Part v: What about Free Education for All?
This is going to be a short post. Both Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have proposed making higher education free for anyone who wants a college degree. Free higher education will solve the problem of student loan debt, but it is a short-sighted solution.
A long time ago, Robert Heinlein wrote a story about California addressing the income inequality between those with a college education and those without by granting all citizens a Bachelor’s degree on their 18th birthday.
Problem solved! No more income inequality due to educational differences. Continue reading