Gerry Canavan

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I forgot to blog this when MetaFilter discussed it a few days ago, but a Boing Boing reminder via Christina C. gives me another chance: an interesting thinker from the Santa Fe Institute, Samuel Bowles, has research demonstrating, among other things, that 1 in 4 Americans is employed to guard the wealth of the rich and that American capitalism would probably be better off with universal welfare to the tune of a one-time gift of $250,000 at age 18. Check out the whole piece.

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February 6, 2010 at 1:16 pm