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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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The New Teachers’ Roundtable: A Case Study of Collective Resistance

New issue of Critical Education launched: Critical Education Volume 8, Number 4 March 1, 2017 The New Teachers’ Roundtable: A Case Study of Collective Resistance Beth Leah Sondel Abstract The New Teachers’ Roundtable (NTRT) is a democratically run collective of … Continue reading

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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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Comments on Academic Freedom at the University of British Columbia

Comments on Academic Freedom at the University of British Columbia Delivered at “Breakfast with the Dean” panel April 21, 2016 E. Wayne Ross, PhD Professor Faculty of Education University of British Columbia First of all I would like to thank … 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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New book: The Phenomenon of Obama and the Agenda for Education – 2nd Edition

The Phenomenon of Obama and the Agenda for Education – 2nd Edition Can Hope (Still) Audaciously Trump Neoliberalism? Edited by: Paul R. Carr, Université du Québec en Outaouais Brad J. Porfilio, CSU, East Bay A volume in the series: Critical … 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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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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BC Teachers’ Strike: Analyzing the government’s bargaining strategy & its “affordability” trope

Published in Rabble.ca on Friday, September 12, 2014 as: B.C. schools could be open Monday, if the government wanted Public schools in British Columbia could be open Monday, if the government wanted. On Wednesday, in nearly unanimous fashion, members of … 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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