Author Archives: Jacques Delacroix

About Jacques Delacroix

I am a sociologist, a short-story writer, and a blogger (Facts Matter and Notes On Liberty) in Santa Cruz, California.

“Fuck your vote!”

That’s what I have been hearing ever since the morning after the presidential election. That what I keep hearing on most cable television and on National Public Radio. That’s what I see in most of what I read, and that’s … Continue reading

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La Sortie americaine de l’Accord de Paris

Beaucoup de tumulte pour pas grand-chose. L’accord en question n’oblige personne a rien. Il permet a la Chine et a l’Inde, deux des trois plus gros pollueurs, de continuer et meme d’augmenter leur emission de CO2. Au mieux, selon les … Continue reading

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Immigration and Jobs – III – Reprise

Immigrants are superior.

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French Africa

Note: Also published in the libertarian blog Notes on Liberty. Also selected by RealClearWorld on 4/13/17 This is a meandering essay; although it’s about history, it’s a bit personalized, for effect. In other words, it’s far from straightforwardly scholarly history … Continue reading

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Immigration and Jobs (II) – For Conservatives

A few days ago, I addressed the issue of holders of H1B visas (first mis-indentified on my FB as “HB1” ) and the common impression that foreigners coming to the US on such visas took jobs from qualified Americans. A … Continue reading

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Immigration and Jobs (I)- For Conservatives

A couple of thoughts about immigration. It seems that there is a widespread belief in the US that immigrants take jobs from Americans. It makes superficial sense if you also assume that the number of jobs to be filled is … Continue reading

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FIND ME ON FACEBOOK – JACQUES DELACROIX – AND JOIN ME, MY FRIENDS, AND MY ENEMIES IN MAINLY POLITICAL DISCUSSIONS

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