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Friday, April 27, 2012

The Commodification of Education

“What we’re seeing are the spoils of what happens when education is treated not as a public good, but as a commodity, as just another way to turn a profit.” - Robert Applebaum

Alexander Zaitchik, for Salon, argues that while forgiveness of student loan debt is a step in the right direction, the more pressing issue is creating an environment in which education is valued and affordable.

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