Ivy League Archives - Ethics & Public Policy Center
The Sting of Meritocracy
The college-admissions scandal is not really about how people get into elite colleges; it’s about how elites behave in our society.
Liars and Cheats
The recent Ivy League admissions scandal suggests that a better system would be to eliminate all preferences — racial, ethnic, geographic, legacy, donor, sports — all of it.
America’s Francification, Part Deux
Increasingly, it’s our elite, central institutions — Congress, the Ivy League — that grant status and dole out resources to the favored few.