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Little Red School House

May 13, 2021

Gord is joined again by Zitkato, one of the hosts of Bands of Turtle Island to continue their discussion on Decolonization.

 

In this third part, Zitkato and Gord quote and discuss Yellow Parenti on Capitalism, Imperialism, and Slavery.

 

Little Red School House is committed to taking part in Decolonization and...


May 10, 2021

If someone’s job requires an appreciation Week it means they aren’t getting paid enough.

I hate Teacher Appreciation Week because it only magnifies all the ways teachers are NOT appreciated. I'd really rather it just not happen at all. Or alternatively, maybe it would be best if it happened all year round, in our...


May 4, 2021

 

Gord is joined again by Zitkato, one of the hosts of Bands of Turtle Island to continue their discussion on Decolonization.

 

In this second part, Zitkato leads us through how lifestyleism - theorizing without real actions to help others materially - is patronizing and doesn't actually empower anyone. Zikato also...


Apr 28, 2021

When we talk about systems, we should be talking about a system not individuals. When we use words to describe what we stand for, we should mean everything that comes with it. But too often we don’t. Sammie and Adam touch on these concepts in a wide ranging discussion on the pandemic, police murders, and sexism...


Apr 23, 2021

On today's episode we were fortunate to be joined by a truly talented, and empathy filled educator, Jennifer Binis. Jennifer discusses how teaching began as a job only for women.

We also discuss feminism and how white feminists in the Open School movement think feminism is telling other women to quit their job if they...