Episode

5/8 Samir Sonti: Why We Need to Make University Free, and How We Can Do It

May 8, 2013

Samir Sonti, explained the evolution of the corporate sectors view of public education, why eduction shouldn’t be about human capital, the origins of student debt, the enduring lessons of the GI Bill, why free education would boost the economy as a whole, why unions have been essential to all progressive struggles since the dawn of industrial capitalism and the vital importance of teachers unions.

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