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NYC Schools Ditch the Meritocracy

Politics New York City is bleeding students as schools embrace the equity agenda. For most Americans, which high school their children attend is a pretty basic decision. They either send their children to the school designated by where they live (Smallville students from Smallville Middle School move on to Smallville…
bubmag
November 14, 2022
Meritocracy

The Fall of the Meritocracy

A 1958 dystopian novel by a British sociologist contains eerie parallels to our present dysfunction and the crisis coming to a head. Lord Michael Young of Dartington (1915-2002), in 1949. (Photo by Charles Hewitt/Picture Post/Hulton Archive/Getty Images) The Covid-19 pandemic is so complex, so vast in scale, that I doubt…
bubmag
February 22, 2022
Meritocracy

A Political Philosopher Is Hopeful About the Democrats

What is the matter with the Democrats? On one level, the answer is simple. Voters with college degrees are increasingly siding with the Party, while those without are moving toward the Republicans, and there are more people in the second category than the first: about two in five voters in…
bubmag
December 17, 2021