CULTURE

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The Causes of the Greek Economic Tragedy—and the Capitalist Cure

New headlines and news stories about Greece’s looming economic collapse appear daily. This weekend, the National Post has a series of articles on the theme “Greece on the brink.” Some point the finger at the country’s political leadership: “The negotiation game: Greece’s debt crisis a case study in the art of brinksmanship.” Others implicate the […]

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Looking Back

The New York City schools were among the best in the country in those days, better than they had been for the European immigrants before me and much better than they would be for the mass influx of blacks from the South after me.

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Heroes, Villains

Weirdly, few monuments honor these life-saving scientists. Instead, politicians celebrate politicians.

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Improving Black Education

According to the National Assessment of Educational Progress, sometimes called the Nation’s Report Card, nationally, most black 12th-graders’ test scores are either basic or below basic in reading, writing, math and science.

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Why Are U.S. Schools Mediocre? Ask the Kids

If you want schools to do better, get the government the hell out of schooling. But that’s only a start. Next, put the task of reason and intelligence into education itself — with the central and overriding goal of education being a well-trained mind.

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