Education was supposed to provide us with stellar learning, but unfortunately that is not happening. Is there any hope? Joining us today is Jacob Howland (city-journal.org), Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Tulsa. He draws on his many years of experience in higher learning to show how classical education has been slowly removed from curricula only to be replaced by slogans and inaccurate history. The culprits are more the educrats than teachers, but many teachers go along with it. So is there any hope? Now that the plan has been thoroughly exposed, some teachers and many parents are pushing back to reclaim what education was always supposed to be.
We've heard a lot about critical race theory and how it's infiltrating our schools. But what does it look like and is it in even the smallest of schools? Joining us today is Anna Miller (idahofreedom.org), Education Policy Director at the Idaho Freedom Foundation. She looks at a school in Steel on Steel's backyard, the Coeur d'Alene, Idaho school system, where officials have introduced an equity toolkit to promote social justice and see racism as inherent in students and teachers. She explains exactly what it looks like when it's implemented and it's worse than you think. CRT is the latest in a long line of totalitarian theories that have pushed into schools to indoctrinate children. Parents, though, are starting to wake up to what's going on and are pushing back.
In order to be successful in any battle, you must first and foremost clearly define your enemy and what it is they are doing. Alex Newman (thenewamerican.com), Foreign Correspondent and Senior Editor with The New American Magazine is back with us. He examines who the Deep State is by showing exactly what they are doing. They want to indoctrinate children through the education system. They want to divide society into the oppressors and the oppressed – which, by the way, has happened in the lead up to every totalitarian society in the past. But we can push back against this. For example, many parents are pulling kids out of public schools and into private institutions or are homeschooling. If we don't want the planned Great Reset or global technocratic dictatorship that the Deep State is pushing for, we need to fight back.
Under the Obama administration, we witnessed foreign policy that mostly did not work. Under President Trump, we saw a new and innovative way to approach foreign policy. But now we're back to the policies that have proven to be ineffective. First up this week is Gregg Roman (meforum.org), Director at the Middle East Forum, who looks at the Biden philosophy of hegemonic equilibrium – putting allies and foes on equal footing in a region – and how it has forced our allies to rely less on the U.S. He also points out how we are focusing on unimportant things while our geopolitical enemies are gaining strength.
Next, we have an important announcement for non-public schools. Brian Kelsey (libertyjusticecenter.org), Senior Attorney with the Liberty Justice Center, is with us to alert all private schools that there is money available for Covid relief – if you know where to look and ask for it. If you don't, it reverts back to the public schools.
One of the most important issues in this country is election reform. It is badly needed or dysfunction and fraud will continue to run rampant in our elections. We welcome to the program Michael O'Neill (landmarklegal.org), Assistant General Counsel for Landmark Legal Foundation. He reviews a case from Arizona involving people voting in precincts they don't live in as well as ballot harvesting, both backed by the DNC. The case is now at the Supreme Court and if this isn't overturned, it could set a dangerous precedent moving forward.
Finally this week, we look at the debate over whether online platforms should be considered publishers or editors. Political writer and author Steven Hill (steven-hill.com) joins us to explain both sides of the issue, the effects of the Facebook law in Germany and Section 230 here, and a host of other topics like algorithms, psychographic profiles, manipulated searches, and surveillance capitalism.
We have a double feature on today's podcast. First up is a brief interview with Brian Kelsey (libertyjusticecenter.org), Senior Attorney with the Liberty Justice Center. He alerts all private schools that there is money available for Covid relief – if you know where to look and ask for it. If you don't, it reverts back to the public schools.
We then transition to the debate over whether online platforms should be considered publishers or editors. Political writer and author Steven Hill (steven-hill.com) joins us to explain both sides of the issue and how policing what Big Tech companies are doing is far more complicated than it sounds. He looks at the differences between the internet in America versus the internet in Europe and the effects of the Facebook law in Germany and Section 230 here. He also discusses algorithms, psychographic profiles, manipulated searches, and surveillance capitalism. Is anyone working to solve these problems?
Marxism has fully infiltrated the American education system. Is there anything that can be done to stop it? David Schmus (ceai.org), Executive Director of Christian Educators Association International, joins us today. He lists the many leftist programs in school systems such as the transgender agenda and critical race theory. But he says there are many ways to push back. He describes his organization's initiative to bring God into the schools through prayer and a non-offended heart. There is an alternative to teachers' unions and the way things are in schools. We can fight against Marxism in schools – especially if we have God on our side.
After a brief look behind the scenes of the election chaos, Steve looks at a couple of stories, one involving a public school system and the other the American Medical Association. Linking these together with the plethora of journalist activists in the media, Steve points out that advocacy is showing up in places where it's not supposed to be. This effort is being steered by those who want to bring about the downfall of our country. Can we turn the tide in time?