Apr 19, 2017

Chomsky: Thinking Like Corporations is Harming American Universities | Alternet

There’s been a very sharp increase in the proportion of administrators to faculty and students in the last 30-40 years. The following is an edited transcript (prepared by Robin J. Sowards) of remarks given by Noam Chomsky last month to a gathering of members and allies of the Adjunct Faculty Association of the United Steelworkers in Pittsburgh, Penn.

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