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How Message-Board Culture Remade the Left

For all we hear about 4chan and Trump, the main effects of radicalized posters have been on the left, not the right.
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Psycho Politics

On the left, liberalism has been consumed by universalism. On the right, it has been thoroughly demoralized.
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A Question of Merit

With or without a change in law, affirmative action will give way to reality.
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Why Liechtenstein Works: Self-Determination and Market Governance

Prince Hans-Adam II brought competition to the state itself.
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Late Feminism

Woman's biological niche is being crowded out by capital.
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It’s Lit: Youth Culture and the Possible Resurrection of Savonarola

Savonarola's example, and indeed his glamor, will always be compelling.
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Not Only Revolutions: Sociology After Society

The eye of society struggles to extend into the shadows of the online.
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Trump’s Warsaw Uprising

Red America found its local champion in Warsaw, versus Blue America's Berlin.
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Humanities Against Humanity

Soft academic disciplines have become a self-referential feedback loop of bullshit.
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There is No Multiculturalism

You can believe anything so long as it’s the religious equivalent of beige.
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Modernity’s Fertility Problem

At the demographic level, modernity selects systematically against modern populations. This is an existential risk.
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A Jacobitism for the 21st Century

Ideas that now rule the world were once the province of a an eccentric coterie; the cycle will turn again.
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Adversarial Learning

We are locked in this machine, together and alone, breathing temporary agency into humanity's petrified corpse.
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The Atomization Trap

There is no withdrawal ‘back’ into community that doesn't reinforce the pattern of exit from which atomization replenishes its momentum.
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Trump’s Secret Sauce

There is no “Trump” to analyze or indict -- he is an agent of of America’s dysfunction and partitioned universes.
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The Limits of Public Choice Theory

Public choice is a useful tool, but it doesn't have much explanatory power in stable Western countries.
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Bonfyre of the Vanities

The events surrounding what was supposed to be the Fyre Festival in the Bahamas in April and May should be territory well-trodden by now. Ja Rule partnered with a young ...
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The Possibility of a Polity

Private cities are possible, but to be successful they must appeal to the sensibilities of international elites.
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Life and Death on the Content Farm

It was an important time last December, when the frogs made their splash in the art world. Well, at least it was big for a fascinating cadre of social subversives ...
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A Quick-and-Dirty Introduction to Accelerationism

Anyone trying to work out what they think about accelerationism better do so quickly. That’s the nature of the thing. It was already caught up with trends that seemed too ...