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Quote of the Week: Alain de Benoist, "The Problem of Democracy"

All ancient authors who have extolled democracy have praised it not because it is an intrinsically egalitarian regime, but because it is a regime in which competition is open to all and enables a better selection of the elite. 239 more words


In short | Why the poor are poor in the UK

“Our examination of who gets the top jobs in Britain today found elitism so stark that it could be called Social Engineering” – UK government Social Mobility and Child Poverty Commission, 2014…

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Journalism From Mars

Could I have done it better?

Meritocracy, that’s how they like to call it. I would go much further than that. I would name it ‘making people feel unentitled to happiness because they fail to be the best’. 134 more words

Taking A Good Look

Economic Outlook: Fiscal Policy, Equality of Opportunity, and Social Mobility

“Your chances of achieving the American Dream are almost two times higher … if you are growing up in Canada than in the United States,” said Harvard’s… 592 more words

Blog Posts

Introduction to three articles on Socialism

Note. I have a tendency when I get on a subject of over write, to deal with more subjects than is necessary. I have certainly done this in this introduction to my articles on socialism particularly because, this article is evidently too large to be the introductory article for a reblogged article. 1,330 more words

'Pedigree: How Elite Students Get Elite Jobs' 

An interview with author, Lauren Rivera about her book, Pedigree, just published by Princeton University Press.

Article by Jake New at Inside Higher Ed. … 8 more words