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NLRB Regional Director OKs Right to Unionize by Athletes at Private Colleges and Universities

College athletes could soon be walking the picket line and striking against their employers if their wage and other demands are not met, courtesy of a ruling today in a landmark case brought before the NLRB’s Chicago regional office. 208 more words

For profit HE: another way to put taxpayers' money in private pockets

Paul Temple

Interesting, isn’t it, how often bold, thrusting entrepreneurs end up asking for money from the taxpayer? Banks, obviously, but others too. The private (though non-profit) University of Buckingham was created in the 1970s to try to counterbalance what its founders saw as political interference in higher education, which in their view was an outcome of the public funding of universities. 452 more words

Paul Temple