Blog Posts - Equality Of Opportunity



India’s great shame: SUPPRESSION of a quarter of its population (#1)

J.S. Mill pointed out a very important thing in On Liberty, that social norms can tryannise equally or even more than governments. The advocate of liberty is therefore not merely concerned about misuse of government power, but about misuse of social...

Why are Americans not jealous of the rich?

Here's an extract from a blog post by Richard Posner: One reason for the lack of envy [in USA] is that the only inequality that is noticed is inequality between middle and upper class people—the poor are invisible—and the middle class...

Royal Navy appoints first woman warship commander | Sarah West

The ROYAL NAVY appoints the first woman warship commander. Over 500 year, first time a women is to command a frontline warship and her name is  Sarah West. According to BBC NEWS: Lieutenant Commander Sarah West is to take control of  Plymouth-base...
by forevernokia on Aug 8, 2011

Stock Markets are Not Democratic

The stock market is not democratic. Changes in the stock market, far from being an honest representation of the state of the nation’s economy, are nothing more than a barometer for the wealthy, educated elite whose fortunes are tied to Wall Str...

Women?s Education in Modern Times

Women’s Education in Modern Times             The voice of the working woman “a document of U.N.O. 1982 makes a significant stoical statement” women make up 50% of the world’s population. Comprise 33.3% of the official labour force,...
by ~ Study Law ~ on Nov 18, 2010

Women?s Education in Modern Times

Women’s Education in Modern Times             The voice of the working woman “a document of U.N.O. 1982 makes a significant stoical statement” women make up 50% of the world’s population. Comprise 33.3% of the official labour force,...
by ~ Study Law ~ on Aug 22, 2010

Democracy & Elitism 4: equality, opportunity and leveling up the playing field

Pulitzer- and Emmy-winner William Henry’s famous polemic, In Defense of Elitism (1994), argues that societies can be ranked along a spectrum with “egalitarianism” on one end and “elitism” on the other. He concludes that...
by Scholars & Rogues on Jan 4, 2010


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