Monthly Archives: May 2014

American Federation of Teachers Conference Highlights Commercialization of Higher Ed

by Lydia Hou The American Federation of Teachers 2014 Conference was held April 11-13 in Baltimore Maryland, offering numerous panels and keynote speakers exploring concerns and advancements of higher education in the United States. Some notable individuals who presented research … Continue reading

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Cultural Patrimony versus Monetary Debt: What are “Public Goods” Worth?

by Claire Smith What is the value of art?  Does it have different value when it is under public ownership?  Art is something that defies standard valuation metrics of commodities as it holds value beyond a market-driven price.  Symbolic meaning … Continue reading

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