Steve Sailer

Steve Sailer

Steve Sailer is a journalist, columnist for, and founder of the Human Biodiversity Institute, which runs the invitation-only Human Biodiversity discussion group for top scientists and public intellectuals. Steve blogs regularly at isteve and has recently published his first book, America's Half-Blood Prince: Barack Obama's Story of Race and Inheritance.

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Tough Testing

Oct 16 2019

One of the less remarked-upon gender gaps is in college attendance: Young men have fallen far behind young women. Males now make up only 43

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Arkham’s Razor

Oct 09 2019

Joker is a clever and memorable (although not terribly original or enjoyable) R-rated art-house drama in the tradition of Taxi Driver and The King of

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Hair Hysteria

Oct 02 2019

Last week, the prestige press decided that it was National News that a 12-year-old black girl in the D.C. suburbs had come home with some

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Michel Foucault

The Whip Hand

Sep 25 2019

The conventional wisdom of the Great Awokening is in sizable part the dumbed-down heritage of the brilliant and sinister French philosopher Michel Foucault (1926–1984), who

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Revenge of the Baseball Nerds

Sep 18 2019

America has numerous problems in education, crime, and housing that might be helped by applying lessons that could be learned from big data analytics. Unfortunately,


Robert Mugabe in his Robert Mugabe jacket

No Continent for Young Men

Sep 11 2019

The death last Friday of Robert Mugabe, the big man of Zimbabwe from 1980 to 2017, is a reminder of the paradox that Africa, the


Morris Dees

Memory Holing Morris Dees

Sep 04 2019

It’s widely assumed in thriller movies that if ever the truth is allowed to leak out about a powerful institution’s fundamental corruption, then its reputation

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Alternative America

Aug 28 2019

What would U.S. history have been like without slavery? As I mentioned last week, The New York Times has become obsessed with what it portrays

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1619: Founding Fallacies

Aug 21 2019

Last week, Dean Baquet, the executive editor of The New York Times, informed his staffers that due to the collapse of their conspiracy to overthrow

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Immigration as Punishment

Aug 14 2019

Should Harvard be required to accept the wretched refuse of its applicant pool even though they are likely to flunk out? Should the Golden State

Issue of the Century

Invade, Invite, Implode

Aug 07 2019

If a president cited crime statistics to rile up racial hatred, but his speech was immediately followed by a terrorist massacre, would he be criticized?

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Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio

Tarantino Punches the Damn Dirty Hippies

Jul 31 2019

The stifling conformity of the Great Awokening has now driven even Quentin Tarantino to the subversive right. His immensely enjoyable buddy comedy Once Upon in

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Integration and Immigration

Jul 23 2019

Respectable opinion is trending toward once again viewing “segregation” as the great problem afflicting America. For example, Senator Kamala Harris is demanding another round of

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Our New Planet Is Going to Be Great!

Jul 17 2019

The fundamental issue of the 2020 presidential campaign is rapidly becoming whether or not America’s whites, as exemplified in the person of Donald Trump, have

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Dubious Domination

Jul 10 2019

Why has the American national women’s soccer team won its version of the World Cup four times, while our national men’s team hasn’t made it

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San Francisco vs. Frisco

Jul 03 2019

Sen. Kamala Harris leaped upward in the polls by denouncing Joe Biden for opposing racial school busing in the 1970s, citing how she was bused

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White and Bright

Jun 26 2019

A new study from Georgetown University reveals that if the student bodies of the 200 most selective American colleges were enrolled solely on objective SAT

Lit Crit

Redwood State Park, CA

Manifesto Destiny

Jun 19 2019

This Land Is Our Land: An Immigrant’s Manifesto by Calcutta-born NYU journalism professor Suketu Mehta takes pro-immigration polemics to their logical conclusion: “Immigration as reparations.”

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The Great Awokening Conspiracy Theory

Jun 12 2019

What accounts for The Great Awokening that began in roughly 2013? Why did vast numbers of white Democrats suddenly subscribe to theories that only Grievance

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Arguing Against Reality

Jun 05 2019

The term “Gell-Mann Amnesia effect” was coined by the late novelist Michael Crichton (Jurassic Park) in honor of the famous physicist who died last month.

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Ships of State

May 29 2019

The RMS Titanic was notoriously marketed as “unsinkable” because it featured sixteen internal watertight compartments. If its hull sprang a leak at any one spot,

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Jared Diamond

The Hunt for the Great White Male

May 22 2019

Jared Diamond, who became a famous public intellectual when his 1997 best-seller Guns, Germs, and Steel was widely proclaimed to have refuted The Bell Curve

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Adam Sandler

Flight From White

May 15 2019

James Holzhauer has won 22 straight games on Jeopardy! Meanwhile, baseball slugger Christian Yelich is leading the National League with 16 homers. What do they

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The Wisdom of Spotted Toad

May 08 2019

The good old days of blogging when just about any blogger could, at least until he ran out of ideas, be somebody has come and

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Hadrian's Wall

Barriers Against Barbarism

May 01 2019

One of the most fashionable manifestations of Trump derangement syndrome—the assumption that Walls Never Work—is crushingly debunked in historian David Frye’s eye-opening history of 4,000

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Notre Dame

The Embers of History

Apr 24 2019

Last week’s fire in the world’s most famous Gothic cathedral, Notre-Dame de Paris, reminds us of the increasingly awkward political issue posed by the immense