The desire to make academia more politically tolerant has blinded us to how underwhelming it actually is.
Why "policy relevant" social science is mostly a fraud
Academic freedom, COVID-19, woke institutions and everything else 2021
Why disparate impact makes everything illegal, and wokeness as arbitrary government power
CSPI is interested in the social and political determinants of scientific and technological progress. While politics is often contentious, we believe…
Why IQ interventions fail in the real world and bad researchers succeed in academia
On demagoguery in politics, logic in labor markets, and stupidity everywhere 
Robin Hanson is a professor of economics at George Mason University. He joins the podcast to talk about futarchy, a system in which people would vote on…
Philippe Lemoine has a new post on the CSPI website about Éric Zemmour, a right-wing populist intellectual running for president of France. A former…
Plus Steve's cancelation story, more Russia-Ukraine, and what Jeff Bezos can teach us about generalist brainpower
Why conspiracy theories don't make sense
Forecasting the French presidential election, and the science of far right politics