The new Public Health England report estimates that 24 percent of the people in the UK with HIV are currently undiagnosed. We need to start talking about it.
Cops reportedly brandished handguns and even an AR-15 rifle during the exercise, which may have done more harm than good by traumatizing a bunch of kids.
Looking at the numbers, New Zealand's "man drought" isn't a concern, it's a statistical reality.
It's difficult to overlook the savage cuts on community services and the minimal impact they've had on homophobia in British schools and abroad.
Nov 11, 2014
Past mistakes shouldn't make it impossible to pursue an education.
In Egypt the school year began with a wave of arrests, violent protests, and clashes between young people and police that left one demonstrater dead from a head wound.
Vinsantos Defonte runs the most intense drag workshop in New Orleans, if not the entire United States, and her students represent all the flavors of the drag rainbow.
The public education system is a mess, but a solution proposed by Republicans might make things more muddled than ever.
The new AP US History exam stresses "historical themes" at the expense of the "founding fathers." Conservatives are pissed.
Modern schools are like prisons, stifling children's creativity and destroying their will to learn. This 19-year-old, who's already written two books on the subject, says we should get rid of them.
Jul 28, 2014
Back to back anti-fascist protests within walking distance of each other? Talk about your anarchist stars aligning!
This weekend, 50,000 of them marched on Parliament to demand change.
Over the past year, Brazil's public school teachers have played a major role in the protests surrounding the World Cup.
In theory it allows debate, and holds public figures accountable in front of the public they represent. In practice, it's an hour of theatre, shouting, and point scoring that ultimately satisfies no one.
America quickly forgot Wee Sing, a direct-to-video children's series that had wooden acting and ham-handed moral narratives, when it ended in 1996, so why has the show attracted a cult-like adult following online? I researched the show's history, f…
A disgruntled teacher in LA's public school system started a Facebook page filled with pictures of the sorry state of LAUSD's facilities. While cockroaches crawl around bathrooms and infrastructure remains broken, the district is spending upward of $1 bil…
The Russian government is planning to install video surveillance cameras in classrooms to prevent cheating. They're trying to improve their educational standards, but at the expense of privacy.
For this week's Mahal, I checked out the Summer Skateboarding Program at Mt. Ollie Baptists Church in Brownsville, Brooklyn. The program is a result of a collaboration between the Harold Hunter Foundation and Airwalk. Through the program, skateboarders te…
Everything you ever wanted to know about gayness, but were too afraid to ass.
The first ever church built in Gällivare was the Lapp Church. They collected one penny of every person in Sweden and built it in 1747. It was a part of the christening of the Saami.
In 1964 the board of education decided it was time to right some wrongs—like forcing kids to live in weird, exotic tents instead of houses and giving them shitty teachers—and built modern dormitories for Saami students whose parents lived far away.
Nov 30, 2004
Eidos have tried to tackle the topic of the Vietnam War in video game format. This is no small task, and the list of failed films, books and music can attest to this.
I was sentenced to a mandatory-minimum 25-year sentence in federal prison when I was 22 years old. I've been in here for nine years now, and I've spent every day trying to improve, rehabilitate, and educate myself. I figured the best way to go about it wo…
At first glance this appears to be another piece of Bumfights bullshit.