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The Cult of Smart

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The government spends vast amounts of money on educational programs that aim to give “equal opportunity” to those deemed disadvantaged, but there is little or no evidence that these programs achieve anything. Original Article: "The Cult of Smart" This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Michael Stack.  

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The government spends vast amounts of money on educational programs that aim to give “equal opportunity” to those deemed disadvantaged, but there is little or no evidence that these programs achieve anything.

Original Article: "The Cult of Smart"

This Audio Mises Wire is generously sponsored by Christopher Condon. Narrated by Michael Stack.

 

David Gordon
David Gordon (born 1948) is an American libertarian philosopher and intellectual historian influenced by Rothbardian views of economics. Peter J. Boettke, in his Reason Foundation "Reason Papers," Issue No. 19, Fall 1994, describes Gordon as "a philosopher and intellectual historian who is deeply influenced by the Rothbardian strand of economics." He is a senior fellow at the Ludwig von Mises Institute and editor of The Mises Review.

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