Iran & Turkey Agree to Use National Currencies in Trade to Cut Dependence on Euro and Dollar
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Iran & Turkey Agree to Use National Currencies in Trade to Cut Dependence on Euro and Dollar

An agreement on using local currencies in trade has been inked between the central banks of Iran and Turkey. The aim is to improve economic links and make bilateral trade easier. Under the deal, the Iranian rial and Turkish lira will be easily converted to help reduce the costs of currency conversion and transfer for…

Schooling Was for the Industrial Era, Unschooling Is for the Future
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Schooling Was for the Industrial Era, Unschooling Is for the Future

Our current compulsory schooling model was created at the dawn of the Industrial Age. As factories replaced farm work and production moved swiftly outside of homes and into the larger marketplace, 19th century American schooling mirrored the factories that most students would ultimately join. The bells and buzzers signaling when students could come and go, the tedium…