Category: Education

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Dr. Sarah Condor: What Is Socialism Like? I Lived It So America, Beware!

First, we were told what to say and what we could not say – unless we “wanted to get in trouble.” Anything against the regime and system, or the government’s policies would have been punishable:...
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Daniel Greenfield: Chicago Teachers Strike for $100,000

Since October 17, the Chicago Teachers Union has banished 361,000 students from their classrooms by going on strike to demand a $100,000 average salary for its members. The union insisted that...
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Sugar Daddy Bernie Sanders and the Seduction of Socialism

Dr. Sarah Condors explores the disturbing ways Bernie Sanders has managed to make socialism acceptable in America today.
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Slavery, Municipal Bonds, and Healthcare: HOW Are These Related?

The saga of the 1619 Project continues to amaze with its convoluted attempts to equate everything about America with slavery… Essay #7 – Municipal Bonds – by Tiya Miles (page 40) As the...
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Civics Education: The Latest in Leftist Propaganda

A recent article posted in EdWeek.org brings to light some glaring problems with the definition of “civics” in today’s education system. The article, entitled, What Students...
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Pres. Lincoln and Banking: Breaking Down The 1619 Project Part 5 of 6

(From Editor: What follows is a continuation of contributor Tom Stark’s research into The 1619 Project, aka revisionist American history being strongly pushed by the New York Times. Here...
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Daniel Greenfield: How the Left Gets the Statue of Liberty Poem Wrong

Being a writer means never knowing what you might be remembered for. Or how badly. That poem that Emma Lazarus became famous for was forgotten, remembered again, and has been misused, quoted out...
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The 1619 Project – Reading Guide, Part 3/4 – Analysis

Essay #3 – “Capitalism” by Matthew Desmond (pages 30–40) “In the United States, the richest 1 percent of Americans own 40 percent of the country’s wealth, while a larger share of working-age...
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Daniel Greenfield: Whom Will Socialized Medicine Kill?

Four of the 2020 Democrats fighting to claim the White House have endorsed banning private health insurance and forcing everyone into a national socialist medical system overseen by the...
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Reframing U.S. History With Full-On Indoctrination

Madeline Will is writing a new Teaching Now blog for Edweek Teacher, described with much enthusiasm as the “1619 Project”. It is a creation of the New York Times Magazine – which proffers that...
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Daniel Greenfield: No City for Old Commies

A mural of Washington depicted as a slave owner and murderer by a communist in a San Fransisco high school is being fought over by two lefty sides. One says take it down, one says keep it up....
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Dr. Fred Eichelman: Wisdom Is Not Limited to Education

There is a story I have always enjoyed and there have been variations of it. It is one that comes to mind whenever I hear pundits from various fields share their wisdom with us. There was a very...
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Daniel Greenfield: A Celebrity School Purges a Conservative Teacher

On the 5th of May, the American Freedom Alliance convened a conference on leftist radicalism. Before David Horowitz stepped up to the podium to discuss the threat of leftist extremism, Dr. Karen...
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Where Education Stumbles Part 2: Civics

(From author: In Part 1, I examined the teaching of U.S. history and the pitfalls in an objective viewpoint in which to see the events of our past clearly. In Part 2, I will address the teaching...
Posted On July 9, 2019
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Where Education Stumbles Part 1: U.S. History

Edweek.org began a special project,  Citizen Z, last fall with an analysis of how History and Civics are taught in public schools. They questioned whether the discord between political views in...
Posted On July 8, 2019
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Kaepernick: THIS Is Why Americans Celebrated Independence Day Without You

The Declaration of Independence was written to address the grievances of the Colonies against the King of England.  Hopefully we have all read the “official” document in our American history...
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Daniel Greenfield: How Bill Gates Destroyed the SAT

Standardized testing is the engine of meritocracy. When the College Board standardized testing through the SAT, it introduced merit to an educational system where status was determined by family...
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Dr. Fred Eichelman on Teaching: Why Today I Would Not Enter A Profession I Once Loved

As a kid in school back in the forties I would have laughed at anyone suggesting I would ever be a teacher, let alone love school. The loving part was due to a fourth grade teacher, Mrs. Martha...