Welcome to The CPFA Blog

We’ve collected a variety of original news stories and analyses for your perusing, which focus on education in California, part-time faculty and/or unions in academia that have broad national appeal. As might be expected, we take special interest in social justice issues that slip under the radar of the mainstream media.

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Freeway Fliers Documentary Being Made

Freeway Fliers: A Documentary about Higher Education's Best Kept Secret is an upcoming film by Brad Rettele, Professor X and ...
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Reflections on COCAL XI

Thanks to the convergence of generous funding from CCCI and the support of De Anza’s VP for Instruction who finds ...
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Rehire Rights of AB 852 Explained

Assemblymember Paul Fong (D - Mountain View) will again sponsor rehire rights legislation, AB 852, to aid the job security ...
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CPFA Supports National Adjunct Walkout Day

California Part Time Faculty Association (CPFA) supports National Adjunct Walkout Day (NAWD): "On February 25, 2015 adjuncts across the country ...
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Interview: National Adjunct Walkout Day

by Marnie Webster | 1 November 2014 Interest has skyrocketed regarding an anonymous call to action made via Facebook on ...
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Governor, A Budget Request

Governor Jerry Brown c/o State Capitol, Suite 1173 Sacramento, CA 95814 October 31, 2014 Re: What Part-time Faculty Need to ...
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National Adjunct Walkout Day Is Everyone’s Plan

28 October 2014 National Adjunct Walkout Day (NAWD) is on the tip of many adjuncts’ tongues, as well it should ...
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Precariat of the World Unite?

17 October 2014 -- Guy Standing The term “Precariat” has been bandied around for some time now as a convenient ...
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Solidarity Monument | Diagram for a Proposal

by Robby Herbst ©RobbyHerbst Robby Herbst is an artist, writer, and radically oriented cultural organizer. Follow him on Facebook or ...
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Adjunct Faculty Must Lead

by Dennis Selder The New York Times recently ran a story that finds empirical evidence corroborating the economic struggle most working people experience:  "A ...
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CCSF Critic’s Biased, Deeply Flawed Argument

by Richard B. Simon As a faculty member at City College of San Francisco -- and an expatriate New Yorker ...
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