Black Mountains, Arizona

What the El Paso Shooter Learned from Immigrants

I know who filled the El Paso mass shooter's head with murderous thoughts! Contrary to the...


LeBron James

Reality Check

The end of the year always brings a plethora of “Best of...” rankings in the press, wh...


Ghosts of Africa

Can 2018’s tsunami of DNA data on the origins of human biodiversity help explain the puz...


Slavery: The Inconvenient Truth

As a father of two impressionable teenage girls, I am having a tough and at times frustrat...


How Many Jews Can Be Gassed on the Head of a Pin?

These days, when I get a Google News “ping” on my name, I shudder, because I know it...


Ye Olde Feminism Fraude

As you read this, far too many young Americans are getting ready for their first day (back...


That Ignoble Nightmare

One of the saddest parts of growing old is the realization that some of the best and most ...


Holocaust Memorial, Berlin

Fear of a Gray Planet

Seminal historian Professor Raul Hilberg chose a Maya Angelou PBS tai chi summit about rap...


Justifying My Existence

It is the tragic reality of my being that I"€™m forced to justify myself every time some...


Murder by Cherry-Picking

A society's understanding of history is shaped not so much by what they"€™re told, but b...


Race, Realism, and Race Realists

“Race realists,” as they call themselves, very much want to think that Latin A...


Hugh Hefner

A Lust for Lolitas

She was an atheist and I’m a (half-assed) Catholic, so neither one of us is supposed...


Mark Felt

The Outing of Deep Throat

As the 40th anniversary of Watergate impends, we are to be bathed again in the great myth ...


How England Helped Start the Great War

A vastly underexplored topic is the British government's role in greasing the skids for Wo...