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Laura Tyson

Laura Tyson

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Laura Tyson, Co-Chair of the California Governor’s Council of Economic Advisers, is Professor of the Graduate School at the Haas School of Business and Chair of the Blum Center Board of Trustees at the University of California, Berkeley.

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    Higher Education and the Crisis of Democracy

    Daniel Chirot

    Three recent books by established academics add to the chorus of those decrying the slow and steady death of what used to be called a “liberal education.” Because a proper understanding of history and human complexity is necessary for democracy, Daniel Chirot of the University of Washington thinks the authors are right to worry.

    reviews three recent books that aim to defend liberal education in an age of anti-liberal extremes.
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