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The politics of knowledge

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Distant Ramblings on the Horizon

Did you heard the one about the tax accountant who walked into a history classroom? No? Well, don’t worry, its not very funny anyway.

We’re told now that we shouldn’t be concerned about the changes being made to the national curriculum because the guy whose work they are based on is actually a lefty and not some right wing nut-job. Well, thats ok then isn’t it. If you decide the merits of a policy based on the politics of the person upon whose work the policy is based, then you can probably put your posters and your marching boots away now. Me, I’m just a little bit more discerning than that.

I’m just going to have to waste a couple of paragraphs stating the bleeding obvious. Apologies if you know this stuff, but I can’t not say it.

Two things. Firstly, if you think that all we need to do is teach…

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