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Review: Can neuroscience change our minds? - Hilary and Steven Rose

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A review of the new book by Hilary and Steven Rose which presents both a scientific and political critique of the growth of 'neuro' disciplines.

Schools strikes Tues 1st October

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Series of regional teaching strikes continues this week.

Scepticism, class, and the 'New Atheists'

With's Chomsky's appearance on a 'skeptic' podcast and in light of the recent comments by Dawkins and the reaction to them, including JK's blog post, it got me thinking about the relationship, or lack thereof, between 'scepticism', 'new atheism' and radical politics. Here's some garbled thoughts.

Academies & Lies: Downhills Primary documentary

Documentary detailing the community campaign against the forced academisation of Downhills Primary in 2012.

No NUT ballot after school drops academy plans

NUT will not be balloting members for industrial action at Warren Comprehensive after school drops academy conversion plans.

NUT Executive votes against strike action in March

NUT executive votes against strike action in March despite accelerated attacks on education

Monson scores win over Emelianenko

Anarchist MMA fighter scores his biggest win in recent years over Alexander Emelianenko tonight.

Education round-up 10 Sept 2012: NUT strike vote, combined NASUWT action

Teachers unions announce industrial action plans

Jeff Monson on 'No Holds Barred' podcast: capitalism, anarchism, communism and Jon Jones

Jeff Monson was the guest on 'No Holds Barred' this week discussing politics, history, and the economics of mixed martial arts.

UFC 151 cancellation and lost fighter wages

A brief analysis of the fallout following the cancellation of UFC 151 with UFC bosses blaming one fighter for other fighters' lost wages.