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Why are the Clintons hawking a seedy, Soros-backed for-profit college corporation?

Posted By admin On January 13, 2014 @ 11:55 am In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

Eric Owens
The Daily Caller [1]
January 13, 2014

Former President Bill Clinton and presumed 2016 Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton have deep ties to Laureate Education, an international conglomerate of aggressive, telemarketing-happy, for-profit colleges that is ensnared in controversy all over the globe.

The huge Baltimore-base company is America’s largest for-profit education corporation by enrollment — boasting 800,000 students worldwide. Many of its schools are located in Latin America.

Laureate scored a marketing coup when it hired Bill Clinton in 2010 as its global pitchman, reports Bloomberg [2]. In his position as honorary chancellor, he has gone around the world over a dozen times – to places such as Peru, Malaysia and Spain — to hawk the company.

For his globetrotting efforts, the for-profit education juggernaut pays Clinton a secret sum of money. Neither Clinton nor Laureate will disclose exactly how much it is.

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[1] The Daily Caller: http://dailycaller.com/2014/01/13/why-are-the-clintons-hawking-a-seedy-soros-backed-for-profit-college-corporation/

[2] reports Bloomberg: http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-01-06/clinton-pitches-kkr-backed-college-chain-amid-controversy.html

[3] Obama was pushed by Clintons into endorsement of Hillary in 2016: book: http://www.prisonplanet.com/obama-was-pushed-by-clintons-into-endorsement-of-hillary-in-2016-book.html

[4] Starbucks profit falls 97% on fewer customers and rising costs: http://www.prisonplanet.com/starbucks-profit-falls-97-on-fewer-customers-and-rising-costs.html

[5] G.E. Profit Up Despite ‘Volatile’ Economy: http://www.prisonplanet.com/g-e-profit-up-despite-%e2%80%98volatile%e2%80%99-economy.html

[6] College Education?: Shocking New Research Proves That Our College Students Are Learning Next To Nothing: http://www.prisonplanet.com/college-education-shocking-new-research-proves-that-our-college-students-are-learning-next-to-nothing.html

[7] Shell reports 33% rise in profit: http://www.prisonplanet.com/shell-reports-33-rise-in-profit.html

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