Started by sethay, Sep 30, 2012, 07:34 PM
'Race' is a masterly book about racial differences and their mainlygenetic bases by a top Oxford biologist who had taken the trouble tomaster relevant history and psychology; yet it is effectively unknown andvirtually banned in the West, having been withdrawn by Oxford UniversityPress soon after its 1974 publication.Baker was the first scholarly victim of Western 'politicalcorrectness' which was developed by the political left in the hopeof protecting the West's increasingly diverse ethnic groups whichthe left was introducing (as likewise of preventing criticism of other'minorities' on the grounds of their sex, sexual orientation, genderindeterminacy, class [lack of] and physical or mental handicaps).
As Art's classic 1969 Harvard Education Review - documenting for the first time the failure of compensatory education -- became known, it was met with a tsunami of leftist fury (death threats etc requiring years of police guarding for Art and family) and by scholarly onslaught from the top behaviorist Leon Kamin (including a posthumous critique of Burt's celebrated study of widely separated identic twins).
Jared Sakren Jared Sakren was hired by the drama department at Arizona State University to teach Shakespeare and was denied tenure for the same reason once campus feminists made Shakespeare an issue. ASU denied his dismissal was for teaching Shakespear and cited vague performance issues. 'In a performance review, Mr. Sakren was accused of contributing to a climate ofsexism by refusing to teach works from the "postmodern feminist/ethnic canon."'He sued ASU and settled out of court for $395K.http://www.public.asu.edu/~dgilfill/digitaltexts/final_projects/lewis/index.htmlhttp://thefire.org/public/pdfs/4379_2619.pdf?directhttp://business.highbeam.com/434953/article-1G1-146903879/drama-professor-settles-case-arizona-state
"Regents of the University of California v. Bakke, 438 U.S. 265 (1978) was a landmark decision by the Supreme Court of the United States that ruled unconstitutional the admission process of the Medical School at the University of California at Davis, which set aside 16 of the 100 seats for "Blacks," "Chicanos," "Asians," and "American Indians" (and established a separate admissions process for those 16 spaces). "