From my new column in Taki’s Magazine:
Equity: The New Equality
by Steve Sailer
January 27, 2021
Tuesday isn’t just for tacos anymore. Today was Joe Biden’s Equity Tuesday when he highlighted his administration’s extensive plans for upping racial “equity” by undermining the 14th Amendment’s promise of “equal protection of the laws.”
“Equity” has become the dog-whistle term used to alert the Woke that you intend to deliver to them the equality of outcome they desire rather than the equality of opportunity they deserve. Politicians who laud “equity” are, in effect, inevitably promising racial quotas at the expense of the careers of competent white men and their families.
Granted, America has already been doing exactly that for the 52 years of the Affirmative Action Era. But the Biden administration promises to do it harder, much harder.
For some years now, the buzzword “equity” has been oozing out of the lowbrow fever swamps of the Schools of Education, where it had emerged as the politically correct replacement for the time-honored but therefore now-problematic term “equality.”
Read the whole thing there.