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The Unbounded University

Higher education is about to change; the existing institution, with its high costs, low standards, and extreme politicization, is becoming increasingly hard to justify. The real question is whether the reform will come in gradual increments or in a tidal wave of radical change.

On today’s Clarion Call, George Leef interviews one of the leading proponents of radical reform, Dale Stephens, the founder of “Uncollege.” Stephens has a new book out called “Hacking Your Education,” in which he offers advice on how to gain the knowledge you need or want without spending four or more years on campus and without the five- or six-figure price tag.

 

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Of all the loopy assertions made at the press conference President Trump’s legal team conducted last Thursday, the one that has been most roundly derided is the since-ousted Sidney Powell’s claim that the national popular vote was such a landslide for President Trump “that it broke the algorithm that had ... Read More
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Of all the loopy assertions made at the press conference President Trump’s legal team conducted last Thursday, the one that has been most roundly derided is the since-ousted Sidney Powell’s claim that the national popular vote was such a landslide for President Trump “that it broke the algorithm that had ... Read More
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Election 2020’s Endgame

Today on the menu: States are certifying their votes, and Trump's legal team is in turmoil. The 2020 Election Starts to Wind Down Michigan and Pennsylvania are set to certify their election results today, and Nevada is scheduled to do the same tomorrow. Saturday night, U.S. district judge Matthew W. ... Read More
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