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Landowner Says Oil Firm Offered Him “A $1,200 Teenage Prostitute” To Allow Pipeline On His Property

Landowner Says Oil Firm Offered Him “A $1,200 Teenage Prostitute” To Allow Pipeline On His Property

Last week, a man in Iowa came forward to reveal that an oil company offered to purchase him “a $1,200 teenage prostitute” if he would allow them to build a pipeline through his property. Hughie Tweedy told reporters that representatives with the oil company Dakota Access LLC have been attempting to negotiate with him so […]

LA Rent Is So High This School District Is Building Apartments For Teachers

LA Rent Is So High This School District Is Building Apartments For Teachers

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself,” infamously stated John Dewey. And for anyone who has ever known or had a favorite teacher, they are aware that ‘to teach’ is to do more than just outline lesson plans or grade papers, it is to actively participate in an individual’s maturation from young child to […]

Edward Snowden Warns Australians Of Surveillance State

Edward Snowden Warns Australians Of Surveillance State

This week, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden revealed that the Australian government is actually guilty of some of the same privacy violations that the US government is now infamous for. While speaking for the Progress 2015 conference in Melbourne by video, Snowden pointed out that Australia’s new laws concerning metadata actually open up the door for […]

Seven Sins of Our System of Forced Education

Seven Sins of Our System of Forced Education

By Peter Gray, Ph.D. / psychologytoday.com Sometimes I find, no matter how uncomfortable it makes me and others feel, I have to speak the truth. We can use all the euphemisms we want, but the literal truth is that schools, as they generally exist in the United States and other modern countries, are prisons. Human […]