Does the birth dearth signal the end of our civilisation?

Way back when, I harboured delusions of being a teacher. Didn’t happen – but I read a lot and am preternaturally curious. I’m especially curious about why people are having fewer and fewer children. What changed in modern times that has caused a half-century birth dearth? Many reasons are cited: loss of religious faith, collapse […]

Welcome to the newest genre of music: anti-woke hip hop

Last week, rapper Tom MacDonald released his latest single Snowflakes and it has since racked up millions of views on YouTube. In total, his videos have been viewed over half a billion times on the platform. “Y’all are so fake,” snaps the chorus. “The forecast said that there’d be snowflakes.” Born in the Bronx, hip […]