Wealth

Deconstructing the Self-Made Myth

— Shannon M.
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Individual success is the result of gumption and hard work. But equality important are the supports provided by society and sponsored by government. Being entirely "self-made" is a mth; the reality is it takes a village to foster personal and business success. Learn more at selfmademyth.org.

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Bustin' the Self-Made Myth

— Shannon M.
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The "self-made man" is as American as a Norman Rockwell image. It is also just as overly romanticized and wholly separated from reality. Indeed, the notion that individual success is entirely autonomous has dangerous policy implications. It's time to do some myth bustin' and put the "self-made myth" to rest, once and for all.

Koch Brothers: The Welfare Billionaires

— Shannon M.
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Individual success is the result of gumption and hard work. But equality important are the supports provided by society and sponsored by government. Being entirely "self-made" is a mth; the reality is it takes a village to foster personal and business success. Learn more at selfmademyth.org.

Download a PDF of "Koch Brothers: The Welfare Billionaires" (PDF)

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The Self-Made Myth Co-Authors

— Shannon M.
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The Self-Made Myth Co-Author: Mike Lapham

— Shannon M.
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