One key indicator of elitism is the notion that worthiness is related to education. I'm all for good public schools but an education makes you educated, not smart. That comes from somewhere else.
Who rules in the arts? A recent depressing study of Toronto schools found that kids who go into public high schools for the arts are disproportionately white and wealthy.
Leah Wiener responds to Wente's assertion that post-secondary student debt in Canada is a myth.
Gail Vaz-Oxlade is on a crusade to correct 'money mismanagement' and help people with finances. What she doesn't know is that poverty and debt don't exist simply because of 'money mismanagement.'
The tiered treatment of airline travellers by our own public security service reflects the same mindless pandering to class privilege that's infecting our whole culture.
How to keep your privilege in check and maintain an anti-oppressive space
Forced to take a break from my profession as teacher, I decided to challenge myself by taking -- for the first time -- an exercise I usually give my students about privilege.
Apr 13, 2011
252 Bloor St. West room 5-250Toronto , ON
Canada43° 40' 4.854" N, 79° 23' 54.0816" W
A panel and book launch exploring class privilege and educational advantage.