Immanuel Wallerstein: An Obituary

By Boaventura de Sousa Santos, Roarmag.org -

The death of Immanuel Wallerstein is an irreparable loss for the social sciences. He was unquestionably the most remarkable American sociologist of the twentieth century, and the one with greater [...]

More Than 70 Scholars Join Noam Chomsky To Sign Petition To Stop The US From Interfering In Venezuelan Politics

By Noam Chomsky, Laura Carlsen, Greg Grandin, Common Dreams -

The United States government must cease interfering in Venezuela’s internal politics, especially for the purpose of overthrowing the country’s government. Actions by the Trump administration and [...]

Academic Alienation: Freeing Cognitive Labor From The Grip Of Capitalism

By Maresi Starzmann, Roarmag.org -

Sitting in a coffee shop in a typical American college town, I overhear a conversation between two twenty-somethings. They lament, in educated and self-critical fashion, the failure of the [...]

Scholars For Social Justice Launches With 100+ Members

Scholars for Social Justice (SSJ) is a new formation of progressive scholars committed to promoting and fighting for a political agenda that insists on justice for all, especially those most [...]

Nine Nifty Notes For Scholar Activists

By Staff, www.climatejusticeproject.org -

By Staff of Climate Justice Report - Below I have put together what I hope is an illustrative, but by no means exhaustive, list of the kind of best practices scholar activists may wish to adopt [...]

1200 Archeologists & Museum Directors Sent Letters To President Obama

By Staff, www.indigenousrising.org -

By Staff of Indigenous Rising - In a new letter sent to the Obama administration, over 1,200 museum directors, archaeologists, anthropologists, and historians expressed solidarity with the [...]

Academics-For-Hire Agree Not To Disclose Fossil Fuel Funding

By Lawrence Carter and Maeve McClenaghan, www.energydesk.greenpeace.org -

By Lawrence Carter and Maeve McClenaghan for Energy Desk - The investigation raises further questions for coal giant Peabody Energy, which earlier this year was investigated by New York attorney [...]

US Anthropologists Back Israel Boycott In Landslide Vote

By Ali Abunimah, www.electronicintifada.net -

By Ali Abunimah for The Electronic Antifada - Members of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) have overwhelmingly endorsed a resolution backing the Palestinian call for the boycott of [...]