Jerry Mintz and Daniel Sage - Home-Schooling, Unschooling and Teenage Liberation

Nov 21, 2014 by Martin Higgins

Jerry Mintz is the founder and director of the Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO) and a prominent figure in the alternative school movement in the US.

Additionally to his seventeen years as a school principal and teacher, he has helped found more than fifty public and private alternative schools and organizations.

He is the author of No Homework and Recess All Day: How to Have Freedom and Democracy in Education, and editor of several other alternative education titles.

Daniel Sage is an aspiring singer/songwriter and musician who was mentored by Mintz after leaving the public school system at age thirteen, and educated according to the philosophy and methods known as unschooling.


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Richard Manning - Free Yourself from the Afflictions of Civilization

Jun 8, 2014 by Martin Higgins

Richard Manning is an award-winning environmental author and journalist whose books include Against the Grain: How Agriculture Has Hijacked Civilization.

Manning has just co-authored Go Wild: Free Your Body and Mind from the Afflictions of Civilization , with John J. Ratey, an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.

The book asserts that we should draw on our hunter-gatherer past to live more closely to our genetic inheritance.


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Dao Earl - What on Earth is food, anyway?

Nov 19, 2013 by Martin Higgins

Dao Earl is an independent nutritional researcher and public speaker. He is co-founder of Sura Detox, a highly regarded retreat centre in rural Devon on the south coast of England, where he has honed the art of imparting his radical knowledge via illuminating and inspiring daily talks.

See for more information including access to Dao’s excellent articles and videos.


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