2010

Full length: (65 mins.) ... Date: ( 2010) ... Source: https://youtu.be/oDxYWspiN-8


The failure of institutional education to deliver on its promise of a way out of poverty – here in the United States as well as in the so-called “developing” world.
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The Whiteman's Last Burden

Crushing foreign cultures

Examines the hidden assumption of cultural superiority behind education aid projects, which overtly aim to help children “escape” to a “better life” – despite mounting evidence of the environmental, social, and mental health costs of our own modern consumer lifestyles, from epidemic rates of childhood depression and substance abuse to pollution and climate change.

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