Tuesday, February 15, 2011

American Exeptionalism

Jason Sorens, a professor of political science at the University at Buffalo, casts a sceptical eye on the common assumption that the United States is an unusual or "exceptional" country. According to Mr Sorens, America is not exceptionally free, American government is not exceptionally small, and that American inequality is not exceptionally high. 

read the whole article, which is nice and short but has links to all kinds of interesting data, if you want to know more, 

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