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“Liberty, Fraternity, Labour” : histories of adult education in Germany

What we take for granted today had to be gained in tiny steps, had to be fought for in endless campaigns: learning to read; having something to read; learning to write; being free to write what you think; learning to … Continue reading

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On slaveholder societies

You might question whether the country I grew up in still exists: the old Federal Republic of Germany. What has certainly gone is the country a few miles further east: a State socialist experiment known as the Democratic Republic of … Continue reading

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