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 ›

theory & empirics – Micro-politics

The affective politics of keeping it real

Why real nobodies are more powerful than repressed somebodies (the internet epoch has hardly begun). Read More ›

theory & empirics – The new ideological fractures

The psychology of prohibiting outside thinkers

The real motivation of respectable progressivism is managing guilty conscience and conserving bourgeois privileges; how to theorize the Cathedral from the revolutionary left; understanding the suicide bombing of anti-intellectual intellectuals. Read More ›

theory & empirics – Acceleration unconditional and autonomous

Activism is a capitalist virus from the future (honesty is stage-one cybernetic communism)

Capitalism is horrible because it disposes humans as cosmic garbage, but the only motor of that garbage disposal is rabid denial. Read More ›