Education is the way to success. There is a saying of mine: An illiterate person can conquer what every man and woman can. But an literate person can conquer what is in the earth and way beyond his mind can comprehend. Continue reading →
The world’s problems are your problems. Even if you live in safe, middle class suburb, there are still forces creeping into your house that are slowly killing you and threatening the survival of your descendants. If you’re not teaching yourself about the world’s problems and trying to figure out your own solutions to them, then you’re just waiting to die. Continue reading →
Despite decades of reforms and school improvement initiatives, large numbers of students are still underachieving, failing or being pushed out of school. Clearly a distinctly new approach is needed – one that takes into account the global diaspora and increasing school demographic diversity. Unless educators begin to take account of differences in students’ material realities and lived experiences, ongoing lack of…
The movement to equalize the rights of women and men is fairly recent. It was particularly widespread in Western societies in the 1960s thanks to the feminist movements which were developed in the late nineteenth century. The progress towards equality between women and men is real, but the road is still long. Less numerous than men on the planet since the 1950s, women are 3.6 billion out of nearly 7.4 billion people. They live longer all over the world. But this is one of the few advantages that they can claim in relation to men. For the rest, the inequalities are systematically in their disfavour.
It is essential to point out that women-men inequalities are closely linked to gender inequalities. The observation of the permanence of gender inequalities resulting from the observation of statistics shapes and reinforces the representations already present in societies. Continue reading →
This is a research essay. For the past few days, I have been searching and surfing through the Internet about Rohingya. This essay contains not just facts but also my opinion related to Rohingya. Continue reading →
I composed this essay while on a high-speed rail from Beijing to Shanghai when Beijing’s Air Pollution Index was seriously overweighted. I discussed the problem of industrialization. Instead of focusing on promoting sustainable industrialization, I discussed how to take action to make industrialization more sustainable regarding the aspects of the economy, environment, and society. I proposed the idea that consumers are the main stakeholders of sustainable industrialization, and I promoted a minimalist value to the readers. Continue reading →