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Dec 22, 2014
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SYRIA: DO AVERAGE AMERICANS EVEN CARE?

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Given the choice, students chose Capitalism.

Every grading period, I give the students a choice of the economic systems that they want to have applied to the grades that they earn in our class. Capitalism: You keep what you earn. Socialism: The top 25% of grades are reduced by 40% and the points are redistributed to those at the lower end of the socioeconomic scale. Communism:...
 

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