Asians Get Smallest Science Grants From Government Following Anti-Racism Policy That Deprioritizes Them

Asians Get Smallest Science Grants From Government Following Anti-Racism Policy That Deprioritizes Them


A study — written by minority researchers funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) — said that NSF, the multi-billion dollar government agency, was racist because it didn’t give enough funding to minority researchers. The paper called for more anti-racism efforts, even though by far the largest statistical disparity in the study was the low level of funding to Asians, perhaps a result of existing anti-racism policy which says that affirmative action should go to black and Hispanic applicants, but not Asians.

The paper — in concert with another NSF-funded paper that claimed physics is racist in part because physicists used whiteboards, and the bumbling response to the coronavirus pandemic by government science officials — reveal a U.S. government science apparatus that is flirting with giving

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