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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
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.
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
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
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