Seeming the entire universe is obsessed with the Kenosha trial, taking a break to talk about things that I think are more important.
Interesting. Will this be a real opposition project or just another neocon-coopted, incel-infested jerk-off project? Probably the latter. I actually like Thiel’s seasteading ideas. If he stuck to that I wouldn’t have much of a problem with him. By Kit Wilson, The Spectator A strange new ideology has […]
The end of the world is just the beginning. In his next book, economics guru and geopolitical strategist Peter Zeihan predicts the coming breakdown of globalization and identifies who will benefit and who will lose. For two generations, the Americans have held up the world’s collective ceiling. Globe-spanning […]
No one can break it down like Peter Zeihan. The geography of America in terms of relevant social and economic issues has never been better explained.
By Grayson Quay The Week Of the 61 passengers who tested positive for COVID-19 after landing in Amsterdam on Friday, the Dutch health ministry has confirmed that 13 are infected with the Omicron variant, BBC reported. The two flights, which carried over 600 people total, came from South […]
By Grayson Quay The Week Conservatives are accusing President Biden of hypocrisy after he announced travel restrictions against eight African countries. During the 2020 campaign, critics noted, Biden accused former President Donald Trump of racism and xenophobia for enacting similar travel bans. Despite the way it is being framed […]
By Peter Weber The Week Twenty-five years ago, the internet was still a novelty accessed through a slow dial-up modem that tied up the landline phone you relied on for communication. Fifteen years ago, Facebook was just opening its social network to anyone 13 and older, and 10 […]
Krystal and Saagar make sense of the recent reporting about how millions of taxpayer dollars are spent on FBI informants who have committed thousands of crimes without consequences
By Kevin Carson, Center for a Stateless Society Each year at this time somebody in the right-libertarian world, reenacting an obligatory Thanksgiving ritual, drags out the old chestnut about the Pilgrims at Plymouth almost starving from “communism” until private property rights and capitalism saved them. This year John […]
By John Stossel, Reason Happy Thanksgiving! But beware the “tragedy of the commons.” It almost killed off the pilgrims. Now, via Washington, D.C., it’s probably coming for us. Tragedy of the commons is a concept from an essay by ecologist Garrett Hardin. He wrote how cattle ranchers sharing a common […]
By Freddie DeBoer Democratic messaging debates are bizarre because one group has been empowered to terrorize those they disagree with. Ezra Klein interviews David Shor about his recent rise in visibility, his particular take on Democratic policy and messaging, and the debate over “popularism.” It also glancingly mentions […]
By Glenn Greenwald In dominant elite discourse, no evidence is needed to brand someone a “white supremacist.” The belief that it will produce political or personal gain suffices. Within hours of the August 25, 2020, shootings in Kenosha, Wisconsin — not days, but hours — it was decreed […]
By CYNTHIA LEE, Politico Cynthia Lee is the Edward F. Howrey professor of law at the George Washington University Law School and author of Murder and the Reasonable Man: Passion and Fear in the Criminal Courtroom (NYU Press). The recent verdict in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery stands […]
By Richard Fausset New York Times BRUNSWICK, Ga. — The lawyer was from out of town, a prosecutor who had spent the bulk of her career in a large, liberal city, and she had been brought in to try the biggest case of her career: the murder of […]
By Richard Fausset New York Times Three white Georgia men on Wednesday were found guilty of murdering Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old unarmed Black man, after suspecting him of committing a series of break-ins in their neighborhood outside of the coastal city of Brunswick, in South Georgia. The three […]
Katie Halper reacts to the New York State Assembly’s report on former Governor Andrew Cuomo.
Astra Taylor, author and organizer, makes the case for cancelling all debt.
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave debate the electoral future of younger voters.
Dr. Trita Parsi makes his predictions for the upcoming JCPOA negotiations in Vienna.
By Tom Woods To this day I find myself replying on Twitter to people who genuinely think this is a devastating argument: “If you want to live in your libertarian paradise, you should move to Somalia.” Whenever I see this, I know I am not dealing with the […]
Jen Pan unpacks some Trump-era liberal conspiracy theories and discusses why conspiracism flourishes all across the political spectrum in the US.
