They’re not mutually exclusive. By Matt Taibbi Politico reporter Ben Schreckinger’s new book is an equal opportunity offender that may push a reluctant national media to re-examine ugly questions about President Joe Biden If you want insight into how challenging life has become for reporters in the Trump […]
By Scott Ritter Special to Consortium News Regime change, not disarmament, was always the driving factor behind U.S. policy towards Saddam Hussein. Powell knew this because he helped craft the original policy. The New York Times Magazine has published a puff piece soft-peddling former Secretary of State Colin […]
Trump has weakened the Republican Party by making it into a permanent freakshow, and the Democrats have largely fragmented into what amounts to two parties.
By David Convery Captain James Robert White (1879-1946), commonly referred to as Jack, appears in many publications as the man who conceived of, and then subsequently trained, the Irish Citizen Army (ICA) in I 9 I 3. Born into an upper-class family in Broughshane, County Antrim, White served […]
Krystal and Saagar review the life and legacy of former Secretary of State Colin Powell after he passed away this morning due to blood cancer and covid complications
Trump may well turn out to be the best friend proponents of pan-secession ever had by escalating fragmentation and advancing sympathy for pan-secession. Saagar analyzes the negative effects Trump’s presence is having on the GOP, Democratic Party, and the broader political debates taking place in America and on […]
Krystal and Saagar react to the claim made by Katie Couric in her new book that she selectively edited an interview with the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg to protect the Justice’s public image
Krystal and Saagar respond to the uncovered plan that Jeffrey Epstein had to get out of jail free by dropping bombshells about former Presidents Bill Clinton and Donald Trump
Krystal offers her perspective on the lengthy paternity leave taken by transportation secretary Pete Buttigieg as supply chains crumble causing major shortages in the American economy
Krystal and Saagar break down the reasons for rank and file John Deere workers striking and they put the labor action happening across America into broader historical context
Krystal and Saagar cover the forced apology by CNN doctor Sanjay Gupta after he went on Joe Rogan’s podcast and admitted that the network made mistakes in its coverage
Krystal and Saagar are joined by policy expert Matt Stoller to understand the methods used by monopolists across American industries to inflate prices for consumers and dominate markets
Krystal and Saagar discuss the ongoing feud between Senators Bernie Sanders and Joe Manchin on the issue of climate change and the proposals Sanders put in the budget reconciliation bill
Political and legislative director for the IATSE, Tyler McIntosh, breaks down the ongoing labor dispute that could cause the union’s 60,000 members to strike.
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave discuss new comments from the source of the infamous Steele Dossier.
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave discuss Don Lemon’s comments on CNN’s ongoing conflict with Joe Rogan.
Subject Of VIRAL Joey Quits Video Has Advice For Fed Up Workers, STRIKETOBER Serves As Direct REBUKE
Historian Joey La Neve DeFrancesco details the ongoing labor movement taking place across the country, and how it compares to past movements.
Team Rising discusses the Biden administration’s expected reinstatement of Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ border policy.
Ryan Grim details the newest controversy taking place on a college campus, this time regarding a revised article in a student newspaper.
Robby Soave breaks down new footage showing President Biden leaving a D.C. restaurant in violation of the city’s mask mandate.
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave discuss Joe Manchin’s insistence on implementing a work requirement for the proposed child tax credit extension.
Israeli Officials, US Jewish Groups Mourn Colin Powell: ‘A Great American Patriot and a Great Friend of Israel’
Powell was a Rockefeller Republican who ended up becoming a tool of the neocons. By Benjamin Kerstein The Algemeiner Top Israeli officials and American Jewish and pro-Israel groups weighed in on Monday to mark the death of former Secretary of State Colin Powell. Powell, who served as chairman […]
By Johnny Diamond, LitHub If there was one band that dominated the soundtrack of a 1980s childhood on the wrong side of outer-suburban Toronto, it was Rush. Particularly if you had older brothers who smoked a lot of pot. To be honest, though, we never really paid much […]
In which Playwright, Anarchist, and Ringo Award-nominated Comic Creator Brenton Lengel and youtuber Swolitariate debate communism against two noted alt-right egg enthusiasts.
“Everyone has a plan, until they get punched in the face”- Mike Tyson
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave react to breaking news that former Secretary of State Colin Powell has died as a result of complications from COVID-19. Powell had previously been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer that hurts the body’s ability to fight infections.
Kim Iversen details shocking poll numbers that show a large number of Americans want part of the country to secede.
American people: Let’s start a revolutionary civil war. Right after the new season of the witcher.
