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 […]

Anarchy Is A Scale-Independent Proposition

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 […]

The Vaccine Aristocrats

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 – […]

COVID Strikes Back

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 […]