by Robert Jensen [This essay originally appeared May 2, 2011, on the Texas Observer website, http://www.texasobserver.org/oped/delivering-educational-products-the-job-formerly-known-as-teaching] Hi, I’m Robert Jensen, a provider of educational products to consumers at the University of Texas at Austin. I used to introduce myself as a UT professor, but that was before I attended a
by Robert Jensen People of conscience face two crucial challenges today: (1) Telling the truth about the dire state of the ecosphere that makes our lives possible, no matter how grim that reality, and (2) remaining committed to collective action to create a more just and sustainable world, no matter
Religious, national, and market fundamentalisms are frightening, but they may turn out to be less dangerous than our society’s technological fundamentalism.
A review of All That We Share: A Field Guide to the Commons
Election Day is far from the most important moment in our political lives.
What politicians should be discussing in the mid-term election campaigns.
Robert Jensen is a professor in the School of Journalism at the University of Texas. He is the author of Getting Off: Pornography and the End of Masculinity; The Heart of Whiteness: Confronting Race, Racism and White Privilege; and Citizens of the Empire: The Struggle to Claim Our Humanity, among other works. He spoke to NLP’s Alex Doherty about the threat of environmental catastrophe. http://www.newleftproject.org/index.php/site/article_comments/a_world_in_collapse/
Beck’s rally in DC marks a new kind of right-wing politics.
In seven years of the deceptively named “Operation Iraqi Freedom” and nine years of “Operation Enduring Freedom” in Afghanistan, no member of the U.S. has been a hero.