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What’s the Matter with College?

Higher education draws as much media attention, and criticism, as other big businesses. Articles from the Post archive reveal the institution’s critics have been around for more than 100 years.... More

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Last year, voter turnout reached an ultimate low. But just 50 years ago Americans were willing to die to get their names on the voter... More

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