Aussie doctors join call for journal to retract 'racist rant'

The Gold Coast's Professor Rhea Liang says the paper by an American politics professor claims minorities 'deserve to be poor'

Hundreds of doctors, including dozens from Australia, have signed an open letter calling for a commentary in a social sciences journal to be retracted on the grounds it is nothing more than a “racist rant”.

Associate Professor Rhea Liang
Associate Professor Rhea Liang.

Published in Society, the article claims minorities, “especially blacks and Hispanics”, respond “weakly” to chances to “get