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Dem activist, AjunctProf 'Emerita', feminist, Buddhist bent, eroding Floridian, e-trike rider, Domer ☘️!

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djvanness , to academicchatter
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I'm going out on a limb here, but maybe... just MAYBE...

...the reason why so many people in the USA don't believe in the value of a college education anymore is BECAUSE we are running our universities like businesses, and not because we aren't.

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makkhorn ,

@djvanness @academicchatter @academicsunite and universities think they need build costly apt complexes with 'amenities" to house students. The costs are ridiculous.

MikeDunnAuthor , to bookstadon
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Today in Labor History September 30, 1892: In the wake of the Homestead Steel Strike, union leaders were prosecuted for the crime of treason for the first time in U.S. history. Henry C. Frick, chairman of the Carnegie Steel Company, convinced the chief justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to issue warrants for the arrests of every member of the advisory board of the striking steel union for treason against the state. The 29 strike leaders were ultimately charged with plotting "to incite insurrection, rebellion & war against the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania." During the strike, Pinkerton detectives killed seven workers, who were protesting wage cuts of 18-26%. Alexander Berkman tried to assassinate Frick, but failed, and spent many years in prison. He wrote about his imprisonment, and about anarchism, in his “Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist,” published by Emma Goldman’s Mother Earth Press.

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    @MikeDunnAuthor @bookstadon
    Terrible story…had no idea,

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