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A Priesthood of Programmers

As the Church was to Christendom, and the press was to the public, programmers are to 21st-century society.
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Fecundity and Forgetting

A reflection on gentrification in London.
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The Asymmetric Meme Warfare of “It’s OK to be White”

The message itself is obvious and boring. Its brilliance comes from the reaction it coaxes out of cultural elites.
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Trolleyer-Than-Thou

Ideologues seem to want to make classes in ethical theory into classes of ethical training.
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America’s Demographic Deliberalization

Old America is being replaced by many different Americas. They will be held together by demagoguery.
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Who Nudges the Nudgers?

For paternalism to work, paternalists need to have skin in the game.
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Exit / No Exit

In the United States, to leave the highway means, in nearly all cases, to turn right.
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Colonialism Was Hong Kong’s Exit

British rule in Hong Kong wasn't deliberated, and with it came a withdrawal from dysfunctional institutions to effective ones.
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The IKEA Humans: The Social Base of Contemporary Liberalism

The social bonds of the modern Millennial are as fragmentary as their particle-board furniture.
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The ‘Success Sequence’ is About More Than Economic Outcomes

Stable families are a good path out of poverty, but they are also a good in themselves.
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The Right Needs Joy

If you really wish to “red-pill the normies,” you must show them how to love.
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Silicon Valley Struggle Sessions

The American techno-state has, after religion, become more fundamentalist.
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Putting Hardcore Activism to Work for You

Polite participation isn't enough for everybody, but the right is bad at putting those energies to use
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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.
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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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Late Feminism

Woman's biological niche is being crowded out by capital.
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Not Only Revolutions: Sociology After Society

The eye of society struggles to extend into the shadows of the online.