Seven Reasons Why the Left is Losing

Is the (American) left capable of political success right now? What follows is a roundup of critiques offered in the spirit of “I want a country where the best versions of left and right are vying against one another.” It is neither exhaustive nor definitive. But I hope that it can serve a starting point…

Ten Readings on Meritocracy

#1 –  Meritocracy and Economic Inequality Eds. Kenneth Arrow, Samuel Bowles, and Steven Durlauf –  Princeton University Press (2000) “This volume of original essays by luminaries in the economic, social, and biological sciences, however, confirms mounting evidence that the connection between intelligence and inequality is surprisingly weak and demonstrates that targeted educational and economic reforms can reduce…