theory & empirics – The new ideological fractures

Milo, motivated reasoning, and the left-wing Fox News

How progressive media culture treats Milo is a case study of how the left is approaching the cognitive level of Fox News. Read More ›

theory & empirics

Data Appendix on Global Rioting Dynamics

Supplementary information for my article on the hidden decline of rioting. Read More ›

theory & empirics – The new ideological fractures

Who are Jordan Peterson’s followers?

An academic psychologist is connecting left-libertarians and Trump supporters. Read More ›

theory & empirics – The new ideological fractures

Are Americans becoming more conservative or liberal (right or left)?

Conservatism, racism, and white nationalism are not increasing. It's social liberalism that is taking over. Read More ›

theory & empirics – The new ideological fractures

Feminism and the problem of supertoxic masculinity

A serious feminist challenge is what to do with hyper-dominant males who are not domesticated by any amount of moral or legal constraint; in fact, excessive social constraints on average males may help explain why supertoxic masculinity is now a fast-track to the heights of political power. Read More ›