NYTimes: How Betsy DeVos Has Influenced Education Policy’s Future

How Betsy DeVos Has Influenced Education Policy’s Future https://nyti.ms/3ooER2j

Excerpt from article about Devos’ campaign to defund public schools and privatize education:

“Through her attention-attracting assault on the public education system, Betsy DeVos has actually given the next secretary of education an opportunity — to recommit to public education as a public good, and a cornerstone of our democracy.”

Princeton Study: U.S. No Longer An Actual Democracy

http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/princeton-experts-say-us-no-longer-democracy

Recent study from Princeton University findings that we are fast becoming an Oligarchy. Supreme Court seems to be expediting the process. Excerpt from TPM follows:

“The central point that emerges from our research is that economic elites and organized groups representing business interests have substantial independent impacts on U.S. government policy,” they write, “while mass-based interest groups and average citizens have little or no independent influence.”

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