Glenn talks to his co-author Kyle Olson about their new book CONFORM

Glenn’s new book Conform: Exposing the Truth About Common Core and Public Education was released today. In the book, Glenn presents a well-reasoned, fact-based analysis that proves it’s not more money our schools need — it’s a complete refocusing of their priorities and a total restructuring of their relationship with the federal government. In the process, he dismantles many of the common myths and talking points that are often heard by those who either want to protect the status quo.

As Glenn has explained, there is no issue more important to America’s future than education. The fact that we’ve yielded control over it to powerful unions and ideologically driven elitists is inexcusable, and we are failing our children, our country, and ourselves. Conform gives parents the facts they need to take back the debate and help usher in a new era of education built around the common sense principles of choice, freedom and accountability.

On radio this morning, Kyle Olson, founder of the Education Action Group Foundation and co-author of Conform, joined Glenn to discuss why this book is so vital and what parents and teachers can do to begin to right some of the wrongs of the American education system.

“Last year at this time, we published the book called Control. And Control was all about our 2nd Amendment rights. The second book in the Control series is called Conform,” Glenn said. “As we have been talking about today and for the last eight years, we cannot, we must not, conform. This is the ultimate conforming of our society. It is Common Core and public education. And you are seeing it in spades.”

As Glenn explained, Kyle has been one of the people really waving the red flag on Common Core and some of the biggest problems facing the American education system.

“He's been leading the charge on Common Core along with Michelle Malkin. Kyle and I first started talking Common Core about a year ago, and there is no one place where you can go and get all of the information,” Glenn explained. “So we published Conform today. It is 222 pages of text, and then the next 50 or so pages are all fine print sources. It sites all the notes, so you know exactly where to go, so you don't have to quote me or Kyle.”

On Tuesday’s radio program Glenn also covered the outrageous story out of a California school district in which 8th grade students were asked to consider whether the Holocaust was “an actual event in history, or merely a political scheme created to influence public emotion and gain wealth.” The district has since said it will change the assignment in the future, but it is really incredible to consider what is going on in some of our schools.

“It is so vital parents know what's going on. Parents are standing up, as you said, and fighting back. And some more parents need to do that because what we hear about the stories like in Los Angeles is that the district is basically admitting its incompetence. They don't know what's in the school,” Kyle explained. “When they are called out on it, they say, ‘That was a mistake,’ or ‘That was never meant to be give to children.’ That sort of thing. So it is so critical parents know what's going on in the child's classroom – what textbooks they are reading, what informational texts they are reading, so they can stand up and fight back.”

Conform seeks to arm parents and teachers with the facts they need to stand up to their school boards and local governments and demand changes to the education system. Glenn urged his listeners to consider buying copies for friends and neighbors, for the book runs through some of the most common pro-Common Core and pro-public education defenses and offers an in-depth counter argument.

“I urge you to buy several copies for your friends and give them out. If you are concerned at all about education, we have tried to put together the quintessential book that will cover all the things you worry about, all the of the charges that are leveled against you,” Glenn said. “And we tried to put them with a ton of footnotes, so you don't ever have to quote me. You know the original source. You know where this answer is coming from. It's called Conform: Exposing the Truth About Common Core and Public Education.”

Purchase your copy of Conform HERE.

Eric Weinstein, managing director of investment firm Thiel Capital and host of "The Portal" podcast, is not a conservative, but he says conservative and center-right-affiliated media are the only ones who will still allow oppositional voices.

On "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week, Eric told Glenn that the center-left media, which "controls the official version of events for the country," once welcomed him, but that all changed about eight years ago when they started avoiding any kind of criticism by branding those who disagree with them as "alt-right, far-right, neo-Nazi, etc.," even if they are coming from the left side of the aisle. But their efforts to discredit critical opinions don't stop there. According to Eric, there is a strategy being employed to destroy our national culture and make sure Americans with opposing views do not come together.

"We're trifling with the disillusionment of our national culture. And our national culture is what animates the country. If we lose the culture, the documents will not save us," Eric said. "I have a very strongly strategic perspective, which is that you save things up for an emergency. Well, we're there now."

In the clip below, Eric explains why, after many requests over the last few years, he finally agreed to this podcast.

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Glenn Beck: Why MLK's pledge of NONVIOLENCE is the key to saving America

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Listen to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge of nonviolence and really let it sink in: "Remember always that the nonviolent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck shared King's "ten commandments" of nonviolence and the meaning behind the powerful words you may never have noticed before.

"People will say nonviolent resistance is a method of cowards. It is not. It takes more courage to stand there when people are threatening you," Glenn said. "You're not necessarily the one who is going to win. You may lose. But you are standing up with courage for the ideas that you espouse. And the minute you engage in the kind of activity that the other side is engaging in, you discredit the movement. You discredit everything we believe in."

Take MLK's words to heart, America. We must stand with courage, nonviolently, with love for all, and strive for peace and rule of law, not "winning."

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Conservatives are between a rock and a hard place with Section 230 and Big Tech censorship. We don't want more government regulation, but have we moved beyond the ability of Section 230 reforms to rein in Big Tech's rising power?

Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute's senior director of policy, joined the Glenn Beck radio program to give her thoughts and propose a possibly bipartisan alternative: enforcing our existing antitrust laws.

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Dan Bongino, host of The Dan Bongino Show, is an investor in Parler — the social media platform that actually believes in free speech. Parler was attacked by Big Tech — namely Amazon, Apple, and Google — earlier this week, but Bongino says the company isn't giving up without a fight. In fact, he says, he's willing to go bankrupt over this one.

Dan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he calls a "smear" campaign behind the scenes, and how he believes we can move forward from Big Tech's control.

"You have no idea how bad this was behind the scenes," Dan told Glenn. "I know you're probably thinking ... well, how much worse can the attack on Parler have gotten than three trillion-dollar companies — Amazon, Apple, and Google — all seemingly coordinated to remove your business from the face of the Earth? Well, behind the scenes, it's even worse. I mean, there are smear campaigns, pressure campaigns ... lawyers, bankers, everyone, to get this company ... wiped from the face of the earth. It's incredible."

Dan emphasized that he would not give up without a fight, because what's he's really fighting for is the right to free speech for all Americans, regardless of their political opinions, without fear of being banned, blacklisted, or losing jobs and businesses.

"I will go bankrupt. I will go absolutely destitute before I let this go," he said. "I have had some very scary moments in my life and they put horse blinders on me. I know what matters now. It's not money. It's not houses. It's none of that crap. It's this: the ability to exist in a free country, where you can express your ideas freely."

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