Biru Saga: Liberal Establishment Abandoned Ethiopian Economist’s Fight Against Racism at World Bank


Biru Saga: Liberal Establishment Abandoned Ethiopian Economist’s Fight Against Racism at World Bank

World Bank chief Dr. Kim; extols diversity while ignoring egregious treatment of Biru. Photo-Flickr
[OpEd]
Recently, I came across a racial discrimination case that triggered outrage and condemnation across the conservative-liberal political divide, running the gamut from the Breitbart News to the Huffington Post. The case reaffirmed two of my long-held beliefs. The most obvious racial discriminatory acts are often perpetrated by Democrats and the liberal establishment’s repulsion to, or tolerance for, racial discrimination is guided more by whom the perpetrator is rather than by what is perpetrated.
The perpetrator in this case is Dr. Jim Yong Kim, the …

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