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Be my athlete, I’ll be your coach (a letter to my students)

Last week, one of your classmates asked me to delay his final exam by a day. He just needed more time to study. “The customer is always right,” he pleaded, as if I were selling televisions. While I know that … Continue reading

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The Job Creator Myth

Today we look at another popular myth: that business owners are job creators. This myth says that we ought to be thankful to business owners for creating all the jobs that sustain us; without capitalists we would be lost.  The … Continue reading

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Against Perverting our Universities

Judging from stories in the media, universities are facing a crisis. Certainly there is a severe and pressing problem with the dual challenge of skyrocketing tuition and an inability to find a job after graduation. Today’s great lie is: get … Continue reading

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