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Affirmative Action Battle Has a New Focus: Asian-Americans

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Buggy166 wrote:
Oct 10th, 2017 8:43 pm
There's already been a few listed here, not to mention once you have a specific quota for 1 specific ethnicity, you automatically have a quota for all others. Theres a limited set of spots available each year.
Where have they been listed? I've seen schools listed with policies that have basically created quotas for non-white people but I wasn't aware that schools are allowed to create quotas for white people. I don't think that would fly in today's social media society...
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I'm confused as to whether I should be outraged or not. Are Indian subcontinent peoples classified as "asian"?
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mr_raider wrote:
Oct 11th, 2017 3:03 pm
I'm confused as to whether I should be outraged or not. Are Indian subcontinent peoples classified as "asian"?
SJWs really need to keep an updated list somewhere...how are we to know what the approved victim classes are and how are they to know to be outraged or not?
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mr_raider wrote:
Oct 11th, 2017 3:03 pm
I'm confused as to whether I should be outraged or not. Are Indian subcontinent peoples classified as "asian"?
Yes
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Piro21 wrote:
Oct 11th, 2017 4:02 pm
Yes
Ahhh... Then I'm outraged.

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LeisureSuitL wrote:
Oct 11th, 2017 3:10 pm
SJWs really need to keep an updated list somewhere...how are we to know what the approved victim classes are and how are they to know to be outraged or not?
They sure do...over the last century Jews, Greeks, Italians and Spaniards have become white...ironically enough Mexicans are not.
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hugh_da_man wrote:
Oct 11th, 2017 5:00 am
Where have they been listed? I've seen schools listed with policies that have basically created quotas for non-white people but I wasn't aware that schools are allowed to create quotas for white people. I don't think that would fly in today's social media society...
Hard quotas for any race are illegal as decided by the Supreme Court in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke.

Universities don't necessarily state a quota in written policy, that would be dumb and they would subject themselves to litigation. Instead, you see the effects of quotas through their admission demographics over decades as compared to universities that do not take race into consideration. For instance, as mentioned prior in the thread, Harvard's % of Asians will stay stagnant despite Asians being the fastest growing demographic in the U.S., whereas race-blind Berkeley and Caltech has heavily risen over the past two decades. See SFFA v. Harvard Complaint https://www.scribd.com/document/3554139 ... -Complaint
LeisureSuitL wrote:
Oct 11th, 2017 3:10 pm
SJWs really need to keep an updated list somewhere...how are we to know what the approved victim classes are and how are they to know to be outraged or not?
It's actually been conservatives and republicans that have pushed for the removal of affirmative action, and using Asians as an example of how affirmative action can harm minorities. Trump's party has been vocal about eliminating affirmative action. The "SJWs" you're referring to, ironically want to keep it. I suggest you read the entire thread, the SFFA complaint, and the other linked articles before further commenting.
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silky28 wrote:
Oct 11th, 2017 5:27 pm
They sure do...over the last century Jews, Greeks, Italians and Spaniards have become white...ironically enough Mexicans are not.
Seems like its groups leftists can convince to join their groups of people who fall for this victim status garbage.
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FreshCo wrote:
Aug 4th, 2017 3:20 am
Affirmative action shouldn't exist at institutions of higher learning.

higher learning institutes should all be equal and only based on location of student. they should have no reputation. this way, affirmative action is unneeded and everyone can get the education their deserve.
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Corner3 wrote:
Oct 11th, 2017 5:34 pm
Hard quotas for any race are illegal as decided by the Supreme Court in Regents of the University of California v. Bakke.

Universities don't necessarily state a quota in written policy, that would be dumb and they would subject themselves to litigation. Instead, you see the effects of quotas through their admission demographics over decades as compared to universities that do not take race into consideration. For instance, as mentioned prior in the thread, Harvard's % of Asians will stay stagnant despite Asians being the fastest growing demographic in the U.S., whereas race-blind Berkeley and Caltech has heavily risen over the past two decades. See SFFA v. Harvard Complaint https://www.scribd.com/document/3554139 ... -Complaint



It's actually been conservatives and republicans that have pushed for the removal of affirmative action, and using Asians as an example of how affirmative action can harm minorities. Trump's party has been vocal about eliminating affirmative action. The "SJWs" you're referring to, ironically want to keep it. I suggest you read the entire thread, the SFFA complaint, and the other linked articles before further commenting.
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I'm glad Corner3 got banned. His moronic threads polluted OT one too many times.
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I'm glad Corner3 got banned. His moronic threads polluted OT one too many times.
Why, not enough politically correct for you? Political correctness is now killing hundreds of people. See Europe.
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DiceMan wrote:
Oct 16th, 2017 5:38 pm
I'm glad Corner3 got banned. His moronic threads polluted OT one too many times.
I didn't even notice he was banned until I saw your post. Good stuff!

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