[lbo-talk] posh as fuck

// ravi ravi at platosbeard.org
Thu Dec 8 18:12:21 PST 2011

On Dec 4, 2011, at 9:16 AM, shag carpet bomb wrote:
> During the Occupy Debate hosted by Jacobin, Lennard snickered at the
> idea that instituting "free" education, here and now, was a worthy
> reform since, being from England, she has seen how poorly the model
> has held up and how little the model actually does to dismantle
> economic inequality. Lennard snorted at the whole concept that
> publicly funded university is anything other than another sorting
> mechanism that legitimates inequality and said something like, "Yeah,
> education is free where I come from and it's still posh as fuck."

Your post reminds me of Philip Kitcher’s intro to his book Vaulting Ambition. See the section I reproduced here: http://platosbeard.org/archives/70.


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