Trump’s threat to close the southern border

Trump’s threat to close the southern border

Frustrated by a growing surge of Central American migrants applying for asylum, President Trump this week threatened to close the border with Mexico and ordered the State Department to slash $500 million in humanitarian aid to three Central American nations. About 76,000 migrants were intercepted or surrendered to authorities along Continue Reading

College scandal The meritocracy unmasked

College scandal: The meritocracy unmasked

Thanks to the largest college admissions prosecution in U.S. history, “the myth of meritocracy” is finally dead, said Molly Roberts in The Washington Post. Thirty-three status-obsessed parents, including financiers and Hollywood stars, were charged last week with buying their already privileged kids’ way into elite colleges like Yale and Stanford, Continue Reading