Genome-wide ancestry profiles of four individuals, dating to 8,000 and 3,000 years before present, from the archaeological site of Shum Laka (Cameroon) shed light on the deep population history of sub-Saharan Africa.
From a burial site in Cameroon, archaeologists recovered human genetic material dating as far back as 8,000 years.
Steve SailerCarl Zimmer shows how the New York Times makes politically incorrect news stories reassuringly boring: the word "pygmy" doesn't appear until the 18th paragraph and "ghost" not until 24th paragraph.
Svante Paabo’s breakthrough in being able to sequence DNA from ancient skeletons drove much of the most interesting science of the decade now just closed. But, we’ve tended to be lacking in ancient DNA from sub-Saharan Africa because DNA breaks down...
Steve SailerThe Old, Weird Africa: ancient Pygmy DNA uncovered by David Reich
Before the Old Bantu Expansion, Africa was genetically much more diverse than it is today, including a lost "ghost" population
Steve SailerWith the New Bantu Expansion gearing up to be perhaps the most important global event of the 21st Century, it's worth looking at the cost paid by Pygmies and other diverse groups during the Old Bantu Expansion
From my new book review in Taki’s Magazine: Civil Rights Gone Wrong A couple of heavyweight conservative thinkers, Charles Murray and Christopher Caldwell, have important new books out this month: Murray’s upcoming Human Diversity: The Biology of...
Steve SailerMy book review of Christopher Caldwell\'s The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties
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Caldwell argues that racial preferences and politically correct censorship are not perversions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as optimists like myself have long argued, but logical concomitants...
Steve SailerCivil Rights Gone Wrong
I review Christopher Caldwell's important new book "The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties:"
Steve Sailer"A Tomorrow-Belongs-to-Me tone crept into many descriptions of American demographic change. The torch had been passed to a new generation of Americans, who had a message to convey to their elders. The message was: Die."
-- Christopher Caldwell
Steve SailerCivil Rights Gone Wrong
Steve Sailer reviews Christopher Caldwell’s "The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties"
One of the great mysteries of recent years is the exact rank ordering of the Intersectional Pyramid of Privilege. We know that it was invented to elevate black women over black men and white women. And it goes without saying that straight white men...
A Baylor University graduate who says she was raped by two football players in 2013 sued the university Friday. Her lawsuit includes an allegation...
Steve Sailer"Former assistant coach Kendal Briles — the son of the head coach — once told a Dallas-area student athlete, "Do you like white women? Because we have a lot of them at Baylor and they love football players," according to the suit."
Steve Sailer"The woman, identified in the suit by the pseudonym Elizabeth Doe, reports being gang raped by then-Baylor football players Tre'Von Armstead and Shamycheal Chatman"
2020 Democratic front-runner Joe Biden said his administration would fire Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents who arrest and deport illegal immigrants who are not guilty of felony crimes, adding that he doesn't "count drunk driving as a...
From the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel: Oak Creek man, alleged member of neo-Nazi group ‘The Base,’ charged with vandalizing Racine synagogue Ashley Luthern and Bruce Vielmetti, Jan. 17, 2020 A 22-year-old Oak Creek man charged with vandalizing a...
Steve SailerFBI neo-Nazi informant/agent provocateur incites Muslim Jordanian-American to vandalize synagogue:
Yousef Omar Barasneh, son of a Jordanian Muslim immigrant father and a Muslim mother, arrested for vandalizing synagogue at FBI informant's suggestion
Persistent housing segregation lies at the root of many of our society’s problems. Trump wants to make it worse.
Steve SailerNew York Times: Redlining Crisis Continues to Mount 52 Years After Redlining Was Abolished.
Steve SailerIt's almost as if Archie Bunker were right and the reason African Americans haven't tended to get rich off owning homes is because Occam's Razor says that African Americans tend to be bad for property values and therefore tend to be better off renting.