Category Archives: Books and scholarship

Who is Walter Rodney?

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PEOPLE: “We all deserve the same rights as our peers to be educated.”

WI State Journal reports: UW senior Althea Miller weeps as she gives an impassioned statement to students on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011. More than 100 people took over a press conference held by a conservative think tank to introduce a study … Continue reading

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Plagiarism is bad…

….and can lead to this!

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bell hooks on being (perceived as) “angry”

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The death of universities

Academia has become a servant of the status quo. Its malaise runs so much deeper than tuition fees. By Terry Eagleton in The Guardian. “…What we have witnessed in our own time is the death of universities as centres of critique. … Continue reading

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Underground reading

From the NYT: One Sunday afternoon this holiday season, as the literary professionals were putting finishing touches on their year-end lists of best books, citizen critics were busy just reading. On a No. 6 train between Astor Place and 125th … Continue reading

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Medicine and Social Justice

In my freshman human rights class, we just read Medicine and Social Justice by Paul Farmer.

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