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  Defending Educators and Students as Public Intellectuals The growing popularity of neoliberal capitalist narratives coincides with a trend of perceiving and thinking of society  through a strictly economic lens. This myopic narrowing of the social sphere entails a myriad … Continue reading




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The Museum of Neoliberalism Visitors to The Museum of Neoliberalism at the Bloombury Social Centre, London, UK, are told once they arrive that they were requested to bring with them “remnants of the near-forgotten age of neoliberalism” to fill a … Continue reading




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Why We Should Resist the Idea of Student as Consumer Richard Scullion reflects on the demands being placed on higher education to make it “responsive to market drivers” (marketization). He argues that the process is shaping higher education on more … Continue reading




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Beyond the Limits of Neoliberal Higher Education: Global Youth Resistance and the American/British Divide Henry Giroux connects the current climate of human hardship to the savage forms of free-market ideology that propel the privatization of social problems and the commodification … Continue reading




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Con-Dem-Nation and the Attack on Academic Cultures Liz Morrish offers critical insights into the language of the neoliberal academy—audit culture, enterprising academics, and student consumers—and considers the implications of such language for undercutting the traditional autonomy of academics within the … Continue reading




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Youth Movement in a Culture of Hopelessness Henry Giroux in an interview with Al Jazeera English discusses the Wall Street protests in terms of why young people around the world, “a whole generation that now is being pushed into the … Continue reading




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Education Reconsidered: Beyond the Death of Critical Education Stanley Aronowitz contests the ways in which schools are now treated as “a training ground” that keeps “kids’ noses to the grindstone.” He argues that the curiosity and critical learning which enable … Continue reading




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Neoliberalizing Race In this lecture, David Theo Goldberg briefly traces the history of race through 500 years of planetary globalization, drawing a distinction between two forms of racial thinking. “Racial naturalism” is the view that non-Europeans are inherently inferior to … Continue reading




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