History/Culture

A Response to “There is More Genetic Variation Within Than Between Races!”

Originally Published on The Alternative Hypothesis A common argument against the taxonomic validity of race is that there is more genetic variation within than between races and so races must not be genetically different enough to be subspecies. This argument comes from a 1972 paper by the Harvard geneticist Richard Lewontin (Lewontin 1972). As will… Continue reading A Response to “There is More Genetic Variation Within Than Between Races!”

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Race is Both a Social Construct AND a Valid Biological Category

Originally published on The Alternative Hypothesis You can’t get through a 100 level anthropology class without hearing this line. And when people hear that race is not a biological concept but, rather, that it is a social construct they assume that categories that are valid and used in biology are not social constructs. In other words,… Continue reading Race is Both a Social Construct AND a Valid Biological Category

History/Culture, Politics/Economics

An American Experiment in Anarcho-Capitalism: The Not So Wild, Wild West

Originally published on Mises.org under the title "The Not So Wild, Wild West" The growth of government during this century has attracted the attention of many scholars interested in explaining that growth and in proposing ways to limit it. As a result of this attention, the public-choice literature has experienced an upsurge in the interest… Continue reading An American Experiment in Anarcho-Capitalism: The Not So Wild, Wild West

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Refuting Alt-Right Criticisms of Libertarianism

Please Consider Purchasing A Copy Of White, Right, and Libertarian Introduction When attempting to render an Alt-Right libertarian alliance/fusion more viable, it is important to clarify and refute the common misapprehensions surrounding libertarianism. To this end, a speech by Greg Johnson, the academic Alt-Right icon and editor-in-chief of Counter-Currents Publishing, entitled "The Refutation of Libertarianism"… Continue reading Refuting Alt-Right Criticisms of Libertarianism