As the writer shows, the rise in college tuition costs is not an accident. It is the direct result of cut-backs in funding by state legislatures all over the country. And as the writer further shows, this attack on colleges and universities happens to coincide perfectly with the broader agenda of the corporate world.
Although rather wordy, the article does help explain why coursework which may not happen to interest corporate honchos is nevertheless important to a civilized people. If knowledge is power, this article can be a beginning for a gathering of power to oppose the big-money trend in higher education.
How the Right Seeks to Destroy College