Public Intellectual Project

August 29th, 2013

Published on truthOut, not authored nor dated ( see also our new blog: politics for the 99%).

Within the last few decades, the emergence of public intellectuals as important cultural and social critics has raised fundamental questions not only about the social function of academics, but also about the connection between higher education and public life, between academic work and the major issues shaping the broader society. Truthout’s Public Intellectual Project will provide progressive academics with an opportunity to address a number of important social issues in a language that is both rigorous and accessible. All too often, academics produce work that is either too abstract for a generally informed public, or they separate their scholarship from the myriad of issues and contemporary problems that shape everyday life in the United States and abroad … //
Articles by Henry A. Gigoux: Articles by Other Authors in the Public Intellectual Project: … (full long list of names and links).

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