Affirmative Action

It May Not Be Possible to Achieve Racial Equity in American Scientific Research

“NIH Stands Against Structural Racism in Biomedical Research.” This was the title of a statement [https://www.nih.gov/about-nih/who-we-are/nih-director/statements/nih-stands-against-structural-racism-biomedical-research] released on March 1st, 2021, by Francis S. Collins, who was then the Director of the National Institutes of Health. The statement continued: > As a science

Robert J. Morris
Robert J. Morris
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The Pretext of Diversity in American Universities

Whenever the topic of affirmative action [https://www.cnn.com/2021/12/09/politics/affirmative-action-supreme-court-conservatives-harvard/index.html] and academic diversity trends [https://www.bostonglobe.com/2021/11/12/metro/group-suing-harvard-unc-chapel-hill-over-affirmative-action-asks-supreme-court-hear-both-cases-together/] , a certain classroom experience comes to mind. After a lecture comparing the political philosophies of Thomas Hobbes and John Locke,

Kenneth R. Pike
Kenneth R. Pike
11 min read

Fund Science on the Basis of Scientists‘ Work, Not Their Identity

Lawrence M. Krauss
Lawrence M. Krauss
5 min read

Affirmative Action Conundrums

Oliver Traldi
Oliver Traldi
10 min read