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(April 23, 2012 08:54 AM, by Arnold Kling) Bo Winegard and Ben Winegard write, A thirtysomething Wal-Mart cashier cannot reasonably expect that his hard work will be rewarded with consistent raises and promotions, terminating, perhaps, in a solid management job. Thus the new lower class is deprived of... (0 COMMENTS)
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David Brooks on Charles Murray

Business & Finance / Economics : EconLog (3 years ago)

(February 1, 2012 09:24 AM, by Arnold Kling) He writes, The truth is, members of the upper tribe have made themselves phenomenally productive. They may mimic bohemian manners, but they have returned to 1950s traditionalist values an... Read Post

File this Under Charles Murray Watch?

Business & Finance / Economics : EconLog (3 years ago)

(February 11, 2012 10:54 AM, by Arnold Kling) Sabrina Tavernise writes, Professor Reardon is the author of a study that found that the gap in standardized test scores between affluent and low-income students had grown by about 40 pe... Read Post

Kling on Charles Murray

Business & Finance / Economics : EconLog (3 years ago)

(February 2, 2012 08:20 AM, by Arnold Kling) So, I downloaded Coming Apart. I am not disappointed. It is well argued. In 1963, there just wasn't that much difference between the lifestyle of a highly influential attorney or senior e... Read Post


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