A political scientist helps us go through the biggest takeaways from the first Republican presidential primary debate in Milwaukee. Then, an author shares his book looking at how the education system aligned itself with setting up the economic pathways.
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The first 2024 Republican presidential primary debate
We discuss the first GOP presidential debate, the absence of front-runner Donald Trump, and policy views of the eight contenders who participated.
Public education wasn't always about career preparation
A historian discusses his new book about how a college degree came to be seen as the main path to economic security for Americans—and why this “education myth,” as he calls it, has persisted despite failing to live up to its promises.
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