Occupy teachers/profs: end 1%’s criminal wars by teaching war laws, war facts

Of all the laws to know, when war is lawful or criminal is arguably the most important. Of all the lessons of history, the sacrifices of all our families through two world wars for the legal victory that strictly limits nations’ use of war is arguably the most important. Teachers and professors could end criminal […]

Bill Gates: Popping Up with Compulsory Proactive Help

Remember the obnoxious, hyperactive paperclip that popped up in Word when you were trying to write a letter? As soon as you typed “Dear,” up popped up Clippy: It looks like you’re writing a letter. Would you like help? Uninvited. You’d been writing letters for decades, but Microsoft insisted you needed what they called “proactive […]

Podcast: teaching critical thinking skills for civic education

source: Carl Herman, Examiner.com Dr. James Fetzer interviewed me on his radio show and podcast, The Real Deal, in discussion of the central problems and solutions of the US economic crisis. The interview is here (you can fast-forward through commercials and music that covers local program information). The printed article and classroom lesson on teaching critical thinking […]