*CANCELLED* David Blacker presents The Falling Rate of Learning and the Neoliberal Endgame

April 26, 2014 @ 11:00 pm
Bluestockings Bookstore, Café, & Activist Center
172 Allen Street
New York, NY, 10002
United States

***Unforunately the author had to cancel tonight’s event. Apologies for the inconvience!***

Our education system is chained to the hold of a sinking capitalist ship. Is there any escape? The current neoliberal mutation of capitalism has evolved beyond the days when the wholesale exploitation of labor underwrote the world system’s expansion. The education system is caught in the throes of this eliminationism across a number of fronts: crushing student debt, impatience with student expression, the looting of vestigial public institutions and, finally, as coup de grâce, an abandonment of the historic ideal of universal education.

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