imagine an impoverished Black high school dropout who cannot gain admission to the free college that working and middle class whites would benefit from (and be more prepared for, due to holding greater resources and societal connections)
We Should Call Brocialism What It Is — White Populism
Marcus H. Johnson

You hit on the big problem with Bernie’s college plan which is the assumption that more people with college degrees will mean more jobs for people with college degrees. This is GOP supply-sided economic theory in reverse. Giving tax cuts to the rich does not mean people buy more things, nor will giving more people degrees mean that employers hire more of them.

I think you’re correct that this plan would perpetuate the racial disparity of the status quo while costing more money…

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