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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The Fundamental Constant of Sociology

Jan 09 2019

With the perennial race-IQ controversy back in the news, due to The New York Times attempting to put the boot in on 90-year-old Nobelist James

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Christian Bale

‘Anchorman’ Without Laughs

Jan 02 2019

Vice stars Christian Bale, Christopher Nolan’s Batman, in an eerily impeccable impersonation of former vice president Dick Cheney. Amy Adams is forceful as the veep’s

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Negotiating the Curve

Dec 26 2018

Nassim Nicholas Taleb is a prodigious intellectual who has managed to build a significant following with his books on investing and “tail risk,” such as

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The Unhappiness Explosion

Dec 19 2018

The prestige of the intersectional is pushing respectable opinion in anti-science directions, as seen in the resurgent prestige of astrology and witchcraft. Granted, perhaps it

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LeBron James

Reality Check

Dec 12 2018

The end of the year always brings a plethora of “Best of...” rankings in the press, which, to be honest, tend to be prefab junk


State of the Art

Dec 05 2018

A new study in Science, “Quantifying reputation and success in art,” documents that in the contemporary art world, it’s less a matter of what you

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Tucker’s Treatise

Nov 28 2018

Shortly after this month’s election, an Antifa mob descended upon the Washington, D.C., home of Fox News personality Tucker Carlson, his wife, and their four

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Judge Reinhold

Bitter Asian Man

Nov 21 2018

Diversity is supposed to be “our strength,” but the interracial romance marketplace generates much resentment among those groups, such as black women and East Asian

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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

Lit Crit

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