Category Archives: Education

Lack of critical thinking – a downward trend in the United States and elsewhere

Nov 4 2018 – Kevin Yaworski – Canadian and Global Citizen — Intellectual Thinking: Being More Aware! An intellectual is a person who engages in critical thinking, research, and reflection about society and proposes solutions for its normative problems. Some … Continue reading

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Reigning in out of control administrative spending in education in at least MB

Over 9% increase in administrative costs in 3 years and other unsustainable increases before that in several school divisions in at least Winnipeg. LRSD School Board increased school taxes last year instead of reigning in out of control administrative spending … Continue reading

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Tougher distracted driving laws proposed

First responders and police are seeing more minor and deadly impacts from distracted driving. Proposed legislation in Ontario to allow suspending drivers for 3 days and up to $1000 fine and increasing for repeat offenders. Some countries are considering or … Continue reading

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Reduce bureaucracy in education vs. removing class size caps and teachers

Feb 20 2017 – Kevin Yaworski – Parent and Public Advocate — Improving Education in Canada is a hot topic for many parents and other Citizens and now the Supreme Court of Canada is even weighing in.  Some Provinces like … Continue reading

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Silicon Valley faces reckoning as backlash grows against Big Tech

From The Globe and Mail: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/silicon-valley-faces-reckoning-as-backlash-grows-against-big-tech/article37595219/

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Pollution causing more deaths worldwide than war or smoking: Lancet

This more than sad especially when so many experts in so many fields involved in this detailed study and report agreed in the findings. Developing and middle class countries being hit the hardest and remote people like Canada’s Inuit facing … Continue reading

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This isn’t going to end well – powerful statements from novelist / biologist

Barbara Kingsolver’s novel Flight Behaviour is widely viewed as a climate change parable because it captures the emotional essence of living through an era of climate change. (Annie Griffiths) Sept 27 2017 – Kevin Yaworski – Global Citizen It is … Continue reading

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