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School children ‘should be taught to recognise fake news’

Pupils need to learn how to think critically about information, says leading education expert. Children should be taught in schools how to recognise “fake news”, a leading international education expert has said. In a modern digital age, schools need to teach pupils how to think critically and analyse what they read on social media and

A New Direction on Education

Cal Thomas, American public school students fall well behind students around the world in math and science proficiency. This is not debatable. According to the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study and the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study, both cited in The New York Times in 2012, “Fourth- and eighth-grade students in the

U.S. Students Make Unimpressive Showing on International Tests

Elizabeth BeShears, U.S. students scored below the international average in math and showed no improvement in reading and science on the most recent Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) test. Every three years, 15-year-old students in countries across the world take the two-hour PISA test administered by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Hillary Pushes for Highest Death Tax in the Developed World

Laurens ten Cate,  What many don’t know is that the U.S. already has an extremely high death tax: The 4th highest among OECD countries. If Clinton succeeds in pushing the Death Tax up to a 65 percent rate this would place the United States squarely at the top of the list. The Left always pushes

Two Thirds Of Young American Adults Live With Their Parents

Tyler Durden,  As part of its periodic report on “Society at a Glance” which looks at how youth across member states are faring in terms of several social indicators, such as employment, poverty, marriage and health, the OECD also provided a unique glimpse into modern household composition, namely the percentage of young adults, those aged

Unhappy America: Will The United States Collapse Due To An Internal Societal Meltdown?

Michael Snyder | End Of The American Dream All great nations eventually fall, and the United States is not going to be any exception. Are we witnessing the beginning of the end for the United States of America?  All great nations eventually fall, and the United States is not going to be any exception. Many

Obamacare’s Three Biggest Deceits

Ramin Oskoui, MD, And the five fixes that could begin to set things right again. When a supposedly “compassionate” physician runs out of “other people’s money” due to problems with an ill-conceived national health care law — a law rammed through by a Democrat-controlled Congress against the American people’s better judgment — and his patient

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development – A New World Tax Regime

 To anyone who even casually monitors international agencies — such as the UN, the OECD, and the IMF — it will come as no surprise that those agencies have long wanted stable sources of funding that they could count on, rather than relying on handouts from governments around the world. But it would likely come