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Lawrence Auster

In the following viewpoint, Lawrence Auster argues that encouraging multiracial diversity harms traditional American culture and the white population. Auster contends that minorities unjustly criticize white American culture, values, and institutions as racist. Efforts to introduce racial diversity into the arts and schools, he asserts, have simply created more tensions between the races. White Americans should abandon attempts at multiculturalism and instead insist that nonwhite minorities accept the historically predominant culture of the nation, Auster concludes. Auster is the author of The Path to National Suicide: An Essay on Immigration and Multiculturalism.

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1. In Auster’s opinion, how do the effects of nonwhite immigration compare with the effects of preferential minority admissions to college"
2. How do developments in the arts illustrate the problems with multicultural populations, according to...

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