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Upstart Scotland – Early Learning and Childcare Project

The success of Finland’s education system is well known. At the turn of the century it emerged as a global leader in education. PISA tests revealed Finnish pupils produced some of the world’s highest scores in maths, science and reading, to this day the country’s performance remains the highest ranked in Europe. The success came […]

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Project Mejkangati: and how an indigenous group in the Amazon is fighting to protect bees

Since the beginning of the year, the Brazilian government has granted the registration of 382 pesticides in addition to all harms to the health of humans and the environment, is killing millions of bees in Brazil. Fipronil-based products used mainly for planting soy are particularly dangerous to bees, and soybeans illegally occupy over 50,000 hectares […]

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Brazil – “Tinder of Books”, How Donating a Book Can Be an Anti-Racist Action

Pic:  Winnie Bueno – Founder of  “Tinder dos Livros”   In Brazil, the presence of black people in higher education has made some recent advances with the introduction of affirmative actions and other social programs, but in academia the racial portrait is one of greater inequality. According to a survey on the Socioeconomic and Cultural […]

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The Spectacle

Player will be here later today, but in the meantime, click here to stream… https://ungagged.podbean.com/mf/play/43j9ac/Ungagged_Pod_Sept_19.mp3 Available FREE  on iTunes and Podbean   The Trumpist, Murdoch, Fox news media; social media selfies while your finger is on the button of destruction of peoples lives – buying a pet dog while you are draining the country of what made it […]

Image of Brasil with a candles on it. With the bold words the Amazon is on fire.
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Please Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland can and must do more to stand in solidarity with the people of Brazil

Dear First Minister I am writing to alert and to ask you for attention to the political situation in Brazil. Since the political coup which resulted in the impeachment of Dilma Roussef, the country has suffered with the rise of far-right politicians. The election of Jair Bolsonaro, was received with great fear and sadness by […]

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“Washing one’s hands of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless means to side with the powerful, not to be neutral.”

…Quote – Paulo Friere. https://ungagged.podbean.com/mf/play/kuu2t6/Pod_1_take_2_Mixdown_1.mp3   On this Podcast… PLEASE SUPPORT US – we need to pay bills. A cup of coffee keeps us ungagged!  Paypal.me/ungaggedleft   On this Podcast: George Collins – Interview with Shawna Hawk Part 1: Media Island and claiming space for the empowerment of women of color. Part 2: Reparations and […]

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Complicity on Destruction- International companies are profiting over the destruction of the Amazon

European companies are reinforcing Bolsonaro’s far-right and climate-damaging agenda and profiting over the destruction of the Brazilian environment and the indigenous genocide. The APIB ( Articulation of Indigenous Peoples of Brazil) report entitled “Complicity on Destruction” showed for the first time how soybean, cattle, timber and sugar companies responsible for the destruction of the Brazilian […]