Neo-liberalism and Its Discontents

“… The dependence of universities on corporate patronage means education has become more about product development and marketable skills than independent research or critical reflection. The humanities are being downgraded and history removed as a core subject, inducing a cultural amnesia that leaves our young people more susceptible to manipulation and demagoguery …” (more)

[Maeve Halpin, Irish Times, 19 April]

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