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Academia and the people without jobs

Life’s just not fair….The job market in academia isn’t just lukewarm. It’s not “Well, it could be better.” It is, as Karen Kelsky once said, imploding. By Ryan Anderson | July 5, 2014 | www.TheMedium.com The 1960s are over. When are we going to wake up and realize that it’s 2014 and our academic paradise is […]

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Should Government Subsidize Higher Education?

When it comes to agricultural subsidies, scholars line up to criticize. They point out that these government funds cause overproduction and waste, that they stifle innovation, and that they are unfair, since lower-income taxpayers are forced to contribute to wealthier individuals. But on the subject of subsidies to academia, scholars are noticeably silent. They are […]

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