meritocracy

3.13.19

The College Scam Is Exposing All the Legal Ways Rich People Game Society

The real question is what took so long for the country to start looking at this stuff more closely.

4.23.16

Silicon Valley Girls: Growing Up Female Among the Bay Area's Elite

As young women growing up in Silicon Valley, my classmates and I never struggled with discrimination. Our privileged upbringing shielded us from inequality.

6.6.13

How We Came to Misunderstand Meritocracy

Much to the chagrin of the man who coined the term half a century ago, we’re missing the point.