Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy

Twilight of the Elites: America After Meritocracy

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A powerful and original argument that traces the roots of our present crisis of authority to an unlikely source: the meritocracy.

 

   Over the past decade, Americans watched in bafflement and rage as one institution after another –  from Wall Street to Congress, the Catholic Church to corporate America, even Major League Baseball – imploded under the weight of corruption and incompetence. In the wake of the Fail Decade, Americans have historically low levels… (more)

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A provocative discussion of the deeper causes of our current discontent, written with verve and meriting wide interest.

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Publisher: Crown (June 12, 2012)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 320 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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