Academic Questions

Racial Preferences

May 31, 2019

Harvard Hoist on Its Own Petard?

John Rosenberg

With the antidiscrimination suit brought against it by Students for Fair Admissions, Harvard University finds itself front and center in the affirmative action battle zone. It’s deserved. From t...

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May 2, 2013

Spring 2013 Academic Questions Issue is Out

Ashley Thorne

The first issue of NAS's quarterly journal's 2013 volume focuses on the Common Core, civics education, racial preferences, and important new books in higher education.

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April 17, 2013

Both Wrong and Bad

Carl Cohen

In a review essay, Cohen says Russell Nieli's Wounds That Will Not Heal "contends that the products of race preference, or affirmative action, are bad—very, very bad."

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August 22, 2012

Against "Diversity"

John Rosenberg

Roger Clegg and John S. Rosenberg offer ten reasons to oppose the "diversity" rationale for racial preferences. They argue that "diversity" is discrimination, and provide evidence that its costs are h...

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August 13, 2009

Thursday Theatrics

Ashley Thorne

Inside: Fighting feminist falsehoods, Merit-al bliss, UT Austin quashes Western civ curriculum, Clinton and the climate, AP exam-graders and 'Kool-Aid," and a new AQ issue.

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September 26, 2008

How Preferences Have Corrupted Higher Education

John M. Ellis

This is an article from the "Future of Race Preferences" issue of Academic Questions (vol. 21, no. 3). 

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