Identity politics, students as customers, and academic freedom

If adjuncts and tenure-track professors are disempowered in relation to their students, the solution isn’t to attack students. . . . sneering at undergraduates with too many feelings or an unsuspecting woman who had the misfortune of tweeting about the biases of scientific research and discourse.

Rather, it’s to focus on a university system that treats students as customers and faculty as the interchangeable means of production. If you care about academic freedom, care about that.

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