What the Latest College Admissions Scandal Reveals About US Culture

August 01, 2019

ProPublica and The Wall Street Journal have unearthed a new college admissions scandal in the US, offering new insight into the culture of inequality that thrives at the core of a society that lives and breathes by, for and through competition. This one concerns falsifying information about a...

The US Educational System’s War on History

July 15, 2019

In an article published by Al Jazeera, Donald Earl Collins, a history professor who has worked as a reader of students’ exam copies for the US College Board, describes one of the ways the US educational system transforms the teaching of history into a form of Eurocentric, neoliberal and...

The Gates Foundation Repeats Its Mistakes

January 15, 2019

The Gates Foundation says it is learning from past mistakes. Its history shows that it has learned to repeat them. Bill Gates is at it again, undaunted by his past failures at attempting to mold the future of education in his own image. Why shouldn’t he? After all, Windows effectively...