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Economist Exposes the Reality of Racial Disparities & Racism | Glenn Loury | POLITICS | Rubin Report

Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Brown university economist Glenn Loury about why it’s controversial for a black man to be against diversity and inclusion, affirmative action, and reparations. Glenn also shares his thoughts on why the narrative of systemic racism and racial disparities is wrong and how the Democratic party pushes lies to get the support of black voters. Glenn first explains his background, thoughts on COVID, reopening schools and how he came to be a minority voice that supports neoliberalism, capitalism, and free trade. He also explains why he is critical of diversity and inclusion trainings, affirmative action in higher education and why slavery reparations would be a disaster for this country. Glenn describes how the U.S. has come as close as it possibly can to solving institutional racism and why people hold on to the belief that systemic racism is the reason for racial inequality. Glenn discusses Thomas Sowell and his book ”Discrimination and Disparities”. Glenn talks about why racial disparities have always existed and perfect equality is the historic abnormality. There have always been disparities between different groups and blaming systemic racism does not explain why the disparities occur. Glenn outlines the hard work that needs to be done if society wants to eliminate racial disparities in education and income. Glenn also talks about how the single parent family is far too often a typical example of a black family in the black community. He stresses how damaging an absent father can be on a child’s future. He also discusses how the war on poverty has helped some, but also harmed many others by the welfare state creating a poverty trap. Glenn shares why he views himself as an independent and not a Republican or Democrat. He gives his thoughts on how Democrats have fanned the flames of the racism bogeyman in a cynical attempt to get more of the black vote. Glenn also explains how Barack Obama missed many opportunities to engage the country in an honest conversation about race. He also calls out Michelle Obama for saying that she fears for the safety of her daughters. Glenn demands that if African-Americans want to start eliminating these disparities they need to stop playing the victim. The victim mentality will only encourage society to lower the bar for what is possible from African-Americans. Is the state of US news driving you crazy? Does the coverage of political news rarely seem “fair and balanced”? Serious discussions on US politics is vital to having a healthy democracy. No matter what political party you belong to, we need to be able to hear a variety of political perspectives. Whether you majored in political science or just want to have a deeper understanding of the issues you’ll want to check out this playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLEbhOtC9klbCr0iN2ANJbaV477B0eSpc6 To make sure you never miss a single Rubin Report video, click here to subscribe: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJdKr0Bgd_5saZYqLCa9mng?sub_confirmation=1 Looking for smart and honest conversations about current events, political news and the culture war? Want to increase your critical thinking by listening to different perspectives on a variety of topics? If so, then you’re in the right place because on The Rubin Report Dave Rubin engages the ideas of some of society’s most interesting thought leaders, authors, politicians and comedians. The Rubin Report is the largest talk show about free speech and big ideas on YouTube. Dave allows his guests to speak their minds and his audience to think for themselves. New videos every week. The Rubin Report is fan funded through monthly and one-time donations: http://www.rubinreport.com/support ****** Dave Rubin’s book, “Don’t Burn This Book” is now available at: www.dontburnthisbook.com LISTEN to The Rubin Report podcast: www.rubinreport.com/podcast See Dave LIVE: https://daverubin.com/events/ Sign up for our newsletter with the best of The Rubin Report delivered to your inbox once a week: http://www.rubinreport.com/newsletter Official Rubin Report Merchandise: https://teespring.com/stores/therubinreport All art on the set are original works by Caylin Rose Janet. Get a print here: https://www.caylinrosejanet.com/rubinreportart.html ****** Glenn Loury Prof. of Economics, Brown University Glenn on Twitter: https://twitter.com/GlennLoury Get extra material and episodes before they’re released to the public of The Glenn Show by supporting Glenn through Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/glennshow ****** Follow Dave on Twitter: https://twitter.com/RubinReport Follow The Rubin Report on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/rubinreport Follow Dave on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/daverubin Follow Dave on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/rubinreport/?hl=en About Dave Rubin: http://rubinreport.com

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