Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Other editions. Enlarge cover. Error rating book. Refresh and try again. Open Preview See a Problem? Details if other :. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Preview — Betrayed by Laurie H. In America, more money is spent from all sources on K education than on the U.
Department of Defense. Why then are so many children suffering what amounts to educational malpractice? Why are they crippled for life with a substandard education and a life-altering vision of themselves as 'incapable'? Betrayed is a passionate, well-researched and frank accounting of how In America, more money is spent from all sources on K education than on the U. Betrayed is a passionate, well-researched and frank accounting of how a failing public-education system continues to be forced on teachers and students, despite its nearly complete lack of supporting research or successful student outcomes.
The Labour party has been doing this for over a decade in London. A tragedy that is disfiguring this once great city and cleansing it of working class culture. Many miners sold their houses to be able to continue the strike. One presumes they still bare the repercussions still today. Meanwhile Scargill kept his nice Yorkshire home … And also his nice little Barbican flat which at the time no one new about. His salary at the time was a k plus a year. Workers are pawns for the socialist elites to play with and ponce off. No wonder union membership is so dire.
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Angry about that? LP and TUC are locked into a moralista view of society and indeed of reality. It needs to be emphasised that social and moral progress depend on material progress and not vice versa.
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Productivity growth has been close to zero for 10 years. That is possible only through economic development.
LP and TUC have no plan on that count. That leaves their horizons limited and moralistic — and posturey. It is frankly claustrophobic and nauseating. If the TP were good at their job, at developing the economy, then the orthodox Marxist position would be to vote TP. As it is, neither of them are worth a vote on that count. The one-sided association of socialism with reformist parties is fundamentally wrongheaded.
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There is indeed a place for social morality and fairness but only within the confines of what material development allows. The key is to develop the material forces as much as possible to allow for social and moral development.
That should be the emphasis of socialists, to put the horse before the cart and not just to keep posing about the state of the cart. The sheer insincerity is breath-taking. And certainly not rich, pal. You must be logged in to comment. Log in or Register now. Essays, profiles and in-depth features, every Sunday.
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If we've got this wrong, we're very sorry. Please try again. Already registered? Login now. Isabel Cooke 18th September at pm It certainly is the Labour Party that speaks up for the working-class. A Game 12th September at pm Ah. Heather McEvoy 21st September at am Completely agree with your comments, and the analysis of the current situation in the article.
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James Knight 11th September at pm When it comes to Brexit, Corbyn and many union leaders sound like shills for big corporates and useful idiots of the EU. Isabel Cooke 18th September at pm Fool. Winston Stanley 11th September at pm Oh dear, this seriously puts Brexit voters on the spot. Winston Stanley 11th September at pm Meanwhile, Remoaners are starting to get their act together, at least in NI. Winston Stanley 11th September at pm Heads up, a majority in NI now say that they would vote for a united Ireland if polled tomorrow.
William Murphy 11th September at pm The social climbing Trade Union representative is hardly new. Linda Payne 11th September at pm If my comment is moderated out of existence, I will not be on this site again. Fck you, Babydoll. Having previously been leader from September to November Farage regained control of Ukip for their last period of stability. Took the party further to the right with a focus on Islam and appointing convicted fraudster Tommy Robinson as the party's 'grooming gangs adviser'.
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A crushing defeat in the European Elections saw the party lose 24 percentage points as voters deserted for the Brexit party, and effectively ended Batten as leader. Ukip members elected Richard Braine as the new leader. Announcing a new policy forum for members to suggest ideas, Braine insisted Ukip would remain relevant, and said the Brexit party could vanish if the UK left the EU on 31 October. The party has an embedded culture of old-fashioned, libertarian conservatives.