Academic discourse is vital to our success in navigating public policy. But credible academic discourse requires research that informs the outcomes of policy, not policy preferences that shape the outcome of research.
The idea that some racial groups are, on average, smarter than others is without a doubt among the most discussed (and debunked
Over 1,000 Harvard students delivered a petition to Harvard University’s JFK School on Saturday, demanding an investigation
We do not subject our visitors to IQ tests; the curiosity in their faces, the intelligence of their questions, and the empathy they feel for immigrants of America's past and for each other testify to the future of this country and the role that immigrants have played, and continue to play, in shaping this great city and country.
Conservatives are being forced to take sides: They can either stand with promoters of inflammatory tracts -- like the Heritage Foundation and their hack Jason Richwine -- or they can stand with Americans in both parties who are working to fix our broken immigration system.
Silence is complicity and leaves Hispanics to believe that this is how Republicans view us -- as a bunch of stupid "takers" that form part of the 47 percent who voted for President Obama.
The Heritage Foundation has yet to address larger and much more important questions. How could someone who traffics in specious theories on intelligence, race, and ethnicity be Heritage's policy expert on not only immigration but education?
The Heritage Foundation was supposed to be where Jim DeMint expanded his influence. Drawing on the lessons of his term-and
Heritage sought to distance itself from the dissertation, saying it did not reflect the group's positions. "There can be
Jason Richwine has plenty to say on the subject of race. The people known today as Mexican Americans have actually been in
A conservative researcher's 2009 dissertation, which argued that Hispanic immigrants to the U.S. have substantially lower IQs than whites, put one of the biggest opponents to an immigration reform bill in Congress on the defensive on Wednesday.
Jason Richwine, Heritage Analyst, Criticized For Claiming Immigrants Have Lower IQs Than 'White Natives'
News of Richwine's unconventional opinions was seized upon by critics of the Heritage Foundation's latest -- and controversial
"We welcome a rigorous, fact-based debate on the data, methodology, and conclusions of the Heritage study on the cost of