- We Have To Protect Ourselves (Feb 19, 2014)
Professors, the very knowledge producers and extractors, are the targets for large-scale censorship.
- The 4 Most Profound Ways Privatization Perverts Education (February 16, 2014)
For-profit institutions have created educational rifts and has allowed the hunger for money cloud the original goals of education.
- Young, Black and Buried in Debt: How For-Profit Colleges prey on African-American Ambition (June 9, 2013)
For-profit institutions appeal to the dreams of ambitious African-Americans - only to crush them with debt.
- The Lessons of the Megalomaniac University President (June 6, 2013)
On the privatization of Ohio State University during the term of University President Gee.
- The Troubling Dean-to-Professor Ratio (November 21, 2012)
Pay for top administrators and funding for administration are grossly swollen in relation to professors’ salaries and money for research.
- From Public Good to Private Good (March 3, 2014)
Universities are raking in the profits - and students are being cast behind.
- For-Profit Colleges Buy Politicians, Then Profits (July 24, 2013)
The business model for for-profit universities relies on bribing government officials to get them to pour government money into ineffective schools.
- The True Size of the Student Debt Crisis (June 2, 2013)
Worrying statistics about the status of student loans and students’ ability to pay off such loans.
- At What Cost? How Student Debt Reduces Lifetime Wealth
Among all races, Latinos and African-Americans graduate from institutions with the highest rate of debt - a possible damper in future career prospects.
- Noam Chomsky on Student Debt (February 27, 2013)
Noam Chomsky points out the inadequacies and holes in the management of budgets in the U.S., and how the corporatization of higher education institutions are strapping down students and reflects management issues in the States, as well as offer tips on how to bring awareness to this issue.
- Retooling the Test: Can a New SAT “Deliver Opportunity” to Low-Income Students? (August 13, 2013)
Collegeboard restructures the SAT to draw more material from day-to-day learning in the classroom rather than SAT preparatory tutors to give low-income students a better advantage.
- MOOCS and the Open Education Debate: Where Are the Latinos? (June 1, 2013)
Establishing free online classes may be a gateway in letting more Latinos receive higher education.
- Oppression Bias And The Struggles of a Black Sociologist (July 1, 2014)
On how scholars who cite non-traditional, “unscientific” authors and experiences are shut down as being biased and non-academic.