This article was written in the summer of 2020 during the George Floyd riots. By Damon Linker, The Week All week I’ve been haunted by a brief few seconds of video posted on Twitter late Sunday night by a student journalist in Eugene, Oregon. Two men face off […]
Krystal and Saagar break down the John Deere worker strike, Bernie Sanders battling Joe Manchin, more news about Jeffrey Epstein, Katie Couric covering up for RBG, Sanjay Gupta’s return to CNN, Pete Buttigieg, the Trump problem, monopoly power with Matt Stoller, and more! Soon after the full show […]
Keep in mind that not only is the media concentrated into the hands of only a handful of major conglomerates, but these conglomerates are controlled by investor organizations that are even smaller in numbers like Vanguard and Black Rock. For example, those two firms are major shareholders in […]
By Brooke Singman | Fox News Gen. Colin Powell, the influential former secretary of state and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff who played a pivotal policy role during the administration of then-President George W. Bush, died Monday at 84 from complications related to COVID-19, his family […]
By J.C. Tuccille, Reason People are increasingly tolerant of racial minorities. From protests inspired by the police murder of George Floyd, to the 1619 project at The New York Times, to battles over curricula inspired by controversial “anti-racism” ideology, the United States seems to be at a moment […]
By Damon Root, Reason A Supreme Court decision against New York’s gun control scheme would be a victory for both criminal justice reform and the Second Amendment. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this fall in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, which challenges […]
There is an interesting collection of links about the “progressive prosecutor” phenomenon on the Marshall Project’s website. Progressive prosecutors are an interesting example of reform within the system, and one that I wouldn’t have predicted, although relying on prosectors for any kind of reform is risky business, because […]
By Hjoit Hansen Spain has a particular historic significance for the world anarchist movement. The extent and breadth of publications on the Spanish civil War and the Revolution of 1936-9 is ever-expanding. Nevertheless, little has been written on the economics of that revolution, in which hundreds of collectives […]
Former Congressional candidate and political director of Ground Game Texas, Mike Siegel, breaks down what the state’s governors’ race could look like should actor Matthew McConaughey decide to run.
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new CNN poll finds 73 percent of voters disapprove of Congress while 27 percent approve. Meanwhile, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds 80 percent of voters said lawmakers in Congress should work across party lines more often.
A look back at some of this week’s best Rising moments.
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave react to Blackrock’s massive profits, plus new reporting on the financial devastation caused by the pandemic.
By Harrison Jones Metro UK Police have raided the expensive home of Sir David Amess’ suspected killer, on a north London street close to a number of local celebrities. It is one of various three-storey townhouses on the road, with neighbours including the broadcaster Giles Coren and late […]
Trad News The mainstream media seem anxious to pass off the murder of Conservative MP Sir David Amess as a random killing by “some crazy third world person” (+NAXALT). How convenient! But this case has already started to look strange, with the revelations that the killer Ali Harbi […]
By Matt Taibbi A major untold story of the Trump era has been the political comeback of the CIA, NSA, and FBI, who thanks to an ingenious marketing campaign now enjoy widespread support among young liberals. On The Young Turks the other night, during a segment called — […]
Reminder, AT&T is to blame for OAN.
This isn’t necessarily an indictment of any president on the list. It just suggests how much more partisan we’ve become in just three decades’ time. Literally any Democrat could be in the oval today, and the approval rating would be similar. Most of these polls just mean, “Me […]
By Natasha Lennard, The Intercept Daniel Baker’s calls for armed defense against possible far-right attacks led to a much harsher sentence than that facing most insurrectionists. ON TUESDAY, a Florida judge sentenced Daniel Baker, an anti-fascist activist, to 44 months in federal prison for social media posts that called for armed […]
Consent Factory So, the Great New Normal Purge has begun … right on cue, right by the numbers. As we “paranoid conspiracy theorists” have been warning would happen for the past 18 months, people who refuse to convert to the new official ideology are now being segregated, stripped […]
Todd Lewis is joined by Keith Preston, Swithun Dobson and Terminal Philosophy to discuss how many times libertarians think their kind of society would look a lot like current order, but without the state. Is that true?
Damon Linker is the only other commentator beside myself that I have ever seen use the description of “popular front” to describe the neocon-led (or neocon-embedded) anti-Trump coalition. Linker is what is called a “theocon. ” The theocons were a neocon front movement that was created by Podhoretz […]
“Media malpractice” is a redundant phrase. Responding to unfair pay, a poor incentive program, and the company’s refusal to provide new workers with pensions, 10,000 John Deere workers across 14 facilities went on strike today. Of course, as the company’s workers cite these basic needs as the missing […]