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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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,


A Pair of Giants

Apr 04 2018

What do the pasts of India and China imply about their futures? 2018’s rapid advances in the race sciences, as exemplified by Harvard geneticist David


Varanasi, India

Reich’s Laboratory

Mar 28 2018

Perhaps Tom Buchanan, Jay Gatsby’s rival for Daisy’s affections, wasn’t totally wrong after all? Countless articles about how unscientifically racist old WASPs were begin by

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Mar 21 2018

“Extensive Data Shows Punishing Reach of Racism for Black Boys,” blared the headline in Monday’s New York Times, announcing the latest massive study from Stanford


We Don’t Airbrush, We Photoshop

Mar 14 2018

The most amusing aspect of the impressive, if not particularly comic, new comedy The Death of Stalin is that Jeffrey Tambor (Arrested Development), who earns

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Frances McDormand

Trophy Wife

Mar 07 2018

Moments after actress Frances McDormand employed her victory speech at the Academy Awards to demand diversity quotas in moviemaking, she was taught a lesson in


Demolition of Cabrini Green

Are We Doomed?

Feb 28 2018

What if the world isn’t about to blow up? What if most everything is slowly getting better and better? Would there be nothing to worry


Wakanda Blockbuster Is This?

Feb 21 2018

Stalin famously had a buzzer installed to let his sweating henchmen know when it was finally safe to stop applauding the Great Leader without fear


Haile Selassie

The Real Wakanda

Feb 14 2018

In our disillusioning modern world, where it’s too easy to look up what life is actually like in the remote real places that used to


Stellenbosch, South Africa

“White Monopoly Capital” vs. “White Privilege”

Feb 07 2018

The president of South Africa, Jacob Zuma, the colorful Zulu polygamist with, at last count, six wives and 21 children, is in trouble with his

Issue of the Century

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

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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,

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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

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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