Now the Rich Want Your Pity, Too

Seems like it’s getting tough at the top. The winners in America’s meritocracy are suffering.…

The Times takes on college legacy preferences: Let’s hope it is the knock-out punch

Mark your calendars: today could turn out to be an important date in the history…

How much difference does going to a top university make?

The US admissions scandal has seen dozens of people charged following claims wealthy parents paid…

Is Capitalism Failing Workers?

Before capitalism, there was work. Before markets, before even money, there was work. Our remotest…

The College Admissions Scandal Shows How US Meritocracy is a Sham

We already knew that elite higher education in the US skews rich. Most Ivy League…

It’s not just corruption. Entrance into elite US colleges is rigged in every way

Shock horror! Wealthy Americans are using their money to buy their children places at elite…

Liberals need to fight for their values again

According to the old joke, a liberal is someone who can’t even take their own…

Fixing immigration starts with this easy step

Given the anti-immigrant rhetoric dominating public dialogue, you might be forgiven for not knowing that…

What real liberalism looks like

A great tragedy of American political etymology is the fate of the word “liberal.” Although…

Trump’s Tax Bill Has Nothing to do with Economics. It’s Brute-Force Politics

The Republican party has achieved something nobody thought possible. They have taken the broken, regressive,…

Men’s Lib!

SO far the gender revolution has been a one-sided effort. Women have entered previously male…

Here’s Why the Middle Class Must Pay More Taxes, Not Less

To properly fund infrastructure investments, tax credits, training and education, and seriously tackle the federal…