Robin D. G. Kelley http://wfpl.org en Noise and Notes: Robin D. G. Kelley on the 'War on Youth' & Art of Thelonious Monk http://wfpl.org/post/noise-and-notes-robin-d-g-kelley-war-youth-art-thelonious-monk <p><a href="http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/college/robin_kelley.php">UCLA Professor Robin D. G. Kelley</a> is a historian and social justice advocate, and a bit of a jazz scholar.</p><p>The award-winning author was in Louisville this week for the <span id="parent-fieldname-description">annual Anne Braden Memorial Lecture Series</span> to discuss what he believes is a war on youth through punitive economic and education policies.</p><p>Kelley is also an outspoken critic of those who worship the free-market in American politics, and he says neo-liberal ideology—which rose to prominence in the 1990s—poses a threat to all progressive movements.</p><p> Sun, 11 Nov 2012 03:30:00 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 2454 at http://wfpl.org Noise and Notes: Robin D. G. Kelley on the 'War on Youth' & Art of Thelonious Monk