On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new poll reveals most Americans believe the House special January 6 committee is a partisan exercise to gain political points. Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave discuss.
Kim Iversen gives updates on the latest public figures who are facing punishment or termination at work for not complying with vaccine mandates.
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave discuss their expectations for Rahm Emanuel’s upcoming confirmation hearing.
Paris Hilton spoke at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday to advocate for the Accountability for Congregate Care Act of 2021. The presser discussed establishing a bill of rights for children placed in congregate care facilities, according to organizers. Earlier this year, Hilton lauded the passage of a troubled teen […]
President and CEO of the Children’s Defense Fund, Dr. Rev. Starsky Wilson, urges the Biden administration move more forcefully to make the child tax credit permanent.
Team Rising discusses yesterday’s Senate confirmation hearings for President Biden’s pick to head Customs and Border Protection.
Ryan Grim reports on a new development in determining who is responsible for the assassination of Haiti president, Jovenel Moïse.
Robby Soave breaks down the education culture war currently playing out in the Virginia gubernatorial race.
Our Timeless Existence Imagine state-run churches with mandatory tithes and taxes. Imagine the state licensing clergy. Imagine the state allowing “alternatives” to their state run church system, but only if they are licensed, approved, and regulated to be a mirror of the state run church system. Imagine attendance […]
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave review ongoing negotiations in Congress to finally pass the reconciliation package.
Both the Democrats and Republicans seem to be working on contingency plans for the creation of a one-party state of their own. The Democrats want a Latin American class system with Western European social norms, and the Republicans want something more like a Latin American caudillo or an […]
‘Malevolent, spiteful, narcissistic’: Critics decry Trump’s ‘vile’ statement on death of Colin Powell
I’m not a fan of Trump or Powell, but if Trump is leading “conservatives” away from neocon stoogery or the worship of neocon dupes like Powell he must be doing something right. Although Trump is far too neocon-friendly in his own right. By Brigid Kennedy The Week Former […]
The mindcrime liberty show discusses freeriding, pacifism and defense. Recently popular youtuber Peter Santenello interviewed a beachy Amish family and they stated that during times of war they were viewed as freeriders or scabs who didn’t do their fair share but enjoyed the freedoms and luxuries provided by […]
By Eric London World Socialist Web Site In an interview with the Democratic Socialists of America magazine Democratic Left published on March 21, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attacked socialist critics of the Biden administration as “privileged” and “bad faith actors,” while praising the Democratic Party for “totally reinvent[ing] themselves in […]
By Emma Nolan, Newsweek Rock icon Steven van Zandt thinks the U.S. is “dangerously” close to civil war. In his new memoir, the musician and actor of The Sopranos fame opened up about his political views and where he thinks the future of American politics will lead. In […]
This is from 2019, before the pandemic, George Floyd, J6, etc. By Boston University Staff Mueller report has Democrats and Republicans feuding—just how bad could it get? A recent Washington Post headline says: “In America, talk turns to something not spoken of for 150 years: Civil war.” The […]
By William G. Gale and Darrell M. West Brookings Institute Is it really possible that America could face the possibility of civil war in the near future? It may seem unthinkable, and yet there’s much to worry about. A 2021 national survey by pollster John Zogby found a […]
By Morris Brodie Morris Brodie tracks 80 years of historiography on the Spanish Civil War, from caricatures of anarchists as idealistic and/or bloodthirsty (by fascist, liberal and orthodox communist historians) to an ‘anarchist renaissance’ in civil war historiography in the last twenty years. He includes a list of […]
Blackrock is the closest thing to one world government we’ve ever had.
By David E. Sanger, Michael D. Shear and Eric Schmitt New York Times WASHINGTON — President Trump’s defense secretary thought the idea was outrageous. In the spring of 2020, Mark T. Esper, the defense secretary, was alarmed to learn of an idea under discussion at a top military command […]
Human rights lawyer Steven Donziger gives the latest updates on his criminal contempt charges.
Krystal compares the pro-union rhetoric Biden frequently used on the campaign trail to his silence on the strike wave taking place across America right now
Kim Iversen gives her take on what is really causing the supply chain crisis.
Krystal and Saagar respond to substack journalist Bari Weiss confronting Brian Stelter on his show about the lies told by CNN about lab leak and other pressing issues
Iowa State Representative and gubernatorial candidate Ras Smith breaks down his support for striking UAW workers at John Deere plants in his district and across the country.
Krystal and Saagar are joined by a John Deere worker to discuss the worker strike happening at John Deere and the consequences of the strike wave happening across America
Former presidential and NYC mayoral candidate Andrew Yang discusses his vision for his new third party, the Forward Party.
Krystal and Saagar review the letter sent by a bipartisan group of legislators warning Amazon that they could be investigated due to possible lies under oath last year
Team Rising reacts to former President Trump’s lawsuit against the House January 6 committee and the National Archives
Krystal and Saagar cover the union busting schemes being orchestrated by large corporations such as Starbucks and Dollar General as labor activity breaks out across the country
Robby Soave breaks down new data on hate crimes.
Krystal and Saagar consider the effects that the Axel Springer purchase of Politico will have on the DC media space, especially because the German company will require journalists to express certain views
Ryan Grim criticizes Senator Joe Manchin’s insistence on maintaining a work requirement for the extension of the child tax credit.
Saagar breaks down the figures showing the extent to which America depends on China for even the most basic goods, and how failures from politicians got the US to this point
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave react to a new Supreme Court ruling on qualified immunity for law enforcement.
A Rockefeller Republican who got duped by the neocons. Krystal and Saagar review the statements made by prominent figures and the widespread media coverage of Colin Powell’s death
Krystal and Saagar discuss the death of Colin Powell, union activity across America, Amazon potentially being investigated by the DOJ, Politico shakeup, Brian Stelter getting embarrassed, US dependence on China, Biden’s weakness on striking workers, John Deere workers strike, and more! Timestamps: Colin Powell: 0:00 – 22:01 Unions: […]
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