Author Archives: Luke Ford

About Luke Ford

I've written five books (see Amazon.com). My work has been followed by the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and 60 Minutes. I teach Alexander Technique in Beverly Hills (Alexander90210.com).

The Best Hedge Against Inflation (9-15-21)

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The Rise and Fall of Anglo-America: the Decline of Dominant Ethnicity in the United States

Here are some highlights from this 2004 book by Eric Kaufman: * Even as late as the 1960s, 90 percent of white Protestants, Catholics, and Jews married members of their own faith. * I single out cultural and ideological changes … Continue reading

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Jews and the Conservative Rift

Historian Edward Shapiro, Marc B. Shapiro’s father, writes in 1999: American conservatism was enveloped in a mood of doubt and angst during the 1980s and 1990s precisely at the time when its message had seemingly never resonated more strongly. These … Continue reading

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What’s Normal? Reconciling Biology and Culture

Here are some highlights from this 2016 book by Allan V. Horwitz: * Contemporary developed societies are the safest, healthiest, and most prosperous that have ever existed, so we might expect that their citizens would have low levels of fearfulness. … Continue reading

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20th Anniversary Of 9-11

00:00 My experience of 9-11 02:00 PBS Frontline documentary, America After 9-11, https://www.pbs.org/wgbh/frontline/film/america-after-9-11/ 48:00 Washington Post on 9-11 conspiracy theories, https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/interactive/2021/911-conspiracy-theories/ 58:00 WSJ: Why There Hasn’t Been Another 9/11, https://www.wsj.com/articles/why-there-hasnt-been-another-9-11-11631332860?mod=hp_lead_pos9 1:07:30 Based Takes: Kenneth Brown: Intellectual Savior of the Dissident … Continue reading

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