Typically deep and nuanced analysis by Thomas Edsall of Meritocracy and standardized testing.
I'm deeply curious about what's on the bookshelf of an author who can write about meritocracy, education, and assessment, cite 8 authors (including personal emails) and not a single woman.
Why meritocracy is contributing to the populist backlash - my thoughts, quoted in article
The Meritocracy Is Under Siege
I have my own thoughts but this is a pretty good rundown of the present meritocracy debate
2/ happened to be born into homes in which their parents were in the top 1/3 of income distribution."