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Faculty are going to have to lead the fight for the continued exploration of complicated and controversial issues in our research because feckless administrators will cave to right-wing members of state legislatures up and down the line. The University of Texas at Austin has paused a study on a program that teaches white preschoolers about […]
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Unionizing Faculty

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On October 19, 2021
As I can tell you personally, faculty having a union can make all the difference in the world. You should have one too, whether you are faculty or in some other job. And here’s the thing–even if you are in a right to work state where you are never going to get a contract, you […]
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Racism and Campus Cops

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On June 6, 2021
At the core of all policing in the United States is pure, unadulterated racism. Lots of white liberals don’t want to believe this. But the historical evidence in favor of this point is pretty overwhelming. From slave patrols to locking Black people up for “vagrancy” during Reconstruction to the War on Drugs, it’s been a […]

Cancel Culture!

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On May 29, 2021

Sully and Bari are going to be all over this……. A teacher is disappointed with Gov. Kevin Stitt after one of her summer classes was canceled due to House Bill 1775, which bans educators fr

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Fixing Higher Ed

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On May 18, 2021
The higher education system is so broken. Between skyrocketing tuition and fees leading to massive student debt, a lack of state funding, the proletarianization of faculty including the rise of waves of contingent workers, massive administrative bloat, and an aging population that is no longer being buttressed with the same waves of immigrants and foreign […]
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