[FRIAM] Fwd: Grad Students Would Be Hit By Massive Tax Hike Under House GOP Plan : NPR

Tom Johnson tom at jtjohnson.com
Tue Nov 21 16:17:16 EST 2017

Reportedly there's some anti Roe v. Wade language tucked in the bill, too.
See page 92-93, I recall.


On Nov 21, 2017 4:14 PM, "Marcus Daniels" <marcus at snoutfarm.com> wrote:

> On the other hand, many professors want a cheap, dedicated labor force,
> and benefit from having a labor pool that believes they have poor
> employment options until they say otherwise.  Why should being a grad
> student an exercise in suffering?  Meanwhile, research is done by many kind
> of organizations outside of universities.
> Academia often does not play nice with industry, and often goes to great
> lengths to shield itself from outsiders.
> At least half the talks I go to introduce the speaker based on their
> distinguished academic genealogy, and not based on any of their
> accomplishments.
> Even the forms I have to fill out to invite speakers assume a certain kind
> of background, and the expectations are set up (at many levels of the
> organization) to judge harshly anyone that does not conform to that.
> In a way, I see all this, and think Burn Baby Burn.
> Marcus
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