Analyses

About destroying …

… and building up – German concrete – grey and hostile to life. It’ll suffocate any promising plantlet of education there is. Unflinching solidity in public – this the state school monopoly draws from a linguistic sleight of hand. DEUTSCHE VERSION…

Socialisation – revisited

The amazing thing is that they should have come up with an argument as spongy-soft and weak as that: Working great for centralisers of education, it has originally been designed to catch you off guard and confuse you. German school authorities…

School of coercion – a price too high

For most people in our country having to go to school appears to be a law of nature. It would never come to your mind to dispute something like that. No young person in Germay can escape the bondage for…

Is the concrete starting to crumble?

It’s nine years ago now that the politically and ideologically motivated fight against homeschooling in Germany seemed to have achieved a decisive breakthrough: The German’s Highest Court turned down a constitutional appeal by homeschooling parents – most probably out of…

Laws don’t just pop up out of the blue

Who has to be punished in what way because his children don’t sit in a classroom? The law for that offence hasn’t been around all the time. Illustrious, enlightened personalities of modern times are often pointed to as initiators of…