[Marxism] Obama becomes latest politician to criticize a liberal arts discipline | Inside Higher Ed

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Fri Jan 31 07:01:57 MST 2014

President Obama found common ground with Republican politicians Thursday 
-- in arguing that some liberal arts degrees offer poor preparation for 
a job. Obama took on art history, following in the footsteps of 
Republicans who have in recent years questioned the value of degrees in 
anthropology, English, philosophy and women's studies. (See chart below 
to keep track of which politicians have dissed which fields.)


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