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For Affirmative Action, Brazil Sets Up Controversial Boards To Determine Race: NPR

Orwellian. Self-identification is the only way, even if it risks some “gaming:”

Siqueira considers himself to be mixed race, known in Brazil as pardo, or brown.

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I Couldn't Get Into Yale (in 1745)

If the year were 1745, I couldn’t get into Yale as a student.

I’m fairly well educated for the 21st century. However, I lack the qualifications that 18th-century Yale expected of incoming students. 847 more words


Affirmative Action

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Affirmative Action

     Affirmative action is a form of a welfare system helping the discriminated. It’s economic impact in certain countries such as India where they reserve jobs for the races in question have created yet taken away jobs in a sense. 849 more words


Eva Paterson to Debate Ward Connerly at State Bar Annual Meeting

EJS President Eva Paterson will debate Ward Connerly on the use of race as a factor in higher education admissions on Sept. 30 at this week’s  397 more words

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Statistics Revealed: Gender Parity in Mainstage Sydney Theatre Company's 2017 Seasons

A year after Women in Theatre and Screen (WITS) formed in response to Darlinghurst Theatre Company’s (DTC) record low percentages of female directors and playwrights in its 2016 programming, the theatre company has made a complete reversal with a female-led 2017 season. 301 more words


Obama's Affordable Care Act: health care costs rise by the most in 32 years

Should you entrust a “community organizer” to reform health care? What if he had no record of having successfully reformed health care in his resume – at any level of government? 754 more words