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The Nation is pleased that so many of its contributors are
included on a right-wing list of the most dangerous academics in
The lesson in Harvard president Lawrence Summers's sudden demise is that
his brand of neoliberalism works better on blackboards than in the real
Women now outnumber men at colleges and universities, but higher
education has not become the fluffy pink playpen of feminism that some
Striking graduate teaching assistants and NYU administrators are hunkered down for a protracted fight, as President John Sexton has threatened strikers with loss of their teaching stipend and ability to teach. This could have a chilling effect on campus union organizing nationwide.
The privatization of the nation's greatest, once-public colleges and
universities is well under way. The loss of low-cost higher education
is a quiet tragedy, one that will severely limit the potential of
generations of future students.
People who believe in academic freedom should denounce CUNY's treatment of an atheist professor.
The Israeli university boycott and its subsequent reversal could have been avoided.
The British Association of University Teachers should overturn its boycott of Israeli academics.
The origins of the Princeton filibuster protest.
Students succeed in making the university pull out of a Chinese oil company funding slaughter in Sudan.
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