Hungary: Orban vs. protesting workers

In the newest episode of On the Barricades, we discuss advocating for labor rights with Judit Zeller, a member of Hungarian Civil LIberties Union. The topic is the teachers strike in Hungary and disobedience declared...

Germany’s declining middle class

Even though Marx’s well-acknowledged truth that capitalism creates two classes is over 160 years old, class remains a much debated issue. Marx’s idea is relatively straightforward. In capitalism, there are two classes: firstly, there are workers or proletariat. Workers...

From the pandemic to a sea of ignorance

The correlation between educational and social inequalities in Bulgaria has long been at the center of public debate. However, rarely do we hear reform proposals beyond the existing neoliberal educational model based on competition, decentralization...

Management Studies and Capitalism

The prime objective of and semi-academics field called Management Studies is to legitimize management, Managerialism (the ideology of management), companies and corporations but foremost corporate capitalism. For that the crypto-academic field of management studies has...

University Spiralists and Aca-Zombies

As in many places where the ideology of neoliberalism holds sway, universities have been contaminated with the self-invented business imperatives of neoliberalism. For the better part of the last forty years, the conversion of universities...

Master of Disaster

Nestled in the northern Hanseatic port city of Bremen, Jacobs University is one of Germany’s few private tertiary institutions Jacobs University In a country dominated by 107 state-run universities., it is soon to join a...