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Analysis and Commentary

Elizabeth Warren And The Progressive One-Drop Rule

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Friday, October 19, 2018
The Massachusetts Senator who during her career has tried to pass as a “Native American,” a “Cherokee,” and a “woman of color” for careerist advantage, has been stoking the fires of her self-immolation ever since she released results of a DNA test to prove her claim. As the whole country knows, the tests show no such thing, since the DNA results make her between 1/64th and 1/1,024th Native American, a proportion less than the average American’s.

Could Trump Win 20 Percent Of The African-American Vote In 2020?

by Victor Davis Hansonvia National Review
Thursday, October 18, 2018

The provocative Donald Trump certainly seems to be disliked by a majority of African-American professional athletes, cable-news hosts, academics, and the Congressional Black Caucus. Yet there are subtle but increasing indications that his approval among other African Americans may be reaching historic highs for a modern Republican president.

Analysis and Commentary

Kanye West And The Fugitive Slave Law

by Bruce Thorntonvia Front Page Magazine
Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Exposing the Left's ferocious hate for blacks who dare to think for themselves.

Gender Equality?

Richard Epstein: Gender Equality & What Is To Be Done?

interview with Richard A. Epsteinvia The John Batchelor Show
Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Richard Epstein discusses his Defining Ideas article "False Claims For Gender Equality."

In the News

The Best Sentence I Read Today….

quoting Richard A. Epsteinvia AEIdeas
Monday, October 15, 2018

… is from Richard Epstein’s August 6, 2018 article for the Hoover Institution “Harvard Asian Exclusion.

In the News

What Hillsdale Can Teach Harvard

quoting Richard A. Epsteinvia The Wall Street Journal
Monday, October 15, 2018

On Monday in federal court, Harvard denied charges that it discriminates against Asian-Americans in the same way it once discriminated against Jews. Race, its lawyer insisted, was just one of many factors considered, and it could only help an applicant’s chances of admission, not hurt them.

Analysis and Commentary

The Education Exchange: Is This Discrimination?

by Paul E. Peterson with Adam J. Whitevia The Education Exchange
Monday, October 15, 2018

When a school district's discipline policy has a disparate impact on African American students, is that racial discrimination? How about when an elite university uses affirmative action to increase the diversity of its student body? Adam White, a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, and director of the Center for the Study of the Administrative State at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss the legal issues involved.

In the News

Lies Of Affirmative Action At Harvard

quoting Thomas Sowellvia Powerline
Sunday, October 14, 2018

Writing in the Claremont Review of Books, Thomas Sowell commented: “Sander and Taylor have written an outstanding book that deserves to be read and pondered in many places for many years. They have performed a major service for all those who have an open mind on affirmative action, however modest the number of such people may be—and a still more important service for those who think that black students on campus should be there to advance their own education and lives, not to serve in a role much like that of movie extras, whose presence enhances the scene for others.”


Race Relations, With Shelby Steele

interview with Shelby Steelevia City-Journal
Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Shelby Steele discusses the state of race relations in American society, the history of black protest movements, and other subjects.

In the News

The Democrats' Moral Confusion

quoting Victor Davis Hansonvia American Thinker
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Victor Davis Hanson makes an important point in his American Greatness column, "One Ford Narrative Too Many."  Christine Blasey Ford's accusation against Judge Kavanaugh was deeply unethical.


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