Tag: Seth Kershner
Veterans Push Back Against Military Recruitment in Schools
The branches of the U.S. military have long seen high schools as optimal recruiting grounds. Some veterans are beginning to fight the propaganda and tell students the truth about military service. April 3, 2023 / Ruben Abrahams Brosbe / Yes! Magazine - March 20 marked the 20th anniversary of the United States’ invasion of Iraq. The war took hundreds of thousands of Iraqi lives, with some ...
JROTC Is Preying on Poor Students
A recent string of revelations about abuses by the Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps presents an opportunity to rein in the military’s presence and power in public schools. 01.08.2023 / Seth ...
The US Military’s JROTC Program Is Even Worse Than You Thought
August 23 2022 / Steve Early / Suzanne Gordon / Jacobin - We’ve long known that the US armed forces target poor and working-class students to meet their enlistment goals. But according to a recent ...Tags
Connecticut Peace Group Engages Students with a Peace Wheel
Peter G. Anderheggen | Originally published in Draft NOtices - August/September, 2017 Winsted Area Peace Action has been visiting high schools in northwestern Connecticut for at least ten years. The ...
Bringing Truth to the Youth: The Counter-Recruitment Movement, Then and Now
Emily Yates | Originally published in Truthout - July 16, 2016 "Back when we started, recruiters were just blatantly lying to the kids," said Susan Quinlan, the co-founder and volunteer coordinator ...TagsJune Brumer | The National Network Opposing the Militarization of Youth | Every Child Succeeds Act | Oakland Unified School District | BAY-Peace | Better Alternatives for Youth–Peace (BAY-Peace) | Susan Quinlan | Emily Yates | Chicago | Rick Jahnkow | Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery | STEM | No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 | ASVAB | Seth Kershner | JROTC | Project YANO | Hart Viges
Education Action: Reining in Military Recruiting
Seth Kershner - In 2012, Kate Connell—a photographer with two children in the Santa Barbara public schools—learned that her son’s freshman seminar had a Marine recruiter as a guest speaker. Her son ...
Counter-Recruitment and the Campaign to Demilitarize Public Schools
Scott Harding, Seth Kershner - ISBN 9781137515254 Publication Date September 2015 Formats Hardcover Ebook (EPUB) Ebook (PDF) Publisher Palgrave Macmillan "This book brilliantly dissects not only the ...
Boots On The Ground
Patrick Elder and Seth Kershner - As military recruiters gain a foothold in Christian schools, grassroots activists across the nation are sounding the alarm. SUMMER IS THE season for high school ...Tags
Drones Are a Military Recruiting Issue
Seth Kershner - Over the past several years, activists have fought against the use of unmanned aircraft (commonly called “drones”) to carry out targeted killings in the war on terror. Anti-drone ...
Henry Giroux | Beyond Neoliberal Miseducation
Henry Giroux - This article draws from a number of ideas in Henry A. Giroux's newest book, Neoliberalism's War on Higher Education. As universities turn toward corporate management models, they ...