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The Power of 20%

Kyle Peterson interviews Thomas Sowell in the Wall Street Journal in The March of Foolish Things: excerpt: So how can the case for reform be made? Let’s say the Republican presidential nominee has a speech lined up at the historically black…

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The Economics of Culture

Kyle Peterson interviews Thomas Sowell in the Wall Street Journal in The March of Foolish Things: excerpt: He offers another statistic: “For every year from 1994 to the present, black married couples have had a poverty rate in single digits,” Mr. Sowell…

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Perpetuating Bureaucracy

Kyle Peterson interviews Thomas Sowell in the Wall Street Journal in The March of Foolish Things: excerpt: Why do we never seem to learn these economic lessons? “I think there’s a market for foolish things,” Mr. Sowell says—and vested interests, too.…

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Where Unfairness Originates

Kyle Peterson interviews Thomas Sowell in the Wall Street Journal in The March of Foolish Things: excerpt: Another problem is that the “disparate impact” assumption misidentifies where group differences originate. He sets up an example: “If you have people in…

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