Elites

Cliff Schecter explains the economic incoherence and moral blindness of Jeb Bush’s call for americans to work longer hours. Is austerity a national security threat? How long will the Eurozone torture Greece? China’s economic crisis and why does the right wing elite idealize China? Conservationist Claudine Andre explains how she began her work on Bonobo […]
Harvard Law School Professor,  Lani Guinier and author of the new book, The Tyranny of the Meritocracy: Democratizing Higher Education in America explains the distinction between testing merit and democratic merit. Why standardized testing is a measure of wealth and not merit. Why testing is not a measure of talent. Class and college admissions. Also how and why […]
Chris Hayes of UP with Chris Hayes on iron law of meritocracy, cult of smart, the race for the inner ring and more.  In the better half, pretzel moves by DOJ,