Why We Need to Make University Free, and How We Can Do It

May 8, 2013

Good morning folks! On today’s show Samir Sonti joins Sam to talk about why a college education should be free and how we can do it. Read his piece here

And Felix Salomon’s piece on the tragedy of Cooper Union College here

And the Governor of Pennsylvania presents a novel reason for high unemployment in his state: everyone is high. Watch Sam’s take.

 

 

Past Episodes

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Emma hosts Alexandra Brodsky, civil rights attorney at Public Justice, to discuss her recent book Sexual Justice: Supporting Victims, Ensuring Due Process, and Resisting the Conservative Backlash, and how the culture around sexual assault and harassment has shifted drastically over the last ...
Sam and Emma host public sector immigration lawyer Daniel Melo to discuss his recent book Borderlines: The Edges of U.S. Capitalism, Immigration, and Democracy, which contextualizes immigration policy within the history of the US, and exploring what we can do to push back against the unfair ...