Alexander Riley

Alexander Riley is a professor of sociology at Bucknell University in Pennsylvania.

Latest by Alexander Riley in Chronicles

  • The Disillusionment of Diversity
    December 2020

    The Disillusionment of Diversity

    In Human Diversity, Charles Murray summarizes the evidence from neuroscience and behavioral genetics that some significant portion of the causes of social disparities along sexual, racial, and class lines are based on genetic inheritance.

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  • What I Learned From the Left
    December 2020

    What I Learned From the Left

    In this new Review section feature, Chronicles authors and editors recommend significant books and authors from the opposite end of the ideological spectrum.

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  • The Church of Money-Grubbing Toil
    November 2020

    The Church of Money-Grubbing Toil

    Americans have venerated capitalism as a species of religion, in which material wealth has become God and a strong work ethic is the ritual way toward the sacred, Eugene McCarraher argues in The Enchantments of Mammon

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  • Remembering 9/11
    September 11, 2020

    Remembering 9/11

    We need to remember 9/11. Our forgetting is being accelerated by progressive politicians and academics, who seek to misremember and to distort our view of the attacks.

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  • My Debt to Mike Adams
    August 3, 2020

    My Debt to Mike Adams

    My relationship with Mike Adams started as a contentious exchange and became a life-changing correspondence. He encouraged me to return to Christ even as he faced persecution for his beliefs, and though we never met I consider him a great friend.

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Latest by Alexander Riley in ITO

  • Remembering 9/11
    September 11, 2020

    Remembering 9/11

    How much do you remember about the 9/11 attacks? You almost certainly remember the basics, but do you remember how many Americans and their stories were killed that day?

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