Archive | March, 2019

Why are #Textbooks so expensive?

8 Mar

and book rental sites have helped to defray the high cost of college textbooks. Some sites even offer a buy-by-the-chapter service. But the fact is, the cost of college textbooks increased 1,041 perce…

#College #Textbooks are a racket

3 Mar

College textbooks are a racket. I teach international relations at … Students usually have to take a few required big courses for their major, and they have to buy the required textbooks for these c…

EDITORIAL: We must confront control of information

1 Mar

The cost of college textbooks increased by 812 percent from 1978 to 2013 … “Traditional publishers are taking advantage of students because they must buy what materials are assigned, so the rules of …