Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community
An American businessman is mounting a $2 million campaign to convince legislators to spend money on education instead of on nuclear weapons. "The weapons we have now are 150,000 times more powerful than what we dropped on Hiroshima," he says. "With $10 billion a year you could rebuild every school in the country that needs fixing over the next 12 years." Given the need by business for a well-educated workforce, it is no surprise that hundreds of business executives have signed on.


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