George Packer, staff writer at The Atlantic and author of The Last Best Hope: America in Crisis and Renewal and The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America, joins The Realignment to discuss how America fractured into four parts and how it can come back together again.
George Packer joins Saagar and Marshall on The Realignment to discuss how America fractured and what can be done to bring the country together again.
Krystal and Saagar cover the new reporting that details how Haitian leaders are spending big money on lobbyists to get US support
Kim Iversen and Robby Soave react to reports that, despite the pandemic, companies are experiencing higher than expected earnings.
Briahna Joy Gray: Biden REFUSAL To Extend Student Debt Payments PURELY COSMETIC, Debt STRIKE Coming?
Briahna Joy Gray, host of Bad Faith podcast, discusses the likelihood of President Biden extending the student loan moratorium.
Julia Manchester, political reporter at The Hill, breaks down the latest updates in the race for Ohio’s 11th congressional district.
Max Alvarez, host of Working People podcast, discusses President Biden’s relationship with progressive Dems.
Robby Soave reacts to the CDC’s updated mask mandates for vaccinated and unvaccinated Americans.
Kim Iversen breaks down the ongoing controversy between Ben & Jerry’s and Israel after the ice cream company announced they would stop selling their products in all Israeli occupied territories, including Palestine.
Kim Iversen and Robby Soave react to the first hearing on the January 6th commission.
By Chris Hedges / Original to Scheerpost The persecution of the attorney Steven Donziger is a grim illustration of what happens when we confront the real centers of power, masked and unacknowledged by the divisive cant from the Trump White House or the sentimental drivel of the Democratic […]
Chris Hedges: The return of the Taliban to power in Afghanistan will be one more signpost of the end of the American empire
By Chris Hedges, Russia Today Chris Hedges is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and host of RT’s On Contact, a weekly interview series on US foreign policy, economic realities and civil liberties in American society. He’s the author of 14 books, including several New York Times best-sellers. The US empire […]
The Hero Drone whistleblower Daniel Hale was sentenced to 45 months in federal prison. It was a severe sentence but not the harshest sentence ever issued in an Espionage Act prosecution against a former United States government employee or contractor for the “unauthorized disclosure” of information. The sentence […]
By Emmi Bevensee Center for a Stateless Society As asinine, cultish leaders fascistically toy with the notion of nuclear warfare, we are reminded yet again of the fragility of human life. That humans have advanced as far as we have is remarkable. It reminds me of the feeling […]
One thing that both the riots last year after George Floyd’s murder and the January 6 riot reveal is that the President is not the real power in the US. In both situations, the President’s wishes were overruled by the wider overlords of the system in the military, […]
During the first hearing of the January 6 select committee, Rep. Bennie Thompson played out a series of videos from the Capitol riot. This video contains explicit language and graphic images some may find offensive.
During his opening statement, U.S. Capitol Sergeant Aquilino Gonell recounted his traumatic experience defending the Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot. Gonell explained that the day has taken an emotional toll on him and said, “for most people, January 6 happened for a few hours, but for those […]
By C.J. Ciaramella, Reason The First Amendment clearly protects the right to political expression, even when it’s vulgar. A New Jersey homeowner is no longer facing obscenity charges for refusing to take down signs from her property that said “Fuck Biden.” The American Civil Liberties Union of New […]
DC Metropolitan Police Officer Michael Fanone recalled the encounters he had with rioters and praised the efforts of officers as they responded to the Capitol riot in his opening statement to the January 6 select committee.
House select committee tasked with investigating the January 6 attack on the Capitol holds its first hearing.
Anarchists against decentralization? Human Iterations There’s a particular narrative–surprisingly common in certain corners of the anarchist scene–that no one has really bothered to call out and so has grown rather fat and comfortable over the last few decades. It goes something like this: Thinking or acting from a […]
“You all tried to disrupt democracy that day. You failed,” Dunn said.
