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The Cowardly Incoherence Of Name-Changing, Statue-Toppling, And Other Iconoclasms

by Victor Davis Hansonvia The National Review
Tuesday, June 25, 2019

A few activists succeed in demonizing Father Serra and removing a mission bell, but progressives still want the names ‘Stanford’ and ‘Yale’ on their résumés.

Analysis and Commentary

Crack-Ups At The Crossroads Of Intersectionality

by Victor Davis Hansonvia American Greatness
Sunday, June 23, 2019

Progressives do not see the United States as an exceptional uniter of factions and tribes into a cohesive whole—each citizen subordinating his tribal, ethnic, and religious affinities to a shared Americanism, emblemized by our national motto e pluribus unum. Instead, they prefer e uno plures: out of one nation arise many innately different and separate peoples.

In the News

Black Education Decline

quoting Thomas Sowellvia The Gadsden Times
Sunday, June 23, 2019

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio says the city’s specialized high schools have a diversity problem. He’s joined by New York City Schools Chancellor Richard A. Carranza, educators, students and community leaders who want to fix the diversity problem. I bet you can easily guess what they will do to “improve” the racial mix of students (aka diversity). If you guessed they would propose eliminating the Specialized High Schools Admissions Test as the sole criterion for admissions, go to the head of the class.

In the News

Condoleezza Rice Gives NBC's Sheinelle Jones Healthy Dose Of Reality On Current Race Relations

quoting Condoleezza Ricevia Independent Women's Forum
Friday, June 21, 2019

This blog item is just one longish “Quote of the Day.” That’s because former secretary of state Condoleezza Rice made a sensible and realistic statement about race relations in the U.S.—made under intense pressure from an NBC reporter, who was fishing for derogatory comments—that deserves wide circulation. So, we’re doing our bit.

In the News

Condoleezza Rice Dismisses NBC Reporter’s Claim That Racism Is Worse Under Trump: ‘Sure Doesn’t Feel Worse’

featuring Condoleezza Ricevia Fox News
Thursday, June 20, 2019

Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice made it clear that she doesn’t think racism in America has gotten “worse” under President Trump, calling the claim “hyperbole” on Thursday during an interview on NBC’s “Today” show.

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Condoleezza Rice On Race, Female Leadership And Mueller Report

interview with Condoleezza Ricevia Today
Thursday, June 20, 2019
Hoover Institution fellow Condoleezza Rice discusses politics, immigration, race relations, leadership, and much more.
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Reasonable Disagreements: In Defense Of Classical Liberalism (Among Other Things)

interview with Richard A. Epstein, Adam J. Whitevia Reasonable Disagreements
Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Who are the critics of classical liberalism—namely, modern-day advocates for socialism.


Thomas Sowell Talks About Discrimination, Race, And Social Justice

interview with Thomas Sowellvia The Federalist
Thursday, June 13, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Thomas Sowell talks about his new book Discrimination and Disparities,  as well as his life's works.

In the News

Author Takes On Race, Economic Platitudes In 'Discrimination'

featuring Thomas Sowellvia The Mercury
Sunday, June 9, 2019

Noted professor, columnist and author Thomas Sowell is 87 years old and has added another book to his impressive output: “Discrimination and Disparities.” His writings have spanned decades, and there is little in this book that he has not written about before.


Michael Petrilli: The Education Gadfly Show: The Benefits Of Having A Same-Race Teacher

interview with Michael J. Petrillivia Thomas B. Fordham Institute
Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Hoover Institution fellow Michael Petrilli discusses the following research "Student-Teacher Race Match in Charter and Traditional Public Schools."



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