Elon Musk Has No Use for College

Mar 12, 2020

Who isn’t interested in any random pronouncement that Elon Musk makes? After all, he’s smart and he’s rich and getting richer every day. He also acts like a media celebrity, saying provocative things in public, which most smart or rich people — who don’t seek to be known as brands —...

The Importance of Good Governance
Feb 12, 2020

The Importance of Good Governance

When It Comes to Mental Health, India Remains Shockingly Misinformed
Jan 17, 2020

When It Comes to Mental Health, India Remains Shockingly Misinformed

The Hidden Logic Behind Student Loans
Nov 22, 2019

The Hidden Logic Behind Student Loans

Education and Surveillance Are Merging in the UK

Education and Surveillance Are Merging in the UK

Sep 04, 2019

The United Kingdom has begun deploying what it calls reception baseline assessment for children entering primary school. It promises to “provide the basis for a new way of measuring the progress primary schools make with their pupils.” It sounds very rational, but according to a survey...

What the Latest College Admissions Scandal Reveals About US Culture

What the Latest College Admissions Scandal Reveals About US Culture

Aug 01, 2019

ProPublica and The Wall Street Journal have unearthed a new college admissions scandal in the US, offering new insight into the culture of inequality that thrives at the core of a society that lives and breathes by, for and through competition. This one concerns falsifying information about a...

The US Educational System’s War on History

The US Educational System’s War on History

Jul 15, 2019

In an article published by Al Jazeera, Donald Earl Collins, a history professor who has worked as a reader of students’ exam copies for the US College Board, describes one of the ways the US educational system transforms the teaching of history into a form of Eurocentric, neoliberal and...