Diversity

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

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

The Natural Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada, that country’s major scientific funding organization, is developing a comprehensive research plan, called NSERC 2030, to guide its priorities over the next decade. In the current phase, NSERC is engaging with external stakeholders through a series of discussion papers aimed

Lawrence M. Krauss
Lawrence M. Krauss
5 min read
Science / Tech
George Makari's ‘Of Fear and Strangers’—A Review

George Makari's ‘Of Fear and Strangers’—A Review

French conservative radio host Éric Zemmour is mounting a presidential run, seeking to steal the mantle of right-wing populism from Marine Le Pen. Not only does the 63-year-old firebrand want to limit the number of immigrants who can come to France—a standard campaign promise for politicians of this type—

Zaid Jilani
Zaid Jilani
5 min read
book review
What Is Diversity? And Why Is It Valuable?

What Is Diversity? And Why Is It Valuable?

Suppose I just get back from vacation, and you ask me how it went. “Oh, it was wonderful,” I say, “There was such diversity.” That wouldn’t answer your question at all. Instead, you’d want to know two things: Diversity of what? And why would that sort of diversity

Justin P. McBrayer
Justin P. McBrayer
10 min read
Education
Is Surging Hate Crime in the UK Overcooked?

Is Surging Hate Crime in the UK Overcooked?

On August 27, 2016, a Polish man named Arkadiusz Jozwik was brutally murdered in the English town of Harlow in one of the most notorious of many racist hate crimes occurring around Britain’s referendum on leaving the European Union. On BBC News, experienced reporter Daniel Sandford said police thought

Ben Cobley
Ben Cobley
11 min read
Crime
Inside a Google Summit on Diversity and Inclusion

Inside a Google Summit on Diversity and Inclusion

How could any reasonable person oppose diversity and inclusion in the workplace? Answer: Because “diversity and inclusion” in the work context is actually a euphemism for something else. During an October 30 summit held by Google, attendees listened to a panel discussion titled, “Beyond Hype, How Diversity & Inclusion in

Joseph Klein
Joseph Klein
5 min read
Diversity
The Hysterical Campus

The Hysterical Campus

Editor’s note: The following text is excerpted with permission from The Diversity Delusion: How Race and Gender Pandering Corrupt the University and Undermine Our Culture, by Heather Mac Donald, published by St. Martin’s Press. © 2018 Heather Mac Donald. Where are the faculty? American college students are increasingly resorting

Heather Mac Donald
Heather Mac Donald
10 min read
Diversity
At this Portland Bakery, White Guilt Poisons the Batter

At this Portland Bakery, White Guilt Poisons the Batter

The menu at the Back to Eden Bakery in Portland, Ore. features vegan and gluten-free ice cream, cookies and cupcakes, but it might as well itemize its impeccable intersectional credentials. Before hungry customers even set foot in the small shop in north Portland, they are confronted with a battery of

Andy Ngo
Andy Ngo
14 min read
Diversity