Simple Solutions for Regulating For-Profit and Non-Profit Higher Education

Until recently the Republican presidential primary has been largely devoid of arguments about higher education.  Occasionally it’s been a topic, but the discussion has largely centered on taxes, immigration, and foreign policy.  So, it’s refreshing to see that the candidates have turned their attention to regulating higher education.  Unfortunately, the debate has largely focused on…

Why is Donald Trump Popular?

There is a poignant scene in J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter where one of the protagonists, Hermione Granger, hypothetically asks sleazy journalist Rita Skeeter if the wizarding newspaper, The Daily Prophet, exists “just to tell people what they want to hear.”  Skeeter’s snarling response is “no you silly girl, The Daily Prophet exists to sell itself.” …