Lester Thurow


MIT economics professor and author of numerous books, including “The Zero-Sum Society.”

“You don’t have to sacrifice to become more educated. You have to redeploy your time; you have to redeploy your money. But I don’t think being reskilled and reeducated is the equivalent of being whipped.”

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