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French Friday: Update from Ukraine & The Future Of Affirmative Action

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Release Date: 05/26/2023

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David French has just returned from Ukraine where he saw the devastating impact of the Russian invasion. He talks to Skye about the resilience of the Ukrainian people, the need for more American support, and how a Trump victory in 2024 is part of Putin’s war plan. Then, the Supreme Court appears likely to rule against colleges and universities that consider race in the admission process. What are the arguments for and against Affirmative Action, and how will the court’s decision reverberate beyond higher education?



0:00 - Theme Song

 

0:17 - Why there is not more U.S. support of Ukraine

 

20:35 - David’s experience in Kyiv

 

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36:22 - Harvard Affirmative Action Case in the Supreme Court

 

45:45 - Previous Affirmative Action cases

 

58:49 - End Credits

 

Links mentioned in interview

 

Why Ukraine Needs Those F-16s

https://www.nytimes.com/2023/05/21/opinion/21french-ukraine-f16-fighters.html

 

I Just Arrived in Kyiv. The Ukrainian Valor Is Breathtaking.

https://www.nytimes.com/2023/05/18/opinion/ukraine-kyiv-missile-patriot.html

 

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David French: https://twitter.com/DavidAFrench

 

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