Category Archives: Politics and Society

Business ethics? Syntax error!

Many argue capitalism is immoral, while others quickly bring them down with the disdainful  “socialist”, or worse, “communist” label. But is capitalism to be left on its own, self-regulating and hopefully generating the best-possible society, if only we stopped interfering? … Continue reading

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Sketching representation: who represents us? Who is “us”?

Politics in our lives, or how learning can take place in real time: in this post a story I heard in the news, which makes for a good lesson on politics and citizenship. Today: political representation. How do politicians represent … Continue reading

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America? What’s that?

America, in the sense of the United States, is standing, I think, at a cultural crossroads. On the one hand, America’s involvement (not to mention interference) in global  issues, such as economy, politics, human rights, education and science, has meant … Continue reading

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Liberalism

As I say in the video, today I’ll be using a mind map to talk about the liberal doctrine. Why liberalism? Because I’ve talked about culture and liberalism is the fundamental block of Western culture; other cultures’ hot feelings about … Continue reading

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