What do the 1% know? It turns out that the people on the top of the ladder are there because the deck is stacked against their customers. More generally this is a fascinating article because it suggests that our assumptions about expertise are, in general, wrong, or at least, shaped by a series of unspoken suppositions which depend on immediate circumstance..
Monthly Archives: October 2011
Who harvests my food?
Trying to implement immigration reform from the bottom up is strikingly ineffective. Federal policy forced farmers to make additional efforts to advertise jobs and raised minimum wages with little effect on the numbers of non-immigrant labor willing to do the work. The US is a nation of immigrants and needs immigration to grow–no matter how much some people want to deny it..