This is mainly to my academic friends out there. Around this time, faculty and graduate students are notified as to whether or not their super-awesome proposals to the American Educational Research Association (AERA) have been accepted. Posts to social media regarding the status of these proposals come in three distinct varieties: “Aw shucks, only four […]

Of what I reviewed on social media in the last day at the crossroads of education and Saturday’s march, this seems to be a general sentiment: “The education you are receiving has made you a better tool for your oppressor” #JusticeOrElse — jewelle. (@JewelleSantana) October 10, 2015 Or this: Education: We should start there because […]

It’s hard for me not to be slightly cynical on special days like this because they’re largely capitalist confections created by skilled marketers. Take a look at how far we’ve come from the original connotations of “Mother’s Day,” from the Zinn History Project. What began as a call to action, now we eat brunch and exchange […]