Tag Archives: capitalism

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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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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Critical Education to publish articles series “The Media and the Neoliberal Privatization of Education”

Forthcoming articles in the current volume of Critical Education will include a special series examining The Media and the Neoliberal Privatization of Education, edited by Derek R. Ford (Syracuse University), Brad Porfilio (California State University, East Bay), and Rebecca Goldstein (Montclair State … Continue reading

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CFP: Learning, technologies, and time in the age of global neoliberal capitalism

Call for Papers SPECIAL ISSUE OF KNOWLEDGE CULTURES Learning, Technologies, and Time in the Age of Global Neoliberal Capitalism The study of time, technology and learning has preoccupied scholars across disciplines for decades. From the psychological impacts of networked gadgets to … Continue reading

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Why paying teachers for student test scores is a bad idea

While everyone in British Columbia is paying attention to the teachers’ strike, the Fraser Institute launched its latest effort to marketize education. This week the Fraser Institute, a neoliberal think tank, released a report promoting incentivized pay for teachers. Teacher … Continue reading

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Cultural Logic Releases Three Volumes of Critical Scholarship In One Day

Cultural Logic has just announced an epic launch of three volumes of critical scholarship addressing a wide range of issues. Cultural Logic, which has been on-line since 1997, is a open access, non-profit, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal that publishes essays, interviews, … Continue reading

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Wealth inequality in the United States

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Education, State and Market: Anatomy of Neoliberal Impact

Ravi Kumar‘s new book Education, State and Market: Anatomy of Neoliberal Impact published by Aakar Books (Delhi) is the first volume to comprehensively examine the impact of neoliberal capitalism on education in India. Kumar is a professor in the Department … Continue reading

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Education for Revolution special issue of Works & Days + Cultural Logic launched

Education for Revolution a special issue collaboration of the journals Works & Days and Cultural Logic has just been launched. Check out the great cover image (Monument to Joe Louis in Detroit) and the equally great stuff on the inside. … Continue reading

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