Is There Such a Thing as a Free Lunch…in the Scifi World?

Art and commerce have long had an uneasy relationship. In fact, I can’t help thinking about economics and writing without being reminded of the saying attributed to Moliere, the French playwright: “Writing is like prostitution. First you do . . . → Read More: Is There Such a Thing as a Free Lunch…in the Scifi World?

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University, Inc.: The Corporate Corruption of American Higher Education. By Jennifer Washburn. Basic Books, 2005. 326 pages. $26.00.

University, Inc.: The Corporate Corruption of American Higher Education is a necessary book but also a sobering, even depressing one. If you’re concerned about your health, your education or your country, you won’t enjoy what you . . . → Read More: American University Research