A virtual conference hosted by the Startup Societies Foundation is happening in a few weeks. About the Event In the aftermath of COVID-19, the world will need to rebuild economically and politically. To prepare for this, the Startup Societies Foundation is hosting a virtual summit that will explore […]
Thomas, a forensic pathologist, concluded George Floyd died from “the subdual of officer restraint.”
Big Tech is the new Church.
For more information on Michael Shellenberger, please visit http://www.tedxberlin.de. Michael Shellenberger is co-founder and Senior Fellow at the Breakthrough Institute, where he was president from 2003 to 2015, and a co-author of the Ecomodernist Manifesto. Over the last decade, Michael and his colleagues have constructed a new paradigm […]
In this heartfelt and thoughtful talk, Christina shares her ideas about the destructive impact of the war on drugs and the mounting evidence that the opposite approach would be much more effective. Christina Dent is a life-long Mississippian and was a staunch supporter of the War on Drugs […]
Watch live coverage of the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Chauvin is charged in the May 25, 2020, death of George Floyd.
Republican congressman Matt Gaetz is under federal investigation for possible sex trafficking and sex with a 17-year-old. The probe reportedly stems from Gaetz associate, Joel Greenberg, who is likely to plead guilty to crimes including sex trafficking. Greenberg’s lawyer dropped this bombshell saying Gaetz is “not feeling very […]
By Jack Phillips, The Epoch Times President Joe Biden said he’ll make an announcement on his upcoming gun control plan on Friday, coming after reports that suggested he would sign an executive order on guns in the near future. When asked about reports saying he would take executive […]
By John P. Clark Bridging the Unbridgeable Chasm: On Bookchin’s Critique of the Anarchist TraditionJohn P. Clark [Published in Perspectives on Anarchist Theory (Fall, 2006): 33-41. A revised version appears as Ch. 7, “Bridging the unbridgable chasm: Personal transformation and social action in anarchist practice” in JohnP. Clark, […]
By Andrew Korybko, One World Ukraine wants war with Russia due to a combination of domestic and international factors, but such a scenario would be disastrous for the Eastern European country and only serve the interests of some members of the political elite and their foreign patrons. The […]
By Tom Woods Yes, yes, I know there is life beyond COVID. But it has planted the seeds for so much destruction and evil that I feel compelled to cover it consistently (if not exclusively). However: Yesterday on the Tom Woods Show I spoke to the great Saifedean […]
Investigative reporter at The Intercept, Ken Klippenstein, discusses allegations of sexual assault against 22 service members at an Army training post in Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
Right on schedule.
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“Whiteness is a public health crisis. It shortens life expediencies, it pollutes air, it constricts equilibrium, it devastates forests, it melts ice caps, it sparks (and funds) wars, it flattens dialects, it infests consciousnesses, and it kills people . . . ” —Damon Young, New York Times contributor […]
By K. Lloyd Billingsley, Independent Institute “Certain San Francisco artists may receive $1,000 a month under a new city program, the latest in a series of universal basic income initiatives cropping up in cities across California,” writes Faith Pinho of msn.com. Anybody eager for the extra $1000 might […]
By K. Lloyd Billingsley, Independent Institute “Our arms must be mighty, ready for instant action, so that no potential aggressor may be tempted to risk his own destruction,” said President Dwight Eisenhower, in his televised farewell address on January 17, 1961. Gen. Eisenhower led the forces that took […]
By Ivan Eland, Independent Institute Right out of the gate, the Biden administration seems to be at loggerheads with both China and Russia. Richard Nixon would be disappointed. Despite his reputation as an anticommunist, Nixon managed to get China and the Soviet Union in a competition to better […]
A witness at the trial of Derek Chauvin said that footage shows the moment “the life goes out” of George Floyd’s body.
By Angelo Codevilla, Independent Institute When Machiavelli wrote, “in order to know Moses’ virtue it was necessary that the people of Israel be slaves in Egypt …,” he was pointing to the truth that knowing what one is up against is a powerful incentive for dealing with it […]
By Stefan Gleason, Money Metals Exchange Americans appear to be growing more concerned about the skyrocketing national debt level – officially $28.1 trillion and counting. The Peter G. Peterson Foundation’s monthly Fiscal Confidence Index recently shed five points, dropping to a level of 47, in the wake of […]
By TELOS Press On The Caravan Podcast at the Hoover Institution, Russell Berman talks with political scientist Matthias Küntzel about the potential return of the United States to the Iran Deal, Germany’s long-standing special relationship with Iran, anti-Americanism in Europe, and the anti-Semitism of the Iranian regime. Listen […]
Krystal Ball reacts to a new National Review about the Georgia voter laws.
