Tag: Education

Oklahoma Teachers Aren’t Taking the Government’s Crap Anymore – The Jim Jefferies Show

– The news this week was once again filled with footage of marches across the country. But this time, they weren’t organized by petulant children demanding gun control. No, instead, it was the pesky people who teach them. – [News Anchor] In Oklahoma and Kentucky, thousands of teachers taking to the streets, marching on their state capitals. Teachers in this...

Dear elites: Did you learn your lesson? | Anand Giridharadas

One of the things that happened in recent years was that as globalization – which is kind of a catch-all term for what was happening in terms of increased economic interdependence, growing trade, technology, technological penetration of many industries and automation and all those things – and everything the internet did was that because all of those things integration of...

How religion turned American politics into a bizarre anti-science spectacle | Big Think Top 10 2018

In 2008, the big Republican presidential candidates were asked: “How many of you believe in Darwinian biological evolution?” Two-thirds or three-quarters said, “I do.” In 2012, the same question was asked, same group of people—Republican presidential candidates—and it was already down to a third. In 2016, the 17 main candidates for the Republican nomination were asked: “Do you believe in...