Archive for December, 2002

Selling Sloppy Statistics: “Reverse Discrimination” and the Perpetuation of Right Wing Fraud

Published as a ZNet Commentary, www.zmag.org, December 19, 2002 So the Supreme Court says it will hear the long-simmering affirmative action case from the University of Michigan law school, in which white plaintiffs claim to have been denied admission, even though they had grades and test scores comparable to students of color who were admitted. [...]

Making Nice With Racists: David Horowitz, the “Respectable Right,” and the Soft-Pedaling of White Supremacy

Published as a ZNet Commentary, www.zmag.org, December 16, 2002 I’m not sure who said it first, but whatever the case, it bears repeating: there are plenty of assholes on both the right and left of the political spectrum, and David Horowitz has the distinction of having been both in the course of one lifetime. Pretty [...]