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There’s a Growing Number of College Graduates Owing Nearly Half a Million Dollars

– August 8, 2019

As politicians continue to promise privileges in exchange for votes, by telling Americans they have a “right” to education, we forget to see this problem for what it is: the result of a lack of personal responsibility.

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Democrats Want to “Fix” Student-Loan Crisis by Exacerbating It

– July 17, 2019

With more student forgiveness and “free college” policies in-store, presidential candidates are sure to make a government-created mess a catastrophe.

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How a Leftist Echo Chamber Became the New Norm on Campus

– July 17, 2019

A new study of student attitudes about socialism and capitalism provides strong confirmation of the echo chamber effect taking hold in the humanities.

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How Universities Misuse Donor Dollars

– July 11, 2019

A philanthropist donated $5 million to create professorships in Austrian economics. The university used it to hire faculty in other fields.

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Here’s What Wrong With Bernie’s Plan to Eliminate Student Loan Debt

– June 28, 2019

If we want to get serious about the student loan problem, we should focus less on the point of repayment and more on the point of origination.

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Student Loan Forgiveness Is Bad Policy

– June 27, 2019

The benefits of higher education fall almost entirely on the recipient. So should the costs.

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What Rightward Shift in Higher Ed?

– June 25, 2019

A new Urban Institute report claims that conservative philanthropy has shifted higher education to the right in the past 50 years. The empirical evidence says otherwise.

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Like the Soviet Economy, American Higher Education Is Collapsing

– June 11, 2019

The question is not if, but when and how reforms will come.

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The Astonishing Mess of Academic Publishing

– June 7, 2019

Every step of academic publication is fraught with practices that would drive away the customer base of any other industry. Is there a better alternative?

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The Fairytale of Hegemonic Neoliberalism

– June 5, 2019

Far from fighting to supplant a prevailing ideology for our age, “neoliberalism’s” critics appear to be battling a phantasm of their own imagining.

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Why Students Are Fleeing the Humanities

– May 16, 2019

If enough students find the hyper-politicized classroom offerings in the humanities and social sciences to their disliking, they will eventually vote with their feet.

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The Myth of “Neoliberal” Academic Hegemony

– May 8, 2019

Contrary to popular myth, the humanities are actually growing at a faster pace than most of the university system.

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