The latest information on this trend is published by The Hill. Here is an excerpt:
Matt Stoller, research director at the American Economic Liberties Project, and historian Sam Haselby say that the growing accumulation of wealth and power at Ivy League schools presents a “fundamental threat to our democracy.”
In an interview on Hill.TV’s “Rising,” the two researchers explain their argument from their recent piece, “It’s Time to Break Up the Ivy League Cartel,” with Stoller saying that the universities are growing in influence as state schools and other colleges across the country are “undergoing a dramatic collapse.”
“You are seeing a kind of winner-take-all dynamic in the higher education space, and this is a fundamental threat to our democracy, because who produces knowledge and wisdom in a society is fundamentally a political question,” Stoller said.
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