Critics of the educational system often despair at the level of ignorance it produces. But, as we will see, the fact that many are left behind by schools is not a sign of a failing educational system but rather its expected result. Education is organised by the state to provide capital with a competent workforce and produce good citizens, and the state constantly strives to do it in the most economical way possible.
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The EU and the US negotiate the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). The following are the core theses of our talk on what the EU and the US aim for with TTIP and why the state isn't simply chased by big business when making its external trade policy as a core of its economic and foreign policy.