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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Killing Time With the Coen Brothers

Nov 14 2018

The Coen brothers’ eighteenth movie, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, might be their whitest yet, despite Mrs. Joel Coen, Frances McDormand, having devoted her Best

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Freddy Mercury

Homo Superior

Nov 07 2018

Bohemian Rhapsody is a crowd-pleasing biopic about the life and sadly early death of Queen’s singer Freddie Mercury (1946–1991) that subversively depicts the roots of

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‘First Man’: A Hair-Raising Series of Crises

Oct 24 2018

Is First Man, Damien Chazelle’s moody and moving biopic featuring Ryan Gosling as astronaut Neil Armstrong, anti-American for not having a flag in it? Actually,

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Revisiting the Classics

Oct 17 2018

One of the more curious books of 2018 is Not All Dead White Men: Classics and Misogyny in the Digital Age by Donna Zuckerberg. She

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2013: A Race Odyssey

Oct 10 2018

With the spectacular failure of clinical psychologist Dr. Prof. Christine Blasey Ford’s vague charges against Brett Kavanaugh to elicit any corroborating evidence, moral psychologist Jonathan

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The Success of Israeli Nationalism

Oct 03 2018

Israel is one of the intellectually freer nations, which helps explain how an Israeli political philosopher, Yoram Hazony, has suddenly established himself as perhaps the

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Royce Hall, UCLA

Delusion on Campus

Sep 26 2018

In her new book The Diversity Delusion, Heather Mac Donald takes on identity politics far more forthrightly than Francis Fukuyama dared to in his new

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Diversity vs. Dignity

Sep 19 2018

Do identity politics truly represent “the demand for dignity,” as centrist political philosopher Francis Fukuyama asserts in the subtitle of his new book, Identity: The


The Wisdom of Dan Quayle

Sep 12 2018

The most overlooked cause of the economic crash of ten years ago this Saturday is modern America’s most sacred value, diversity. As far as I

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Adolf Eichmann

Bland ‘Finale’

Sep 05 2018

Operation Finale is a decently crafted, reasonably accurate retelling of the kidnapping from Argentina of Adolf Eichmann (played by Sir Ben Kingsley), the most notorious

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Singapore City

Crazy Conspicuous Consumption

Aug 22 2018

Crazy Rich Asians, Hollywood’s new romantic comedy about a Chinese-American young lady and her aristocratic Singaporean boyfriend attending a lavish high-society wedding, is widely praised

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Spike Lee and Tonya Lewis Lee

Spike Lee’s KkKrazyGlue

Aug 15 2018

Spike Lee’s new movie BlacKkKlansman has received 100 percent thumbs up from 46 professional film critics aggregated by Rotten Tomatoes. This disgraceful unanimity is more

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Tawana Brawley

The Emmett Till Effect

Aug 08 2018

I’ve figured out a way to quantify how Establishment news organizations manipulate the contents of our minds: just track the use of tendentious phrases over


A Half Century of Amnesia

Aug 01 2018

Back during the protracted recount following the 2000 Bush-Gore election, I offered a subversive bit of advice in a VDARE article entitled: “GOP Future Depends


The Disco Triplets

Jul 25 2018

The popular new documentary Three Identical Strangers recounts the famous story of the New York triplets who were secretly separated as infants due to (spoiler

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What’s Your Type?

Jul 18 2018

Four LAPD squad cars pulled up in front of my house, lights flashing. Why? It turned out that the middle-aged divorced dad who had recently

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Surfer Privilege

Jul 11 2018

How high of a standard of living did young baby boomers enjoy, especially those of us fortunate to grow up on the then lightly populated


Andrés Manuel López Obrador

Mexico’s Next Chapter

Jul 04 2018

Mexico’s establishment party got kicked to the curb in Sunday’s election, winning only 16 percent of the vote, which should remind us that we are

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Review: The Incredibles 2

Jun 27 2018

What proportion of the top creative artists in Hollywood, the heavyweight auteurs, are men of the right? This old question has come up again with


Elizabeth Holmes

Blood Simple

Jun 13 2018

Once the reelected Obama administration gave the okay for the diversity industry to begin shaking down Silicon Valley like it does everybody else, we began

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Two Opposed Ideas

Jun 06 2018

A new contender in the war of books over the implications of the onrushing discoveries in genetics is the exhaustive 656-page She Has Her Mother’s


Philip Roth

Wolfe and Roth: A Look Back

May 30 2018

The deaths this month of literary giants Tom Wolfe, age 88, and Philip Roth, 85, illuminated a little-noticed divide in American life. The two writers

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Tiger Woods

The Tiger Mother’s Son

May 23 2018

A year ago, after a decade of worsening pain from swinging hard since infancy, Tiger Woods, perhaps the highest-paid athlete in history, appeared headed for

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Rashida Jones

The Affirmative Action Honor System

May 09 2018

Although we are constantly told by white intellectuals that race does not exist, the most remarkable aspect of the American system of racial affirmative action

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Enumerating Jews

May 02 2018

Jonathan Weisman, a mid-level New York Times staffer and author of the short but repetitious new book (((Semitism))): Being Jewish in America in the Age

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Ghosts of Africa

Apr 11 2018

Can 2018’s tsunami of DNA data on the origins of human biodiversity help explain the puzzle of why Americans tend to equate “diversity” with Africans,