Dr. Henry Giroux Addresses the Ontario Common Front Assembly with a call for a new kind of politics Reply

On August 19, 2013 McMaster University Professor Henry Giroux spoke at the third Ontario Common Front General Assembly. ““I can’t think of a better way to defuse the possibility among young people of the radical imagination than to place them into so much debt that for the next 20 years, all they can basically think about is paying that debt back,” Giroux says early in the clip in a section called ‘Student Debt and Generational Welfare.'” Watch video here.

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Our efforts have not borne fruit: A further analysis of the York-CIGI initiative Reply

Gus Van Harten and Stepan Wood

This analysis was prepared prior to the April 2 meeting of the Osgoode Hall Faculty Council. In ten areas, it tracks concerns arising from the York-CIGI Agreement of August 2011, steps to address these concerns in the Osgoode protocol of November 2011, and the corresponding gaps in York’s new governing documents. More…

Open Letter of Concern regarding the CIGI-York agreement Reply

The following is an email distributed to York faculty on March 22, 2012. It informs about the Open Letter of Concern regarding the CIGI-York University agreement, signed by 273 full-time faculty members and librarians, to be delivered to York’s Administration and Senate on that day. The list of signatories follows, as well as the rationale for the letter, media reports, and relevant links. More…