Dismal is Better

Americans admire the rugged individualist who goes his own way, who stands alone. The problem is that standing alone at social gatherings is…lonely. And, frankly, pathetic. But that’s what usually […]

The Climate Collapse Thesis

In 2003, someone leaked a “secret” Pentagon report warning of the dire consequences of climate change.  “Disruption and conflict will be endemic features of life,” it reads. “Once again, warfare […]

Faucism’s New Deal Origins

The latest batch of Fauci files was supposed to have been released on Twitter in January, but has gone AWOL, if not down the Memory Hole. Could it be because […]

The Malthusian Contradiction

Last month, something old became new again. What’s new is that the world population crossed the eight-billion mark for the first time. What’s old is that, for more than two […]

Three More Months of the Ratchet Effect?

Covid-19 is likely endemic and will remain with us for the foreseeable future. Fortunately, it is also becoming milder. Some medical research argues that current dominant variants are less deadly than the flu. Hospitalizations […]