Innovation Under Neoliberalism

Event Date: 

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Event Location: 

  • Against The Grain
  • Radio

If innovation is the engine that drives capitalist enterprise, what role, if any, should universities play in feeding that engine? The creativity that Christopher Newfield seeks to nurture in students doesn’t match the kind coveted by neoliberal elites. He points to a number of disturbing trends in higher ed, and to differences in capitalist development between East and West.