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Chris Hedges and Nikhil Goyal Discuss How to Save the American Education System (Video)

The journalist tells Hedges that the system is “designed to inculcate the traits of obedience, punctuality and respect for authority within working-class children.”

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America’s ‘We’ Problem

America has a serious “We” problem—as in “Why should we pay for them?”

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Is American Higher Education Truly the Envy of the World?

A new study suggests U.S. colleges still have a lot of growing to do before they can be considered the best; the Texas judge who ruled on the teenage drunk driver’s “affluenza” has decided not to give him any jail time for the deadly crash; meanwhile, pedestrians may be evolving to survive in a car-plagued world. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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American Schools Are More Segregated Than Ever

It’s been almost 60 years since Brown v. Board of Education, so why are American schools increasingly segregated? According to sociologist Jeremy Fiel, there are a number of factors due to a drastic shift in demographics since the legendary Supreme Court decision.

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What’s Holding Back America’s Education System?

A new book argues the problem with schools in the U.S. has to do with our cultural outlook on intellect; Jeff Bezos, the new owner of The Washington Post, may be able to teach newspapers a thing or two about the big picture; meanwhile, fast food workers continue to strike, and they’re not budging until their wages do. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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