“My arms were pinned and effectively useless … I was effectively defenseless and gradually sustaining injury from the increasing pressure of the mob,” he said. This is the Officer who was being crushed between a doorway and his fellow Officers yelling for help on video.
By Matt Taibbi Covid-19 cases are rising, but the “Pandemic of the Unvaccinated” blame-game campaign is the worst way to address the problem. Then there was the educated Texan from Texas who looked like someone in Technicolor and felt, patriotically, that people of means – decent folk – […]
By Peter Zeihan on July 28, 2021 The United States is seeing a second summer of rising COVID cases, though this year’s surge–and accompanying COVID-related deaths and hospitalizations–are largely avoidable. The US is in a near unheard of position compared to its global peers. Americans have an abundance of safe […]
I explain why I think the Boogaloo Bois activist group is anti-racist, anti-cop, and pro-BLM, instead of the alt-right anti-government domestic terrorists which they are sometimes portrayed as.
This is obviously something of an exaggeration. Hugo interviews author and political commentator Michael Malice. They discuss his most recent book, The Anarchist Handbook, and what the vision of anarchism offers today’s world.
Robby Soave breaks down Big Tech’s latest attempt to counter-terrorism on their sites.
Kim Iversen reacts to reports that Brandon Ingram, a Frito-Lay employee, was electrocuted on the job and was denied help with medical bills from the incident.
Kim Iversen and Robby Soave react to President Biden’s statements on U.S. troops leaving Iraq by the end of 2021.
Team Rising reacts to Citizen, a neighborhood watch app, hiring New Yorkers to livestream local crime scenes in real time.
Kim Iversen and Robby Soave discuss the NSA reportedly “unmasking” Fox News host Tucker Carlson.
Jordan Chariton and Jenn Dize, journalists, detail their latest reporting on the Flint, Michigan water crisis.
Marianne Williamson, former Democratic presidential candidate, reacts to Steven Donziger being found guilty of contempt.
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds a plurality of voters, 38 percent, want the U.S. to not get involved in Cuba after the protests. Robby Soave and Kim Iversen discuss. This survey was conducted online within the United States from July 20 – 21 […]
Krystal and Saagar are joined by David Dayen to talk about Biden’s infrastructure plan and private equity’s role in it
Krystal and Saagar examine the story of a Catholic priest whose Grindr data was secretly discovered and publicized.
Krystal and Saagar look at the derangement surrounding the Jan 6th commission and online extremism.
Krystal and Saagar react to a harrowing story of a Frito-Lay worker who was electrocuted and they provide updates on the strike effort.
Krystal and Saagar discuss Trump’s fundraising off stop the steal and where the money is going.
Saagar refreshes viewers on Dr. Fauci’s lies about lab leak and explains what his end game entails
Krystal and Saagar go over the latest news in the Steven Donziger case against Chevron
Krystal and Saagar break down the derangement surrounding Jan 6th, big tech’s assault on privacy, Frito-Lay abuses of workers, Chevron’s extended war against Steven Donziger, another Trump grift, the chances Trump has in 2024, Dr. Fauci’s master plan, private equity, and more!
By Dave Decamp, Antiwar.Com On Monday, President Biden and Iraqi Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi agreed that the US “combat” mission in Iraq will be over by the end of the year, but US troops will remain in the country in an advisory role. “I think things are going […]
By Peter R. Quinones “I just don’t understand, why does the other side hate me?” The answer to that question has become more clear with each passing day, but you’re not going to like it. It’s politics, plain and simple. Politics has overtaken every aspect of the lives […]
Trita Parsi, Executive Vice President of The Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, discusses what role, if any, the United States should play in the Middle East following the troops withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Philip Wegmann, White House reporter for Real Clear Politics, reacts to Donald Trump’s latest attacks on the media.
Kim Iversen and Robby Soave react to Rep. Adam Kinzinger’s appointment to the January 6th House committee.
Robby Soave reacts to rising COVID numbers and the potential return of a national mask mandate.
Kim Iversen discusses Democrats push to include women in a potential wartime draft.