A former student of mine, Doug Grant, founded a company called Hemeos.
Hemeos was founded in the wake of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Flynn v. Holder. Flynn held that paying people for bone marrow donations through a process called peripheral blood stem cell apheresis was perfectly legal. They reasoned […]
Peter Jaworski has done an absolutely wonderful job in drafting an open letter showing just why it is NOT unethical to pay bone marrow donors. I’ve signed this, and so has Matt Zwolinski, Jason Brennan, Alexei Marcoux,Chris MacDonald, Kevin Vallier,
Just look at these smug privileged white dudes:
While trillions of adjuncts have no access to peer-reviewed journals, these pilgarlics continue to assert their publishing privilege. Just recently, the soi-dissant Journal of Business Ethics (isn’t that an oxymoron?) accepted yet another paper by them on adjuncts, this one with the dubious title, “Are Adjuncts Exploited?: […]
The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy has just published a very heavily revised version of my entry on “Exploitation.” In addition to covering relatively recent developments in the literature, the essay now contains an extended treatment of Marx’s theory of exploitation, and several-neo-Marxist accounts.
It also, BHL readers will be happy to know, contains some discussion of […]
There’s been quite a bit of discussion* about Jason Brennan’s and Phil Magness’s excellent paper on the alleged exploitation of adjunct faculty.
Brennan and Magness note that “Many news sources, magazines, and activists claim that adjuncts are exploited and [therefore] should receive better pay and treatment” and go on to observe that “any attempt […]