Tech Overload

The Trillion-Dollar Question

Back in March, I asked in my Taki’s Magazine column “Diversity Versus Debate”: Does ...


Robots of the World, Unite!

Antonio Garcia Martinez says he has seen the future, and it made him flee for the woods. W...


Westminster, U.K.

The Shipbuilder’s Words

In the first chapter of Shadows of Empire, a novel I wrote twenty years ago, an old shipbu...


Charlize Theron

American’s Got Talent and Hope

Most of us here agree that PC has taken over, but it's worth doing a random sampling to se...


Haul of Injustice

Peonage, in which workers are bound to their jobs by debts to their employers, is a tradit...


Hope for the Luddites

Mark that one presidential promise unmet. The much-celebrated deal hatched between the in...

The Take

Defying the Dead

Of all the unproductive and pernicious taxes, I"€™ve long regarded the estate tax as the...

Oy Vey!

Bill Maher

The Firing Squad

Not to fall prey to bitter emotion is easier said than avoided. And, far more often than I...

Joe Bob's America

Fremont Street, Las Vegas

Vegas Knows What to Do With a High Roller

PALM BEACH, Fla."€”Hunter S. Thompson used to mail me giant photos of objects being blow...

The Take

The Wealth Gap

The claim by Oxfam, the charity that so loves the poor that it is safe to predict that it ...


Boeing 737

Trump Right on Trade Predators

Is America still a serious nation? Consider. While U.S. elites were denouncing Donald Tru...


Joseph Stiglitz

When Mediocrity Strikes

I think I too could be a Nobel Prize winner in economics"€”at least if an interview with...

Joe Bob's America

How CVS Invaded My Brain

NEW YORK"€”There's some guy at the world headquarters of CVS drugstores screwing with me...


Globalization Is a Monster

Most of us can agree that Karl Marx got it wrong. It wasn"€™t only that the Revolution d...