Editor’s Note: This is the first in what we hope to be many articles by Marlana Eck. Marlana is the founder and editor of the brand-spanking-new publication, Lehigh Valley Vanguard. The mission of the Lehigh Valley Vanguard reads: We are a progressive visual and literary symposium of Lehigh Valley intellectuals and artists. We try to [...]

Editor’s Note: Raging Chicken Press received this submission from a faculty member at West Chester University yesterday. Because the faculty member is “untenured,” we were asked to publish it under the name ““untenured and deeply concerned faculty member.” While we generally want to attribute all authorship and encourage people to seek “safety in the public [...]

A few years back, Paul E. Lingenfelter began his report on the defunding of public education by saying, “In 1920 H.G. Wells wrote, ‘History is becoming more and more a race between education and catastrophe.’ I think he got it right. Nothing is more important to the future of the United States and the world [...]

Editor’s Note: On May 20th, Debra Leigh Scott and Chris LaBree left Philadelphia for Pittsburgh, their first stop on their Homeless Adjunct Road Trip. They will be talking with contingent faculty in PA, OH, IN, and IL as part of their up-coming documentary, . This is an amazing and important project. Please consider helping support [...]

Book review. The Faculty Lounges: And Other Reasons Why You Won’t Get The College Education You Pay For by Naomi Schaefer Riley. Ivan R. Dee Publishers, 2011. Naomi Schaefer Riley, an outsider to academia, former editor at the Wall Street Journal and author of God on the Quad: How Religious Colleges and the Missionary Generation [...]