Episode

7/10 Harry Targ: Fighting the Wal-Martization of Public Higher Education

July 10, 2017

Ted Cruz has a scam for getting through the Republicans awful health care bill.

Harry Targ a Professor in the department of political science at Purdue University, explains Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels plan to connect Purdue University to online, private education. The rise of neoliberalism, late stage capitalism and the collapse of public education. What was the original purpose of public education. The problem with separating politics and economics. STEM and the undermining of critical thinking. The STEM hype and how to resist the neoliberal agenda.

On The Fun Half: Donald Trump Jr took a strange meeting. Trump’s bizarre  G20 video and your calls and IMs

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