The essence of what American Revolutionary Vanguard-Attack the System is all about: ““But try as much as you like, you can’t ignore the big one—Leviathan—the central state. Eventually it must be tackled head on and this can only be done by a nation-wide mass movement.This does not mean […]
Perpetual war and world empire in the name of humanity, as explained by one of its proponents. Read it for yourself. This week, the Barack Obama administration’s most eloquent and ardent advocate for humanitarian intervention overseas, Samantha Power, the ambassador to the United Nations, tweeted the following about […]
By Sean Scallon In a telling anecdote from President Clinton’s first inauguration in 1993, one attending Democrat looked up to watch the Air Force’s fighter jet fly-over and remarked: “Those are our F-15s now.” There was hardly a nationalist Left back then, as many liberals and those even […]
Globalism versus nationalism is the real issue. Richard Spencer on Russia Today.
By Christopher Dickey With the United States on the verge, once again, of military action in the Middle East, it’s important to look at the Syrian conflict as what it is: the epicenter of a widening regional conflict. The limited U.S. missile strikes expected to punish the regime […]
Now, this is funny. Huffington Post Former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, who served under former President George W. Bush and was a key player in the decisions to go to war in Iraq and Afghanistan, said Wednesday that President Barack Obama has so far failed to justify U.S. […]
Article by Andrew Kerr. Libertarianism is, in theory, no defender of the rich and powerful who must always be subject to market competition. As a libertarian who has engaged in countless classroom and online debates, I’ve often asked myself why other people cannot see that. However, I’ve come […]
Not so fast, says Walter Williams. People who want more government income redistribution programs often sell their agenda with the lament, “The poor are getting poorer and the rich are getting richer,” but how about some evidence and you decide? I think the rich are getting richer, and […]
Duh? By Gary North Median household income is a good test of a household’s economic well-being. Half of households earn more. Half earn less. With mean average income, the incomes of the rich skew the figure upward. Not with median income. After four years of the Federal Reserve’s […]
Let the division continue. By Robert Reich Why is the nation more bitterly divided today than it’s been in 80 years? Why is there more anger, vituperation, and political polarization now than even during Joe McCarthy’s anti-communist witch hunts of the 1950s, the tempestuous struggle for civil rights […]
By Grant Mincy The online liberty group “Thoughts on Liberty” pumps out some good stuff more often than not. The site is intellectually managed and operated by “a team of ladies writing about freedom” who offer their unique perspective on libertarianism. Like most addressing the liberty movement, the […]
By Robert Henderson There are many rooms in the libertarian ideological house. That fact often derails rational discussion of libertarian issues, but it need not be a problem in this instance because the question being asked is most efficiently examined by testing it against the flintiest wing of […]
This is an interesting discussion of what the intellectual foundations of fascism actually are from Matthew Lyons’ blog. For those who don’t know, Lyons is very critical of ARV-ATS but this is good stuff. I’m sure our linking to a far left anti-fascist site will also increase accusations […]
By Pat Buchanan “Congress doesn’t have a whole lot of core responsibilities,” said Barack Obama last week in an astonishing remark. For in the Constitution, Congress appears as the first branch of government. And among its enumerated powers are the power to tax, coin money, create courts, provide […]
By Paul Craig Roberts Washington and its British and French puppet governments are poised to yet again reveal their criminality. The image of the West as War Criminal is not a propaganda image created by the West’s enemies, but the portrait that the West has painted of itself. […]
Tell us something we don’t know. By John Glaser Over at the Christian Science Monitor, Nathan Gardels interviews Hans Blix, chief UN arms inspector for Iraq from 2000-2003 and former head of the IAEA, on the Obama administration’s plan for bombing Syria. Blix, of course, has some experience dealing with American plans for […]
Article by Kelley B. Vlahos In most Hollywood horror franchises we know that the villains – take your Michael Myers, Jason Voorhees, or your rakish Freddy Krueger – always come back. No matter what painful death or injury felled them in the previous romp, an endless string of […]
By Peter Hitchens The pathetic bleating flock of the British political media are helping to beat the drums for war. Yet again. Late last week, the BBC began blasting the airwaves with stories about a chemical weapons attack in the suburbs of Damascus. Initially, its reporters and presenters […]
By Ivan Eland Although the world is focused on the military coup in Egypt, the accompanying repression of the supporters of the duly elected democratic government, and the real possibility of massive societal strife, another authoritarian government is busily taking its country down a similar road to civil […]
By Jacob Heilbrunn Here we go again. As Americans prepare to march on Washington, Washington is preparing to march on Damascus. As part of the buildup to war, a chorus of liberal hawks and neoconservatives has issued a new manifesto in—where else?—the Weekly Standard calling upon President Obama […]
