Frankfurt School Weaponized US Education Against Civilization

Understanding that future generations are the key to building political power and lasting change, socialists and totalitarians of all varieties have gravitated toward government-controlled education since before the system was even founded. The communist so-called “Frankfurt School” was no exception in its affinity for “educating” the youth. Almost 100 years ago, a group of socialist and communist “thinkers” led by Marxist law professor Carl Grünberg established the Institute for Social Research (ISR) at Goethe University Frankfurt in Germany. From there, they would move to the United States. And from their new…

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Amnesty accuses Myanmar military of ‘crimes against humanity’

Amnesty International says the actions of Myanmar’s military may constitute “crimes against humanity” after allegations of violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority. The rights group’s latest report accuses Burmese forces of murdering civilians, rape, torture and looting. Myanmar’s military has denied accounts of atrocities and says it is conducting anti-terrorist raids in Rakhine. It comes as regional leaders gather in Yangon to discuss the violence. It is extremely rare for Asean, the 10-nation regional body representing South East Asia, to discuss the affairs of a member country. Who will help…

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Trump education pick pits Jewish education needs against church-state fears

Last week, just before Thanksgiving, the president-elect named Betsy DeVos, a billionaire education reform activist and champion of charter schools and public funding for private schooling, as his education secretary. As leader of the American Federation for Children, a group that promotes charter schools, DeVos promotes exactly the model advanced by Trump’s son, Donald Trump Jr., at the Republican convention in July. The elder Trump has said he would earmark $20 billion in federal money to charter more independent schools or for vouchers for poorer families to pay for private…

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India carries out surgical strikes against terror ‘launch pads’ across LoC

India has carried out surgical strikes targeting “launch pads” for terrorists across the Line of Control (LoC), the Army said on Thursday. The strike was carried out on Wednesday night, senior military and diplomatic sources said at a hurriedly called media briefing at the Ministry of External Affairs. “Based on very specific and credible information which we received yesterday that some terrorist teams had positioned itself along the line of control, the Army carried out surgical strikes last night at these launch pads. The operations were focused to ensure that…

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New Zealand: Unions unite against ‘global funding’ proposal

Over 50 unprecedented combined meetings of 60,000 members from both the Post Primary Teachers’ Association and the New Zealand Educational Institute Te Riu Roa are being held to oppose the government’s proposal for ‘Global Funding’.   New Zealand’s educators from early childhood to secondary schooling are holding these joint meetings for the first time between 5 and 16 September, to plan a response to the government’s proposal for ‘Global Funding, or what they view as a’ return to the failed bulk funding experiment of the 1990s. The unions say this…

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SC quashes proceedings against Dhoni over ‘Vishnu’ avatar on magazine

The Supreme Court on Monday quashed criminal proceedings against cricketer M S Dhoni for allegedly hurting religious sentiments by portraying himself as God on a magazine cover. A bench headed by Justice Ranjan Gogoi granted the relief to Dhoni after noting that the trial court in Karnataka erred in summoning the cricketer without following the due procedure of law. “We interfere with the order of the High Court and quash the proceedings including the summoning order against the accused… we have taken note of the complaint and the offence alleged…

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