Today, in “blog posts that probably should have been a Tweet”… Reading Adam Johnson’s “People ‘Feel Unsafe’ Because Visible Poverty Is Everywhere” last night hit me hard, and I haven’t been able to shake it. A few key excerpts: Homelessness is used interchangeably with crime despite it not being one—beyond a social one inflicted upon […]Read more "When the wheels come off, inhumanity reigns"
Higher education is explicitly a commodity now. It is explicitly open to market forces and for-profiteering. This exposes it to risk, hedging, venture capitalism, and the treadmill of competition. This means that all of the social relationships we develop and nurture within higher education are subject to the rule of money. There is no outside […]Read more "Welcome to the all-you-can-burn buffet"