Suzanne James asks if Australia can really find its way back to Whitlam-style free education policy when so many are ensnared in a hunger-games economy, driven by the greed of the privileged, privately-educated few?
Neoliberalism has turned universities into “hungry” institutions that act like zombies: consuming brains for profit rather than enriching minds. Aleks Wansbrough discusses the crisis in higher education.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison and education minister Dan Tehan are on the offensive against higher education. But students are fighting back, reports Kerry Smith.
The National Higher Education Action Network is preparing to fight the federal government's disastrous funding 'reforms' and is calling on colleagues to join an online national assembly on August 24, when parliament resumes.