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  • Anthony

    “We may have democracy, or we may have wealth concentrated in the hands of the few, but we cannot have both.” (Louis Brandeis)

    • Corlyss

      We can have wealthy in a democracy. What we can’t have is lazy, ignorant, indifferent, entertainment-besotted electorate.

      • Anthony

        Corlyss, I agree with your 1st sentence and leave your 2nd to qualification; nevertheless in using Brandeis’ quote, I was referring to what some call the cultural Serrata – widening chasm of inequality (of course in a society that make capitalist into popular heroes it may not matter). See Alan Krueger Great Gatsby Curve.

        • Corlyss

          Oooo. Cultural Serrata! I love it. Where can I read more about this concept with the beautiful name? Got links?

          • Anthony

            “The Rise of the New global Super-Rich and the Fall of Everyone Else” is where I encountered concept.

  • Corlyss

    Weekly Standard profiled an educator with something extra to bring to the national education debates. This guy is running for the Senate. A more inapposite ambition I can’t imagine for someone so gifted with his educational leadership skills.

    http://www.weeklystandard.com/articles/virtuoso-pol-nebraska_733959.html?nopager=1

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