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ubi

Would UBI actually work in America?

October 8, 2019 12:25 pm

There is an ill-defined and naive hope that UBI will solve whatever particular political bogeyman is brought to the party

anger

The gilded rage: why is America so angry?

October 7, 2019 12:10 pm

Most Americans now believe it is ‘healthier’ to unleash their negative feelings than to bottle them up

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Space is the place – for war

October 6, 2019 3:11 pm

Foreign hackers have broken codes that are integral to the effectiveness of satellites

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Impeach Boris Johnson

October 6, 2019 9:36 am

Boris makes enthusiastic speeches, which is an obvious parallel to the speeches Mussolini made

adderall

Grade A: what Adderall has taught me

October 5, 2019 1:19 pm

‘Come to think of it, no. I’ve never had a patient, once prescribed, go off them’

alternative media

The alternative media has censorship problems too

October 5, 2019 12:56 pm

It is not especially unusual for figures in the alternative media to use the power of law to silence criticism

rednecks

Rednecks are the least racist people in America

October 5, 2019 11:56 am

I didn’t even know racism was a thing until I moved to New York and my socioeconomic betters told me so

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greta thunberg

Greta Thunberg is no genius – she’s an apostle

October 4, 2019 2:55 pm

She just repeats the same simple message again and again

recycling

Young recycling zealots are talking trash

October 3, 2019 1:44 pm

I’m tired of being guilted by people who only recently learned to tie their shoelaces

paul dacre

Paul Dacre on the British media, courts and David Cameron’s ‘drug taking’

October 3, 2019 1:31 pm

‘I know what this is all about — it’s Brown trying to expose my drug-taking.’

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underwear

What you can tell about a man from his choice of underwear

October 3, 2019 1:02 pm

I have always been suspicious of men who wear ball-huggers, as my son calls them, rather than boxer shorts

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porn

The horror of Big Porn

October 1, 2019 12:57 pm

Why pornography apologists are wrong

greta thunberg children

No, I will not listen to the children

September 30, 2019 5:47 pm

We live in a world that tells young people anything they feel or believe must be validated

de niro

When did Robert de Niro become such a douchebag?

September 29, 2019 2:23 pm

His display on CNN was tragic

mencius moldbug

Is this Mencius Moldbug’s moment?

September 28, 2019 11:13 am

The neoreactionary blogger has resurfaced with a new essay

knitters

Cast off: how knitters turned nasty

September 26, 2019 9:20 am

However woke you are, it’s not good enough

new york

An elegy for New York

September 26, 2019 7:15 am

The city’s character has been irretrievably lost

WeWork is what happens when New York and Silicon Valley collide

September 25, 2019 4:04 pm

While Silicon Valley is great at producing larger-than-life ideas fueled by a messiah complex, New York is great at producing larger-than-life people

parenting climate emergency

How failed parenting caused the ‘climate apocalypse’

September 24, 2019 12:14 pm

To activist youffs, everything is an emergency

greta

The apotheosis of St Greta

September 24, 2019 3:48 am

The Thunberg phenomenon is apocalyptic religion for rich whites

un matilda olofsson

My speech to the UN, by Matilda Olofsson

September 23, 2019 4:46 pm

(If I had been allowed to give a speech to the UN)

journalism students

Dear journalism students…

September 23, 2019 12:11 am

Here’s how to make it in the media