By Thomas Knapp “Memorial Day,” according to Wikipedia, “is a United States federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May …. Formerly known as Decoration Day, it commemorates U.S. men and women who died while in the military service.” I confess to mixed feelings. On the one […]
Keith Preston continues his discussion of how to bring revolutionary anarchist ideas into the mainstream.
How the prevalence of cultural leftist fanaticism within the anarchist milieu is undermining the growth of the movement and outreach efforts.
Why the state is a unique institution of oppression and why efforts to equate statism with other forms of authoritarianism are misguided.
MRDA’S Inferno Kevin I. Slaughter, Satanic Reverend and owner of publishing house Underworld Amusements, expressed this sentiment not-so-long ago: I don’t adhere to any specific political party or platform, but reading comments on the internet underlines the folly of any political system that involves “the people” making informed […]
Dr. Sean Gabb Here, to entertain or instruct, is a fairly complete listing of Libertarian Alliance publications from the past few months. I am pleased to say that our Blog has now been joined by several other contributors, and that it is now easily the most active and […]
By John Whitehead “[F]orce alone cannot make us safe. We cannot use force everywhere that a radical ideology takes root; and in the absence of a strategy that reduces the well-spring of extremism, a perpetual war – through drones or Special Forces or troop deployments – will prove […]
By Samuel Goldman The New Yorker‘s George Packer can’t decide what to think about 21st-century America. On the one hand, Packer likes developments that enhance the lifestyles of the educated upper middle class: “marriage equality, Lipitor, a black President, Google searches, airbags, novelistic TV shows, the opportunity for […]
Anarchist News Comrades, —- The Arab uprisings and Occupy Wall Street and the rest of global uprisings since 2011 have opened more doors for us to communicate and realize more than ever how our struggles against the state and dominant power structures are interconnected and the same. Our […]
The Daily Sheeple In a statement released from a Philadelphia federal prison, former marine and now imprisoned activist Adam Kokesh called for a new American revolution, complete with an American Revolutionary Army that would march on all 50 state capitals to put the federal government on notice.
911 Dispatcher Tells Woman About To Be Sexually Assaulted There Are No Cops To Help Her Due To Budget Cuts
CBS Seattle An Oregon woman was told by a 911 dispatcher that authorities wouldn’t be able be able to help her as her ex-boyfriend broke into her place because of budget cuts. Oregon Public Radio reports that an unidentified woman called 911 during a weekend in August 2012 […]
Law Enforcement Today In Hancock, NY an Islamic community that sits on 80 acres of land has decided to form its own government. They call their community: The Town of Islamberg. They have their own mayor, deputy mayor and five town council members. None of them are elected, […]
By Patrick Deneen In his most recent diagnosis of the state of America’s political soul, the journalist and political thinker E.J. Dionne begins with a simple thesis. In the opening pages of Our Divided Political Heart, he asserts that “American history is defined by an irrepressible and ongoing […]
By Paul Huebl Debra Milke has languished on Arizona’s Death Row here for more than two decades. She’s no stranger to unwanted publicity, nearly all of it being outrageous and libelous. This story all began with Milke’s arrest by a really poor excuse for a cop. Milke’s four-year-old […]
By Mark Crovelli No single issue in the American political arena illustrates the similarity of American liberals and American conservatives than the issue of gun control. This claim will no doubt appear counterintuitive, because conservatives and liberals have been bickering over gun rights for as long as anyone […]
MIT Conventional wisdom in American politics focuses only on American costs in the war in Iraq: the casualties to U.S. soldiers, the financial costs, and sometimes the strategic costs. But the human cost to the Iraqis themselves are nearly ignored in political discourse, the news media, and intellectual […]
Jason Richwine Jason Richwine I don’t apologize for any of my writing, but I deeply regret that it was used to hurt my friends and colleagues at Heritage. Seeing them struggle on account of me was the most painful aspect of the whole ordeal. I remember a particularly […]
Antiwar.com is taking the FBI to court! We demand records regarding surveillance of Antiwar.com. One FBI memo called us “a threat to national security.” We’re Americans engaged in peaceful, constitutionally protected activity: what used to be called journalism. The FBI must admit this, and promise to cease and […]
WorldTruth.TV Many of the freedoms we enjoy here in the U.S. are quickly eroding as the nation transforms from the land of the free into the land of the enslaved, but what I’m about to share with you takes the assault on our freedoms to a whole new […]
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Lew Rockwell Posted by Lew Rockwell on March 21, 2011 08:17 AM The American soldiers took more than 4,000 photos of their civilian Afghan kills and “trophies,”but the evidence is, as usual, being hidden from us and the world. And we know what little we know thanks to […]
Says anarchist/black nationalist and former Panther Lorenzo Kom’boa Ervin. I wish, in their justifications of using electoral politics, both white radicals and black nationalists would stop bringing up the 1972 political campaigns of Black Panther leaders Elaine Brown and Bobby Seale in Oakland, CA. They claim it “won […]
Natural News To many veterans of the 1960s-era civil rights movement there is a rising angst and discourse among the populace that is eerily familiar to them. Nearly everywhere you turn, crowds of angry Americans are gathering, no longer content to merely sit idly by and remain spectators […]
Huffington Post Harmony Rose, 29, is a former porn actress who is now training as a volunteer EMT in Roanoke, VA. This EMT trainee has experience getting the blood flowing. Harmony Rose’s birth name is Tracy Rolan, according to IMDB. She has been featured in more than 200 […]
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Keith Preston reflects on recent violent conflicts within the anarchist milieu and discusses more constructive approaches.
How the variety of hyphenated forms of anarchism will continue to grow as anarchism becomes a more prevalent political ideology.
