One of the more troubling market enclosures of the past generation is the croporate colonization of academia and its research. We review Jennifer Washburn's University Inc., and selected chapters from Bollier's Silent Theft and Viral Spiral.
A public event at Sterling College in Craftsbury Common, Vermont, at Simpson Hall at 7:15 pm. The event will explore how to build a future worth surviving, based on the late David Fleming’s book Surviving the Future: Culture, Carnival, and Capital in the Aftermath of the Market Economy.
Panelists include Margo Baldwin, President and co-founder of Chelsea Green Publishing; David Bollier, Director of Reinventing the Commons Program, Schumacher Center for a New Economics; Peter Buffett, Composer and Co-President, NoVo Foundation; Chuck Collins of the Institute for Policy Studies; and Matthew Derr, President of Sterling College.