Not necessarily; to me, it sound like he wants to get rid of this stupid concepts that corporation == a person, and that money == speech.
Those are fine slogans for a bumper sticker, but difficult boundaries to make into enforceable law. You have to walk a fine line between closing every possible loophole and still protecting legitimate free speech. I have yet to hear any proposal that would actually achieve that balance.
It's true that the system can be gamed in the short run. And sometimes someone can be game it enough to get tenure. But without follow up and citations, they'll just end up in academic limbo of being an associate professor with no funding.
There's never a point where someone officially stamps the work as "wrong", but unreproducible results gradually end up in the dust bin.
I am tempted to resort to ad hominem here because it's not very difficult to see where you are fabricating history to suite a delusion,
Sad to see someone swear off temptation and not even make it to the end of the sentence before giving in.
go study history instead of repeating propaganda
That statement is absolutely repeating propaganda
Any "teacher" will tell you that the system is failing and made to fail by Government policy and intervention
How convenient that everything that disagrees with your narrow worldview is propaganda.
As for education, we have the most educated populace is the history of this nation. The college graduation rate today is twice as high as the literacy rate was 1820.
When Socrates talked about a Republic, he was thinking of governing a city of about 150,000 people. Looking to him for answers of how to govern a continent spanning country of 300 million people is exactly the scaling problem GP is talking about.
He can just stand up on a rooftop or a rock and tell a whole alien battle fleet to run away, and instead of him being immediately reduced to a pile of smoking ashes the powerful aliens actually run away!
In that particular instance, the alien battle fleet ran away as part of their ruse. The Doctor's arrogance was used against him.
There are a lot of complaints you can level at new NuWho, particularly deus ex machina resolutions, but the writing is a tad more sophisticated than you seem to think.