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Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Class Follow-Up

Arnold Kling reads your comments to this post of his class autobiography, then refines and defends his position on the causes of poverty:

Class Once More, by Arnold Kling: My class autobiography got people riled up. More commenters were riled up at Economist's View than here, by the way. There are some things that I wrote that I don't wish to stand by and defend, after thinking about it more. But there are some elements of truth in it. My guess is that any effort to defend the latter is ill-conceived, but here goes. [continue reading...]

Did he convince you?

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