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Ill Literacy, Episode XXXVI: Facing Reality (Guest: Charles Murray)

June 29, 2021

In Episode XXXVI of Ill Literacy, Tim Benson talks with Charles Murray, author of “Facing Reality: Two Truths about Race in America.”

Heartland’s Tim Benson is joined by Charles Murray, Hayek Emeritus Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute to discuss his new book, Facing Reality: Two Truths about Race in America. They discuss the American creed and how the rise of identity politics and the belief in systemic racism is a threat to it. They also discuss racial differences in violent crime rates and distributions of cognitive ability and how systemic racism is not the cause of these differences.

Get the book here: https://www.encounterbooks.com/books/facing-reality/

Show Notes:

Resources and Data Related to the Book: https://www.encounterbooks.com/books/facing-reality/

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Tim Benson joined The Heartland Institute in September 2015 as a policy analyst in the Government Relations Department.
TBenson@heartland.org @HeartlandGR