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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 4 Dec 23

The New Discourses Podcast with James Lindsay, Episode 131 Medical Lysenkoism is the application of ideological, specifically Communist, doctrine to medicine, and it will kill tens of millions, maybe more, if it continues being put into practice. We say “continues being put into practice” here because, unfortunately, it isn’t just hypothetical; it’s well underway. In fact, not only are all the obvious manifestations of Medical Lysenkoism apparent, but also the American Medical Association (among others) have taken up an explicit commitment to Medical Lysenkoism under the brand name “health equity.” In this episode of the New Discourses Podcast, host James

The New Discourses Podcast with James Lindsay, Episode 131 Medical Lysenkoism is the application of ideological, specifically Communist, doctrine to medicine, and it will kill tens of millions, maybe more, if it continues being put into practice. We say “continues being put into practice” here because, unfortunately, it isn’t just hypothetical; it’s well underway. In fact, not only are all


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 11 Jul 23

A Review of This is Not America. Why Black Lives in Britain Matter by Tomiwa Owolade (Atlantic, 2023). In the popular perception, America is obsessed with race, while Britain is… View Post The post Black and British: We’re Not American appeared first on Areo.

A Review of This is Not America. Why Black Lives in Britain Matter by Tomiwa Owolade (Atlantic, 2023). In the popular perception, America is obsessed with race, while Britain is… View Post The post Black and British: We’re Not American appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 14 Jun 23

It would be wonderful to live in a world without labels or stereotypes. But it is impossible to analyse complex widescale social trends without thinking in terms of broad categories… View Post The post Hood-Adjacent: Place and Class in Black American Life appeared first on Areo.

It would be wonderful to live in a world without labels or stereotypes. But it is impossible to analyse complex widescale social trends without thinking in terms of broad categories… View Post The post Hood-Adjacent: Place and Class in Black American Life appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 4 May 23

It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so. — Mark Twain In 2018, Raj Chetty and his… View Post The post It’s Class, Not Race appeared first on Areo.

It ain’t what you don’t know that gets you into trouble. It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so. — Mark Twain In 2018, Raj Chetty and his… View Post The post It’s Class, Not Race appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 18 Apr 23

Critical Race Theory (CRT) originated in higher education, but its political relevance has become more than academic, especially in the United States. Although CRT sprung from legal scholarship, proponents have… View Post The post Demystifying Critical Race Theory appeared first on Areo.

Critical Race Theory (CRT) originated in higher education, but its political relevance has become more than academic, especially in the United States. Although CRT sprung from legal scholarship, proponents have… View Post The post Demystifying Critical Race Theory appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 7 Mar 23

A Review of Kenan Malik’s Not So Black and White: A History of Race from White Supremacy to Identity Politics (Hurst Publishers, 2023) Race remains one of society’s great delusions. It is modern civilisation’s most enduring superstition.… View Post The post Transcending Race appeared first on Areo.

A Review of Kenan Malik’s Not So Black and White: A History of Race from White Supremacy to Identity Politics (Hurst Publishers, 2023) Race remains one of society’s great delusions. It is modern civilisation’s most enduring superstition.… View Post The post Transcending Race appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 18 Nov 22

My father was born in 1953 in Utah to a fairly conservative, white Mormon family. In 1954, Brown v. Board of Education began the long process of desegregating schools in… View Post The post The New Normal appeared first on Areo.

My father was born in 1953 in Utah to a fairly conservative, white Mormon family. In 1954, Brown v. Board of Education began the long process of desegregating schools in… View Post The post The New Normal appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 27 Oct 22

In this episode of our Two for Tea podcast, editor-in-chief Iona Italia talks to Andrew Curran about his new anthology, prepared in collaboration with Henry Louis Gates, Who’s Black and Why: A… View Post The post Who’s Black and Why? An Interview with Andrew Curran appeared first on Areo.

In this episode of our Two for Tea podcast, editor-in-chief Iona Italia talks to Andrew Curran about his new anthology, prepared in collaboration with Henry Louis Gates, Who’s Black and Why: A… View Post The post Who’s Black and Why? An Interview with Andrew Curran appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 14 May 21

Part 1: I look at a front-page story in the New York Times about how psychedelic drugs, such as ecstasy and magic mushrooms, are poised to reshape psychiatry. I make the case that this is a significant move in the evolution of human consciousness. Part 2: I play excerpts from a fascinating conversation between John McWhorter and Bill Maher on race relations, and imagine how an understanding of developmental theory would have improved it. Here’s to another week in cultural evolution! ~ Jeff Salzman The post Psychedelics go Mainstream + John McWhorter & Bill Maher on Race appeared first on

Part 1: I look at a front-page story in the New York Times about how psychedelic drugs, such as ecstasy and magic mushrooms, are poised to reshape psychiatry. I make the case that this is a significant move in the evolution of human consciousness. Part 2: I play excerpts from a fascinating conversation between John McWhorter and Bill Maher on


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 14 May 21

Part 1: I look at a front-page story in the New York Times about how psychedelic drugs, such as ecstasy and magic mushrooms, are poised to reshape psychiatry. I make the case that this is a significant move in the evolution of human consciousness. Part 2: I play excerpts from a fascinating conversation between John McWhorter and Bill Maher on race relations, and imagine how an understanding of developmental theory would have improved it. Here’s to another week in cultural evolution! ~ Jeff Salzman The post Psychedelics go Mainstream + John McWhorter & Bill Maher on Race appeared first on

Part 1: I look at a front-page story in the New York Times about how psychedelic drugs, such as ecstasy and magic mushrooms, are poised to reshape psychiatry. I make the case that this is a significant move in the evolution of human consciousness. Part 2: I play excerpts from a fascinating conversation between John McWhorter and Bill Maher on


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