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  • Originally published 02/24/2017

    The Myth of Meritocracy

    Jonathan Zimmerman

    Race and ethnicity have always mattered in college admissions. But they mattered in different ways at different times.

  • Originally published 03/21/2013

    Victor Davis Hanson: America’s Big Fat Advantage

    NRO contributor Victor Davis Hanson is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution. His The Savior Generals will appear in the spring from Bloomsbury Books. © 2013 Tribune Media Services, Inc.For all the Obama-era talk of decline, there is at least one reason why America probably won’t, at least not quite yet.“Peak oil” and our “oil addiction” were supposed to have ensured that we ran out of either gas or the money to buy it. Now, suddenly, we have more gas and oil than ever before. But the key question is: Why do we?