We, teachers, need to understand which are the forces that shape our education system. Both in a positive and negative way. And we also need to understand which role we as current or future teachers play.
So, the U.S. conducted another drone strike on foreign territory. They killed a suspected terrorist leader without due process. And our media is cheering. Despite the fact that the U.S. again violated international law.
Germany is in deep shit for several reasons. For years, we relied on cheap fossil fuels from Russia. Now we are begging for oil from equally vile regimes, instead of pushing for energy independence. And that dependence will not go away. Not if the only solution to solve the transport needs of millions of citizens is the private car.
The airlines are reeling after Covid. The lockdowns are a major reason for that. The flight companies had to fire many employees during the pandemic. Now, they are not coming back.
I often see similarities between observations I make in the classroom and the world at large. Observing the EU and their struggle for emancipation is not an exception.
I find it very sad, that yet another shooting occupies my mind. This time, it happened in Denmark, the country I would call my second home.