You have the right to go to school

This video was made in 2008. I think it is a good time to watch it again. There is probably a good reason every day to be reminded about what the best of us strive for but there are times when that need feels especially pressing.

Here is the bit about what we do:
You have the right to go to school.

Education should strive to promote peace and understanding among
all people.
Not a word about productivity or a firm's bottom line :)

Aung San Suu Kyi is no longer under house arrest

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Article 26
  1. Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit.
  2. Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It shall promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations, racial or religious groups, and shall further the activities of the United Nations for the maintenance of peace.

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