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View dannyboy1978's Profile dannyboy1978 Flag 07 Dec 18 3.47pm Send a Private Message to dannyboy1978 Add dannyboy1978 as a friend

I have to say I find this puzzling.
I've always viewed universities as very left wing and liberal, always going out their way to push the voice of liberal views.
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To then read that universities hugely under pay ethnic teachers.
BBC News - Ethnic minority academics earn less than white colleagues
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Which ethnic teachers? It probably comes down to more IQ than anything else.

IQ tends to map to wealth.

Asians and Jews have the highest IQ averages so unless they were being paid significantly less I'd put this down to the usual grievance anti meritocracy social justice bullcrap that the leftist activists usually push.

 

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View Hrolf The Ganger's Profile Hrolf The Ganger Flag 07 Dec 18 4.27pm Send a Private Message to Hrolf The Ganger Add Hrolf The Ganger as a friend

Universities have been a key weapon used to subjugate the masses. And you can see the results in our behaviour.
The youth voting for an undemocratic organisation. Doing nothing as our basic rights to freedom of opinion are being eroded. Rejecting national pride in favour of a historical guilt trip. I could go on.

It is left to us slightly less brainwashed oldies to get angry.

It makes perfect sense that some ethnicities are paid less than others.
In principle, Universities preach equality, but in practice, they embrace cheap labour from abroad like any other business.

 

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Academics in Ireland are hugely overpaid and underworked. A lecturer of mine, now retired, was head of the College of Arts. He is English, we sat in his office and gave every lecturer Friday afternoon lecture slots, in order for them to actually stick around. They all believed Friday was a half day. They all rock up around midday on a Monday too so they always have a long weekend.
Since this lecturer retired, my daughter goes to the same university, there are no Friday afternoon lectures again - across the board. Lazy f***ers who do sod all. There is no requirement on them to research or publish either, unlike other countries.
Irish lecturers earn 40-70% more and have only around half the workload of US or UK academics.
Mostly, they talk and lecture pure and utter tripe. It is all an exercise in shouting loudest about the latest academic trend.
No word of a lie, the EU has just given a lecturer in Cork several million to research rap music. I kid you not. I'm sure that will please Ireland's burgeoning homeless people.

 


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Hip hop actually as well as .
Katherine Browne, Maynooth University, for her research on ‘Opposing Sexual and Gender Rights and Equalities: Transforming Everyday Spaces’;Eoin Carolan, University College Dublin, for his research on ‘The Foundations of Institutional AuThoirty: a multi-dimensional model of the separation of powers’;Laura Cleaver, Trinity College Dublin, for her research on ‘Cultural Values and the International Trade in Medieval European Manuscripts, c. 1900-1945’;Adina Preda, University of Limerick, for her research on ‘Rights and Egalitarianism’;J. Griffith Rollefson, University College Cork, for his research project: ‘CIPHER: Hip Hop Interpellation (The International Council for Hip Hop Studies)’; andAline Vidotto, Trinity College Dublin, for her research on ‘The influence of stellar outflows on exoplanetary mass loss’.

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Originally posted by dannyboy1978

Hip hop actually as well as .
Katherine Browne, Maynooth University, for her research on ‘Opposing Sexual and Gender Rights and Equalities: Transforming Everyday Spaces’;Eoin Carolan, University College Dublin, for his research on ‘The Foundations of Institutional AuThoirty: a multi-dimensional model of the separation of powers’;Laura Cleaver, Trinity College Dublin, for her research on ‘Cultural Values and the International Trade in Medieval European Manuscripts, c. 1900-1945’;Adina Preda, University of Limerick, for her research on ‘Rights and Egalitarianism’;J. Griffith Rollefson, University College Cork, for his research project: ‘CIPHER: Hip Hop Interpellation (The International Council for Hip Hop Studies)’; andAline Vidotto, Trinity College Dublin, for her research on ‘The influence of stellar outflows on exoplanetary mass loss’.

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This is the kind of thing that makes Brexit look correct. What a waste of 12million Euro. I was an EU fellow and Irish Research Council fellow and can tell you that it is an endless gravy train.
If you look at these again, and think of the titles, there is nothing at all of value there - to anyone. Even the most irrelevant academic could not say any of these projects are useful to society.

 


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Originally posted by Hrolf The Ganger


It makes perfect sense that some ethnicities are paid less than others.

That's a disgusting opinion to hold.

 

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This says ethnicities so who is paid less? Travellers/ Gypsies or Asians and Afro-Caribbeans. What university in this day and age would get away with paying a black person less for the same job that a white person gets more for? This sounds like rubbish - academics love a drawn out grievance procedure and legal case. They also love a moan and flounce.

 


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Originally posted by steve1984

That's a disgusting opinion to hold.

I thought it was a disgusting opinion when you said no culture was any better than any other.

I find cultural relativism not only disgusting and valueless but fundamentally wrong.

So if we are going to express disgust....

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Footballers are paid on merit. Regardless of race. Does academia reflect this ? It probably depends upon what subject they teach.

English lit ? Arabic ? Theology ? Welsh language ?

 


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Originally posted by PalazioVecchio

Footballers are paid on merit. Regardless of race. Does academia reflect this ? It probably depends upon what subject they teach.

English lit ? Arabic ? Theology ? Welsh language ?

I think that's mostly true....but aren't there limitations on how many foreigners you can have and so on?.....hence you can't just completely pack your squad with the best players in the world and ignore the home nation's footballers if they aren't amongst them.

 

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Originally posted by PalazioVecchio

Footballers are paid on merit. Regardless of race. Does academia reflect this ? It probably depends upon what subject they teach.

English lit ? Arabic ? Theology ? Welsh language ?

I will say this - if you are a visiting African or Eastern European lecturer or professor, you will usually get wages better than your normal wages from your home institution. You would not get the same wages as a permanent member of staff would. And I would say - why should you?

 


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