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Is military service an answer to inequality?

Ben Luxenberg, a former Marine officer now at Harvard Business School, thinks so.

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Ben Luxenberg, a former Marine officer now at Harvard Business School, thinks so.

So do I. Or at least part of the answer. I also think the super-rich should declare a cease-fire in class warfare and start paying their fair share.

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Thomas E. Ricks covered the U.S. military from 1991 to 2008 for the Wall Street Journal and then the Washington Post. He can be reached at ricksblogcomment@gmail.com.

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