Donald Trump’s political increasingly seems to be resembling Guns n’ Roses’ music career. Team Rising discusses major viewership loss for Newsmax.
Have the Republicans found their way back in California? Team Rising reacts to Caitlyn Jenner’s potential run for office.
I lean toward the view that if Iran is able to survive and avoid a regime change operation, it really does mark the decline of the empire. Regime change in Iran is the neocons’ holy grail. Author and professor at Georgetown University, Trita Parsi, breaks down the latest […]
Sen. John Kennedy sang to try and encourage people to get the vaccine.
Fourth-generation warfare pitting the Salafists vs the petro-oligarchs.
Will Biden be an improvement over Trump on avoiding aggression against Iran?
A typical US election pits the gerrymandered vote vs. the graveyard vote.
A pulmonologist at the trial of Derek Chauvin explained that George Floyd died from “a low level of oxygen.”
By Hunter Derensis, The American Conservative Enough Already: Time to End the War on Terrorism, by Scott Horton (The Libertarian Institute: 2021), 330 pages. We’re approaching the 20th anniversary of the Global War on Terror when the George W. Bush administration made the decision to ruin the 21st […]
Republican Governor of Arkansas Asa Hutchinson appears on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News channel and smacks Tucker around on the issue of actual conservative in the context of Hutchinson’s recent veto of a transgender rights bill.
Senator provokes outrage by saying US has an ‘under-incarceration problem’ with 2.1 million imprisoned
This is the guy the neocons really want to be their frontman. Watch out for this dude. By Stuti Mishra, Independent Republican senator Tom Cotton is facing a backlash for suggesting the US, which imprisons more people per capita than any other country, has an “under-incarceration” problem. The […]
These Vanguard podcast folks have a program where they track the various sectarian squabbles and personality clashes on the Left, although they seem more focused on the mainstream, reformist oriented left than the further left anarchist, Marxist, Antifa, etc. Left.
The Silicon Valley entrepreneur says cryptocurrencies, virtual reality, and mobile devices are helping individuals escape failed institutions.
Well, why not?
Democrats are now the Wall Party. Republicans are now the Kids in Cages Party. Right on cue. It’s almost like someone is scripting all of this. “We have always been at war with….someone or other.”
By Jesse O’Neill, New York Post Texas officials are investigating allegations of child sex abuse and neglect at San Antonio’s Freeman Expo Center, where thousands of migrant children who crossed the border are being held. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott made the alarming announcement at the center Wednesday night, […]
By Matt Taibbi A nonprofit that investigates Genetically Modified Organisms and the origins of Covid-19 is the latest to see its traffic plunge after a search engine update. In July of 2020, a nonprofit watchdog group called the U.S. Right to Know — which describes its mission as […]
By Mel Leonor, Richmond Times-Dispatch Virginia will legalize the use of recreational marijuana among adults this summer, an acceleration in the timeline that is meant to curb the disparate impact of prohibition on people of color in a Southern state remade by its Democratic legislative majority. The General […]
Video of George Floyd while he was being detained by police led to a significant exchange in the courtroom with witness Special Agent James Reyerson. CNN’s Omar Jimenez reports.
A Los Angeles Police Department use-of-force expert testified Wednesday that former police officer Derek Chauvin used “deadly force” by holding his knee on the neck of George Floyd for more than 9 minutes in a situation where no force was necessary.
Watch daily live coverage of the trial of Derek Chauvin. Chauvin, a former Minneapolis police officer, faces charges of manslaughter, second-degree murder, and third-degree murder in the death of George Floyd.
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti react to reports that Matt Gaetz asked Trump for a pardon before he left office.
The more contagious variant first found in the United Kingdom is now the dominant strain in the U.S., according to the CDC. As CBS News’ Nikki Battiste reports, experts say this variant is fueling clusters of infections in Americans under the age of 17. Dr. Len Horovitz, a […]
It’s rather fascinating how the parties have done an about-face on the migrant kids issue right on cue. It’s almost like all of this is completely scripted. A viral video has been released of a 10-year-old migrant boy approaching an off-duty Border Patrol agent asking for help. Will […]
A former Bucks County police officer is facing charges after authorities say he sexually abused four teens while he worked as a D.A.R.E officer, officials said. Bucks County District Attorney Matt Weintraub announced the charges Wednesday against former Warminster Township Police Officer James Carey, 52.