Articles tagged with education

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Robin D. G. Kelley

I wrote letters for West’s hire and renewal at Harvard. The school’s administrators completely miss the point of tenure.

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Aaron Karp

The pandemic holds important political lessons for the climate crisis, but they must be taught.

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Agnes Callard

Two new books take aim at the moral failures of meritocracy. But we can advocate for a more just society without giving up on merit.

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Gianpaolo Baiocchi Marcelo K. Silva

The Brazilian president’s offensive against universities threatens democracy and recalls the dark years of the country’s dictatorship.

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Oluchi Mbonu Anne McDonough Daniel E. Ho

We know that faculty retirement policies shape racial and gender diversity on campus. What universities do now in the face of COVID-19 will have long-term consequences.

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Astra Taylor Todd Wolfson

Astra Taylor talks with Rutgers faculty union president Todd Wolfson about organizing academic communities in the age of COVID-19.

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Alberto Bruzos Moro Roberto Rey Agudo Yuliya Komska

Media stories praising online language learning as an inexpensive way to take a “vacation” during COVID-19 have expressed astonishingly little curiosity about the conditions under which gig-economy language teachers labor.

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Marina Magloire

“This sudden attention to the ongoing grief of black life can also feel like a slap in the face. Didn’t you notice we were dying?”

Jeffrey C. Isaac

University administrators must be held accountable for their decisions to reopen campuses.

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Mordecai Lyon Lorgia García-Peña

In this interview, Lorgia García-Peña, who was denied tenure by Harvard in late 2019, discusses why ethnic studies has never been more urgent and the important role it can play in protest.