Interesting piece: Philosopher Michael Huemer argues that, rather than eliminating historical injustices, US universities appear to be reversing them.
"It* doesn’t say it’s illegal to discriminate against blacks; it says it’s illegal to discriminate on the basis of race." * U.S. Civil Rights Law. Another gem from Michael Huemer.
Michael Huemer is on fire. Here he explains how most (if not all) American universities practice straightforwardly illegal hiring policies, and how they get away with it.
"The faith in affirmative action is not shared by most of the public, but academics are so strongly and so uniformly in favor of it, that universities across the country are happy to explicitly defy the law."