October 29, 2005
Yet another answer to "What about the poor?" -- already in existence but hidden from plain view: even the most wretchedly poor Asians and Africans send their kids to for-pay private schools rather than subject them to "free" state schools. All the while, governments and statists wiggle and writhe and spit and hiss at the phenomenon which is driving them out of the education business.
Via Kevin Carson, and also see his more in-depth analysis and his other sources. It's truly satisfying.