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Camus’ Crisis

On ne pense mal parce qu’on est meurtrier. On est meurtrier parce qu’on pense mal. It started as a comic tweet. Viggo Mortensen was reading Camus’ La crise de l’homme to a group of francophile students in New York. So far, … Continue reading

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Madness and Education

Everyone in Louis Theroux’s new documentary has Anti-Social Behavioral Disorder. Happily for the US legal system, this particular psychiatric disorder (and it is held to be one by the American Psychiatric Association’s infamous Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders), … Continue reading

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Doing What Matters, Doing It Together

How are the children? All the children are well. – Masai Greeting Across global education systems all is not well for the children. How much your parents earn overwhelmingly dictates how you’ll do in school. It’s why Enseña Chile started … Continue reading

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The Arc of the Moral Universe Tends Towards Justice

Southerners will tell you it never snows in Alabama. Not that they don’t get a share of biblical weather. Hurricanes, tropical storms, flood and drought visit regularly below the Mason-Dixon line. But snow? In Birming-ham? Well, it’s about as likely to … Continue reading

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Who Decides What Education is For?

Few critiques of the aims of Teach First – or indeed of the general aspirations of ambitious schools serving a mixed student population – are as frequently posed as the warning against social engineering. Typically, this debate crystallises around the … Continue reading

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