The corporatization of universities is meant, in part, to temper the historic role of college as a site of political protest. Key to this trend is the rise of low-wage faculty since a financially insecure professoriate is less likely to encourage disruptive thought and action on the part of students.
We already have the technology necessary to attain a decent, sustainable lifestyle — technology that can create more and better jobs.
If only the three big forces of American politics would faithfully serve their constituents, the 2012 election could be about real choice. Instead we have Mitt Romney versus Barack Obama.
Government workers are standing against a wave of austerity that threatens to swamp us all.
Here in the United States, corporations treat their workers as adversaries. Not so in Finland.
Americans have long experience of companies cutting benefits, cutting wages, and trying to prevent workers from joining unions. Few workers in America have been hit harder than aviation workers.
Federal agencies are now preparing new regulations for enforcing the banker pay reforms enacted last summer. These new regs, says the AFL-CIO, need to prohibit the ‘incentive’ that’s still stuffing bankers with billions.