CPAC

Public Record

Loading video...

Public Record - The Scholar and the State (Part 2 of 2)


U.S. presidential candidate and consumer advocate Ralph Nader speaks about keeping Canadian universities free of corporate interests at the conference “The Scholar and the State,” organized by the Graduate Students’ Association at the University of Ottawa, in Ottawa, Ont., February 20, 2004.

Mr. Nader discusses the marginalization of certain academics in universities, the belief that everything can be monetized, the Chicago School of economics, normative research in the university, the purposes of a public university, the commercialization of the university, and related concerns. Gilles Patry (Rector, University of Ottawa) introduces Mr. Nader. Mr. Nader, David Noble (professor at York University), and Leonard Minsky (National Coalition for Universities in the Public Interest) answer questions from audience members.


more less

Related Videos

Voting Reform

Special Committee on...

The committee continues its study on electoral reform. The MPs hear from David McLaughlin (former deputy minister of the New Brunswick...

In Committee From The House Of Commons

Special Committee on...

The committee continues its study on electoral reform. The MPs hear from David McLaughlin (former deputy minister of the New Brunswick...

Headline Politics

Ralph Goodale Discusses...

Speaking with reporters in Ottawa on August 17, 2016, Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale discusses Canada’s ongoing counterterrorism...

Headline Politics

News Conference –...

Beverley McLachlin, the chief justice of the Supreme Court of Canada, speaks with reporters in Ottawa on August 11, 2016, following her...