What explains the growing class divide between the well-educated and everybody else? Noted author Brink Lindsey, a senior scholar at the Kauffman Foundation, argues that it's because economic expansion is creating an increasingly complex world in which only a minority with the right knowledge and skills - the right "human capital" - reap the majority of the economic rewards. The complexity of today's economy is not only making these lucky elites richer - it is also making them smarter.
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This edition of CatoAudio features Chris Edwards and Brink Lindsey on the economy, trade, and Election 2004; Patrick Basham on the future of democracy in Iraq; Doug Bandow on the pitfalls of military conscription; U.S. News and World Report columnist John Leo on free speech and anti-discrimination laws; John Samples on the free speech and campaign finance regulation; and ABC News 20/20 anchor John Stossel on bias in the media.