Re: (OPE-L) Re: Jobs in London

From: Cyrus Bina (binac@MRS.UMN.EDU)
Date: Thu Feb 12 2004 - 16:05:40 EST

Dear Jerry,

Concerning the title of Ph.D., one has to remember that neither John Maynard
Keynes nor Mrs. Joan Robinson had one.


----- Original Message -----
From: "gerald_a_levy" <>
Sent: Wednesday, February 11, 2004 4:27 PM
Subject: (OPE-L) Re: Jobs in London

> Tony S and Riccardo:  Hey, if it were up to me (which, of course,
> it isn't), I'd hire you both.  Gosh, what a great school we could make
> if we pooled all (or even a lot) of the talent on this list!  If only
> was the money and enough interested students ....
> As for Riccardo not having a PhD -- which I confess I don't have
> either  (like so many from the New School I remained "ABD"; of
> course, I'd gladly accept any honorary degrees, if anyone
> out there has any pull) --  why should _Marxists_  care about who
> has what degree?  I know _schools_ care, but why should we (aside
> from the pragmatic perspective of how to get better paid
> jobs in the academic market for labour-power)?
> In solidarity, Jerry
> PS to Michael -- or is it Mike? -- W:  you are quite right -- there are
> (far!) worse ways to go.  Btw,  do you prefer to be called Michael
> or Mike?  I've been referring to you for years as Mike W,  but now
> I'm not so sure  if that's what you want to be called.   I offer my
> apologies if I've been getting it wrong all these years.

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