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About Paleo Retiree

Onetime media flunky and movie buff and very glad to have left that mess behind. Formerly Michael Blowhard of the cultureblog 2Blowhards.com. Now a rootless parasite and bon vivant on a quest to find the perfectly-crafted artisanal cocktail.

Weekend Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: Is Margaret (“The Handmaid’s Tale”) Atwood writing about Trump’s America or Islamic culture? Thanks, Jews. Gender history? A prof says, “The problem was, and is, that I was making it all up.” China isn’t showing a lot of … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: This doesn’t seem good. Meanwhile, this strikes me as an excellent development. Awkward. More and more Chinese-Americans are turning Right. What’s it like to have a “neovagina”? Utopia! Is capitalism racist? California thinks so. When and why did … Continue reading

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Weekend Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: Excellent tips about how to have a good death. There can be no such thing as too much Political Correctness. More. And even more. It’s really been quite a week. What’s your Intersectionality Score? Since I got … Continue reading

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Weekend Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: Time to break up the social-media companies? College students have lost interest in books. The Dalai Lama isn’t getting with the multicultural program. Trans correctness seems to be rapidly taking over the academy. Steve Sailer compares San … Continue reading

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Paleo Retiree writes: This used to be called “basic psychology,” and people weren’t puzzled by it. Some British profs don’t like being told what their attitude towards transpeople must be. Who does, really? Unhappy transperson du jour. In the U.S., … Continue reading

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Weekend Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: That’s a lotta overtime. Steve Sailer considers Jared Diamond. Tyler Cowen tries to make some sense of the New Right’s more recent victories. Why are Jews so enthusiastic about immigration from Muslim countries? “Woman.” Is Whiteness “the … Continue reading

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Weekend Linkage

Paleo Retiree writes: The legendary E.O. Wilson thinks STEM subjects should be taught differently. Speaking of STEM … When you haven’t got any real evidence, it’s time to play the “unconscious bias” card. Why are lies being told about France’s … Continue reading

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