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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Thurmond, West Virginia

David Brooks Demands New, Improved Americans 2.0

Jan 31 2018

As I predicted in my two previous Taki’s columns, the Trump administration offered to Democrats an extremely moderate and generous compromise immigration package. Trump proposed


Democratic Trump

Jan 24 2018

After one year in office, is Trump starting to hit his stride as president? Most notably, Trump outmaneuvered the Democrats in the first phase of


Immigration and the Deep State

Jan 17 2018

Why did received opinion melt down so spectacularly when Donald Trump allegedly said in private that he wanted more immigrants from places like “Norway and

Cultural Caviar

President Trump’s Murder Report Card

Jan 10 2018

One reason Donald Trump is president is because of the Obama administration’s own goal in setting off a major murder wave in Ferguson in 2014,

Cultural Caviar

Mao Zedong

Mao and Again

Jan 03 2018

It is becoming a cliché that America is undergoing its own version of Chairman Mao’s Cultural Revolution. Obama’s 2012 reelection strategy unleashed energies reminiscent of


Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks

Sex, Death, and Secrets in D.C.

Dec 27 2017

The new Steven Spielberg historical drama The Post is a celebration of how Democrats turn lemons into lemonade via their control of the media. A


The UFO Menace

Dec 20 2017

Former Senate leader Harry Reid (D-NV) proudly claims to have slipped $22 million into the Pentagon’s “black” budget a decade ago to fund a secret


Threatening Jewish Prosperity

Dec 13 2017

There’s actually a sane, quite reasonable explanation for why so much of the media’s embarrassing levels of Trump Trauma and Putin Psychosis stem from Jewish

Cultural Caviar

Thomas Alva Edison

Lost Edisons

Dec 06 2017

Should white men be blamed or thanked for inventing most of the technology that makes our lives better? A new study by Stanford economist Raj

Cultural Caviar

Taylor Swift

A Tay–Bey Melee

Nov 29 2017

The celebrity battles of the 21st century tend to be fought most fanatically by foot-soldier fans who assume that they will in some way benefit


Gender Offenders

Nov 22 2017

The Media Meltdown of 2017 in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein disclosures is, to say the least, ironic. Why has the feminism-promoting media industry

Injured Parties

Different Hoax for Different Folks

Nov 15 2017

At its “Never Is Now” anti-Semitism summit this week, the Anti-Defamation League gave its ADL Americanism Award to Lt. Gen. Jay Silveria, superintendent of the

Cultural Caviar

The Fiddler by Marc Chagall

Curb Your Self-Awareness

Nov 08 2017

Seinfeld co-creator Larry David did something during his Saturday Night Live monologue this weekend that is almost unknown in 21st-century America: He engaged in Jewish


The Emperor’s New Ads

Nov 01 2017

The New York Times announced on Monday: The internet search giant [Google] also confirmed earlier reports that the Internet Research Agency [a Kremlin-linked hasbara outfit]

Cultural Caviar

Ta-Nehisi Coates

Ta-Nehisi Coates: “All Is Fog”

Oct 25 2017

Which trait most accounts for the spectacular career of Ta-Nehisi Coates, The Atlantic’s race blogger–turned–intellectual superstar? Coates, widely assumed to be America’s foremost public thinker,

Cultural Caviar

Robert Blake

The Overlord of Oscar Bait

Oct 18 2017

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein was a celebrated figure during the (perhaps now finally concluded) Bill and Hillary Era. In particular, he was the central string-puller

Cultural Caviar

‘Blade Runner 2049’: A Mexican in Los Angeles

Oct 11 2017

Blade Runner 2049 is a remarkably faithful sequel/tribute to the old noir science-fiction cult film. Although set in Los Angeles’ snowy summer of 2049, thirty


The Mess Before Maria

Oct 04 2017

Puerto Rico is a test case of whether nationalism is as dispensable as the heightening conventional wisdom assumes. Puerto Rico possesses many of the attributes


Tackling Race

Sep 27 2017

As you may have noticed, football and crime are in the news at the moment. Some National Football League players are supporting Black Lives Matter—the

Cultural Caviar

Emerson Hall, Harvard University

Not Affirmative Enough

Sep 20 2017

Affirmative action privileges for blacks and (to a lesser extent) Hispanics have been a near-universal feature of college admissions for what is now approaching a

Cultural Caviar

Jerry Pournelle

In Memoriam: Jerry Pournelle

Sep 13 2017

My friend Jerry Pournelle has died at age 84. Jerry was the embodiment of a famous quote by his mentor in the science-fiction business, Robert

Cultural Caviar

Rough Diamond

Sep 06 2017

This year marks the 20th anniversary of one of the odder best-sellers of the 1990s, polymath Jared Diamond’s ambitiously entitled but rather dry Guns, Germs,

Cultural Caviar

Anne and Susan Wojcicki

A Tale of Two Sisters

Aug 30 2017

Much of the mania of the moment stems from a growing crisis of faith among elites over how much longer they can expect the ideological


Boston, Massachusetts

War of the Classes

Aug 23 2017

Francis Fukuyama hypothesized the ending of history, but he failed to foresee the increasingly popular practice of the mending of history to delegitimize the right

Cultural Caviar

University of Virginia, Charlottsville

Carved Upon the Landscape

Aug 16 2017

Why the ever-increasing hatred for America’s past? You might think that, on the whole, American history is, relative to world history, fairly impressive and heartening.


The Trillion-Dollar Question

Aug 09 2017

Back in March, I asked in my Taki’s Magazine column “Diversity Versus Debate”: Does the increasing campus hysteria and antirationality portend bad news for Silicon