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A simple answer for why humanities (and social science) are as important as 'real'/applied/natural sciences

Asking why studying society is important when we can priories cures, engineering and profits?

The answer is: look at the case of NHS cuts. Doctors and scientists cannot work without the politics that allow them and their work. 56 more words

‘Second class consumers’ and ‘food apartheid’: A shift from political to commercial subjectivity?

European Commission President, Jean Claude Junckler, said yesterday:

In a Union of equals, there can be no second class consumers.

Junckler was, of course, paraphrasing, modifyinig and neologising the prevalent…

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Congressman to host DACA renewal workshop

The office of Congressman Mark Takano will be holding a workshop to help those that qualify to renew their DACA application.

The workshop will take place at the Norte Vista High School Performing Arts Center from 9:30 a.m. 93 more words

Riverside City College

Can society speak?

Once, I visited a café with my then two-year-old child sleeping in a pram. As I was ordering my drink, a friendly female-barista at the counter looked lovingly down into the pram, and said to me jokingly: 340 more words

The Paradox of the political everything

This will surely be useful for many colleagues, who teach undergrads in the humanities and social sciences:

Saying that everything is political is like saying that everybody’s special. 88 more words

Study Abroad to send students to Buenos Aires

For the Spring 2018 semester, students will have the opportunity of spending their semester in Buenos Aires.

The program will run from Feb. 15 to May 12, 2018 and give participating students will be able to study THE-3, THE-32, COM-7, ENG-1A, ENG-1B and ENG-12 while enjoying the sights and sounds of Buenos Aires. 54 more words