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UK Higher Ed: A Dose of Competition?

A major US education company, Kaplan International, is bidding to be the UK’s first for-profit university.

The resulting competition would be healthy for Britain’s state-funded universities.

Candace de Russy — Candace de Russy is a nationally recognized expert on education and cultural issues.

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The New, New Anti-Semitism

The old anti-Semitism was mostly, but not exclusively, a tribal prejudice expressed in America up until the mid 20th century most intensely on the right. It manifested itself from the silk-stocking country club and corporation (“gentlemen’s agreement”) to the rawer regions of the Ku Klux Klan’s lunatic ... Read More