One of the many ironies or paradoxes of life in academia is that freedom of speech never is more complex than when it is discussed by people who speak for a living.
Topic: Academe blog
It is worthy of note when someone from the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) criticizes a Democratic U. S. Secretary of Education, even if the latter’s tenure has expired.
And will it lead to an understanding of the economics the rest of us live with?
Can it be that the Resistance, at least on the academic side, is realizing that President Trump may serve at least one full term?
Twitter is exposing academics in ways never before possible, not through the tweets of such as we but through their own pronouncements as they succumb to the apparently irresistible urge to be “public intellectuals.”
Aaron Barlow at the Academe Blog talks about how academics often dismiss the heartland of America as “hillbillies” and trash, which they should not do.
Purdue University President Mitch Daniels is being criticized by professors and faculty members for buying Kaplan University for a myriad of reasons, as well as being called names.
Class warfare, or more like class struggles, are hitting academics and college professors as adjuncts are not being paid fairly, in their mind.
At the Academe Blog, John K. Wilson writes about why shouting down speakers is absolutely wrong because it continues to polarize the country and it plays into the Right’s hands: Shouting down speakers, such as…
Interesting development from academia, where universities signed onto an amicus brief against President Trump’s executive order on refugee vetting.