The Future of British Higher Education

The past thirty years have seen a 500% in the price of higher education in the United States.[1] As any American college student and their families can attest, the financial strain of higher education has reached ridiculous degrees. The dregs of student debt often last well into a college graduate’s career. Many parents find themselves digging into their retirement funds in an attempt to assist their children. And, of course, the lack of accessibility to higher education only compounds inequali...
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Yes Scotland: A Fighting Chance or Doomed to Fail?

After more than three centuries of debate, the movement for an independent Scotland is on the rise. Scotland’s current first minister, Alex Salmond, recently negotiated a referendum on the question of independence with the UK government, marking the commencement of an intense campaign to convince the Scottish people to vote for national independence. At the moment, the referendum is projected to take place in fall of 2014. But will the people of Scotland follow Salmond’s lead and support indepen...
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