The “alternative media” is often not that much of an alternative

Upon reading the “about Us” of Unz Review, which is as follows “A Collection of Interesting, Important, and Controversial Perspectives Largely Excluded from the American Mainstream Media,” and other publications of the so-called “alternative media,” one may be under the mistaken impression that the views…

The Greta Thunberg Story

I have been thinking about the Greta Thunberg story and what it says about why conservatism is ineffectual or even counterproductive. It’s the job of the left to be outraged and offended, and it’s the job of the right to take great pains to show…

Impeachment inquiry: Prediction: Nothing will happen

Oh no…it’s happening Speaker Pelosi has called for an impeachment inquiry After every attempt to unseat and defame Trump for the past two years has failed, investigating Trump’s supposed interference with Ukraine aid is the left’s latest angle of attack. The left’s desperation is really…

Teach the Unemployed to Code? yeah right

Bill Ramz Paul Gates has another video You can tell he has an engineering background because his thought process is concise and direct, and he doesn’t ramble that much. I agree that teaching the employed to code as a solution to technological unemployment and globalization,…

Politics are overrated? it depends

Bill Gates Paul put out this video: Politics are overrated. Bill seems to have taken more black pills than usual. He’s not wrong about the lack of progress under Trump, or how things mostly feel the same–albeit with some incremental changes here and there– regardless…

Why Harvard Is Right to Discriminate Against Asians: Response

This article is going viral on UNZ Why Harvard Is Right to Discriminate Against Asians. This article is pretty bad and makes major unsubstantiated claims. I am surprised Ron Unz would even publish it. Insulting his readers’ intelligence for a few thousand clicks seems like…

Don’t feel too sorry for the Reddit moderators

Every few months or so, publications such as Wired remind us about the plight of Reddit moderators, who are on the front lines of fighting spam and trolls, all for no pay. Should we feel grateful or sorry for them. I don’t. If being a…

The opportunity, lost

I keep being right over and over again. Back in March 2019, I wrote that the first term of the Trump presidency was effectively over and that there would be no legislation ,or much of any progress on anything. So far, it looks like i…