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I am Resistance - Talk 23: 8 Reasons Young Americans Don't Fight Back...Part 2

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Ths continues from yesterday... 

"8 Reasons Young Americans Don't Fight Back: How the US Crushed Youth Resistance"

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Reason 3.         Schools That Educate for Compliance and Not for Democracy.

Upon accepting the New York City Teacher of the Year Award on January 31, 1990, John Taylor Gatto upset many in attendance by stating: “The truth is that schools don’t really teach anything except how to obey orders. This is a great mystery to me because thousands of humane, caring people work in schools as teachers and aides and administrators, but the abstract logic of the institution overwhelms their individual contributions.” 

I live this everyday!

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