Sunday, May 19, 2019

Tag: higher education

Academic freedom at risk after decades of attacks and underfunding from...

We look at one of the consequences of this crisis: the growing threat to academic freedom with academic and author Henry Reichman.

This is how white privilege goes to college

The recent college cheating scandal surprises no one. The super-rich have long relied on “legacy admissions” to get them into their elite college of choice.

Cheating, bribes & lies: DOJ charges dozens of rich parents &...

Prosecutors have charged 33 parents, including Hollywood stars Felicity Huffman and Lori Loughlin.

The fight for Hampshire College: How one school’s financial calamity exposes...

In January, Hampshire College President Miriam Nelson announced the board of trustees and senior administrators would seek to merge the school with a “strategic partner.”

Winners (and losers) in New York’s plan to make college free

The first-in-the-nation scholarship program would serve about 1.5 million full-time students. But there are downsides.

For-Profit Colleges Are Scandal Machines

This corrupt higher education "industry" ought to be put out of business.

Higher Education: Capitalism at Its Most Despicable

Public colleges have long been expected to benefit from academic research. But that all changed in 1980 with the Bayh-Dole Act. Now universities are more deeply entrenched in the capitalist world—a true degradation of higher education.

Scott Walker Cuts Higher-Ed Budget, Funds Corporate Welfare

Scott Walker claims he wants to be America's next president. But with a track record of slashing funding for higher education, busting unions and going after welfare recipients, is this what America really needs?

It’s Time to Free Students from Debt

"Democracy has to be born anew every generation, and education is its midwife." It's time we free students from debt and create a new debt-free democracy.

How Big Corporations Cheat Public Education

Corporations have been reaping the benefits of public education in the U.S. for more than 60 years and instead, are "skipping out on the taxes meant to sustain the educational system." Guess who suffers from repeated school cutbacks?

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Patriot Prayer’s Joey Gibson has a sad day in Albany

NationofChange brings the exclusive story, as we were at the "Pro-Life rally for the innocent in NY."

‘Spoiler: Because Australia has universal healthcare:’ Watch Ocasio-Cortez ask pharma CEO why HIV drug...

"Because every single developed country in the world guarantees healthcare as a right except us. Except the United States."

3 dark and disturbing reasons why Trump could win again

We can't underestimate the ability of the self-serving super-rich to convince millions of Americans that a surging stock market and a powerful military are essential to their livelihoods. All at the expense of jobs and health care and education.
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‘The Planet’s on F***ing Fire:’ Bill Nye tells adults to grow up and tackle...

"There are a lot of things we could do to put it out – are any of them free? No, of course not. Nothing's free, you idiots. Grow the f**k up."

Robert Reich: The House now has a Constitutional duty to impeach Trump

This may not be the practical political thing to do. But it is the right thing to do.

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