Monthly Archives: March 2019

Weekend Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: What are crowds of African youths doing in smalltown Ireland? Italy shows how to take care of the “migration problem.” If you impose purity tests, maybe you really ought to expect to have your own purity given … Continue reading

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Wither the Humanities?

Fenster writes: The very sensible academic Mark Bauerlein has written an article in the very sensible City Journal about a recent program at Clemson aimed at reviving the humanities via a return to a Western core. Before describing the program … Continue reading

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David French on L’Affaire Ilhan

Fenster writes: David French has some useful comments on l’affaire Ilhan. What is going on? Why are we seeing so many prominent voices rally to Omar’s side? This is how intersectionality works. Essentially, the pattern goes like this. Under intersectionality … Continue reading

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Weekend Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: So hipsters really are all alike. Why does CalTech, of all places, need an “assistant vice president for equity and equity investigations and Title IX coordinator”? Awesome. Where’s the evidence that supports what the Trans lobby is … Continue reading

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Tyler Cowen on Free Speech, Trump-style

Fenster writes: Trump has said he will issue an executive order requiring higher education institutions to play by free speech rules or else lose federal research dollars. While the details are unknown and who knows if he will do it … Continue reading

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Weekend Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: A young evo-psych prof discovers conservatism. Bo Winegard has written such a clear, concise piece that it’s become the standard thing I steer people who are curious about conservatism to. Bo Winegard’s Twitter stream is worth following … Continue reading

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A Witness Like Homer

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:   Then [Alexander] came to Phrygia. When he reached the river Scamander, into which Achilles had sprung, he leapt in also. And when he saw the seven-layered shield of Ajax, which was not as large or … Continue reading

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