Illinois and Everyone Else

Disaster collaps-italism at its worst. It’s impossible to examine state higher education finances in 2016 without separating the collapse in Illinois from a more nuanced picture across the rest of the country. State and local support for higher education in Illinois plunged as the state’s lawmakers and governor were unable

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Labor unions ‘necessary’ 

Through boom and bust, the American worker has been faced by two trends over the past few decades: the percentage of workers that are members of labor unions has decreased and the American middle class has slowly been hollowed out. According to four researchers – Richard Freeman at the National

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