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academic labor



  • Pandemic Imperils Promotions for Women in Academia

    As primary education has gone remote for another term, women professors with children argue that uneven distribution of domestic labor means their scholarly work is at a disadvantage compared to male and childless colleagues. "“I don’t need a clock extension,” Dr. Magdalena Osburn said. “I need an acknowledgment that this year is trash.”



  • Why We Started the #ScholarStrike

    by Anthea Butler and Kevin Gannon

    As American history shows, there are times where the most powerful way that workers can force an issue or work for change is to withhold what others see as their most important feature: their labor.



  • College Worth Fighting For

    by Ryan Boyd

    Professors are in a class struggle, a real fight that cannot be won with critique alone.



  • Academe’s Coronavirus Shock Doctrine

    by Anna Kornbluh

    Faculty are already stretched thin, and now they are being asked to do more. They should hesitate before doing so.