Public Writing

[Note: all posts written in the name of the Campaign for the Public University between 2010-2014 are by John Holmwood. They are not listed separately]

(with Peter Oborne) Trojan Horse, Prevent, Islamophobia: How the EHRC failed British Muslims. Middle East Eye, July 24, 2020.

Viewpoint: White Nation Conservatism (Review of Nick Timothy). Discover Society, May 06, 2020.

Higher Education after Covid-19. Discover Society, April 24, 2020.

Responding to Covid-19, A Failure of Governance? Discover Society, April 02, 2020.

UK Universities and Covid-19, Time for Cooperation not Competititon. Discover Society, March 24, 2020.

(with Therese O’Toole) Focus: An Independent Review of the Prevent Strategy. Discover Society, September 04, 2019.

Fundamental British Values, Religion and Inequalities. Discover Society, September 04, 2019.

Rapid Response: Religion, ‘British Values’ and Equalities Teaching in the Context of Prevent. Discover Society, March 20, 2019.

(with Gurminder K. Bhambra and Sue Scott) Focus: Integrated Communities, a Response to the Government’s Strategy Green Paper. Discover Society, May 01, 2018.

Investigate the Birmingham Trojan Horse affair. Open Democracy, October 2, 2018.

The Birmingham Trojan Horse affair: a very British injustice. Open Democracy, December 13, 2017

Focus: Liberal Anxiety and the Education of Muslim Children – A Tale of Two Schools. Discover Society, December 06, 2017.

Academic Click-Baiting and the Neo-Liberal University. Discover Society, October 04, 2017.

Requiem for the Public University. Discover Society, May 02, 2017.

Schooling ‘British values’: threatening civil liberties and equal opportunities. Open Democracy, July 20, 2015

(with Gurminder K. Bhambra) Capitalist dispossession and new justifications of slavery. Open Democracy, July 3, 2015.

Social Science inc. Open Democracy, March 23, 2015.

Patrimonial capitalism and the end of the liberal university. Open Democracy, August 19, 2014.

Markets, Publics and Education: A Tale of Trojan Horses. Discover Society, July 01, 2014.

When Markets Meet Central Planning. Or, How Russellton became Poppleton. Trade Unions and Global Restructuring, February 26, 2014.

Policy Briefing: Whither Fees and Loans?  Discover Society, February 15, 2014.

The neo-liberal knowledge regime, inequality and social critique. Open Democracy, July 19, 2013.

The history of higher education reform and the coalition’s betrayal. Open Democracy, July 10, 2011.