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Amy Chua and the big little lies of US meritocracy

6 mins | Jun 24, 2019
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In June 2019, Brett Kavanaugh hired Ms Chua's daughter as a Supreme Court clerk - so it seems elite string pulling was missed by the college admissions scandal earlier this year. Edward Luce, writing in the Financial Times examines this stellar example of everything American's distrust about their meritocracy.
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