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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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Why the UBC Leadership Crisis Matters Beyond the Ivory Tower

The ongoing drama at University of British Columbia may look like a tempest in a teapot, but the dispute among university governors, managers, and faculty has implications that reach beyond the ivory tower. Two principles are at the heart of … Continue reading

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First Peoples, Palestine, and the Crushing of Free Speech – Steven Salaita in Vancouver

First Peoples, Palestine, and the Crushing of Free Speech Monday, January 12 at 7:30pm SFU Harbour Centre, 515 West Hastings Street, Segal Rooms; Vancouver, BC Facebook EVENT Wednesday, January 14 at 5:00pm Coach House at Green College, UBC; 6201 Cecil … Continue reading

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Historians Against the War and Veterans for Peace respond to attacks on Wikileaks

From Historians Against the War (HAW) Steering Committee (SC): Over the last few weeks Wikileaks has released numerous classified U.S. government cables that have revealed what U.S. diplomats are saying to each other on a range of topics, from the … Continue reading

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