Death by affirmative action: race quotas in medicine

See also previous 2017 post. I have been repeatedly asked about this topic, so here is a post that covers the basics. The argument goes like this: Affirmation action is used in admission to medical schools, i.e. they practice race quotas in favor of less intelligent races, in particular blacks and hispanics, and discriminate against…

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Comment to: Lynn B Jorde & Stephen P Wooding – Genetic variation, classification and ‘race’

First reed the original article in Nature. (Alternativ download) It is a sensible article but consider: “In the meantime, ethnicity or race may in some cases provide useful information in biomedical contexts, just as other categories, such as gender or age, do. But the potential usefulness of race must be balanced against potential hazards. Ignorance…

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