News Roundup from July 16, 2012

By: Tuesday July 17, 2012 6:15 am

Fatster rounds up news articles from around the galaxy, including strories about the American Empire, UK Olympics, Barclays’ Diamond, war on drugs, oil price rigging, IMF growth forecasts, LIBOR, Wisconsin Senate, welfare work waivers, for-profit schools, GOP corruption, Florida corruption, dought, AT&T, Brazilian gold miners and much more.

 

Privatization and Oligarchy

By: Sunday December 11, 2011 10:30 am

Water down regulation of for-profit schools to the detriment of striving students? Sure, just another day at the office.

Back to School: Cheating U.

By: Friday November 26, 2010 9:25 am

There is a particularly egregious sheen to the shilling of education that the for-profit institutions exercise.  When it cheats the educational system out of badly-needed funding while taking advantage of potential workers, it is a crime.

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