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The Myth of American Meritocracy

The Myth of American Meritocracy The American Conservative, December 2012, Cover Story Just before the Labor Day weekend, a front page New York Times story broke the news of the largest cheating scandal in Harvard University history, in which nearly … Continue reading

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Race, IQ, and Wealth

Race, IQ, and Wealth by Ron Unz What the Facts Tell Us About a Taboo Subject The American Conservative, August 2012 At the end of April, Charles Kenny, a former World Bank economist specializing in international development, published a blistering attack … Continue reading

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China’s Rise, America’s Fall

China’s Rise, America’s Fall by Ron Unz Which superpower is more threatened by its “extractive elites”? The American Conservative, May 2012 The rise of China surely ranks among the most important world developments of the last 100 years. With America … Continue reading

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Immigration, Republicans, and the End of White America

Immigration, Republicans, and the End of White America by Ron Unz The sources of America’s immigration problems—and a possible solution The American Conservative, October 2011, COVER STORY Will mass immigration destroy the GOP? Can our middle-class society survive high immigration … Continue reading

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Was Rambo Right?

Was Rambo Right? by Ron Unz Hundreds of POWs may have been left to die in Vietnam, abandoned by their government—and our media. The American Conservative, July 2010, COVER STORY In the closing days of the 2008 presidential campaign, I … Continue reading

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The Myth of Hispanic Crime

His-Panic by Ron Unz Talk TV sensationalists and axe-grinding ideologues have fallen for a myth of immigrant lawlessness. The American Conservative, March 2010, COVER STORY According to Lou Dobbs, “a third of the prison population in this country is estimated … Continue reading

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The Life and Legacy of Lt. Gen. William Odom

“General Principles” by Ron Unz While other top brass played press agents for the administration’s war, William Odom told the truth about Iraq—though few listened. The American Conservative, September 8, 2008, COVER STORY Much as the capital loves ceremony, Washington won’t … Continue reading

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California and the End of White America

California and the End of White America by Ron Unz Commentary, November 1999, COVER STORY SUMMARY Californians of European ancestry—“whites”—became a minority near the end of the 1980s, and this unprecedented ethnic transformation is probably responsible for the rise of a … Continue reading

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