Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Who needs educating? Not US (video)


"If you think education is expensive...try ignorance."

The Public Video Project presents Prof. Robert Reich, former US Secretary of Labor, on why the US needs to save its schools NOW. The US financial sector has been "bailed out" while the crisis in education worsens. But human capital is more important to the long term health of America than capital markets. Never mind. Who needs educating?

Making a Case Against Unsustainable Debt

Truth about the economy in 2 mins, 15 secs

ROBERT REICH is Chancellor's Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley. He has served in three national administrations, most recently as Secretary of Labor under Pres. Bill Clinton. He has written 13 books, including The Work of Nations, Locked in the Cabinet, Supercapitalism, and his most recent, Aftershock. His "Marketplace" commentaries can be found on publicradio.com and iTunes.

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