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The Education Disaster

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On August 29, 2020
What COVID is doing with education, both K-12 and higher ed, is bringing neoliberalism’s chickens home to roost. Decades of decreasing state investment, the encouragement of private fundraising and “entrepreneurship,” and a focus on profit over the public good has left all of education reeling even before COVID hit. And now, college administrators are forced […]
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Konczal on Neoliberalism

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On July 19, 2017
I am dismayed to see many commenters now dismissing the entire use of the term “neoliberal” as meaningless jargon. This is horrible. Neoliberalism is a very real thing that has transformed our economy and our society. It’s really an entire state of living that affects us all, as it has not only economic facets but […]
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Government by Friedman

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On January 17, 2017
Betsy DeVos is a devotee of Milton Friedman and will be bringing his ideas about education into the Department of Education. Milton Friedman, patron saint of the free market, died in 2006, but his ideas about public education live on in the thought and deeds of Betsy DeVos, likely the next U.S. Secretary of Education. […]
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