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The Power Elite’s Queer Liturgy

"Pride Month" provides the most concrete examples of elites sanitizing their power through a conspicuous devotion to inclusivity.
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A Different Grim Future

Cyberpunk was born from left-liberal anxiety. But as dystopia unfolds, that same ethos is powerless to do anything but applaud.
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The Aeneid for Incels

Someone like Elliot Rodger is not an alien from outer space. He is produced by the society around him.
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The American Question

The one thing we all have in common is that all our ancestors left home
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Slipping Slavoj

Forsaken by the Left, the once-hot philosopher needs to revisit some of the big questions
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After Discourse: On The Use and Abuse of Magazines

Consensus-based journalism thrived in more predictable and less anxious times. It doesn't today.
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Fecundity and Forgetting

A reflection on gentrification in London.
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A.I. ‘Bias’ Doesn’t Mean What Journalists Say it Means

The difference between an algorithm's output and wishful thinking is not bias.
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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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It’s Lit: Youth Culture and the Possible Resurrection of Savonarola

Savonarola's example, and indeed his glamor, will always be compelling.