Monthly Archives: November 2012

From Training Corporate Cogs to Teaching the Real Thing: Stanley Aronowitz’s Vision for Transforming Higher Education

In The Knowledge Factory: Dismantling the Corporate University and Creating True Higher Learning, Stanley Aronowitz begins by boldly asserting “there is little that would qualify as higher learning in the United States” (Aronowitz xvii). Loosely defining ‘higher learning’ as the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on David Harvey’s “Rebel Cities”

“There’s class warfare, all right, but it’s my class, the rich class, that’s making war, and we’re winning.”     –Warren Buffett In Rebel Cities: From the Right to the City to the Urban Revolution, David Harvey reminds us that cities … Continue reading

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An Empire of Indifference: American War and the Financial Logic of Risk Management

Check out the slide show Frankie Medina and I put together to help facilitate our 11/6 class discussion on Randy Martin’s book, An Empire of Indifference: American War and the Financial Logic of Risk Management.

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