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This essay by Peter Frase, also in the new issue of Jacobin (I promise I will blog about more than the new issue of Jacobin) is fucking great. I agree with almost all of it, both the descriptive and prescriptive. … Continue reading

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I’m usually pretty hostile toward military personnel and what I presume to be their politics, but if they’re donating to the candidate who wants to end all US wars more than to any other candidate, then shit.

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Throwing money at stuff

Andrew Hartman’s TFA hit piece in the new Jacobin has some good criticism, but I don’t like aspects of how it casts the larger debate surrounding educational reform. This is coming from¬†someone¬†who basically thinks teaching is the most heroic profession … Continue reading

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Give universities the loot

On a trip to Texas last week (no, that will not relate: I’m just adding color), my coworker and I were discussing higher education, and I tried to argue that federal student loan subsidies. The more we subsidize loans, I … Continue reading

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If Protestant ethics actually held more popular influence today, would the importance of counter-cyclical economic policy captivate public imagination as effectively as the perverse metaphor of government resembling a family that needs to buckle down when constrained? In their personal … Continue reading

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The rise and fall of the Third Reich

Every time I read about the latest unpunished atrocities in Israel, I feel sick and confused. It’s kind of baffling this happens so consistently (the world cannot be so perverse), so I recently asked a group of friends if there … Continue reading

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