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What is Improbable Research? Improbable research is research that makes people laugh and then think. Improbable Research is the name of our organization. We collect (and sometimes conduct) improbable research. We publish a magaz...
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Academic Bullying the Vacuum of Moral Leadership in the Academy
Piety, M.G.
Article
2017
CounterPunch
Workplace bullying is an increasing problem. Books are being written about it, and there is even a Workplace Bullying Institute. The problem isn't restricted to the business world. Books such as Facul...
Academic Fraud and the Ponzi Scheme of 'Higher Learning'
Higher Education in Crisis
DiMaggio, Anthony
Article
2014
CounterPunch
It’s sad to say, but U.S. higher education increasingly resembles a pyramid scheme. The schools at the top continue to compete for elite students, by appealing to prospective applicants via the creati...
Academic mobbing, or how to become campus tormentors
Seguiin, Eve
Article
2016
University Affairs
If you’re a university professor, chances are fairly good that you have initiated or participated in mobbing. Why? First, because mobbers are not sadists or sociopaths, but ordinary people; second, be...
Academics can change the world -- if they stop talking only to their peers
Heleta, Savo
Article
2016
The Conversation
Heleta discusses the limited audience that academics publish for and the lack of real-world impact their ideas have as a result.
Aliens, Antisemitism, and Academia
Frim, Landon; Fluss, Harrison
Article
2017
Jacobin
Criticizing Enlightenment thought has become fashionable across the political spectrum. For the past several decades, more and more academics have called reason into question. This is especially true ...
Am I a bad feminist?
Atwood, Margaret
Article
2018
Globe & Mail
My fundamental position is that women are human beings, with the full range of saintly and demonic behaviours this entails, including criminal ones. They're not angels, incapable of wrongdoing. Nor do...
Connexions Library: Education, Children Focus
Website
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on education and children.
EducationSources.ca
Website
2017
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Free Speech and Acceptable Truths
Statement of the Alumni for Responsible Speech
Alumni for Responsible Speech (Ulli Diemer)
Article
2008
While we support freedom of speech and academic freedom, we believe that university administrations have a duty to provide a safe learning environment in which students and faculty are protected by in...
Helping you reach the media
How Sources can help you get more and better media coverage
Article
2009
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Media coverage is the most valuable kind of publicity there is because it is based on the news value or information value of what you do or say, and is therefore far more credible than paid publicity ...
The Menace of Liberal Scholarship
Chomsky, Noam
Article
1969
The New York Review of Books
Noam Chomsky builds upon Senator Fullbright's criticism of social science scholars which suggests that they have failed to act as independent critics of government policies and having instead become a...
No Grades in Higher Education Now!
Is the Revolution any closer?
Rancourt, Denis
Article
2015
Dissident Voice
Author and social scientist Stuart Tannock has recently published a historical and critical overview of the practice of grading in education.
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - September 10, 2016
Back to School
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Article
2016
Connexions
Education - about the world, and about social change in particular - is a key element in the work that Connexions does. In this issue of Other Voices, we explore a few aspects of the ways in which edu...
Edward Said's shadowy legacy
Tricky with argument, weak in languages, careless of facts: but, thirty years on, Said still dominates debate
Irwin, Robert
Article
2008
Times Literary Supplement
So many academics want the arguments presented in Edward Said's Orientalism (1978) to be true. It discourages any kind of critical approach to Islam in Middle Eastern studies.
Sources Select Universities, Colleges, and Institutes
Website
2009
Academic experts available to take media calls about their area of expertise.

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Telling the Truth
Socialist Register 2006
Panitch, Leo; Keys, Colin (eds.)
Book
2005
A collection of essays that examines the difficulties of illuminating the degenerative and secretive nature of public life.

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Journal of Scholarly Publishing
Serving the international academic publishing community. Provides a balanced look at the issues and concerns of scholarly publishing. Solutions to the every day problems and commentary on the philosop...


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