"Once upon a time in America," says professor Sajay Samuel, "going to college did not mean graduating with debt." Today, higher education has become a consumer product -- costs have skyrocketed, saddling students with a combined debt of over $1 trillion, while universities and loan companies make massive profits. Samuel proposes a radical solution: link tuition costs to a degree's expected earnings, so that students can make informed decisions about their future, restore their love of learning and contribute to the world in a meaningful way.
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16 Tweets That Capture Why Some Christians Feel Betrayed After The Election
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Trafficked into slavery on Thai trawlers to catch food for prawns
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What $36 means to a family on food stamps
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The 20 Most Bike-Friendly Cities on the Planet
Investment in bicycle infrastructure is a modern and intelligent move. Many cities get this. Many don't.
Why Dance is Possibly the Best Activity for Kids
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