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American Students Have A Math Problem

American Students Have A Math Problem American students have a math problem. That’s according to the latest findings from the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), also known as The Nation’s Report Card. As Statista’s Felix Richter reports, the new batch of results, published by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics on Monday,…

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Government Is Largely Guesswork

Arnold Kling, with his characteristic deep insight, recently described “the straw-man argument against libertarianism and for technocracy.” This straw-man argument has, Kling explains, the following steps: 1. Libertarianism relies on markets. 2. Markets are optimal only under conditions of perfect competition. 3. The conditions for perfect competition are rarely satisfied.  4. There are many instances…