France has really had a hard time of late. It seems rather riot-prone, no?
This time the trouble is that the youth – many of whom attend elite universities – have a major case of ignorance when it comes to the principles of economics. Are their schools failing them? Are they failing their schools? Or is it just that they haven’t gotten to Economics 101 yet?
Here’s an easy-to-follow piece by Thomas Sowell. If you know any elite French students who are willing to read English, pass this on: The French Student Riots by Thomas Sowell