Academic Freedom: Will Adjuncts Ever Have Any?
by John Peter Daly For several weeks last summer, students, professors, and staff at Warren County Community College, where I was teaching as an adjunct, participated in “Freedom Week” activities. The main event was to be a pro-war rally. Imagine walking into the lobby at work and coming face-to-face with the glorification of the genocidal assault on the Iraqi people. The campus was plastered with posters of Ronald Reagan and Oliver North. Maps of Iraq–seen through the barrel of a gun–blanketed walls and bulletin boards. I felt compelled to speak out against the group organizing “Freedom Week.” I sent […]