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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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,


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