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America Treats Most Academic Faculty Like Peons, and the Results Are Not Pretty

The growth of insecure faculty members in American higher education has consequences that reach far outside the classroom and far beyond the lives of poorly paid teachers.

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Academia Is Still Plagued by Sexual Harassment and Assaults

Anita Hill’s groundbreaking testimony at the 1991 confirmation hearings for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas gave women new language for coping with age-old problems. But it didn’t make the problems go away.

Posted on Jul 12, 2016 READ MORE

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Scoping Out Sexual Discrimination in Science

Debates about gender equality in the sciences are nothing new, but now the stakes may be higher for universities with science funding from the federal government to prove that sexual discrimination isn’t present in their departments. Title IX isn’t just for sports anymore.

Posted on Jul 14, 2008 READ MORE

Sweden Plans to Be World’s First Oil-Free Economy

The progressive European enclave has set a 15-year limit on its switch to renewable energy. | story
Hey, they won’t even have to get on a plane to collect their Nobel Prize!

Posted on Feb 8, 2006 READ MORE

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