By Jason Ditz Officials familiar with the situation say that Britain and the United States have “finalized” their plans for an attack on Syria, and will begin lobbing missiles at the country within a matter of days. If US officials had their druthers, it appears the strikes would […]
Weekly Podcast and News Update Totalitarian Humanism and the Paradox of the Sexual Minority Rights Movement August 25, 2013 Keith Preston revisits his controversial 2009 article “Is Extremism in the Defense of Sodomy No Vice?” in light of recent news events. Topics include: The lengthy history of the […]
By David D’Amato Recent weeks have seen much speculation by pundits about the nature of “libertarian populism.” For those who regard all of libertarianism as an ideological whitewash for plutocracy, libertarian populism is clearly a matter of pulling the wool over the eyes of the common man. To […]
By Karen De Coster This is a fascinating video about a progressive-anarcho “grassroots movement” community in Detroit near 7 Mile and Woodward, called Fireweed Universal City. The “about” page reads: Fireweed Universe-City is a grassroots, not-for-profit movement to transform a devastated, burned-out Detroit city neighborhood into a sustainable, eco-friendly, intentional […]
White Supremacists Making Bid to Take Over North Dakota Town Ryan Lenz on August 22, 2013 LEITH, N.D. –– Abandoned houses lean with the weight of years on city blocks connected by gravel roads. A grain elevator still operates on the edge of town, but it hasn’t seen […]
Sign the Petition. The prosecution of Bradley Manning starkly contrasts to the US govt’s repeated failure to deliver justice for serious human rights violations committed during counter-terror operations of the past decade. Manning, who released classified information exposing potential breaches of international humanitarian law by US forces, was […]
Following the announcement of Bradley Manning’s sentence of 35 years in military prison, Manning’s civilian defense attorney read a statement from Manning, which will be included in a filing requesting a pardon from President Barack Obama. Coombs also described what Manning was like after the sentence was announced. […]
News of the Week Update August 18, 2013 ATS News of the Week Commentary with Keith Preston. Topics include: The harassment of Glenn Greenwald’s partner in London. The emerging left/right unity in opposition to the surveillance state. The work of writers like John Whitehead and William Norman Grigg […]
Attack the System Where the Right Goes Wrong August 18, 2013 Keith Preston replies to conservative critic Todd Lewis’ critique of his work. Topics include: The actual origins and meaning of historic conservatism and why the contemporary American “conservative movement” is in fact a leftist movement. The roots […]
Nice job, Rick! By Laura Clawson Rick Santorum is angry with sellouts in his party. Their crime? Using the term “middle class.” Speaking in Iowa (where else), Santorum ranted and spat: Don’t use the term the other side uses. Who does Barack Obama talk about all the time? […]
By Richard A. Lindsey Introduction The Arab Spring spawned a series of revolutionary movements that are unique in that they utilized social media as an effective means to spread information and promote insurgent agendas. This revelation deserves consideration in all future discussions of revolutions and the concepts of […]
Keith Preston discusses the founding document of ARV-ATS and its continuing relevance to the struggle against the System.
Cody Wilson of printable 3D gun fame talks to Lew Rockwell about giving the government a hot foot. Listen to the interview here.
Read the e-book version here. Buy the hardcover version here. Here’s the cover blurb from yours truly: “Libertarians can perform no greater service to freedom and humanity than by coming to the defense of the indefensible. The greatest victories for liberty have been won by those who would […]
Listen to the interview. Robert Stark interviews Keith Preston of Attack the System about the decline of liberalism as an oppositional force in America and its transformation into merely a branch of the plutocratic establishment.
Gabriel Brown continues.
Gabriel Brown explains.
Keith Preston (of Attack the System) is interviewed on the subjects of totalitarian humanism and libertarian strategy by Keir Martland (the Friday page editor). Recorded Monday 5th August. Listen to the interview
By Amy Goodman Bradley Manning during his trial. Photograph: Patrick Semansky/AP
News of the Week The Manning Trial, Support Spots, the Paul Drug, and Libertarian Populism August 3, 2013 Weekly News Update Topics include: The trial and conviction of Bradley Manning and the necessity of a “Free Bradley” movement. The granting of asylum to Edward Snowden by Russia and […]
Attack the System The Necessity of Defending the Undefendable August 4, 2013 Keith Preston says too many anarchists and libertarians are falling down on the job. Topics include: A discussion of Walter Block’s classic work “Defending the Undefendable” and Sean Gabb’s new book on the decline of free […]
CNN.Com A University of California San Diego student left unmonitored in a holding cell for five days by the Drug Enforcement Administration has settled a lawsuit for $4.1 million, his attorney said. “This was a mistake of unbelievable and unimaginable proportions,” attorney Julia Yoo said on Tuesday.
CNN.Com Was he a suspect or a victim? A Florida sheriff says an unarmed man — mistaken for a car thief and shot by deputies in his own driveway — is both. He refused to obey commands and lunged at the deputies who fired their weapons 15 times […]
ABC News Why not? It’s part of history.
CNN.Com On the eve of being transferred to a wildlife reservation, a fawn was sought out and killed by DNR agents.