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Higher Education in Peril

Public universities and colleges across North America and the United Kingdom appear to be rushing headlong into a new era, caught up in a stampede driven by state-initiated educational policy and demands for ‘modernization’ (certainly a matter of concern in … Continue reading




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For Some, Arrogance Is Bliss Erika Shaker offers an incisive critique of the term “Entitlement Generation” and how it has been used to characterize young Occupiers by Canadian journalists and others. Connecting the grievances of the Occupy movement (rising student … Continue reading




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‘Occupy’ Instigator Laments Lack of Spirit in Canada Kalle Lasn, co-founder of Adbusters, the Vancouver-based magazine that sparked the Occupy Wall Street movement, comments on the Canadian media’s role in depicting the protesters as “lawless rebels,” thereby lending support to … Continue reading




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Occupy Colleges Now: Students as the New Public Intellectuals Making clear that the police violence used against the Occupy protesters on University of California campuses was brutal and unjustifiable, Henry Giroux connects the goals of the Occupy movement to the … Continue reading




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