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Why Ideology Trumps Law In The BC Teacher's Strike

Most of you reading this probably have a clear idea of why British Columbia’s public education system is idle, but for those that do not let me offer my take on how we got here.   647 more words

BC Current Events

Balancing the OKAY fulcrum

Lessons filed between the plant world and the Twitterverse

I have a neighborhood. In that neighborhood, I found a live oak plant growing from an old dead stump at the beginning of the Summer. 1,904 more words

"Real" Monsters

Charter schools and the shock doctrine

 If a charter school consisted of teachers and parents who had an idea for better educating children, I would be in favor of letting them try.  412 more words

Education

Interview: Mark Ravenhill

*Originally written for A Younger Theatre*

“They can be quite unnerving,” Mark Ravenhill says of the Secret Theatre company, suggesting that their 12 months of working together has given way to a kind of openness he hasn’t come across in many rehearsal rooms. 1,328 more words

Theatre