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Neoconservatism is the New Feudalism

Neoconservatism is a political movement born in the United States during the 1960s. Many of its adherents rose to political fame during the Republican presidential administrations of the 1970s, 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. 224 more words

Universities, Mismanagement, and Permanent Crisis

Some loose, probably incautious thoughts, adapted from a couple of Twitter rants essays I’ve been writing the last few days.

The promise of the management class is that they could manage colleges better than faculty.

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The Shock Doctrine

The Shock Doctrine documentary I watched was pretty interesting, but got a little confusing for me at times. I felt like there were so many different historical or political names included that it was both hard for me to keep track of and hard to determine the purpose and identity of the individual. 400 more words

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"Shock Doctrine"

In Naomi Klein’s documentary “Shock Doctrine”, she brings to light the effects of sensory deprivation experiences and shock therapy, and how it mirrors economic shock in different countries and situations. 293 more words

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Austerity is the crisis not the solution

Austerity has proven to be an economic and social catastrophe. A catastrophe for democracy. Austerity is the crisis itself – it is not a solution to the crisis. 109 more words

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