Tuesday, February 11, 2014

"Robert Reich wrote that despite the economic pain suffered by the poor — underpaid workers, the underemployed and the unemployed — we Americans are afraid to protest corporate greed and government indifference lest we lose our jobs. He also believes that our cynicism about government, now commonplace thanks to an unrelenting message from the right for over 40 years, keeps us in our couches."

see:
Moral Monday "Americans take to the streets (finally) for justice"
Why don’t Americans protest in the streets? Robert Reich wrote that despite the economic pain suffered by the poor — underpaid workers, the underemployed and the unemployed — we Americans are afraid to protest corporate greed and government indifference lest we lose our jobs. He also believes that our cynicism about government, now commonplace thanks to an unrelenting message from the right for over 40 years, keeps us in our couches.
But hope springs eternal. A bit of background. North Carolina is

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Government Accountability Project on The Day We Fight Back

also note this piece on UNC they have
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this piece raises some questions that Napolitano's delegation didn't....
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also- as UC tries to develop changes to Title IX and sexual harassment policy a post from University Diaries (on Northwestern U., U. Colorado, and Rutgers)
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now, 'tranformative faculty', 'change management faculty', 'operationally excellent faculty'
and then to follow-- the endowed chair in operational excellence, change management, transformation
or go back to the old authentic leadership, leadership blah blah
administrators love the latest new term given to them by a consultant who found it surfing the web for more new terms...games people play

this USC piece includes the transformative faculty term-see:
Professor Hopes To Increase USC Faculties’ Role

Newfield represented the American Association of University Professors at the event and discussed issues in the current process for decision making and the need to increase the voice of faculty in the university setting. He has long advocated the need for professors to take a leading role in administrative decisions.

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