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asianprotesters
I got a bit carried away with congressional maneuvering over immigration issues last week, leaving myself no time for other topics in the news. Here's one of those topics: the assault on meritocracy.
meritocracyzinke
Recently, I chewed over the concept of meritocracy some , by way of commemorating Michael Young’s introduction of the word fifty years ago this year.
derbharvard
But Maybe That’s Good For Americans?
Fifteen years ago — fifteen blessed years, readers— I wrote a piece titled “The Whining Minority.” That was at the time of the Wen Ho Lee brouhaha, for those who remember it, and the minority I was writing about was Americans of Chinese descent. Permit me to quote myself from the yellowing parchment of September... Read More
John Derbyshire
About John Derbyshire

John Derbyshire writes an incredible amount on all sorts of subjects for all kinds of outlets. (This no longer includes National Review, whose editors had some kind of tantrum and fired him. He is the author of We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism and several other books. His most recent book, published by VDARE.com com is FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT (also available in Kindle).His writings are archived at JohnDerbyshire.com.