Slavery and Modern Black Poverty

Sometimes, slavery is offered as an explanation for African American poverty rates. At first glance, this seems like a absurd explanation since without slavery African Americans would simply be Africans, and would no doubt be poorer than they currently are. Of course, people who say that slavery explains Black poverty do not mean "explanation" in … Continue reading Slavery and Modern Black Poverty

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Sources for Pakman Video

Sources for a video. The Concept of Race   Remsen (2010)   Citation Predictor Grouping Accuracy Bamshad et al. (2004) Genes C.A. 99% Allocco et al. (2007) Genes C.A. 95% Tang et al. (2005) Genes SIRE 99% Guo et al. (2015) Genes SIRE 99% Guo et al. (2015) Genes SIRE 99% Lao et al. (2010) … Continue reading Sources for Pakman Video

The Jewish Question: an Empirical Examiniation

This post will be about the Jewish Question. Specifically, I am going to empirically document the following claims: Jews are vastly overrepresented in positions of power and cultural influence Jewish elites are far to the left of gentile elites and have moved shifted the distribution of political opinion among American elites from centrism to leftism … Continue reading The Jewish Question: an Empirical Examiniation

Jewish Overrepresentaiton Among Influential Liberals and Conservatives

It is often contended that Jews are over-represented among influential leftists. This post tests this claim by aggregating names from several lists of influential liberals and estimating the proportion of people on these lists who are Jewish. I do the same for lists of influential conservatives and find that Jews are over-represented among the elites … Continue reading Jewish Overrepresentaiton Among Influential Liberals and Conservatives

Non-Hispanic White Immigrants Vote and Identify as Democrats

I used data from the General Social Survey to analyze the party affiliation and voting habits of immigrants by ethnicity and generation. Importantly, this data indicates that White and non-White immigrants tend to favor the Democrat party more than the general US population does, though Whites do so to a less extreme degree. The GSS … Continue reading Non-Hispanic White Immigrants Vote and Identify as Democrats