Monthly Archives: April 2013

Terrorism and Ethnicity in the American Media

I have a new article for Al Jazeera, The wrong kind of Caucasian, on the long history of the American media blaming an entire ethnicity for the violent acts of an individual: It is easy to criticise the media, and … Continue reading

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The Adjunct Crisis Continues

I have a new article on Al Jazeera English about adjuncts in academia, but maybe you already knew that. Since it came out on Thursday, it has been shared by over 14,000 people on Facebook and remains the most popular … Continue reading

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New Interview

To my surprise, this interview with me on the blog From PhD to Life has gone a little viral, and was featured in The Billfold, Savage Minds, and other places. If you haven’t read it, you can find it here. … Continue reading

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How Academic Paywalls Kill Research Funding

Several months ago I predicted that the academic paywall system – which cuts off scholarly work from ordinary people unwilling to shell out hundreds of dollars for a few articles — would ultimately lead to a loss of funding down … Continue reading

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