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Subsidizing Higher Education Is Not Creating Widespread External Benefits

Cronyism and CorporatismEducation

Blog02/04/2023

Contrary to the claim that taxpayer subsidies for higher education provide great social benefits, these subsidies actually are a wealth transfer from the less-well-off to wealthy people.

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Woke Egalitarianism and the Elites

DemocracyEducationProgressivism

Blog12/31/2022

Modern progressives are not "reformers." Instead, as Murray Rothbard wrote, the progressive method is to seize control of the state and impose their own agenda on everyone.

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College Loans and Hazlitt's Lesson: Ignoring the Larger Picture

Cronyism and CorporatismEconomic PolicyEducation

Blog11/26/2022

Politicians calling for student loan forgiveness or free college tuition have failed to understand the larger consequences of unlimited student lending. Henry Hazlitt would have understood.

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Relying on Experts: A Proven Path to Failure

EducationProgressivismStrategy

Blog11/19/2022

American political, educational, and economic life is increasingly dominated by "experts." We should not be surprised that they fail most of the time.

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The Perils of Higher Education: Institutional Failure

EducationSocialism

Blog10/18/2022

As we watch the once proud edifice of higher education in the USA crumble, we realize that we are looking at institutional failure itself.

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Higher Education in Crisis: The Problem of Ideological Homogeneity

EducationProgressivism

Blog10/17/2022

College faculties historically have leaned left-of-center, but today, a rigid progressive ideology is enforced not only by faculty, but also by higher education administrations.

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Higher Education Woes: Student Loans Help Fuel Higher College Costs

Bureaucracy and RegulationEducationTaxes and Spending

Blog10/13/2022

While President Biden claims that forgiving student loans helps reduce college costs, it is the loan program itself that is responsible for much of the explosive growth of higher education spending.

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College as an Economic and Social Problem: Dealing with the Culture

Bureaucracy and RegulationEducation

Blog10/11/2022

Even while Americans deal with skyrocketing higher education costs, few would challenge the worth of college and fewer still question the campus culture. Yet, that is precisely where the problems lie, even if people don't recognize it.

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Obama's Forgotten Child Hunger Debacle

EducationProgressivismStrategy

Blog09/27/2022

Barack Obama promised to "end child hunger" by 2015. Michelle Obama promised to end childhood obesity. Unfortunately, both increased in large part because of the Obama programs. Today, President Biden will declare war on "hunger in America." Stay tuned.

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Is College Worth It?

EducationStrategy

Blog08/19/2022

Whether you need college in today's world of unlimited digital information is exceedingly subjective.

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