51 min

Educating a Nation: Higher Ed in Peril (with Will Bunch‪)‬ Now & Then

    • History

How did college become so expensive? Why is higher education the subject of so much political and cultural division? And how can we restore a sense of equality to learning? 

This week on Now & Then, Philadelphia Inquirer national columnist Will Bunch joins Heather and Joanne to discuss the history of higher education and his new book, After the Ivory Tower Falls: How College Broke the American Dream and Blew Up Our Politics―and How to Fix It. 

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Now & Then is presented by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
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How did college become so expensive? Why is higher education the subject of so much political and cultural division? And how can we restore a sense of equality to learning? 

This week on Now & Then, Philadelphia Inquirer national columnist Will Bunch joins Heather and Joanne to discuss the history of higher education and his new book, After the Ivory Tower Falls: How College Broke the American Dream and Blew Up Our Politics―and How to Fix It. 

Join CAFE Insider to listen to “Backstage,” where Heather and Joanne chat each week about the anecdotes and ideas that formed the episode. Head to: cafe.com/history

For more historical analysis of current events, sign up for the free weekly CAFE Brief newsletter, featuring Time Machine, a weekly article that dives into an historical event inspired by each episode of Now & Then: cafe.com/brief

For references & supplemental materials, head to: cafe.com/now-and-then/educating-a-nation-higher-ed-in-peril-with-will-bunch/

Now & Then is presented by CAFE and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
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51 min

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