Archive | May, 2014

The Future of Vocational Education

Re-thinking the role of vocational education post-Great Recession –  February 2013, By Brad Van Arnum For all the economic misery caused by the Great Recession, it has at the very least exposed some of the most serious shortcomings of an education system once deemed second to none in the world. One of the most sobering observations […]

Top Ten CRITICALLY Endangered Species

Music: ~Silence~ by Sarah McLachlan. Many different organizations compile a list of the World’s Most Endangered Species and ‘Critically Endangered’ is the highest risk category assigned to those species that are facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild. According to the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List in 2013 there […]

10 social Justice issue to champion in 2014:

  1. Marikana The widows of the slain mineworkers are still involved in the drawn-out legal deliberations of the Farlam Commission. They have yet to see justice or receive compensation for their loss and suffering. Many have absolutely no income and are unable to feed and clothe their children. It is unacceptable that neither mining […]

UN Fair Food Program

The UN Fair Food Program is being applied in Florida for farmer workers in the tomato industry, in order to hold growers and large corporations accountable for their abuses of human rights and worker rights. Source: National Economic & Social Rights Initiative.