By John Waters Mass migration is not, as it seems, an organic emanation of humanity from poor countries, but a calculated project to repopulate the territory of the declining West, with racism its chief instrument. Though, in his remarkable book, The Scramble for Europe, Stephen Smith tends to soft-focus […]
by Peter Zeihan on June 22, 2022 The demographic pyramids below are from my new book, The End of the World is Just the Beginning: Mapping the Collapse of Civilization. I discuss global demographic trends, the impacts of societal aging and the future of, well, everything. What we have here […]
by Peter Zeihan on June 16, 2022 The Boomers are the largest generation the world has ever seen. And they’re getting ready to enter retirement en masse. This is going to have incredible impacts on global labor, capital and development. If you enjoy this video, I cover the […]
By Natalie Winters The National Pulse A new media network targeting Hispanics in the United States launched after raising $80 million from investors led by a George Soros-linked firm. The new media operation – the Latino Media Network – acquired 18 Hispanic radio stations across 10 markets from TelevisaUnivision […]
By Peter Zeihan on June 3, 2022 My fourth book, The End of the World Is Just the Beginning: Mapping the Collapse of Globalization is scheduled for release on June 14. In coming weeks we will be sharing graphics and excerpts, along with info on how to preorder. Demography forms one […]
By Rhodes Cook, Center for Politics KEY POINTS FROM THIS ARTICLE — More than 20% of the nation’s counties gave 80% or more of its 2-party presidential votes to either Donald Trump or Joe Biden. — Trump won the vast majority of these counties, but because Biden’s blowout […]
Since things are going so well in Ukraine, the US must have at least one more little war going. After all, one day without war is akin to dishonor. Give the guy credit for having foresight & looking ahead. And this should be a surprise to no one, […]
Kyle: this is not going to get political. Everyone else: so that was a lie…
By Luke Carberry Mogan Yahoo Finance Republican-leaning states tend to be more reliant on federal funding, according to a recent study from WalletHub. The analysis looked at the return on taxes paid to the federal government, the share of federal jobs, and federal funding as a share of […]
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For Day 19 of The Realignment’s daily Ukraine and beyond coverage, Marshall spoke with Dr. Jennifer Sciubba, author of 8 Billion and Counting: How Sex, Death, and Migration Shape Our World.
By Peter Weber, The Week What do Americans see when they look in the mirror? Or rather, how do they envision the country in their mind’s eye? A new poll from YouGov America gives us an answer — and it is troubling, though perhaps not in the way […]
Former National Security Advisor, General James Jones, weighs in on the latest developments between Russia and Ukraine.
He gets all sorts of interesting people from all walks of life on for long, open, free conversations. Whether you like Rogan as a person or not, there are very few places where you can get that. Most people watch for the guests, not for Rogan. Anyone who […]
By Peter Zeihan on March 14, 2022 Demographics is one of the cornerstones of how we understand the world here at Zeihan on Geopolitics. Few countries have had as difficult a series of demographic challenges as the Russians. Beginning with World War I, the Russians faced serious demographic headwinds. […]
The Signal How is Russia’s war on Ukraine affecting global politics? Tim Sayle on economics, ideology, and the specter of a new Cold War. After the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, the United States was for a time the world’s lone superpower, until the 2003 Iraq […]
by Brian Czech People tend to think of Russia as a wide-open country with plenty of space for economic growth. While it may take days to ride the trans-Siberian railway, any notion of an empty Russia is as antiquated as Dr. Zhivago. European Russia, especially, has been cultivated, […]
#Russia has maintained a threatening posture against Ukraine, including maintaining approximately 100,000 troops near the Ukrainian border. The United States and the United Kingdom have taken the lead in crafting a set of financial sanctions they are threatening to levy against Russia in the case of any aggression. […]
Opinions that go against conventional wisdom are always interesting.
By Micah Meadowcroft, The American Conservative American politics, like American life, is more than D.C. and the federal government. This was going to be a different column. The federal government, made up of three branches as it is, provides a convenient typography for political actors and reformers. There […]
‘White people are less likely to be gay’: Poll reveals African-American community has highest percentage of ‘LGBT’ adults in U.S.
By Tom Leonard, The Daily Mail Gallup survey, based on interviews with more than 121,000 people, showed that 3.4% of U.S. adults were lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) Highest proportion in black community, at 4.6%, followed by Asians (4.3%), Hispanics (4%) and Caucasians (3.2%) Poll found 44% […]
Aleksey Bashtavenko Academic Composition The majority of Millennials are overwhelming in favor of a broad variety of “progressive” policies, most of which involve the expansion of government. They are more likely than Generation X to support government policies that penalize people who make seemingly offensive comments, […]
From 2018. Today, the USA is basically the European Union of North America, a currency union and trade zone presided over by transnational elites who identify with their class and other international elites more than with “America” either as an ideal or entity. Meanwhile, the USA is moving […]
Like their parents, the American Millennial cohort is defined by their size. Making up a larger share of the US population than either the preceding (and dare I say, cooler?) Gen X and younger Gen Z, they are having their own outsized impact on American society. Millennials and […]
By Peter Zeihan on December 22, 2021 Demographics are at the core of what we do here at Zeihan on Geopolitics. More than just a count of population, demographic data–often expressed as a pyramid-shaped graph–can deliver a wealth of information about a society. Is the country in question rapidly […]
Throughout history, the Russians have always held a bad hand. Their geography and climate make the basics of life – food and security – devilishly difficult. Their lack of navigable rivers demands huge rafts of artificial infrastructure, but that costs money that Russia’s brutal winters and vast distances […]
Scott interviews author and geopolitical analyst Peter Zeihan. Zeihan does not believe China will be a nation state ten years from now. One reason, he argues, is that China’s economy is completely dependent on the disappearing American presence keeping the peace on the world’s oceans. This, of course, […]
A debate between Alfred McCoy and Peter Zeihan on China, or between McCoy and Bjorn Lomborg on the climate, would be interesting. On the show, Chris Hedges discusses the decline of the American empire and the new global order with Professor Alfred McCoy, who holds the Harrington Chair […]
By Damon Linker, The Week What if the polarization of American politics and rise of right-wing populism in the Republican Party are a function of rural parts of the country becoming more like the historic South? That is the surprising suggestion of Will Wilkinson in a fruitfully provocative […]
There are brain drains, and there are skin-in-the-game drains.
By Lisa Beilfuss Barron’s New census data paint a picture of an older and more diverse U.S. where population growth is slowing, changes that have major economic and political upshots. The country’s population grew 7.4% over the past decade, according to 2020 census data released last week. That […]