Posts Tagged ‘children’

Professor David Friedman talks about being raised by Milton Friedman, and how he unschooled his own children (40:47):


Cory Doctorow, co-founding editor at Boing Boing and author spoke with Reason editor Nick Gillespie on the prejudice against children, the impact of offering his books for free and the obsolescence of creative monopoly (5:26):


An estimated 9,000 Palestinians kidnapped to Israeli jails every year. Up to 700 minors were among those detained last year. More than 270 Palestinian children are currently held captive in Israeli prisons. Those who have been released share claims of having been tortured during captivity. More than 20% of patients at Palestine’s only torture victim center are indeed children as post-traumatic stress disorder soars among the demographic. Nour Odeh reports at Al Jazeera English from Ramallah in the occupied West Bank (2:23):


al Jazeera made the accusation that U.S. soldiers were acting as Christian missionaries in Afghanistan. The Pentagon said, ‘Prove it!al Jazeera did. Oh boy, they did. al Jazeera‘s (AJE) “Inside Story” and Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! (DN!) report on what’s just the tip of the iceberg. (more…)

Jim Hickey (SERMCAP) on 21st-century fatherhood. (more…)

al Jazeera investigates the promotion and use of pesticides in the banana industry. (more…)

Israel halts Gaza op as leaders look to score political points after Gazans die and are left with a living hell. (more…)