From Swans, student debt or freedom: Assume debt for diplomas chasing prosperity, or maximize freedom of action by staying debt-free? Doug Henwood on the economic consequences of student debt. Can you MOOC your way through college in one year? An academic with Impostor Syndrome: What it's like to live with the constant fear of being discovered to be a fraud. From Mother Jones, yes, liberals rule the ivory tower, but why? David Graeber, a scholar of the radical left, can't find a job — maybe American anthropology departments aren't as liberal as you think. A question of academic freedom: A Notre Dame history shows that it’s nothing new for faculty to speak their minds — and cause a stir. Jordan Weissmann on the ever-shrinking role of tenured college professors: For almost 40 years, we've been witnessing the rise of the adjuncts.

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