Category Archives: Demographics

Demographics is destiny

How Can We Explain the Coming European Idiocracy?

This post is a follow-on to yesterday’s article on the recent PNAS finding of a “reverse Flynn Effect” in Norway. IQs appear to be similarly falling in France, the Netherlands, Finland, Denmark, and elsewhere in Europe. Yesterday we looked at … Continue reading

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Russia: Who Will Pick Up the Pieces?

Nature abhors a vacuum, and a country that occupies 11% of the planetary mass while producing roughly 1.2% of its GDP is the very definition of vacuum. __ Source If current trends continue, Yury Krupnov says, Russians will be condemned … Continue reading

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Behold Venezuela! Bernie Sanders Country

Remember when Bernie Sanders said that the “American Dream” was more likely to be found in countries like Venezuela, than in the US? We are beginning to get a clearer picture of what Sanders must have meant when he said … Continue reading

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What’s Holding Blacks Back?

It Feels Good to Be a Victim … blacks, inevitably, suffer from a classic post-colonial inferiority complex. Like insecure people everywhere, they are driven by a private sense of personal inadequacy to seeing imaginary obstacles to their success supposedly planted … Continue reading

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China Loses Market Share… And Workers

China is no longer the manufacturer of first resort for a growing number of western importers. China is losing market share to upstarts, newcomers, and old grizzled rivals such as Japan, Taiwan, and South Korea. China is losing market share … Continue reading

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Why is Latin America So Violent?

Top 10 National Homicide Rates per Million Persons It is important to look at national homicides both as a rate — see above — and in total — see below. By either measure, Latin American nations have significant representation in … Continue reading

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World’s Most Violent Places

50 Most Violent Cities When one shines a light under rocks and in dark corners, monstrous acts are apt to be uncovered and illuminated. The 50 violent cities above just happen to be places where records are kept, more or … Continue reading

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Russian Update: Demographics Changing

Understanding Why Birthrates are Dropping Russia is undergoing a significant decline in the number of women of child-bearing years. As a result, we are starting to see a decline in birthrates which is likely to continue for decades to come. … Continue reading

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Can Africa Rise Above Its Poverty and Low IQ?

Curse of Poverty and Low IQ The poverty of sub Saharan Africa is a perpetual problem which has long troubled western global analysts. Since the days of Albert Schweitzer, charitable persons and institutions from the advanced world have been lavishing … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Idiocracy: Lynn and Flynn Agree

Scientists Richard Lynn and James Flynn are well known for their discovery of the Lynn-Flynn effect. First Lynn and then Flynn independently discovered that average IQ test scores in industrial nations were rising during the mid to late 20th century. … Continue reading

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Sweden Needs Robots! Lots of Robots!

Sweden is In Desperate Trouble Sweden never used to have so much gang violence, nor did it suffer from a rape epidemic before recently. All of that has changed since Sweden’s government opened the doors to third world immigration. Such … Continue reading

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China’s Growth is 100% Debt Driven

China leads the world in economic growth but that growth is 100% debt-driven. China’s recent $10 trillion in growth comes from $10 trillion in additional debt. … The instability of China’s credit-fueled, investment-focused growth strategy is—without a doubt—one of the … Continue reading

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Can Millennials Grow Up Before They Grow Old?

The Millennial Generation are those North Americans who were born between 1984 and 2000. They were always told how special they were, but they were rarely raised or educated in ways that would give them the skills — and develop … Continue reading

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Putin Asks “How Long Until They Eat Us?”

The New Look of the Human Apocalypse Vladimir Putin: “How Long Until They Eat Us?” Vladimir Putin has expressed his fears over artificial intelligence by asking Russia’s largest technology firm how long it will be until smart robots ‘eat us’. … Continue reading

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Africa’s “Complex Transition” Into the Modern World

Darkest Africa and for Very Good Reasons When President Macron of France suggested that black Africa has “civilisational problems,” he was immediately attacked by the usual suspects of the politically correct mindset. But Macron was merely saying in a polite … Continue reading

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High Tax / Low Opportunity States Losing People

States that voted for Hillary are going broke and losing the people and businesses they cannot afford to lose. High-tax states are losing human capital and financial wealth to low-tax states with more personal and regulatory freedom. When people leave … Continue reading

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Good, Bad, and Ugly in Putin’s Russia

Incomes are up, but only because government workers’ wages are rising so fast. Bank deposits and the national reserve fund are at their lowest. “… missile factories are almost at a standstill because of shortages of parts and problems with … Continue reading

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Why are Today’s Young So Juvenile?

Update: The fantasies of today’s young speak ill of their upbringing and education. Earlier generations took on responsibility at young ages. Benjamin Franklin left school and began his working career at age 10. His writing career began at age 12 … Continue reading

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Choose Your Future: Superhuman, or Superfluous Human?

“Relatively small changes in genes, hormones and neurons,” he points out, “were enough to transform Homo erectus — who could produce nothing more impressive than flint knives — into Homo sapiens, who produce spaceships and computers.” Why should we assume … Continue reading

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Is China’s Goose Cooked? And Other Bedtime Stories

Economically, China needs a powerful recession to get rid of businesses being kept alive by loans. Politically, China can’t afford the cost of unemployment. The re-emergence of a dictatorship in China under President Xi Jinping should be understood in this … Continue reading

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A Place Where Rich People Feel Safe

According to New World Wealth, a market research firm based in Johannesburg, South Africa, the number of millionaires moving to another country jumped 28 percent in 2016 from the previous year, reaching the highest level the firm has found in … Continue reading

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War is Coming to Sweden Thanks to Swedish Government

… to accept there is a problem would mean accepting nearly 80 years of liberal thinking was wrong. … Multiculturalism doesn’t work …mass immigration does not lead to integration… Sweden has made a big mistake. Read more: Source Because Sweden … Continue reading

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A World Ripe for Disruption

The global economy has been in a state of rapid ferment for several decades. Although the US has operated the world’s largest national economy for the past 127 years, some of the world’s other former economic giants are beginning to … Continue reading

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Pity the Accursed Black Man in the Age of White Privilege

Beneath the Blood, Beneath the Bones: The Abiding Curse It is the sad misfortune of African-derived black people to be eternally saddled with a debilitating curse. The curse runs so deeply through the very marrow of black Africans — and … Continue reading

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Can a More Rational Polygamy Save the Civilised World?

Polygamy is already legal. But what we have now in modern nations is “irrational polygamy,” where large numbers of low IQ women are married to the welfare state. The state pays these low quality women to have children who are … Continue reading

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