[Marxism] How a Bard trustee and billionaire agribusinessman corrupts higher education | Louis Proyect: The Unrepentant Marxist
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Fri Feb 14 12:27:43 MST 2014
he deep-going drought in California presents a fundamental challenge to
the ecological status quo in which agribusiness trumps the needs of
ordinary people relying on water for their dietary and sanitary needs.
Does the right of a billionaire farmer to have his pomegranate or
pistachio plantations irrigated trump that of a working person to be
able to have a glass of water or flush his or her toilet? It so happens
that Stewart Resnick–the billionaire in question–is on the board of Bard
College, an institution with enormous pretensions to social
responsibility and Green values.
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