How Bad Has the US Economy Become for Regular People? (1970 – 2020)

For the last fifteen years or so, economic populism has become increasingly popular among both the political left and right. This rise has gone hand in hand with the proliferation of a narrative which says that the economic gains in this country have gone exclusively to elites since the 1970s while the  incomes of regular … Continue reading How Bad Has the US Economy Become for Regular People? (1970 – 2020)

On Fagan and Holland’s Culture Fair Tests of Intelligence

This article concerns a form of intelligence test devised in the 2000s which supposedly measures intelligence but lacks the cultural bias normally contained within IQ tests and, as a result, shows that American races do not actually differ in mean intelligence or that, to the degree they do, this is due to cultural factors rather … Continue reading On Fagan and Holland’s Culture Fair Tests of Intelligence

Evidence of Voter Fraud in the 2020 US Presidential Election

In this article, I will argue that there are many lines of evidence the combination of which justifies us thinking that significant voter fraud occurred in the 2020 US election which increased the chances of Joe Biden winning in key swing states. Before turning specifically to the 2020 election, it is important to note that … Continue reading Evidence of Voter Fraud in the 2020 US Presidential Election

The Rise and Fall of Science

In this post, I'll argue that scientific progress has significantly slowed over the last century, both at a per-scientist and absolute level, and then offer some speculative hypotheses about why this might have occurred. On Measuring Scientific Progress To begin with, it is necessary to make clear how we go about measuring scientific progress. Broadly speaking, … Continue reading The Rise and Fall of Science

On Proposed Environmental Causes of the American Black-White IQ Gap

In this post, I will consider specific environmental variables which have been suggested as causes of the roughly 15 point IQ gap between black and white Americans. I will conclude that there are currently no known ultimately environmental variables which totally or even partially explain the IQ gap and that proximate environment causes which may … Continue reading On Proposed Environmental Causes of the American Black-White IQ Gap