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).

Security Guard Edduin Khaleb Zelaya Grunfeld Shoots M-F Transgender ‘Furry Potato’ Livestreaming Outside Chabad School in Los Angeles

Edduin Khaleb Zelaya Grunfeld is an Orthodox Jew GoFundMe Here is a picture of the guard in happier times with Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti. The guard is a convert to Judaism from El Salvador. NYP: “The synagogue security guard … Continue reading

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Is Economics A Science?

An academic emails me: “I didn’t read the book, but if Glaeser is describing it accurately then the authors have a very naive understanding of science–i.e., interminable disagreement means an activity isn’t science. Galeser points out that physicists disagree about … Continue reading

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WSJ: ‘The publisher pushed hard for admitting Jewish refugees and took two into her own home’

From the WSJ: But it wasn’t just party affiliation that made Alicia such a maverick in her family. She spurned its militant isolationism, becoming an early advocate of aiding beleaguered Britain as it faced up to Hitler alone. She even … Continue reading

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WSJ: Can the Holocaust Be Explained?

From the WSJ in 2017: A new batch of books by Laurence Rees, Peter Hayes and David Cesarani tries to crack the puzzle: Why the Jews? And why the Germans? Josef Joffe reviews… Why did the Germans invest ever more … Continue reading

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Tom Wolfe’s Race Realism

Ben Yagoda writes in the WSJ: “While “The Bonfire of the Vanities” (1987) was a tour de force—not coincidentally set in New York, his adoptive home town, whose streets he had pounded for so many years—I wasn’t able to get … Continue reading

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