Brilliant post from Robert Reich:
Of Financial Capital and Human Capital: Why We’re Bailing Out Wall Street While Allowing Our Schools to Get Clobbered
Our preoccupation with the immediate crisis of financial capital is causing us to overlook the bigger crisis in America’s human capital. While we commit hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars to Wall Street, we’re slashing our outlays for public education.
Where are our priorities? Isn’t it about time education be considered a necessity, rather than a budget line item always up for negotiation? Read the rest of Reich’s post …