Category Archives: Education Reform

The Fear Created by Precarious Existence in The Neoliberal World Discourages Critical Thinking

I was recently interviewed about the impact of neoliberal capitalism on schools, universities, and education in general by Mohsen Abdelmoumen, an Algerian-based journalist. Over the course of the interview we discussed a wide-range of issues, including: the fundamental conflict between neoliberalism … Continue reading

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Rethinking Alternatives to Neoliberalism in Education (ICCE 2017)

Earlier this month, I was a plenary speaker at the VII International Conference on Critical Education at the University of Athens (and Marasleios Pedagogical Academy of Athens), Greece. The conference theme was “Rethinking Alternatives to Neoliberalism in Education.” The Athens … Continue reading

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New Book: Rethinking Social Studies: Critical Pedagogy in Pursuit of Dangerous Citizenship

I’m please to announce the publication of my new book Rethinking Social Studies: Critical Pedagogy in Pursuit of Dangerous Citizenship (Information Age Publishing, 2017). The book is published as a volume in the series: Critical Constructions: Studies on Education and Society, … Continue reading

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Forum: How school funding matters

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Cultural Logic launches new issue #CulturalLogic21

Cultural Logic is a journal of marxism, literature, and radical politics, which has been an open access journal since it was founded in 1997. The new issue, Cultural Logic 21, features the following articles and poetry. Articles Anthony Barnum “Identifying … Continue reading

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Educate. Agitate. Organize: New and Not-So-New Teacher Movements

Never a dull moment these days in Education activism! Parallel with the fallout from records regarding the governance and management of UBC and calls for accountability by our Faculty Association is the BCTF’s work in holding the government to account … Continue reading

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Students and Teachers! The Unasked Question: Why Have School?

Rich Gibson, guest blogger, asks Why Have School? Dear Students and School Workers, Perhaps you can challenge your friends, teachers, and colleagues, or maybe torment the worst one, with a little exercise I use at the beginning of every class: … Continue reading

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Reforming Academic Labor, Resisting Imposition, K12 and Higher Education (Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor, No. 25)

New Workplace Issue #25 Reforming Academic Labor, Resisting Imposition, K12 and Higher Education Writing About Academic Labour Joss Winn Survival in the New Corporatized Academy: Resisting the Privatization of Higher Education Ellen Boesenberg The Radical Keynes: An Appraisal Carlo Fanelli “A … Continue reading

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Academic Bullying and Mobbing (Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor, No. 24)

New Workplace Issue #24 Academic Bullying & Mobbing Academic Bullying and Mobbing: Introduction to the Special Issue Institute for Critical Education Studies Of Sticks and Stones, Words that Wound, and Actions Speaking Louder: When Academic Bullying Becomes Everyday Oppression Harry Denny Beyond … Continue reading

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CFP: Critical Theories in the 21st Century

4th annual: critical theories in the twenty first century: a conference of transformative pedagogies november 6th & 7th location: West Chester University 700 South High St, West Chester, PA 19383 2015 theme: critical pedagogy vs. capital: reigniting the conversation Sponsored by: … Continue reading

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