Category Archives: Labor

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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Theory into practice: Social justice, solidarity & AESA

The American Educational Studies Association is currently facing a dilemma that forces its leadership and membership to decide just how committed they are to the principles of social justice, principles upon which the organization has built its reputation. How much … Continue reading

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UNITE HERE Local 8 and the AESA 2016 meeting in Seattle

The American Educational Studies Association is meeting in San Antonio this week and the key issue of its business meeting on Saturday was how the organization should respond to the ongoing union boycott of the site of its 2016 meeting … Continue reading

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Master/Slave questions … for teachers (and others)

Rich Gibson, guest blogger, presents some starter questions that few teachers are willing to ask in serious ways.  What is it to be free, fulfilled, and confident that you will be able to meet your human potential?  Are we free? Are … 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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Inconvenient Truths Concerning Human Rights Issues and the UBC/PNU Collaboration (Dr. M. K. Bryson)

The following was posted to the UBC Faculty of Education Listserv today. I am re-posting on WTBHNN with permission of the author. Inconvenient Truths Concerning Human Rights Issues and the UBC/PNU Collaboration by Dr. M.K. Bryson Professor and Director, Institute … Continue reading

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Neoliberalism and the Degradation of Education (Alternate Routes, Vol. 26)

Alternate Routes: A Journal of Critical Social Research VOL 26 (2015) NEOLIBERALISM AND THE DEGRADATION OF EDUCATION Edited by Carlo Fanelli, Bryan Evans Contributors to this anthology trace how neoliberalism has impacted education. These effects range from the commercialization and quasi-privatization of pre-school … Continue reading

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Workplace CFP: Marx, Engels and the Critique of Academic Labor

Call for Papers Marx, Engels and the Critique of Academic Labor Special Issue of Workplace:A Journal for Academic Labor Guest Editors: Karen Gregory & Joss Winn Articles in Workplace: A Journal for Academic Labor have repeatedly called for increased collective … Continue reading

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