By AP/Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Education officials in Brazil's far-right government say they are slashing university funding by 30 percent, a move at least partly believed to be motivated by complaints about partisan activities on campus.
Education Minister Abraham Weintraub first told the newspaper O Estado de São Paulo on Tuesday that he had cut the budget of three federal universities — Brasília, Bahia, and Fluminense — because of their ideological stance and poor performance.
Weintraub complained about political events, partisan demonstrations and other events that he said are inappropriate for a university, though he . . .