Silly Gender Pay Gap Solutions – Ban Asking About Previous Pay

We're obviously in the grip of a mania as silly as that of the Yellow Peril or the Dance for the Millennium before it. That the latter was likely due LSD in the ergot is an explanation, not a...

Here’s The Real Reason For The Gender Pay Gap Complaints

So, here it comes, the morphing of the complaints about the gender pay gap into the true political demand. All must be more equal just because. That is, this isn't about gender or even sex, it's about the demand...

The Real Jeanne Calment Scandal

Varied Russians are claiming that the world's oldest woman - and oldest human - Jeanne Calment was a fraud. It wasn't actually Jeanne who lived to be 122, but her daughter who lived to be 100 or so. This...

Does It Matter That IQ scores Are Falling?

New research shows a significant reversal of a well-established effect observed in IQ scores. Post World War II, IQ scores across the world have until recently shown a steady increase of three percentage points every decade. This phenomenon, dubbed...

Huzzah! We’re Done, Childrens’ Stereotypes Of Scientists Include Women Now

It's an obvious enough observation that the world isn't perfect. There are indeed many things about it that we'd like to change. But we also have another associated problem - when have we done enough to change it? So...

Naomi Wolf’s Dreadful Error Of The Death Penalty For Buggery

Naomi Wolf's latest book is essentially a rehash of her PhD thesis. Which does rather need to be called into question itself now. For there's the most dreadful error underlying her entire evidence base. Her essential contention is that Victorian...

No, Don’t Regulate AI And Certainly Don’t Inclusively Manage It

We must regulate artificial intelligence because - well, according to the Fabians we must regulate artificial intelligence because. Their argument being that it produces results they don't like so they must get to regulate it to produce results that...

We Must Eradicate The Appalling Gender Working Gap

We hear rather a lot about how women are locked out of certain jobs in the economy. That no one is locked out but that people choose for themselves passes all too many by. Still, the insistence in this...

This Capitalist Free Marketry Is The Most Feminist System Ever

It's always been something of a wonder that feminism in general appears to be so left wing. To the point that large parts of the movement (perhaps we should point out, the vocal, campaigning ones, rather than just people...

Entrepreneurs, Mothers, Children – This Is Prejudice Or Reality?

It is possible that having children, becoming a mother, is simply something that happens in life and that doesn't then affect nor influence other parts of that same passage from cradle to grave. It is also possible that it...

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The Entirely Ghastly Racism Of The English

We around here have extensive life experience of places which are not England - even, not Britain. From direct observation we're thus able to...