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About Tom Boland

Tom Boland teaches Sociology at Waterford Institute of Technology (WIT). He is the author of "Critique as a Modern Social Phenomenon" and "The Sociology of Unemployment" -  with Ray Griffin, as well as numerous journal articles. He is coordinator of the Economy + Society Summer School, a new iteration of intellectual asylum:  http://economyandsocietysummerschool.org/
Latest Posts | By Tom Boland
Trump is a Critic
4 months ago

Trump is a Critic

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Almost everyone who reads this article is a critic, a sceptic perhaps even a cynic. Not sure? Are you gullible? Ideological? Blinkered? Of course not. We do not think of …
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University as an Intellectual Asylum
7 months ago

University as an Intellectual Asylum

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Asylum today means both sanctuary from violence or oppression, but also a place of incarceration. The term originates from ancient Greek, where solun meant seizure, so asolun meant freedom from …
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