TOPICS and LINKS
(Our Jan. 4, 2016 show, posted late, with apologies to our regular listeners, due to scheduling conflicts and tech difficulties.)
- Whitey is doomed, doomed, I tells ya!: We examine a Fareed Zakaria column in which the plagiarist claims it’s all over for the white working class in America.
- Gloom and doom, Part II: We discuss James Kunstler’s predictions for 2016. And btw, have a happy new year. (51m 25s)
Here are some links to stories referred to in the podcast;
WHITEY IS DOOMED, DOOMED, I TELLS YA!
Farkeed Zakaria in the Washington Post, Dec. 31, 2015: America’s self-destructive whites
PNAS, September 17, 2015: Rising morbidity and mortality in midlife among white non-Hispanic Americans in the 21st century
Breitbart, Jan. 2, 2016: Plagiarist Fareed Zakaria Celebrates: White People are Dying and Trump Can’t Save You!
Wikipedia: Disco Demolition Night, June 12, 1979
New Republic, Nov. 2, 2011: Reality Check–TNR Names DC’s Most Over-Rated Thinkers
Ryan Cooper in The Week, Nov. 18, 2015: Three major publications have acknowledged plagiarism by Fareed Zakaria. Does CNN have no shame?
Steve Sailer, Oct. 22, 2013: Tyler Cowen: 90% of Americans will (and should) have a more bean-centric Mexican lifestyle
The Right Scoop, Aug. 22, 2015: Trump celebrates 30,000 Alabama crowd, SLAMS Politico for under-estimating crowd size
The Independent, Mar. 29, 1997: Letter: Brecht dissolves the electorate
GLOOM AND DOOM, PART II
Kunstler.com, Jan. 4, 2016: Pretend to the Bitter End
Army Times, April 23, 2015: Soldiers in high heels draw online outburst
New York Times, Dec. 19, 2015: Theranos Founder Faces a Test of Technology, and Reputation
New York Times, Sept. 6, 2004: Perle Asserts Hollinger’s Conrad Black Misled Him
CNBC, Nov. 27, 2014: Oil falls as OPEC opts not to cut production
CNN, Jan. 2, 2016: Protest in Tehran after Saudis execute Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr, 46 others
BBC, Jan. 7, 2016: Cologne sex attacks: Women describe ‘terrible’ assaults