radical politics

The Alt-Right is not all Right: On the ideology of Kekistan

Kekistan is mostly right-wing, but with a "long tail" of centrists and leftists. The number one issue priority of Kekistanis is free speech, and Kekistani public opinion includes a large number of contradictory interests each belonging to a small number of people. There is some racism in Kekistan, but that's also in the long-tail, with many other random topics such as cryptocurrency, atheism, anime, Christianity, and AI.

Data appendix on global rioting dynamics

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

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.

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.

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.

Capitalism is an instance, not an essence

On Deleuze and Guattari, cosmic selection bias, and the room for revolutionary praxis despite unconditional acceleration.

The formal structure of paranoid leftism (why there is no such thing as a noble error)

How choosing personal psychological comfort over empirical accuracy will doom you and your friends to oblivion.

Two cultures of radical politics

Why morality preserves the status quo and science is the key to overthrowing it.

On turning left into darkness

A response to critics and a more positive elaboration of my current thinking.

Is it dangerous to engage seriously with radical right-wing thinkers?

If only it were.