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The 'Diversity' Lie

Discussion in 'Political Debate & Discussion' started by carpro, Jul 2, 2008.

  1. carpro

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    http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121460672212612067.html?mod=djemEditorialPage

    America's Universities Are Living a Diversity Lie

    By PETER SCHMIDT
    June 28, 2008; Page A11

    Thirty years ago this past week, Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr. condemned our nation's selective colleges and universities to live a lie. Writing the deciding opinion in the case Regents of the University of California v. Bakke, he prompted these institutions to justify their use of racial preferences in admissions with a rationale most had never considered and still do not believe – a desire to offer a better education to all students.

    To this day, few colleges have even tried to establish that their race-conscious admissions policies yield broad educational benefits. The research is so fuzzy and methodologically weak that some strident proponents of affirmative action admit that social science is not on their side.

    In reality, colleges profess a deep belief in the educational benefits of their affirmative-action policies mainly to save their necks. They know that, if the truth came out, courts could find them guilty of illegal discrimination against white and Asian Americans.
     
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    Affirmative action is discrimination.
     
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