If anyone doubts the relentless march of neo-liberal philosophy through the education system, they only need to gander this assessment of the Walmart preference regarding “charter” schools, which exposes how such a powerful multi-national organisation can impact the general public. How does one privatise education and destroy public education without actually saying so? One answer is provided by the Walton “business model” discussed in the following article from Truthout, which explains how neo-liberal philosophy advocates providing more channels through which “money can be made”.
But is this attack on education in general, a part of a larger picture? How does neo-liberalism work on a global scale? In the next article, the highly acclaimed Australian journalist, John Pilger, shows the broader picture with an examination of what is going on in the world of international politics today, which is driven by the ruthless US drive for world control and global power.