Tuesday, May 19, 2020

This is what happens when billionaires call the shots (Betsy DeVos edition)

Reported in DeVos Funnels Coronavirus Relief Funds to Favored Private and Religious Schools.  (The New York Times, 5/15/2020)

Related reading:
Inside Betsy DeVos’ Billions: Just How Rich Is The Education Secretary?  (Forbes, 7/24/2019)
Among Donald Trump’s historically rich cabinet members, Betsy DeVos is the richest. But for more than two years, the extent of her finances has been a mystery. Now Forbes has zeroed in on the root of the DeVos family fortune, Amway, to come up with what we believe is the most realistic estimate of the size of her fortune published so far. Together, Betsy DeVos, her husband and their four adult children are worth roughly $2 billion.

Related posts:
Trump's Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos approves of these tactics.  (6/19/2019)
Christine Baranski and Betsy DeVos: Separated at birth?  (9/1/2017)
Apparently, Betsy DeVos doesn't give a shit if your for-profit school leaves you deep in debt and degreeless.  (5/17/2017)
UPDATE. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos approves this message. Awesome!  (2/26/2017)
Afraid to show his pearly whites, John Humphries nonetheless sez he's thrilled with Betsy DeVos.  (2/17/2017)
Not $urpri$ingly, $cott Walker has a love jone$ for Bet$y DeVo$.  (1/30/2017)
Headline news: Why are we even having this conversation?  (1/19/2017)

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