Roslyn Fuller

Why Donald Trump Would Have Fit in Just Fine with Our Founding Fathers

Last week, in an AlterNet article titled “How Our Political System Has Cracked—and Why It Probably Can’t Be Fixed,” Neal Gabler expounded at length about how the founding fathers believed in a wonderful and uncorrupted America, governed by the righteous and the good.

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Heartbreaking Stories from Academia: America's Universities Treat Most Faculty Like Peons, and the Results Are Not Pretty

“What is education?” Ruth Wangerin asks me, when I Skype the sociology professor at her home in New York. “Is education a good for its own sake? Is it a process of weeding people out? Or is the student a customer paying for certification and the adjunct is there to train them?”

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Post-Capitalism Utopia Is a Bit of a Farce

One of Ireland’s thicker politicians recently made the rather bold claim that the country was in danger of becoming "a lawless utopia." The ditzy comment spurred much head-scratching among the Irish, who tried fruitlessly to square her obvious negative intent with the image of a paradise on earth so wonderful even laws would be obsolete. 

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