Articles tagged with education

Catarina Dutilh Novaes Silvia Ivani

Building public trust requires far more than the conveyance of facts and instruction in scientific thinking.

Judith Levine

“Don’t Say Gay” laws can be traced to the Reagan-era crusade to put “parents’ rights” before the interests of children.

Jonna Perrillo

Laws controlling what schools teach about race and gender show an awareness that classrooms are sites of nation-building. During the Cold War, El Paso public schools knew this too when they taught the children of former Nazis how to be white Americans.

John Summers

The Judge Rotenberg Center, a Massachusetts school, still uses electric shock therapy to punish disabled students. How can an entire field of mental health accept this as fine?

Andrew J. Douglas Jared Loggins

Even as they carve out space for Black scholarship, established universities remain deeply complicit in racial capitalism. We must think beyond them.

Victoria Baena

Education is not inherently liberatory: it has always been an arena for broader struggles over who has access to knowledge and to what ends learning is put.

Nichola Lowe

To support the work of the future, we must promote workers’ skills as crucial to technological progress.

Shellyne Rodriguez Billy Anania

Artist-activist Shellyne Rodriguez speaks with Billy Anania about museum labor practices and how Strike MoMA imagines a future of art for the people.

Marshall Steinbaum

Why the left’s turn from higher education has coincided with a newfound conservative appreciation for it.