Paleo Retiree writes:
- Salon, of all places, thinks it’s time for the left to give up on identity politics.
- The Spectator: “The terrific thing about our day and age is that everyone feels much freer to be who they are. But in general, they freely behave according to stereotype.”
- Who owns the internet?
- Razib takes a look at who tends to support (and who tends to oppose) free speech.
- Meet Germany’s latest intellectual antihero.
- Does modern classicism have a point?
- Some interesting ideas about why bright girls often prefer not to go into STEM fields.
- Perhaps gender bias sometimes goes in the other direction.
- Some great street photography from Russia.
- An interesting article about Angelyne, L.A.’s famous “billboard diva.”
- Have smartphones destroyed a generation?
- Against clean eating.
- Meet the superfans.
- What to make of Antifa?
- John Cleese vs. the EU.
- X-rated film posters of the ’60s and ’70s.
- An excellent interview with the radical economist Michael Hudson.
- Even after decades of affirmative action, blacks and Hispanics are still underrepresented at prestigious colleges. Why?
- Why is UC Irvine only 15% white?
- Steve Sailer writes a moving tribute to his just-deceased friend, Jerry Pournelle.
“The terrific thing about our day and age is that everyone feels much freer to be who they are. But in general, they freely behave according to stereotype.”
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I have no firsthand knowledge of UC-Irvine, but maybe it’s gotten a reputation among SoCal’s Latin population as THE place for higher-achieving students. Despite what HBD’ers think, not all Latin Americans are nincompoops suited only for manual labor.