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“This book puts the lie to the myth of academic freedom and that the university is an unabashed training ground for radicals.”—Richard Kahn, University of North Dakota

“Essential reading for anyone concerned about the stifling of dissent and free expression in academia and beyond.”—Uri Gordon, author of Anarchy Alive!

Since 9/11, the Bush administration has pressured univers...more
Paperback, 600 pages
Published March 1st 2010 by AK Press (first published May 1st 2009)
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Jose Palafox
This book is now out, get it at: http://www.akpress.org/2010/items/aca...

The wars of empire in response to the 9/11 attacks are not only fought with "smart weapons" and cluster bombs, they are also being waged on the ideological level: the "war on terror" is also a war against critical thinking, a war on science, a war against artists, a war on radical social science.

The edited volume discusses and analyses the recent repression of radical scholars and scholarship in the academic industrial comp...more
Kate
Does Godwin's Law apply to print media? In some of the essays in this book, the Nazi analogies are so thick that I had a hard time reading them. Writers, analogies involving Nazis are not your friends.

I also would have appreciated reading more contributions from women. I mean, FFS, the very lengthy introduction include a lengthy take on how college mascots oppress animals, but nary mentioned the concerns of folks who aren't white men. Suffice it it to say, I don't think I was this book's target...more
Derek Fenner
I tried to finish this, but there were just too many essays that I couldn't identify with. Some incredible work in here, especially insightful within the occupy paradigm and what education can and should be.
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Anthony J. Nocella II, Ph.D., award-winning author, community organizer, and educator is a Visiting Professor in the School of Education at Hamline University and Senior Fellow of the Dispute Resolution Institute at the Hamline Law School. Nocella is a scholar-activist grounded in the field of education and peace and conflict studies. He is internationally known for his innovative, transformative,...more
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