Tuesday, June 30, 2020

Author of Ayn Rand Biography Calls for African-American Studies Department at Stanford

Jennifer Burns, research fellow at the Hoover Institution and author of Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right, is calling for an African-American studies department at Stanford University.

"It's not a fad," she writes, "it is the basis for building a multiracial democracy."

Multiracial democracy?

I wonder what Thomas Sowell thinks about this.

 Burns is currently working on a biography of Milton Friedman.

She is not a fan of Murray Rothbard, she thinks he is a racist. See: Don't Expect a Jennifer Burns Book on Murray Rothbard...



  1. Every time I read these types of things, I want to shake these folks and tell them that the best way to have a "color-blind society" is to stop bucketing folks by color. They run around incessantly focused on the color of abstract people with whom they've never interacted, instead of just worrying about the individual character of those with whom they do interact.

  2. A hundred years or so hence, maybe people will look back and shake their heads at the obsession with categorizing people based on the melanin content of one's skin.