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Academic Fraud and the Ponzi Scheme of 'Higher Learning': Higher Education in Crisis
DiMaggio, Anthony
Article
2014
It’s sad to say, but U.S. higher education increasingly resembles a pyramid scheme. The schools at the top continue to compete for elite students, by appealing to prospective applicants via the creati...
Science and liberation: Science as human curiosity, as authority, and as business
Podur, Justin
Article
2014
The conservative movement’s attack on science has several prongs. Where they can attain government office, as in Canada, they use the highly effective tools of funding and de-funding, and regulation a...

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