The Critical University as Radical Project: Tanya Loughead’s Challenge to Regressive Changes in Contemporary Higher Education

The Critical University as Radical Project: Tanya Loughead’s Challenge to Regressive Changes in Contemporary Higher Education

Tanya Loughead’s new book, Critical University: Moving Higher Education Forward (CU), contributes to this counter-hegemonic pattern of critique by presenting an her own assessment built upon an array of radical philosophical and sociological perspectives that are absent from the generally prevailing, business-oriented views of U.S. higher education today.

A reply to Eric Gordon: Socialists should still make room for utopia

A reply to Eric Gordon: Socialists should still make room for utopia

While Eric Gordon's reflections on religion and socialism in an earlier installment of the People's World's Series on Socialism are perceptive and nuanced, I have to take issue with his bold assertion: "There will never be a socialist or a communist utopia." My late grandfather Carl Hertlein observed: "Eternity is a long time."