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Glenn Loury: ‘Affirmative action is dishonest. It’s not about equality, it’s about covering ass’ – Publications – AEI

AEI Glenn Loury: ‘Affirmative action is dishonest. It’s not about equality, it’s about covering ass’ Brown University economist Glenn Loury (pictured above) is profiled in today’s Chronicle of Higher Education titled “Affirmative Action Is Not About Equality. It’s About  Covering Ass” (subscription required), here’s an excerpt: On a Thursday evening in April, Glenn Loury is talking about race, ethics, and affirmative action. And he’s getting...

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New chart illustrates graphically the racial preferences for blacks, Hispanics being admitted to US medical schools – Publications – AEI

AEI New chart illustrates graphically the racial preferences for blacks, Hispanics being admitted to US medical schools The bar chart above is based on selected data from the table below the chart and shows the acceptance rates for US medical schools based on three different combinations of MCAT scores and GPA by ethnic/race group during the 2013-2016 period. As I explained in previous CD post that featured the table above (but not the new bar chart, which was just prepared with assistance...

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UofA Hires “Social Justice Advocates” To Police Fellow Students For “Bias Incidents”

Submitted by Ian Miles Cheong via HeatSt.com, Administrators at the University of Arizona are now accepting applications for “social justice advocates,” whose job it is to snitch on other students accused of bias. They’re also expected to hold educational programs about “the mosaic of diversity, multiculturalism and inclusivity” and maintain “social justice bulletin boards” in student residence halls. The job, which officially calls (archived link) for the advocates to “report any bias...

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Quotations of the day: Venezuela’s socialist collapse, the left’s hate for referendums, and affirmative action fraud

Here’s the CD version of the WSJ‘s daily Notable and Quotable items:1. “When Socialism Collapses” by the editorial board of the Augusta Chronicle:Venezuela is seeing mass hunger, food riots and chaos. Yet, many on the American left are pining for the same brand of socialism.And that’s exactly what Democrats – who very nearly nominated an avowed socialist who honeymooned in the Soviet Union – are feeding their constituents: class envy, big government, talk of free...

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