Hannah-Jones’s behavior illustrates the absence of basic scholarly integrity from her approach to writing history.
Slavery vs. Capitalism: The 1619 Project Not Only Ignores Actual History, But Basic Economics
People who believe that slavery is an efficient system of production are people who are ready to impose 100% marginal rates of taxation in the belief that doing so is economically harmless.
Should American K-12 Schools Teach The 1619 Project?
The 1619 Project is still ill-suited for K-12 education. That is a judgement we may make on its scholarly shortcomings alone.
Books: The 1619 Project: A Critique
The 1619 Project sacrifices scholarly standards in the service of the ideological agenda.
New York Times’ Politically Weaponized 1619 Project: An Epitah
The reputation of the 1619 project’s other essays, many of them entirely unobjectionable adaptations of scholarly insights for a popular audience, has suffered because of the NY Times’ inflexible refusal to address erroneous historical claims in the essays by Hannah-Jones and Desmond.
What 1619 Project’s Critics Get Wrong about Lincoln
While Lincoln’s colonization remarks grate the modern ear, and evince a patronizing paternalism toward the program’s intended participants, they also reflect the sincerity of his anti-slavery beliefs and an accompanying recognition that white-supremacist violence would not end with the formal abolition of the institution.
Fact Checking the New York Times’ 1619 Project and Its Critics
Was the American Revolution fought in defense of slavery? Was Abraham Lincoln a racial colonizationist or exaggerated egalitarian? Did slavery drive America’s economic growth and the emergence of American Capitalism? Did the 1619 Project seek adequate scholarly guidance in preparing its work?
1619 Project “New History” of Capitalism Collapses Under Scrutiny
Far from representing non-white scholarly voices and introducing challenges to a previously stagnant historiography of slavery, the NHC school is actually a stunning embodiment of everything it charges against its critics.
Correcting The “1619 Project”: America is Not A Democracy
In addition to not understanding our Constitution, Hannah-Jones’ article, like in most discussions of black history, fails to acknowledge that black Americans have made the greatest gains, over some of the highest hurdles in the shortest span of time than any other racial group in mankind’s history.
Would You Abdicate If You Could Be the Dictator?
“If only I was dictator, I know how to set things right.”
Critical Race Theory “in” Education: What It Is, Why It’s Wrong, How to Fight It
Critical Race Theory is a Marxist collectivist view of race and justice. It is called “Marxist” because it shares the same basic philosophical views as Marxism except that class is replaced with race.
The Democratic Party Has Turned Against Civilization
No matter who wins the election, what remains of American freedom will be in serious jeopardy. Nevertheless, on just about every issue, Biden and the Democrats are more anti-freedom than Trump and the Republicans.
Why Vote Anti-Democrat This Election
The battle of 2020 is between the alternative of Republican populist-nationalism vs. Democratic racist-nihilism. Nationalism, in its present form, is a mix of deregulatory sugar and populist poison, but nihilism is suicide.
Slavery Did Not Enrich Americans
Slavery was not necessary for cotton, and cotton was not necessary for industrialization. Had chattel slavery never taken hold in the United States, we would very likely be richer than we are today.
How Capitalist-Abolitionists Fought Slavery
Interest in the history of American capitalism is on the rise, although curiously this line of study is being advanced for anticapitalistic ideological reasons.
What Is the Best Way to Manage Climate Danger?
The best way to manage climate danger is climate mastery.
Some Comments on the Issue of American Slavery
Condemning slavery is morally right. Slavery is an evil institution because it is a total violation of individual rights. However, before one judges America and its founding fathers, it is important to be aware of history.
On The Unjust Punishment By The U.S. Government of the Incredibly Life-Giving Oil and Gas Industry
Alex Epstein’s testimony for a hearing by the House Natural Resources Committee on May 19, 2021.