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With the rise of the BLM movement, we are not just witnessing protests and riots but the birth of an old/new religion. Summary The Black Lives Matter protests are best understood as a religious revival, emerging from the United States but global in scale. This new religion is “Multiculturalism” and based on institutions and ideals outside traditional...

Everything you ever wanted to know about homosexuality but were afraid to ask. Summary Over the past 50 years, homosexuality has become increasingly salient in Western societies. It has gone from taboo to toleration to celebration—from a shameful sexual perversion to an identity—from the personal to the political. A practice once relegated to the shadows of society...

It has happened before. It can happen again. And it can happen here. Listen to the audio Introduction The novel Coronavirus has already changed the world. As of this writing, some 1.6 million Covid-19 infections have been recorded worldwide. More than 100,000 people have died total: 18,000 in the United States and 6,000 in New York City alone.[1]...

Bravery Signalling Review Charles Murray, Human Diversity: The Biology of Gender, Class, and Race (New York: Twelve, 2020) In writing Human Diversity, Charles Murray finds himself in an invidious position. His followers are eagerly expecting a work of outstanding insight, immense originality, and incredible intellectual bravery, along the lines of The Bell Curve (1994) or Human Accomplishment...

Sorry, Virginia, White Professionals Are Turning Your State—And Your Country—Blue Listen to the audio Listen to "Suburban Whites and the Coming Democratic Majority" on Spreaker. In 2009, the blog Stuff White People Like took the Internet (or at least my corner of it) by storm. Published on a modest Wordpress template and featuring only around 150 pages, it...

In the aftermath of Trump’s election, it was widely presumed new political groundwork would be laid over the rubble of the old. That has not happened. While Republican voters are increasingly adopting “Trumpism”—viewing immigration as an existential issue and embracing economic nationalism—the Republican establishment emphatically is not. In this regard Trump is revealing himself to be...

So what should we expect in the coming year, as America’s most popular reality show, the Presidential election, gets renewed for a new season? The Democratic Party has had success running moderate, White candidates in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Alabama. But that formula is untenable in deeply Blue districts, as has been demonstrated most saliently in the...

Trump’s entrance onto the political scene in 2015 was a watershed in that the traditional metrics and punditry that had worked so well in previous elections failed spectacularly to understand his popularity over the course of the next 18 months. Much like Ron Paul in 2008, Trump was “the candidate from the Internet”: he activated a...

America’s two political parties have consistently maintained the same ideologies or “meta-platforms” over the past 50 years, to large degree over the past century. The Democrats are socially “progressive” and support government welfare and intervention; the Republicans are proudly Christian and conservative and support free markets. Republicans are “hawks” on foreign-policy, while Democrats are “doves.”...