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Of Course College Admissions Rigged for the Rich. The Whole Economic System Is

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Of Course College Admissions Rigged for the Rich. The Whole Economic System Is

Of Course College Admissions Rigged for the Rich. The Whole Economic System Is

The children of working stiffs learned a brutal lesson this week as federal prosecutors criminally charged rich people with buying admission to elite universities for their less-than-stellar children.

The lesson is that no matter how hard you work, no matter how smart or talented you are, a dumb, lazy rich kid is going to beat you.

It's crucial that everyone who is not a wealthy movie star, hedge fund executive, or corporate CEO--that is, 99 percent of all Americans--sees this college admissions scandal for what it really is: a microcosm of the larger, corrupt system that works against working people, squashing their chances for advancement.

This system is the reason that rich people and corporations got massive tax breaks last year while the 99 percent got paltry ones. It ...

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wsws.org     1+ mon ago

On Tuesday, federal prosecutors unsealed charges against 50 individuals involved in what they described as "the largest college admissions scam ever prosecuted by the Department of Justice." Accordin...

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