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Forgotten Schools, Limited Vision

While spending some days in Portugal this month I got to enjoy the beauty of spring in the small agricultural villages of my ancestors. Places where social and economic life has slowed down over the past few decades, as tens...

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Education, Art, and Diversity in Lebanon

MP3 Audio [20 MB]DownloadShow URL Over the course of my week in Beirut I had the good fortune of spending time with teacher and performance artist Raghda Mouawad.  Through her I learned a great many things about the country and...
 

The Promise of Employment

The Promise of Employment

It is a formula that we decided decades ago makes sense and should therefore work. It is a recipe that for many people in the past decades, has worked to provide a decent life and what people often refer to...

ctrp414 Life, Death, and the Unglamorous Era of Ad-Men

ctrp414 Life, Death, and the Unglamorous Era of Ad-Men

MP3 Audio [32 MB]DownloadShow URL John Hall remembers the advertizing business in the 50′s, 60′s and 70′s, and there was nothing glamorous about it. His personal policy in the work place was not to pursue wealth and happiness, but to...
 

Write Our Own Histories

Write Our Own Histories

The headlines coming out of Chil√© this week echo throughout the world, “government shift in policy regarding learning about Pinochet era in school,” from now on to be described as a “regime”, and not a “dictatorship”. Which is immediately met...

ctrp402 Learning without Schools

ctrp402 Learning without Schools

MP3 Audio [22 MB]DownloadShow URL It is often assumed that in order to be successful and realize your dreams you must go to university. Year after year people of all ages apply to institutions of higher education and go to...