By James Kirkpatrick on 10/14/2019

2019 Charlize Theron Denounces "White Privilege," 1996 Charlize Theron Left South Africa Because There Was "No Future For A White South African"

Charlize Theron is one of the more obnoxious woke celebrities, but unfortunately for her, there's a paper trail.  In a recent interview for a Nigerian charity, she denounced the South Africa of her you...
By Steve Sailer on 10/14/2019

Harold Bloom, RIP

The Great Awokening was given a test drive in university English Departments in the late 1980s where, under the influence of Continental theorists like Foucault, it was considered fashionable to deco...
By Brenda Walker on 10/14/2019

Andrew Yang: "We Automated Away Four Million Manufacturing Jobs"

It’s encouraging to see a smart young candidate for president talking about automation as a threat to the US economy and American jobs. The 2016 election was lacking any such discussion: The tech commu...
By John Derbyshire on 10/14/2019

84% Of Women FAIL US Army Fitness Test—Will EEOC Make Army Change It?

Here's one for the Disparate Impact witch-hunters. The U.S. Army is rolling out a new test of physical fitness for troops. The new test has been tried out in some selected training units since October ...
By James Kirkpatrick on 10/14/2019

Breaking: Polish Law And Justice Party Wins By Combining Economic Populism With Nationalism

[See Also: Hungary, Poland Spend Money On Motherhood, Not Migrants. Why Not U.S.?] New results from this morning confirm the exit polls from last night. Poland's Law and Justice Party, despite the wail...
By Steve Sailer on 10/14/2019

Heritability Of Handedness May Be In Decline

From Nature, an interesting but puzzling abstract: Published: 10 October 2019Handedness heritability in industrialized and nonindustrialized societiesWinati Nurhayu, Sarah Nila, Kanthi Arum Widayati,...
By Allan Wall on 10/13/2019

A New Caravan Sets Out From Tapachula, Mexico, STOPPED by Mexican Security Forces

A new caravan was started up, this time from the city of Tapachula in the state of Chiapas in eastern Mexico. But it didn't get far. From Reuters: Mexico’s military police on Saturday [October 12] hal...
By Steve Sailer on 10/13/2019

America's Coming Mirror-Image Pavlik Morozov Cult: Parents Turning In Their "White Sons" For Racism

The Soviet Union under Stalin created a cult around Pavlik Morozov, a 13-year-old-child Communist who was endlessly admired for ratting out his own father to the secret police. Here’s a new NYT opinio...
By John Derbyshire on 10/13/2019

Columbus Day And Whining About Captain Cook In New Zealand

It's Columbus Day on Monday. What Christopher Columbus was to the Americas, Captain Cook was to New Zealand. Well, approximately: The Dutch navigator Abel Tasman was the first European to catch sight o...
By Steve Sailer on 10/13/2019

Why the Increasing Frequency of Scare Quotes Around "White" People?

From the New York Times opinion section: How Italians Became ‘White’By Brent StaplesMr. Staples is a member of the editorial board.OCT. 12, 2019 In the future, white people will always be referred to...