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Is The US Really A Meritocracy?

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One of the most common misconceptions about US society is that we live under a perfectly fair, egalitarian system which rewards those who have intelligence and a strong work ethic. This is the myth of American meritocracy. In this episode, Second Thought explores why the US is not a true meritocracy, and why we shouldn't want to live in one regardless.  

Citations and further reading: Monopoly study | Monopoly as critique |  Opportunity Atlas |  SAT eugenicist | Meritocracy and Extreme Wealth Study | Myth of Meritocracy 

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