The University of Wisconsin may lose funding and professors and other staff may lose collective barginning rights, although I do not live in Wisconsin and am not sure how Walker's policies would affect the university.

But as many critics have pointed out, higher education has become quite inefficient and much to expensive for many. I have found a number of books which raise different criticisms of colleges and universities. One criticism is that the need for a collge degree is being exaggerated because many college graduates do work that is unrelated to their major. Administrators are more interested in their careers than in the education of students. These criticisms seem to hold much merit.


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Income Inequality Has Gone Up

The chairman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, Jason Furman, recently wrote in the Washington Post that "Last year saw the largest single-year reduction in poverty since the 1960s."