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Analysis and Commentary

Diversity: The Who, What, When, Where, Why, And How

by Alvin Rabushkavia Thoughtful Ideas
Tuesday, December 18, 2018

A specter is haunting America--the specter of Diversity. Diversity has become the most important movement of our time, infusing evert aspect of social, educational, economic, and political life.

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Thomas Sowell Explains The Economics Of Discrimination

featuring Thomas Sowellvia The Federalist
Friday, December 7, 2018

At 88 years old, Thomas Sowell continues to demonstrate why he’s one of the most formidable intellects of the age. In Discrimination and Disparities, released earlier this year, Sowell rebuts common misconceptions regarding socioeconomic differences among individuals, groups, and nations, and demonstrates that disparities are often explained by economics.

Analysis and Commentary

An End To Racial Preferences At Last?

by John Yoo, James C. Phillipsvia National Review
Tuesday, December 4, 2018

The Supreme Court could be ready to rule that racial discrimination is illegal, even if it is purportedly done for a good cause.

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Thomas Sowell On The Myths Of Economic Inequality

interview with Thomas Sowellvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, December 3, 2018

What are the myths of economic inequality, and why is socialism often posed as the solution?

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The Plague Of Identity Politics, Part Two

featuring Peter Berkowitzvia Powerline
Thursday, November 29, 2018
I wrote here about an event, hosted jointly by the Heritage Foundation and the Hoover Institution, called: “Identity Politics Is a Threat to Society: Is There Anything We Can Do About It At This Point?” The panel consisted of my friends John Fonte and Peter Berkowitz; my hero Heather Mac Donald; our long-time blog adversary Andrew Sullivan; and Michael Lind, who questioned whether identity politics is a serious new threat.
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Opinion: Black Education — What Makes Sense?

quoting Thomas Sowellvia My AJC
Wednesday, November 28, 2018

What do you think of the proposition that no black youngsters should be saved from educational rot until all can be saved? Black people cannot afford to accept such a proposition.

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The Plague Of Identity Politics

mentioning Peter Berkowitzvia Power Line Blog
Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Yesterday, the Heritage Foundation, in conjunction with the Hoover Institution, hosted an event with this blunt title: “Identity Politics Is a Threat to Society: Is There Anything We Can Do About It At This Point?” The panel consisted my friends John Fonte and Peter Berkowitz; my hero Heather Mac Donald; our long-time blog nemesis Andrew Sullivan; and Michael Lind, an original thinker whose book about the Vietnam War was the subject of the first post I ever wrote on Power Line, more than 16 years ago.

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Race Should Not Factor Into College Admissions

mentioning Hoover Institutionvia The University Star
Monday, November 26, 2018

During the Obama administration, a set of guidelines were put into place that essentially tasked colleges with taking race into account for college admissions for the purpose of diversity. These affirmative action policies were the wrong call and back in July, the Trump administration formally discouraged the practice by stressing a preference for race-neutral methods.

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Thomas Sowell on the Myths of Economic Inequality

interview with Thomas Sowellvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, November 26, 2018

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What are the myths of economic inequality, and why is socialism often posed as the solution?

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Too Many Asians At Harvard? No, Not Enough Asians At Harvard.

mentioning John Yoovia Reason
Tuesday, November 20, 2018

For some reason, Harvard's admissions staff keep giving Asian American applicants lower "personal ratings" than white applicants. 

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