Month: November 2013

The Reason Police Brutality is Rising

Because the state is losing its veneer of legitimacy. By Wendy McElroy A headline in Mint Press News (Nov. 6) declared, “U.S. Police Have Killed Over 5,000 Civilians Since 9/11.” An earlier Mint article (Aug. 19) reported, “Claims of Minneapolis Police Misconduct: 439; Officers Disciplined: 0.” It is almost cliché to talk […]

Attack the System: An Interview with Todd Lewis

Attack the System An Interview with Todd Lewis November 24, 2013 Keith Preston interviews Christian philosopher Todd Lewis. Topics include: Anti-state traditions within historic Christianity. The essence of the Christian faith and the nature of an organic Christian community. The Christian pacifist tradition of thinkers such as Leo […]

Words of Wisdom from a Fellow Anarchist

It’s common for anarchists to press people about whether they are “capitalist” or “communist”. I view this as embracing the left/right paradigm unconsciously. I’m anti-state. Anti-statism is the common denominator in all trends of anarchism. Therefore, there is common ground between all anarchists. I can’t imagine that any […]

The Deal With Iran

The American Conservative EEAS / Flickr Uri Friedman describes the details of the interim nuclear deal with Iran: The details are still coming into focus, but here are the basics: Iran will stop enriching uranium beyond the 5-percent level (nuclear power plants typically run on 3.5 percent-enriched uranium), […]

Machiavelli Was Right

The Atlantic Paul Windle You remember the photograph: President Obama hunched in a corner of the Situation Room with his national-security staff, including Hillary Clinton with a hand over her mouth, watching the live feed from the compound in Pakistan where the killing of Osama bin Laden is […]

The Shantytowns Of Silicon Valley

The American Conservative is now the most left-wing of any mainstream or semi-mainstream publication in the United States. The American Conservative Charlotte Allen has a dynamite piece in The Weekly Standard, taking a tour of Silicon Valley and observing the stark wealth and class divide there — a […]

Surviving the Economic Collapse

The Daily Bell Introduction: Ron Holland is a contributing editor to several newsletters dealing with political and investing topics and author of several books, including Escape the Pension Trap. Originally from North Carolina, Ron lived in Geneva from 2003 to 2004 and divided his time between the US and Europe until […]

Don’t Appear to Be Clenching Your Buttocks When Pulled Over For Not Coming to a Complete Stop or Be Tortured by Doctors: America, This is Your War on Drugs

Reason.Com From the “folks, this is just wrong” department of our War on Drugs, reported by KOB-TV 4 in New Mexico. They are reporting on a lawsuit that arose from an: incident [that] began January 2, 2013 after David Eckert finished shopping at the Wal-Mart in Deming.  According […]

Once Again—Death of the Liberal Class

Chris Hedges Alexis Gravel (CC-BY-ND) By Chris Hedges The presidential election exposed the liberal class as a corpse. It fights for nothing. It stands for nothing. It is a useless appendage to the corporate state. It exists not to make possible incremental or piecemeal reform, as it originally […]

The anti-Southern vote in Virginia

Southern Nationalist Network Ken Cuccinelli won the vast majority of Virginia but lost Black urban centres, the DC suburbs and areas with large numbers of immigrants A recent article in The Washington Post by Luz Lazo and Debbi Wilgorn makes the point that Third World immigrants in Virginia […]

Who Are These Losers?

American Renaissance The origins of Anti-Racist Action. Many readers of American Renaissance are aware of “anti-racist” activist networks, but very little has been written about them. These networks are the most militant proponents of political correctness and are ideologically very much with the grain of mainstream social trends. […]

The Secret History of Guns

The Atlantic The Ku Klux Klan, Ronald Reagan, and, for most of its history, the NRA all worked to control guns. The Founding Fathers? They required gun ownership—and regulated it. And no group has more fiercely advocated the right to bear loaded weapons in public than the Black […]