Posts Tagged ‘Brexit’

Brexit McCarthyism, Universities PLC and the Erosion of Academic Freedom in the UK

Last week the UK academic world was abuzz about Chris Heaton- Harris’ letter on Brexit. This week it’s not. This lack of lasting public interest in threats to academic freedom is lamentable even as the corporatization of the nation’s universities is the biggest threat facing academic life and flies completely under the public’s radar, argues Daniel Nehring.

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Scholarly Research Looks at Brexit: Free Papers

SAGE Publishing is providing free access to a range of academic research which engages directly with the Brexit referendum and its potential impacts or gives a background on the UK-EU relationship.

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The post-Brexit & post-Trump (etc.) “populism” canard

It seems the impact of Brexit followed by Trump [= “Amer-exit” ?] is stirring up a sharp reaction in global halls of power, leading for instance to resort to a loaded, one-word, barbed dismissal of the presumed ignorant, stupid, insane or wicked masses: Thus, we see in the just linked and clipped Bloomberg report: >>The […]

Why are polls getting it wrong?: Brexit and Trump

There seems to be a fair bit of bashing of Pollsters of late.  This is not surprising given that Brexit was expected to vote remain, and Clinton was expected to win the US presidential vote. The naive criticism is that the Pollsters got it wrong.  I&…

Revisiting Social Science Space Articles on the Election

Social scientists have been as focused on the American presidential election as intently as all Americans and big proportion on the world at large. And as that impulse rippled through academe, Social Science Space was there to examine some of the wavelets lapping at social science’s shore.

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