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Working-Class People in Higher Education: My Story, Part 3

After I graduated from the University of Virginia in 1991, I changed my career plans from law to academia. I was clearly better suited to the latter, and circumstances seemed favorable. 1,371 more words


When liberals speak of 'privilege', they are trying to obscure issues of class


– because they themselves, are often middle class and part of the problem.

A poor white male in a trailer park isn’t better off than a middle class Chinese girl. 67 more words


Big Bang for Your Buck

An important announcement – hoping to see diverse genders/cultures/abilities in their incoming class!!

“Starting this week, Big Bang Theory and The Chuck Lorre Family Foundation have established The Big Bang Theory Scholarship Endowment—valued at $4 million dollars. 64 more words

Social Justice

May Recommended Reading

At the end of each month I compile links to articles I found thought-provoking over that month, categorized with pull-quotes for your perusal and edification. Each of these is a story that made me stop and think, and hopefully one or two of them will do the same for you. 1,738 more words


Racism, classism, sexism, bigotry, bullying - aren't they all the same thing?

Abuse of power – by the haves, the people who have power, versus the have-nots, the people who don’t.

What’s more, the abuse is socially supported, condoned and colluded with. 355 more words

How Long Does Cooking Take?

So I’ve posted before here about the problems with judging poor people for eating “unhealthy” foods. I was thinking about one particular aspect of the ways that eating healthy foods can cost more, in this case not so much in terms of money but time. 887 more words


Remembering and Learning

On this Memorial Day, we should remember not only American dead, but foreign victims of unjust wars started by our elite. Most American wars lacked the moral rigor of World War II and the U.S. 702 more words