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John McWhorter’s closing remarks in a debate on Affirmative Action

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John McWhorter’s opening remarks in a debate on Affirmative Action

Eloquent opening by McWhorter outlining his position.

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PROPAGANDA

Cultural critic Neil Postman in his book “Crazy Talk, Stupid Talk,” suggests the word “propaganda” be used “to refer not to the goodness or badness of causes but exclusively to a use of language designed to evoke a particular kind of response. … Continue reading

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Politics and Truth

It may be taken that in politics truth is what you want it to be.  Time and time again we have seen common public view inform policy.  What seemed to be the popular view is how congress and our courts … Continue reading

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