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Affirmative action, also known as reservation in India a...

wikipedia - 02 Aug 2017
Affirmative action, also known as reservation in India and Nepal, positive discrimination in the UK, and employment equity (in a narrower context) in Canada and South Africa, is the policy of favoring members of a disadvantaged group who suffer or have suffered from discrimination within a culture. Historically and internationally, support for affirmative action has sought to achieve goals such as bridging inequalities in employment and pay, increasing access to education, promot
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The Case for Affirmative Action

U.S. News & World Report - 05 Dec 2017
In what looks like the beginnings of a sweeping campaign against affirmative action, the Department of Justice is investigating Harvard University over the use of race in their admissions process, which is being accused of holding white and Asian ...
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Harvard affirmative action 'investigated by Justice Dept'

BBC News - 21 Nov 2017
The US Department of Justice (DoJ) is reportedly investigating Harvard University's use of race in its admissions process. A DoJ letter sent to Harvard earlier this month, and obtained by US media, accuses the university of failing to co-operate with ...
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Harvard Should Vigorously Defend Affirmative Action

Harvard Crimson - 28 Nov 2017
Given the ostensibly political nature of the investigation, it appears that the Department plans to very aggressively challenge Harvard's affirmative action policies—and, consequently, affirmative action policies at universities nationwide. While we ...
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How Affirmative Action Hurts Asian-Americans in College Admissions

Daily Signal - 07 Dec 2017
On average, Asian-Americans must score 140 points higher on their SATs than white students to be equally considered for admission to elite colleges. (Photo: iStock Photos). Commentary By. Helaina Hirsch. Helaina Hirsch is a member of the Young Leaders ...
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DOJ shuts down question from CBS News about affirmative action

CBS News - 29 Nov 2017
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has in the past denied reports that the Justice Department might sue universities over affirmative action. In August, she said reports of possible lawsuits against universities are "based entirely on ...
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Hank Minor: The other affirmative action

The Michigan Daily - 12 Dec 2017
I want to set aside for a moment the question of race-based affirmative action. There are legitimate arguments for both sides of that debate, and though I do have my own opinion, it need not enter this discussion of a second, more pernicious form of ...
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DOJ Affirmative Action Investigation Unprecedented, Experts Say

Diverse: Issues in Higher Education - 27 Nov 2017
“The attorney general seems to be on the hunt for a case to bring a significant challenge to affirmative action, despite the fact that the Supreme Court has continuously upheld the lawfulness of race conscious admissions in higher education,” Gupta ...
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How Going to South Africa Changed My View on Affirmative Action

The Octant - 15 Dec 2017
Before this trip, I was not a supporter of affirmative action. I had considered it somewhat unethical, partly because I was a firm believer in absolute meritocracy, and in the idea that that those who had worked hard on their college or job application ...
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Liberal CBS Comedy Features Actual Debate on Affirmative Action

NewsBusters (press release) (blog) - 05 Dec 2017
As Thomas Sowell pointed out, Affirmative Action PROMOTES racism. He gave an example where the top 10 applicants were admitted, with 1 racial, or sexual, or whatever preference. Suppose the top 19 scorers were white, male, etc, and the highest scorer ...
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Reservations: The Indian equivalent of affirmative action

UConn Daily Campus - 01 Dec 2017
Equal representation is a problem that society faces at every turn, especially considering the diversity that comprises the human race. Equal representation means giving all people a voice and giving them the opportunity to be heard. However, different ...
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Affirmative-Action Rhodes Scholarships?

Patheos (blog) - 21 Nov 2017
The 32 new Rhodes Scholars picked this weekend constitute a rebuttal to white nationalists. Sixteen selection committees working independently, based only on merit, chose a record 10 blacks, an Alaskan native, several immigrants, plus a transgender man ...
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Harvard and affirmative action.

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