Populist Economics – Infrastructure to Reorient the Economy

The financial crisis of 2008 hit and swept President Obama into office. Many pundits and individuals expected Wall Street individuals to face prosecution and the nation to receive a massive infrastructure stimulus program to put many to work with shovel ready jobs like FDR’s fabled programs. Neither of these items came to be. Eight years…

Sola Consensio and Elizabeth Bruenig

In the wake of the proliferating revelations of sexual misconduct, pederasty, and sexual abuse in Hollywood and journalism (politics too, though it’s old hat there), many people are asking themselves what it all signifies. For liberals and feminists, the common take is that it’s the same old patriarchy, up to its usual tricks, all that…

The Last Flight of the White Man

“How then am I so different From the first men through this way? Like them, I left a settled life I threw it all away To seek a Northwest Passage At the call of many men To find there but the road back home again” -Stan Rogers, “Northwest Passage” “Nah, I’m just a white guy.”…

Industrialism Contra Envirocracy

The Western Industrial Revolution of the 19th Century and the industrial societies that it solidified which spurned on ground-breaking technological innovation, unprecedented production, defense from the elements, improvement in overall health and quality of life has garnered a vociferous opponent in the form of what I term envirocracy. Envirocracy, broadly and briskly defined, are those…

The Future is Female

How does it affect you though? By Cyrus O’Neill You can see this seemingly quasi-libertarian phrase uttered most commonly by a certain demographic: young women in their late teens and early 20s. These women have Instagram accounts, they go to their state universities, and most of them probably have thot eyebrows. What I have noticed…

Sympathy for the Wolf

Review of Jeremy Saulnier’s Hold the Dark Force should be right; or rather, right and wrong— Between whose endless jar justice resides— Should lose their names, and so should justice too. Then every thing includes itself in power, Power into will, will into appetite; And appetite, a universal wolf, -Shakespeare,Troilus and Cressida Do do do do…

AI, but gay

There is a tension between the totalitarian designs of the progressive order, and the fact that the resources that provide material security to the regime can only be generated by the kind of “creative destruction” and entrepreneurial activity that ends up giving rise to competing power centers. The USSR famously lost control of the process,…

Populist Economics – A Fair Deal

The Western world’s punditry weeps for the state of democracy. There is something foul sweeping through the nations of Europe and even into the very heart of the current global order, America. It is populism. The media snipes at the ordinary people not listening to them and voting incorrectly. Voting is an expression of tastes…