David Whitehouse on the disturbingly intimate relationship of policing and schooling

In part of a larger talk on “The Origin of Police” at the Annual Socialism Conference in June 2012, David Whitehouse spent some time pointing out the disturbing connections between policing and schooling: First of all, we need to put policing in the context of a bigger ruling-class project of managing and shaping the working […]

“To Fix School, Make It Consensual,” which is to say, abolish school

Long commentary on this news item is long, but worthwhile. privileged-person: socialjusticevegan: gincoffee: socialjusticevegan: After that lesson, I thought back to my entire K-12 schooling experience. Despite the number of kind-hearted and well-intentioned people who played a part in it, how many ever asked for my consent? How many asked me (and seriously engaged me […]

Lying is the best and often also the most ethical way to get a job.

For $150, this guy bought a fake résumé & callable references in an industry he’s never worked in. And got hired: For a small fee, CareerExcuse.com promises to not only craft an elaborate lie based on your exact job specifications but to see it through for as long as necessary. The site will provide a […]