"A college degree is the key to prosperity for both you and your country, so it's essential," lectures the higher-education complex to the neophytes. "But we'll make it hard to get, and often not worth the getting." Touted as a necessity, but priced like a luxury, many for-profit college degree programs are mediocre or worse -- predatory loan scams that hustle aspiring students into deep debt and poverty..
On March 24th, Hightower hosted our first ever Lowdown Call-Up-- a strategy discussion covering the slow-motion mugging of the public post office. His guest was none other than Mark Dimondstein, president of the read more]