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The Crisis of Education in America: "How to Become a Serf"

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What does America lose when its schools and universities teach only for the needs of our particular economic system and the economic entities operating within that system? Why should the student pay to be trained for the job the corporation needs filled? Does the horse pay to be trained to be ridden? Vocational training and business school are not the same as learning the once coveted education in the humanities, and their rise to prominence portends a society of intolerance and division, conflict and social disorder.

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With the news of the Koch brothers taking advantag... by John Reed on Saturday, Jan 28, 2012 at 7:30:07 AM
"So the world got compulsion schooling at the end ... by Ned Lud on Saturday, Jan 28, 2012 at 10:18:13 AM