Progressive Education and Red Pill Expo Preview


Tuesdays program will look at the world of public education and why our children are woefully deficient when rated against educational standards of the rest of the developed world.

Our guest will be: Dr. Duke Pesta, academic director at Freedom Project Academy.

To understand the declining moral values, educational standards, and shift from a classic liberal education to the intellectual garbage we see today, we must look at the goals of progressive education as promoted by John Dewey and the continual shift from individualism to collectivism.  Progressive education does not teach students to use deductive reasoning and individualism to make logical decisions.  It teaches socialist concepts like moral relativism, social justice, sustainability; political/social ideas that have nothing to do with education and everything to do with societal change. Modern education is meant to reduce excellence and create good workers, not good thinkers.  The ultimate goals are spreading the wealth of America to the undeveloped/developing world and reducing Americas role as leader of the free world.  Dr. Pesta will explain why homeschooling is such an important bulwark to social engineering in our public schools.

I will also be doing a wrap up discussion with Debbie Bacigalupi about the amazing Red Pill Expo held this past weekend in Spokane, WA. Tune in to see what you may have missed.


Dr. Duke Pesta is the Director of Freedom Project Academy, host of the Dr. Duke Show podcast, and a tenured professor of English at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. He received his M.A. in Renaissance literature from John Carroll University and his PhD in Shakespeare and Renaissance literature from Purdue University. He has taught at major research institutions and small liberal arts colleges on a wide variety of subjects at the graduate and undergraduate levels. His book, The Renaissance and the Postmodern: A Study in Comparative Critical Values, was published by Routledge in 2016. He has been active in educational reform, and was instrumental in developing and implementing an elective Bible course that is currently available for public high school students in Texas.

Dr. Pesta is one of America’s foremost authorities on the dangers of Common Core and the federal takeover of education, having delivered over 700 hundred talks in 46 states. Dr. Pesta hosts his own weekly program about education—The Dr. Duke Show—which covers educational issues from preschool through graduate school. (DrDukeShow.com) He is a frequent interlocutor with Stefan Molyneux at Freedomain Radio and is a regular guest on a number of nationally-syndicated radio programs. He also hosts a weekly segment for The College Fix, a top-twenty-five conservative site dedicated to reporting on campus abuses. His collective videos and presentations top more than ten million views online, and much of his work is available at FreedomProject.com and FPEUSA.org.

Debbie Bacigalupi is a Californian cattle rancher who is in-demand Debbie Bacigalupithroughout the west as an educational speaker on Agenda 21, the 2030 Agenda, Cap and Trade, Sustainable Development, property rights, dams and water rights, “conservation” and other related issues.

She attends many conferences including the 2012 United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development, COP21 and the 2015 UN Paris Climate Change Conference, Navigating the American Carbon World on Cap and Trade, the Western Governors Association Crucial Habitat Conferences, and many Fish and Wildlife meetings and hearings on the Endangered Species Act.

Ms. Bacigalupi co-produced and/or inspired timely documentaries: Blue, No Water No Farmer No Food, and Wolves in Government Clothing – all focusing on how aggressive environmental policy is harming rural America.

Discouraged by the erosion of rural America, she ran for the U.S. House of Representatives in 2012.  Ms. Bacigalupi holds a BS degree in Business and a Masters in Business Administration and is a Certified Meeting Professional and Sommelier.  Her entrepreneurial spirit and passion to free rural America and change lives through education inspired her to open her own business with Rodan+Fields (dbacigalupi.myrandf.biz).  She is Senior Editor of Technocracy.News.


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