popular manosphere blog The Art of Manliness on the issue of higher education:

Over one hundred years ago, one of the richest and most successful men in America, Andrew Carnegie, thought that college was not only unnecessary, but actually detrimental for the average young man.

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We cannot talk about the contribution of Greek city education to modern education without giving reference to the ancient philosophers, like Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. The most important state in Greece were Athens and Sparta. 124 more words


New Year, Not-So-New Ideas...

The Pedagogista’s been on a bit of a hiatus over the summer, while I’ve managed to get some other types of writing done.  But what a summer it’s been for us in education land!   704 more words