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    Education too Archived Message

    Posted by Mary on September 8, 2020, 1:05 pm

    Higher education in the UK is morally bankrupt. Iím taking my family and my research millions, and Iím off
    Ulf Schmidt
    https://www.theguardian.com/education/2020/sep/08/higher-education-in-the-uk-is-morally-bankrupt-im-taking-my-family-and-my-research-millions-and-im-off

    Education is seen as a commodity.

    'After 25 years I feel Britain has broken my trust. Iím one of many academics who now see their future in Europe
    Tue 8 Sep 2020

    As academics in England prepare for their strange new semester, I have been making the most of the familiar countryside of the idyllic North Downs in Kent. This summer, the picnics and the walks have been bittersweet: after more than 25 years in the UK, I am leaving to take up a professorship at Hamburg University in Germany.

    Why am I am going back to the country of my birth? England no longer feels like home. Instead, since the Brexit vote of 2016, I have felt like a ďleaverĒ in a waiting hall. Now I am going, and the emotional cost will take a long time to come to terms with.'

    Johnson and his cabal must go. We've had Enough of the Tories over 10 years which feel more like several decades.

    Cameron/Clegg 2010-2015
    Cameron 2015-2016
    May 2016-2019
    Johnson 24 July 2019 to date

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    • Education too - Mary September 8, 2020, 1:05 pm