Tag: Academic Culture
Scienza o Gerarchia?
[Di Xavier Zambrana-Puyalto. Originale pubblicato su Center for a Stateless Society il 13 dicembre 2016 con il titolo Science or Hierarchy? Traduzione di Enrico Sanna.] Nel mondo accademico c’è una sensazione diffusa: tutto potrebbe essere fatto molto meglio. Ma cos’è esattamente che non va bene? A mio parere, il problema principale è che abbiamo permesso…
Science or Hierarchy?
There is a general feeling in the academic world: things could be done in a much better way. But what exactly has gone wrong? I would argue the main problem is that we have allowed ‘irrational authority’ (also known as hierarchy) to take over reason and knowledge. To start, let me differentiate between rational and…
Education Beyond Capitalism on Feed 44
C4SS Feed 44 presents Grant A. Mincy‘s “Education Beyond Capitalism” read by Thomas J. Webb and edited by Nick Ford. To the libertarian, however, education is an expression of individualism. If we imagine education without the state, we are left with self-directed learning, initiative, creativity, co-operative/mutual labor and robust competition between academic institutions. Education is re-imagined as a…
Education Beyond Capitalism
On Friday, January 9, US president Barack Obama traveled to Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee. Here, Obama announced plans to make an associate degree as obtainable as a high school diploma. Deemed “America’s College Promise,” the new plan, according to Obama, will bring community college tuition down to zero for students. The plan…
Anarchy and Democracy
Fighting Fascism
Markets Not Capitalism
The Anatomy of Escape
Organization Theory