Tag Archives: Education

Alejandro de Acosta: Against teaching, against pedagogy (and against politics as teaching)

For Jacques The teacher can be (must be) hated. … It is not only the space of the classroom that bestows upon the teacher authority, it is not only the legislation that concentrates in his person the characteristics of a police officer … Continue reading

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Francisco Ferrer: Against Rewards and Puishments

To share, from Robert Graham’s Anarchist Weblog … October 13th marks the 113th anniversary of the Spanish state’s execution of the libertarian revolutionary Francisco Ferrer (1859-1909), who tried to establish “Modern Schools” in Spain, for boys and girls, that were rationalist … Continue reading

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Undercommoning within, against and beyond the university-as-such

We share below a text from The Undercommoning Collective against the contemporary neoliberal-capitalist university, originally published with Roarmag (05/06/2016).  The Collective is an evolving network of radical organizers within, against and beyond the neoliberal, (neo)colonial university, presently concentrated in North … Continue reading

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Education as debt bondage

Government by debt subjects populations to a particular regime of submission, submission of the present to a future which is nothing more than an extension of the present.  The present in fact vanishes before a kind of eternal “now” in … Continue reading

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From student strikes to social strikes: Echoes of a new québec spring

Against austerity, against the savaging of the public-state services, a commons built through decades of popular struggles against Capital, Québec students, workers, the unemployed, have called for an indefinite social strike in the province, beginning on the 21st of March, … Continue reading

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Okupations and strikes amidst students: Amsterdam and Toronto

With each passing day of the New University/Amsterdam student occupation, the movement resonantes locally and beyond the country’s borders.  The commodification of education is global; if restrained in the past, it is today without leash, and runs amok among the … Continue reading

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Tales of rebellious students: The London school of economics

From the Guardian (18/03/2015), we have learned today that students of the London School of Economics have occupied the central administration room at the university in protest at what they call the marketisation of higher education.

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Anarchy in the school: Escuela Libre Paideia

Education is the Art and Practice of making people free. Pepita Martrín Luengo Plato´s early reflections upon education were grounded in the conviction that the ethical nature of the individual and society depended in equal measure on it.  Justice was … Continue reading

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Okupying education: Taking the university of Amsterdam

Since late 2014, students of the University of Amsterdam have engaged in protests against planned budget cuts and the restructuring of academic programs, especially humanities programs, all part of the University´s overall austerity measures dictated by an institutional debt crisis, … Continue reading

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Freeing the school: Escuela Libre de Soria

"El aprendizaje es la actividad humana que requiere la mínima manipulación de otros, el mayor aprendizaje no es el resultado de la instrucción, es más bien el resultado de la libre participación en un ambiente lleno de significados".      … Continue reading

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