Greg Ellis reads How a Rebellious Scientist Uncovered the Surprising Truth About Stereotypes, Claire Lehmann’s article about Lee Jussim, the maverick social psychologist who discovered that stereotypes accurately predict academic achievement, personality and behaviour. It was published in Quillette on 4th December 2015.
Greg Ellis reads Unpacking Peggy McIntosh’s Knapsack, William Ray’s critical essay about McIntosh’s seminal 1989 paper that popularised the concept of ‘white privilege.’ It was published in Quillette on 29th August 2018.
Greg Ellis reads The New Evolution Deniers, Colin Wright’s essay about how the denial of evolutionary biology has migrated from the Christian Right to the secular Left. It was published in Quillette on 30th November 2018.
Greg Ellis reads When Censorship is Crowdsourced, Jonathan Kay’s essay about the threat to free speech posed by outrage mobs and big tech. It was published in Quillette on 9th September 2018.
Greg Ellis reads The Psychology of Progressive Hostility, Matthew Blackwell’s essay about why progressives are more hostile than conservatives when their beliefs are challenged. It was published in Quillette on 10th March 2018.
Greg Ellis reads Sad Radicals, Conor Barnes’s essay about how the pathologies that characterised his small anarchist sect have gone mainstream. It was published in Quillette on 11th December 2018.
Greg Ellis reads I Was the Mob Until the Mob Came for Me, Barrett Wilson’s essay about how he went from being a respected social justice crusader to driving for a food delivery app after being targeted by online activists on Twitter. It was published in Quillette on 14th July 2018.
Greg Ellis reads The High Price of Stale Grievances, Coleman Hughes’s essay about whether the historic injustices suffered by African-Americans is a good reason for holding them to different standards than Americans of European ancestry. It was published in Quillette on 5th June 2018.
Greg Ellis reads Confessions of a ‘Soulless Troglodyte’, Lester Berg’s account of his estrangement from the New York literary community following the election of Donald Trump. It was published in Quillette on 18th December 2018.
Greg Ellis reads PewDiePie’s Battle for the Soul of the Internet, Allen Farrington’s defence of the world’s most popular YouTuber. It was published on 20th December 2018.