The organized workers of America, free in their industrial life, conscious partners in production, secure in their homes and enjoying a decent standard of living, will prove the finest bulwark against the intrusion of alien doctrines of government.
In most schools, we measure children on what they know. By and large, they have to memorize the content of whatever test is coming up. Because measuring the results of rote learning is easy, rote prevails. What kids know is just not important in comparison with whether they can think.
The neuroscience area – which is absolutely in its infancy – is much more important than genetics.
An enormous amount of direct advertising from pharmaceutical companies are offering a kind of instantaneous solution to problems.
In the steel industry the corporations generally have accepted collective bargaining and negotiated wage agreements with the Committee for Industrial Organization.
I wish to say that we Anarchists have never changed our position. We are Anarchists as of old and still pursue the same ideals.
We know next to nothing of what we’re going to know in 20 or 50 years.
There will always be places in the world where good schools don’t exist and good teachers don’t want to go, not just in the developing world but in places of socioeconomic hardship.
There is, therefore, no solution possible other than an economy directed by the workers through their organisations of control-through the workers’ syndicates.
It seems to me that a kind of thinking which is not technocratic has an opportunity for a renaissance in this country.