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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.