The education system uses cunning and guile to make us believe that education is about conforming to a plan that will drop us off the end of the production line as a ‘ready slave’ for something called ‘the job market’. And it’s this ‘job market’ that is almost entirely dependent for its existence on trashing the world’s resources.
King Corn is a fun and crusading journey into the digestive tract of our fast food nation where one ultra-industrial, pesticide-laden, heavily-subsidized commodity dominates the food pyramid from top to bottom – corn.
JS Rugg joins the show to discuss the sad state of education in this country. When third world countries produce children who are better educated than our children….we need to ask “why?” No Child Left Behind has been a disaster for the nation and our children are paying the price.