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What’s truly important in higher education is for student journalists to be barred from classrooms so that rich people can feel comfortable saying whatever they want without accountability. Or at least that’s how it is at Duke. For Duke University students interested in learning about hedge funds and the economic forces that drive them, Economics […]
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Of course Republicans now actively see higher education as destroying America. In September 2015, 54 percent of Republicans told Pew that they had a positive stance on college and universities, while 37 percent felt negatively toward them. Today, their attitude seems to have taken a complete U-turn, with 58 percent of Republicans saying that colleges […]
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Today in Republican Governance

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On April 10, 2017
Susana Martinez, governor of New Mexico, decided that if she couldn’t slash funding to higher education through the budget, she’d just veto funding it at all. Gov. Susana Martinez vetoed on Friday the entire higher education budget for the fiscal year that begins July 1 as part of an ongoing standoff over the state’s budget […]
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The Cuomo Gambit

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On January 3, 2017
Here’s the thing about Andrew Cuomo. He will happily veto a bill that would grant the poor legal services and then just a few days later announce a plan for free college tuition at New York public universities for any family making less than $125,000 a year. What’s going on here? The short of it, […]

Bad Liberal Ideas?

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On October 28, 2016

Catherine Rampell is EXTREMELY CONCERNED that Democrats are going to think they have a mandate after the election. She wants to make sure that doesn’t happen. So she lists all the horrible ideas

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