If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it, does it make a sound?

Recently, I’ve come across a blog posting discussing an expectation falling on academics in regards to policy change. James Lloyd argues that we need to reconsider the belief that academics should be expected to change policy. Doing so, it seems, would be a lost cause; policy work is too time consuming, too dependent on relationships and political… Continue reading If a tree falls in the forest and no one hears it, does it make a sound?