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The Mystery of Why Tuition at Public Colleges has Gone From $1000/yr to $21,000+/yr


Like the private prison industry, the predatory, for profit, private trade/college school is a growth industry funded by public money while the traditional, state-funded, 2- and 4-year higher education venues are being starved of  funding.  Why, we may ask, is the … Continue reading

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Unintended Consequences of Student Loans


 I’m totally in sympathy with Ellen.  Once upon a time education was factored into the cost of growing an economy and built into the economy by supporting public education.  At some point the cost of growing the economy  began to … Continue reading

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Can Society Endure the New Indentured Servitude of Student Debt?


Ok, I’m not seriously in college anymore.  I haven’t smoked any weed in ages, I can barely remember the last time I woke up and wondered how the person next to me in bed and naked, got there.  My last … Continue reading

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