Heather Lynn Mac Donald is an American political commentator, essayist, and attorney.
Washington Examiner National Political Reporter Salena Zito joins Larry O'Connor to discuss how American communities are responding to the effects of closures and quarantines due to Covid-19 Coronavirus. Heather MacDonald discusses her latest column "Compared to What?" to put the concerns and dangers of the Covid-19 virus in context of other dangers Americans face every day. FCC Commissioner Brandon Carr wants to know why and how Rep. Adam Schiff accessed phone records of private citizens, journalists and Schiff's political rivals in his impeachment investigation.  
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Heather Mac Donald, Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and author of The Diversity Delusion. Heather gives her thoughts on everything from Trump to secular conservatism. Heather also shares evidence of how laws with the best intentions pushed by social justice activists may actually be increasing crime. Heather also thinks that a better defense of capitalism and meritocracy must be made to save Western Civilization from the threat of identity politics. Heather thinks that the social justice arguments concerning systemic discrimination can only be defeated by countering the myths concerning bias.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Diversity and college campuses are the subjects of the 150th episode. Our guest is New York Times bestselling author and Manhattan Institute fellow Heather Mac Donald, author of the new book, “The Diversity Delusion.” In this conversation we examine whether diversity is a virtue, the concept of mismatch, cancel culture on college campuses, affirmative action and white privilege, the social justice movement, policing, and how conservatives can turn back the culture.
In this podcast, New York Times best-selling author Heather Mac Donald of the Manhattan Institute discusses her new book Diversity Delusion. It’s a provocative account of the attack on the humanities and sciences, the rise of intolerance, and the erosion of serious learning in our campuses and universities.
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Nov 23rd, 1956
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3 hours, 17 minutes