Category Archives: University Funding

Really President Trump, Now it is Censorship Enforced by Withholding Federal School Funding?

Really President Trump, Now its Censorship Enforced by Withholding Federal School Funding? Update:  I did not realize when I wrote this that Trump was directly threatening California which supposedly was going to or considering adopting a curriculum based on the … Continue reading

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Why Can’t Favored College Students Observe Pandemic Rules?

Why Can’t Favored College Students Observe Pandemic Rules? The costs of college, and the sacrifices and costs of getting into college are immense.  This is especially true at the nation’s top schools, like Notre Dame.  The question is why can’t … Continue reading

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Trump: The Unmanageable Virus Vector in Chief

Trump:  the unmanageable virus Vector in Chief. Trump backs off on deporting international college and University students without in-person classes.  Since this was enforced with no justification, it would have been blocked anyway. The White House has been unfairly criticizing … Continue reading

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Trump’s Proposed 2019 DoE and NASA Cuts, and Actual Increases

Trump’s Proposed Cuts to the Department of Energy and NASA, with their actual Congressional Increases. Department of Energy Budget In the following table for the science sectors of the Department of Energy, we give, in millions of dollars:  the 2019 … Continue reading

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Trump’s Absurd Science Budget Cut Proposals, and Their Defeats

Trump’s Absurd Science Budget Cut Proposals, and Their Defeats It is sad to see Trump and his Political Appointees attempt to remove funding for projects related to climate science and environmental protection, while the Congress again ignores them, and in … Continue reading

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Comparison of Stanford, UC Berkeley, and UCLA in Times Higher Education Scores

In order to see what other California Universities have to aspire to to reach the top 20 worldwide, we compare Stanford (ranked 3rd), UC Berkeley (ranked 15th), and UCLA (ranked 17th).  Sorry, Cal Tech, we are just concerned with general … Continue reading

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Top World and University of California Rankings in the WSJ/THE Rankings

Top World Universities, and the University of California Rankings in the WSJ/THE Times Higher Education Rankings The United States spends 13.59% on education, of which 27.5%, or 3.74% of the total spending, is on higher education. We list the 20 … Continue reading

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Are Trump’s Tariff Costs Insignificant?

Comments on Peter Navarro’s Arguments That the Tariffs are Insignificant Update:  8/23  Later that day.  Trump, the Casino owner, has seen the Chinese call, and raised it yet again.  By Midnight, we might be at DEFCON 4.  Trump will raise … Continue reading

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Reflections on College Admissions Cheating

The cheating scandal on admissions is truly unfair to other student applicants.  But it is far from the only unfairness in the entire scope of inequality and university qualifications and admissions in our country.  Fortunately, in progressive states like California, … Continue reading

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Red State Tax Cuts: The Growth Killers

Red State Tax Cuts: The Growth Killers Tax Cuts claimed to encourage growth. Freeze or lower teacher salaries. Lower support and supplies of schools. Court businesses who want good schools for children of their highly educated staff Businesses also need … Continue reading

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