By Frances Kai-Hwa Wang PBS Detroit has joined the growing number of cities and states that have decriminalized entheogenic plants and fungi, more colloquially known as “magic mushrooms” and psychedelics. Voters, including the city’s incumbent mayor who won a re-election, passed Proposal E on Tuesday night to decriminalize […]
From 2019. Apparently, this Sohrab Ahmari who is one of the intellectual leaders of this “national conservatism” thing is a full-blown Pahlavist as I suspected. By Sohrab Ahmari New York Post The measure of a successful Iranian dynasty has always been simple: For 2½ millennia, Iranians have judged […]
By Andrew Sullivan, The Weekly Dish He’s written a history of the nuns and priests who defied the Catholic leadership to help gay victims of the AIDS crisis. Many of you will recall the horrendous way in which the Catholic Church hierarchy responded to the AIDS crisis. Many […]
By Andrew Sullivan, Weekly Dish I’ll try not to take David Frum’s new piece on the Russia-Trump connection too personally, especially now that I’ve spent the week off-Twitter, chilling in the English countryside where I grew up, and generally unwinding with my family. And this isn’t a full-on […]
By Bonnie Kristian, Brigid Kennedy The Week At least 51 people, including several rescue workers, have died following a suspected methane-gas explosion at a Siberian coal mine on Thursday, The Wall Street Journal reports. Most of the approximate 285 people working in the Listvazhnaya mine were able to […]
Fauci says U.S. is in ‘active communication’ with South African scientists to ‘get the facts’ on new COVID variant
By Brigid Kennedy, The Week White House chief medical adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci said the U.S. will speak with South African scientists on Friday to “get the facts” on an emergent COVID-19 variant that’s prompting a fresh wave of travel restrictions, CNBC reports. “This is really something that’s in […]
By Stephanie Murray, The Week The alternative isn’t a freer market. It’s federally incentivized freeriding. As someone who spends a good deal of time writing and talking about the need to improve American family policy, people are often surprised to learn that, for most of my adult life, […]
By Perry Stein, William Booth and Frances Stead Sellers Washington Post A new, possibly more infectious coronavirus variant, with an unusual number of mutations, had scientists sounding the alarm Friday and countries including the United States moving to impose travel restrictions as the world feared another setback on the […]
This is a timeline of how the de facto civil war in Northern Ireland began in the late 1960s. The conflict lasted until the late 1990s, and there have been “incidents” since then. A civil war in the United States that involved the total breakdown of civil society […]
This is an interesting conversation.
During the Trump administration, it seemed every Thanksgiving was an occasion for media outlets to run fretful stories by progressives about what to do when a “racist uncle“ at the holiday dinner table vocally supported the 45th president. When those essays ended on a militant note, either advocating refusal […]
By Shawn Boburg, Sarah Cahlan, Joyce Sohyun Lee, Atthar Mirza, and Elyse Samuels At least seven of the 10 dead after the Astroworld Festival were clustered in a small area enclosed on three sides by metal barriers that became dangerously crowded, according to a Washington Post investigation. […]
By Tom Woods First it was statues of people like John C. Calhoun. That worked, since Americans have been told that Calhoun, one of the only political thinkers the United States ever produced who’s actually worth reading, was uniquely wicked and racist, etc. Some warned that eventually the […]
By Beth Brelje Epoch Times While many have been arrested for participation in the Jan. 6, 2021 rally in support of President Donald Trump, many others have been questioned by the FBI about their presence there that day. Those who have been questioned say a visit from the […]
By Zachary Stieber Epoch Times An investigator with the House of Representatives’ select committee investigating the Jan. 6 U.S. Capitol breach has admitted privately that the panel erroneously asserted a former New York City police commissioner was in Washington on Jan. 5, but the assertion remains on the […]
The Intercept Rittenhouse being acquitted of all charges clears the way for more guns and right-wing violence at protests nationwide. Jurors in the trial of three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery began deliberations Tuesday. Last week, a jury acquitted Kyle Rittenhouse of all charges, including two counts […]
By Alice Speri, The Intercept In a civil lawsuit, the court found that the paramilitaries operated in a “symbiotic relationship” with U.S.-funded Colombian forces. Carlos Mario Jiménez Naranjo, a Colombian paramilitary commander best known as “Macaco,” was responsible for the massacre of hundreds of people between the late 1980s […]
By Matthew Vadum Epoch Times A conservative think tank filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against California to halt a law that will force quotas on publicly held corporations headquartered in the state, requiring them to appoint board members based solely on their race and sexual orientation. The […]
Krystal and Saagar respond to the tip from NBC news for fighting inflation and saving money to simply abandon the Thanksgiving Turkey all together
Krystal and Saagar discuss the CNN shakeup, Fauci’s gaslighting, Malcolm X murder case, MSNBC’s out of touch Thanksgiving tips, workers getting Thanksgiving off, millions spent on FBI informants, and more! Enjoy the holiday and we will see you Monday! Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4Kbsy61… Merch: https://breaking-points.myshopify.com/ Timestamps: CNN: 0:00 – 5:33 […]
Krystal and Saagar break down the business side of cable news given that CNN is being sold to a new company looking to make the network back into a credible reporting station
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll reveals only one in five Americans hosting a Thanksgiving gathering will require proof of vaccination to attend. This survey was conducted online within the United States from Nov 18 – Nov 19 among 939 registered voters by HarrisX. The […]
Former opinion editor at the Wall Street Journal, Melanie Kirkpatrick, describes her new book: “Thanksgiving: The Holiday at the Heart of the American Experience.”
By Mike Gleason Let’s talk about the sudden setback in precious metals markets. Metals got hammered on Monday and Tuesday. Gold prices fell back below the $1,800 level and silver is back down under $24. Platinum and palladium also got hit hard. Interestingly, though, copper and most other […]
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave debate space exploration and whether humanity will ever come to thrive off of planet Earth.
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Breonna Taylor All Over Again: Jury Acquits Black Man of Second-Degree Murder Charge In Connection With Botched Police Raid That Left His Girlfriend Dead
By Niara Savage, Atlanta Black Star/Yahoo News A jury found a 27-year-old Black man not guilty of second-degree murder in the 2017 death of his girlfriend, who was struck and killed during an exchange of gunfire as police conducted a narcotics raid on a Florida residence, Treasure Coast […]
Briahna Joy Gray details what Democrats’ SALT cap hike could mean for their performance in midterms in 2022.
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave react to the string of thefts targeting retail in California.