It’s 21st century America, and militia are patrolling the streets of one U.S. city. And they might be shooting private citizens. According to the Guardian, Two people were shot dead and another injured when at least one gunman opened fire on protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, amid demonstrations against the police shooting of Jacob Blake three days … Continue reading Militia patrolling the streets of Kenosha, Wisconsin
Faculty colleagues, We continue to see stories about coronavirus in the news, and we become anxious. We continue to hear about people we know contracting the virus, and we become fearful. We continue to wonder what might happen to us once the fall term begins, and we become uncertain. We need to address what's behind … Continue reading Another open letter to faculty
2nd UPDATE: 9:20 p.m. EDT, May 3: Bryan Alexander has a comprehensive list of announced furloughs or job cuts. One of his conclusions bears special attention: A few reflections on this list: faculty members have largely been spared. Cuts have fallen on staff instead. There are few signs of structural or programmatic change. Many of … Continue reading (2nd UPDATE, 9:20 p.m. May 3 MORE CUTS INFO) Ohio U cuts 140 positions; other universities soon to do the same?