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Why oh why can't we have a better press corps?

Paul Krugman:

They Work Hard For The Money: OK, I wasn’t going to post anything else, but as Robert Farley says, this WaPo piece on underworked college teachers is outrageous. Yes, people like me have a very nice life — and if you want to condemn the luxurious lives of faculty at elite research universities, fine.

But the idea that faculty at big state schools, let alone community colleges, have it easy is just mind-boggling…. I like the people — smart, highly educated people without the ego things all too common at more prestigious schools — very much. And I always come away awed by just how hard they work — how many class preps they have to do, how much time they spend with students, all for salaries that are a fraction of what people with similar qualifications earn in the private sector.

Of all the people to pick on…

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