How the many hyphens within anarchism need not be a source of division but of strength and potential outreach to an ever greater number of constituencies.
The need for leaders and activists to emerge in different anti-state movements who recognize the need for a united revolutionary front against common enemies.
NATA-NY NATA-NY’s experience at the seventh annual NYC Anarchist Book Fair By Gabriel Brown NATA-NY member and co-founder On April 6, 2013, the seventh annual NYC Anarchist Book Fair, which was held at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center in New York City, provided the setting for a […]
By Timothy Dionisopoulos The journey into the Twilight Zone continues. A student’s bid to become associate vice president of diversity and inclusion at Northwestern University was derailed last Wednesday over accusations that his status as a white heterosexual male would make it impossible for him to perform the […]
by Rachel Haywire
What’s the difference between a redneck and a yoga-scenester?
Nothing. They are both degenerate subcultures. The yoga-scenesters think they are better than the rednecks, prancing themselves above
By Ralph Raico This essay originally appeared as “The Theory of Economic Development and the ‘European Miracle’” in The Collapse of Development Planning, edited by Peter J. Boettke. Among writers on economic development, P.T. Bauer is noted both for the depth of his historical knowledge, and for his […]
Libertarian Alliance This is a timeline of the events concerning the prosecution and trial of Emma West, who was recorded on video while on a London tram. Her case has previously been the subject of comment here, in particular by Robert Henderson.
A man who was locked up for more than 40 years for starting a deadly fire at an Arizona hotel has walked free from prison after years of doubt about his conviction.
Amazon.Com An endlessly fascinating look at American regionalism and the eleven “nations” that continue to shape North America
By Lucy Steigerwald This | Comment Photo credit: Cherri Gregg/via CBS Philly The 1993 Waco siege is often categorized as one of the more violent, militaristic, domestic actions by U.S. law enforcement in recent memory. And it should be. At the Branch Davidian’s “compound” a fatal combination of government arrogance, fear, impatience, […]
Feminists assaulted in Transgender Attack at Portland conference for Social Change: Women’s books destroyed and bodies defaced with permanent magic markers
GenderTrender Prescient conference graphic: women blindfolded and having arms chopped off
The Guardian Illustration by Andrzej Krauze Living through a collapse is a curious experience. Perhaps the most curious part is that nobody wants to admit it’s a collapse. The results of half a century of debt-fuelled “growth” are becoming impossible to convincingly deny, but even as economies and […]
“The drug war is not just another issue among a multitude of equally important issues; it is a horrible invasion of liberties with catastrophic effects on people all over the world. Any politician who supports it is thereby declaring himself at war against decency, peace, and security.”— Robert […]
Hip Hop and Politics Black people were slaughtered in Libya after NATO Invasion
Global Research Linda J. Bilmes and Michael D. Intriligator, ask in a recent paper, “How many wars is the US fighting today?” Today US military operations are involved in scores of countries across all the five continents. The US military is the world’s largest landlord, with significant military […]
Libertarian Alliance The Beeb woke me at the crack of dawn to deal with these fatuous and endlessly-recycled lies about the tendency of porn to turn good men into sex-crazed zombies. Don’t be surprised if I sound as bored here as I felt. The most interesting thing for […]
Stewart Destroys Obama Over IRS Scandal, Lack Of ‘Managerial Competence’: You’ve Vindicated Conspiracy Theorists
By Josh Feldman Jon Stewart mercilessly tore into the Obama administration tonight over the revelation that the Internal Revenue Service specifically targeted Tea Party groups for scrutiny. Stewart slammed the government’s lack of “managerial competence” and said that thanks to this scandal, conspiracy theorists how have a level […]
Rand Paul epitomizes why we need revolutionary anarchism, not “constitutional conservatism.” Reason.Com In preparation for a 2016 presidential run, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is courting evangelical leaders. And we all know what that means! It’s time to throw those hedonistic, libertine, drug-obsessed libertarians under the bus. The Washington Post reports on […]
Huffington Post WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday pledged to pursue a broad trade agreement between the U.S. and European Union, amid growing domestic unrest with the Obama administration’s plans to include new political powers for corporations in the deal. Negotiations […]
Keith Preston offers a critical evaluation of the movement that shaped the cultural life of contemporary Western societies.
The intellectual and political origins of the New Left as a “fourth way” movement beyond capitalism, fascism, and communism.
The convergence of social forces during the 1960s that made the growth of the New Left possible.
The success of the New Left at carrying out a comprehensive cultural revolution in Western civilization.
The failure of the New Left at opposing American imperialism, challenging the hegemony of plutocratic capitalism, and preventing the subsequent growth of police state repression.
Keith Preston interviews returning guest Ryan Faulk.
Ryan’s latest project, the All Nations Party, a proposed political meta-party devoted to pan-secessionism.
How such a party might be composed of sub-parties devoted to specific regional, ideological, or identitarian interests and how these might break down into constituent sub-interests of their own.
How cultural conflict prevents the growth of effective opposition to the political class.
“For me, a libertarian is someone who: want to be left alone; who wants to leave others alone; and who wants others to be left alone. There are many paths by which you come to this position, and many justifications for it, and there are many claimed derogations […]
Reason.Com Remember when Defense Distributed‘s Cody Wilson promised to unveil an entirely 3D-printed handgun made of ABS plastic with the firing pin its only metal part? Well, he’s apparently done it. Forbes‘s Andy Greenberg was given a sneak peek of the result, and it looks and appears to […]
Reason.Com Daniel Harmon-Wright, the police officer in Culpeper, Virginia, who shot and killed former Sunday school teacher Patricia Cook in February 2012, has been sentenced to three years in prison. This is what the jury recommended upon convicting Harmon-Wright of manslaughter three months ago. According to WJLA, the […]