Phi Beta Cons

Do We Need More Diversity Among Scientists?

In this essay, John Rosenberg notes that the National Institutes of Health has created a new position to “improve” diversity among scientists who receive federal funds. He then asks the obvious questions: Do we need this? Is it legal? To both, the answer is in the negative.

This episode shows just how ridiculous the mania over group equality has gotten.

George Leef is the the director of editorial content at the James G. Martin Center for Academic Renewal.