SOURCE: The Atlantic
Nepotistic Legacy Admissions are the Gaping Loophole of American Meritocracy
by Richard Reeves
Is a campaign of shaming over legacy admissions necessary to shift American norms away from tolerating these policies that reproduce generational privilege?
SOURCE: Made By History at The Washington Post
Nepotism Is Bad For Government. Trump’s Convention Reminds Us Why
by Christine Adams
The pervasive influence of Trump's family members on government compares to the courts of the Bourbon kings of France. Republicans might consider how that worked out.
When the President’s Son-In-Law Truly Was a Great Success
by Gail Radford
Treasury Secretary William McAdoo was a presidential son-in-law whose knowledge, experience, and belief in the role of government made him an effective public servant.
What Did George Washington Think About Nepotism?
by Cassandra Good
Early on he made a decision to award offices only on the basis of merit.
SOURCE: Time Magazine
Behind the Law That May Keep Donald Trump’s Children From White House Jobs
The so-called Bobby Kennedy Law may get in the way.
- House Hearings on Campus Speech Show Different Perceptions of the Problem
- Mark Russell, DC's Piano-Playing Political Satirist, Dies at 90
- Trans Texans, Fearing Violence Inspired by Legislation and Rhetoric, Look to Armed Self-Defense
- How Paris Kicked out the Cars
- Vatican Repudiates "Doctrine of Discovery" that Justified Colonialism by Catholic Nations