Economics + Forecasting + Ranting
Created 03 May 2021
  • Justin can’t get it up
    14 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 10 3
    In May 2021, Justin Trudeau handed down a new directive from on high: flags will now fly at half-mast until further notice. Here we are now in October, ~5 months later, and there no end in sight — it ...
  • thank you to my paid subscribers
    14 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    I want to say “thank you” to people who have been paying for Karlstack! Up until now, they have done it for nothing in return, out of the goodness of their hearts, simply because they support free spe...
  • The Lynching of Roland Fryer
    11 Oct 2021 • 11 min read • 18 18
    Yes, the title of this article, The Lynching of Roland Fryer, is edgy hyperbolic clickbait. Yes, being railroaded by a Title IX kangaroo court is not equivalent to being hanged from your neck by a rop...
  • Princeton cucks MIT
    05 Oct 2021 • 2 min read • 14 3
    This morning I reported breaking news: MIT cancels Chicago geophysicist lecture under pressure from twitter activists. The very last sentence of my article noted how new and still-evolving that story ...
  • MIT cancels Chicago geophysicist lecture under pressure from twitter activists
    04 Oct 2021 • 4 min read • 17 2
    Last week the stars aligned for my budding Substack career: I posted an exposé about the Ford Foundation, and the very next day a Ford Fellow conveniently went viral with a freakout on ASU campus. I w...
  • That racist chick from ASU who went viral yesterday? She wasn't an undergrad... she was a Ford Fellow
    25 Sep 2021 • 3 min read • 39 49
    If you were online yesterday, odds are that you saw this 2 minute clip of a woman freaking out on Arizona State University (ASU) campus. It was covered by Tucker Carlson, Newsweek, The Post Millenial,...
  • Whistleblower emails reveal partisan rot at Ford Foundation, that gets "nonpartisan" tax perks
    22 Sep 2021 • 15 min read • 37 36
    After writing an article this summer exposing corruption at the Berkeley Economics Department, I was approached by a group of whistleblowers at the Ford Foundation Fellowship Program to tell their sto...
  • State of EJMR Union: August and September
    17 Sep 2021 • 8 min read • 6 0
    In the dog days of summer 2021, rather than spending time with their families or working on research, esteemed scholars at Harvard, Warwick, and dozens of other institutions took it upon themselves to...
  • Polymarket Prediction: August Inflation
    13 Sep 2021 • 12 min read • 6 0
    This is my fourth month forecasting the CPI print: in May, I hit a bullseye; in June, my estimate undershot by 0.025; and in July, my estimate overshot by 0.025. On average, I am perfect! Over the cou...
  • Polymarket Prediction: July Inflation
    10 Aug 2021 • 12 min read • 4 1
    This is my third inflation article, so the natural place to start is by reviewing my first two predictions… I am starting to build a track record. In May, I predicted +0.6%, and the numbers came in at...
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