We, the undersigned members of the Johns Hopkins University community, express solidarity with our Palestinian colleagues, whose academic freedom has been curtailed and stifled by the Israeli occupation. 504 more words
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Having studied at a local university, I have observed that students and even professors faced intimidation and retaliation when they attempted to discuss issues such as homosexuality. 123 more words
Addition: File this under the ‘Mill touchstone.’ Better Mill than points further Left.
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‘So it is today—the faculty largely accept as true most liberal mantras, including the widely-embraced view in academe that the Pope is wrong on abortion, its support for gay marriage, and avoidance of not only racism (agreed), but “triggers” of “classism, sexism, heterosexism, cissexism, ableism, and other issues of privilege and oppression.” They are the fruits of Mill’s transformation—the defenders of “experiments in living.” Sandra Korn has not called for a fundamental change, but described how things are.
One generation comes and another generation goes but the Earth remains forever. So goes the Ecclesiastical statement that motivated me to wade metaphorically and literally into the sullied and diminishing waters of the Jordan. 242 more words
An official statement and photos have been posted on the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) concerning the activities of librarians during strife in the Ukraine, see… 662 more words
Full article available on Noam Chomsky, “On Academic Labor” URL: http://zcomm.org/sendpress/eyJpZCI6Mjk5MDM1LCJ2aWV3IjoiZW1haWwifQ/ Access: March 3, 2014.
The following excerpts are from an edited transcript of remarks given by Noam Chomsky via Skype on 4 February 2014 to a gathering of members and allies of the Adjunct Faculty Association of the United Steelworkers in Pittsburgh, PA. 1,044 more words