How Trump RUINS GOP, Democratic Party

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 […]

Could America split up?

This article was written in the summer of 2020 during the George Floyd riots. By Damon Linker, The Week All week I’ve been haunted by a brief few seconds of video posted on Twitter late Sunday night by a student journalist in Eugene, Oregon. Two men face off […]

Who Owns the Media?

Keep in mind that not only is the media concentrated into the hands of only a handful of major conglomerates, but these conglomerates are controlled by investor organizations that are even smaller in numbers like Vanguard and Black Rock. For example, those two firms are major shareholders in […]

Public Defenders vs. Gun Control

By Damon Root, Reason A Supreme Court decision against New York’s gun control scheme would be a victory for both criminal justice reform and the Second Amendment. The U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral arguments this fall in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. Bruen, which challenges […]

Progressive Prosecutors

There is an interesting collection of links about the “progressive prosecutor” phenomenon on the Marshall Project’s website. Progressive prosecutors are an interesting example of reform within the system, and one that I wouldn’t have predicted, although relying on prosectors for any kind of reform is risky business, because […]

The Great New Normal Purge

Consent Factory So, the Great New Normal Purge has begun … right on cue, right by the numbers. As we “paranoid conspiracy theorists” have been warning would happen for the past 18 months, people who refuse to convert to the new official ideology are now being segregated, stripped […]