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Paul Craig Roberts

Paul Craig Roberts is a nationally syndicated columnist and a Distinguished Fellow at the Cato Institute, a libertarian public policy research organization in Washington, D.C. In the following viewpoint, Roberts argues that white males have become victims of reverse discrimination. He maintains that white men are hindered by negative stereotypes and affirmative action policies that grant preferential treatment to women and minorities. Furthermore, Roberts contends, the future success of white men is threatened by quota systems in education and employment that emphasize minority-group rights over individual merit.

As you read, consider the following questions:

1. According to Roberts, why are white males denied “victim status”"
2. In Roberts’s opinion, what historical facts reveal that white males have gotten “a bum rap”"

White males are now officially declasse. The proof is...

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