With high school students mulling over which college to attend next fall, prominent legal scholar and educator Lani Guinier says the admissions testing system is all wrong. Progressives are up in arms about new trade agreements on the table. Labor sociologist Chad Broughton tells us what NAFTA did to a once-thriving Midwestern town. And Bill Press talks with Vermont Congressman Peter Welch about Cuba.
- February 1, 2015 Lani Guinier on what’s wrong with the college “testocracy.” Chad Broughton on how NAFTA killed a major manufacturer. And Bill Press interviews Congressman Peter Welch.
- Lani Guinier Legal scholar Lani Guinier says the SAT and other college admissions tests are simply a proxy for wealth and that universities, thus, do not train people to contribute to society.
- Chad Broughton Labor sociologist Chad Broughton has done a case study on how NAFTA helped shift bargaining power away from unions to corporations.
- Peter Welch Bill Press and his guest, Congressman Peter Welch of Vermont.
- Jim Hightower Shoveling America's wealth to the top.