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· April, 2015

Stories about Education from April, 2015

What Does Hacking Education Mean?

  22 April 2015

Pedro Muller reflects on the lapse of the school system, an institution he says meant for a different historical context. In this regard, he notes the importance of two similar, but at the same time different, concepts: “to study” and “to be educated”: El educar se va más allá de...

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France Launchs National Campaign to Curb Racist and Anti-Semitic Acts

  17 April 2015

On April 17, the French government unveiled a national campaign to combat racism and anti-Semitism in France. The objective of the campaign is to fight all prejudices, raise awareness and get citizens engaged in the conversation. One hundred euros will be allocated over three years to educate and promote cultural diversity. The...

The European Union Won't Give e-Books Reduced VAT

  16 April 2015

On March 5, 2015, the European Union Court of Justice ruled that the reduced value-added tax (VAT) established for printed books should not apply to digital books, considering everything distributed or delivered electronically or via Internet as a service. Amalia Lopez questions the resolution on the Blog Sinerrata Editores: Lo que más me...

Looking for Books on Islam, Feminism and Racialisation?

Blogger Royayah Chamseddin,  a Sydney based Lebanese-American journalist and commentator, shares a list of books on Islam, feminism and racialization in this blog post on her blog Letters from The Underground. The list, which will continue to be expanded, includes links to some books which are available for free download...

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