Current Events, Politics/Economics

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The New Face of the Democratic (Socialist) Party

Originally Published on Mises.org After pulling off a major upset in the Democratic Primary for New York’s 14th congressional district, 28-year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is now being touted as the new face of the Democratic Party. Ocasio’s victory has rejuvenated the Democratic Party and liberals naitionwide. For many on the Left, Ocasio’s recent victory is a breath of fresh… Continue reading Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: The New Face of the Democratic (Socialist) Party

Current Events

The Dying Libertarian Party

Originally published at LibertyMachineNews.com The Libertarian Party (LP), is the political action wing for those who wish to implement Austrian economics, and property rights, right? It would seem, based on evidence ranging from policy preference, social media marketing, as well as conversations with higher level members within the LP, that the common agenda of many… Continue reading The Dying Libertarian Party

Current Events, History/Culture

Is Diversity Driving Decline In The White Population?

Originally published on IlanaMercer.com An "aging white population [is] speeding [up] diversity," blared a headline in The Hill. Could this be a case of confusing cause-and-effect? Are the two trends—whites dying-out and minorities thriving—really spontaneous and strictly parallel? The reverse is likely true. Corrected, The Hill headline should have read: Could speeding up diversity contribute… Continue reading Is Diversity Driving Decline In The White Population?

Current Events, History/Culture

The Jewish Question: An Empirical Examination

This essay was originally published at Ideas and Data  This post will be about the Jewish Question. Specifically, I am going to empirically document the following claims: Jews are vastly overrepresented in positions of power and cultural influence Jewish elites are far to the left of gentile elites and have shifted the distribution of political… Continue reading The Jewish Question: An Empirical Examination

Current Events, History/Culture

Affirmative Action Vs. Meritocracy: The Perils Of Mandated “Diversity”

Originally Published on ilanamercer.com under the title "When Merit-Based Hiring Is Deemed Racist, Bridges Fall Down"  As individuals, we want the best doctors treating and operating on us, the best pilots flying the airplanes we board, the best engineers designing the bridges we cross, the best scientists inventing and bringing to market the medicines and potions we ingest.… Continue reading Affirmative Action Vs. Meritocracy: The Perils Of Mandated “Diversity”