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With the African population explosion attempting to pour into Europe via leaky boats in the Mediterranean, it's worth considering a classic passage from the annals of English literature on the difficulties of promoting family planning in Africa. Evelyn Waugh's 1932 comic novel Black Mischief fictionalizes his visit to Ethiopia in 1930 to see the coronation... Read More
My new column in Taki's Magazine:Read the whole thing there.This isn't hugely topical, but it seems like a fairly interesting historical link that has been lost.
Perhaps my favorite novel is Evelyn Waugh's 1938 journalism satire Scoop, and my favorite stretch of prose might be Scoop's serene and cheerful description of the Republic of Ishmaelia (mostly Ethiopia, with a dash of Liberia):Various courageous Europeans, in the seventies of the last century, came to Ishmaelia, or near it, furnished with suitable equipment of... Read More
Our permanent ruling class of Democratic and Republican grandees, such as President Bush, Senator Kennedy, and Senator McCain, have worked out a "comprehensive immigration reform" scheme to get the issue off the table long before the next election so the voters won't have to worry their pretty heads about it.For some reason, I'm reminded by... Read More
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Steve Sailer is a journalist, movie critic for Taki's Magazine, VDARE.com columnist, and founder of the Human Biodiversity discussion group for top scientists and public intellectuals.


PastClassics
The unspoken statistical reality of urban crime over the last quarter century.
The “war hero” candidate buried information about POWs left behind in Vietnam.
The major media overlooked Communist spies and Madoff’s fraud. What are they missing today?
What Was John McCain's True Wartime Record in Vietnam?