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by | Feb 3, 2022

It’s become a cliché by now. But just because it’s a cliché doesn’t mean it isn’t the most accurate description of what’s going on. As predicted by pundits and insiders when name, image, and likeness (NIL) legislation was met with…

by | Jan 18, 2022

Dylan Matthews, writing in Vox, poses an excellent question: “Can randomly selected citizens govern better than elected officials?” Who knows? Maybe it’s worth a try. Whether you call it sortition or lottocracy, it’s a very old idea, dating back to…

by | Jan 12, 2022

Mackenzie Fierceton began her application essay to the University of Pennsylvania by setting a bleak scene for the admissions officers. She is lying in a hospital bed with a feeding tube inserted in her mouth. Her facial features are so…

by | Jul 30, 2020

A new study announced July 23 defends affirmative action on the basis that overrepresentation of minorities in the workforce relative to their proportion of their population will enhance productivity. The study, which is under review at the American Economic Journal,…

by | May 7, 2019

NBC’s Nightly News with Lester Holt includes a regular feature at the end of its nightly broadcast titled “Inspiring America.” The segment is intended to highlight remarkable people who are making a positive impact on our communities and making the…

by | Nov 29, 2017

The U.S. Justice Department finally is confronting Harvard University and other elite colleges that blatantly discriminate against Asian-American applicants with a quota system. To get into Harvard, students of Asian heritage have to score hundreds of points higher on competitive…

by | Dec 20, 2016

Nothing so epitomizes the politically correct gullibility of our times as the magic word “diversity.” The wonders of diversity are proclaimed from the media, extolled in the academy, and confirmed in the august chambers of the Supreme Court of the…

by | Nov 22, 2016

People who call themselves “progressives” claim to be forward-looking, but a remarkable amount of the things they say and do are based on looking backward. One of the maddening aspects of the thinking, or non-thinking, on the political left is…

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