Articles tagged with education

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Oluchi Mbonu Anne McDonough Daniel E. Ho

We know that faculty retirement policies shape racial and gender diversity on campus. What universities do now in the face of COVID-19 will have long-term consequences.

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Astra Taylor Todd Wolfson

Astra Taylor talks with Rutgers faculty union president Todd Wolfson about organizing academic communities in the age of COVID-19.

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Alberto Bruzos Moro Roberto Rey Agudo Yuliya Komska

Media stories praising online language learning as an inexpensive way to take a “vacation” during COVID-19 have expressed astonishingly little curiosity about the conditions under which gig-economy language teachers labor.

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Marina Magloire

“This sudden attention to the ongoing grief of black life can also feel like a slap in the face. Didn’t you notice we were dying?”

Jeffrey C. Isaac

University administrators must be held accountable for their decisions to reopen campuses.

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Mordecai Lyon Lorgia García-Peña

In this interview, Lorgia García-Peña, who was denied tenure by Harvard in late 2019, discusses why ethnic studies has never been more urgent and the important role it can play in protest.

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Farah Jasmine Griffin

“In a season of unimaginable death, my students emerged as visionaries. I hope to live to see the world they create." 

Adam Kotsko

How can we “make the case” to a society that doesn’t have ears to hear it?

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Angus Deaton Joshua Cohen

Boston Review talks with Nobel Prize-winning economist Angus Deaton about COVID-19, the relationship between culture, financial hardship, and health, and why capitalism’s flaws are proving fatal for America’s working class. 

R. H. Lossin Andy Battle

Technological changes threaten the interests of students and teachers alike.