Reagan Adviser Warned Free College Would Create Dangerous “Educated Proletariat”

In 1970 Roger Freeman, who also worked for Nixon, revealed the right’s motivation for coming decades of attacks on higher education.


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The Origin of Student Debt: Reagan Adviser Warned Free College Would Create a Dangerous “Educated Proletariat”

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Sinema quietly killed Biden’s nomination of Ganesh Sitaraman for an important regulatory office.

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