By Lisa R. Pruitt That cliche was brought to mind by several news stories in recent weeks, all related to class in one way or another, so I use it here to consider these stories and the issues they raise … Continue reading
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Kudos to Timothy Canova (Chapman Univ. Law) and heterodox economist friends of ClassCrits who’ve been tapped for a committee to advise Sen. Bernie Sanders on crafting legislation to reform the Federal Reserve. Canova will join Gerald Epstein of the U.Mass. … Continue reading
By Lisa R. Pruitt A story alternately headlined “Top Colleges Overlook Low-Income Students” and “Top Colleges, Largely for the Elite,” is currently the most emailed item on NYT.com, about 24 hours after the New York Times published it. In it, … Continue reading
News: The Would-Be Provost Who Quoted Marx – Inside Higher Ed http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2011/03/18/provost_designee_withdraws_at_kennesaw_state_amid_controversy_over_journal_citation_of_marx Note one of the offending lines: “All ownership of land or material means of production was at one time or another obtained by force.”