Category: 2016

  • In Defense of Public Education

    All of the public schools in the United States of America, from kindergarten through doctoral programs in higher education, should be free of charge and open to anyone with sufficient intellectual curiosity and merit.   Instead, the Republican establishment has doubled down on school privatization efforts, and our president-elect looks as if he will continue […]

  • Teaching Gramsci and Arendt at Wizard School

    “Jeglicher Zauber geht verloren, wenn du versuchst, ihn einzufangen.” –Helga Schäferling What role does “magic” play in our lives? Is magic already suffused with the powers of the mundane? How does magic duplicate and comment upon the logics of neoliberalism already governing us? To what extent can “rebellion” be realized within a left-leaning institution, and […]