finite-element said:

But some majors ARE worth more than others because they are in HIGHER DEMAND. There are less people in those majors because they are objectively harder, and they are designed that way to make sure that when the student graduates and goes into that field, that they know what the fuck they're doing. This is not academic gatekeeping, or classism, or whatever else. It's just how the fucking world works.

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Banned TED Talk: Nick Hanauer “Rich people don’t create jobs”

Published on May 17, 2012

Via Business Insider: “As the war over income inequality wages on, super-rich Seattle entrepreneur Nick Hanauer has been raising the hackles of his fellow 1-percenters, espousing the contrarian argument that rich people don’t actually create jobs. The position is controversial — so much so that TED is refusing to post a talk that Hanauer gave on the subject. National Journal reports today that TED officials decided not to put Hanauer’s March 1 speech up online after deeming his remarks “too politically controversial” for the site…”.

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