Month: January 2014

Dr. Pangloss, Free Trader

By Pat Buchanan “We’ve outsourced our manufacturing and much of our pollution, but some of it is blowing back across the Pacific to haunt us.” So says University of California scientist Steve Davis. Smog from Chinese factories has already saturated cities like Beijing, where residents go about in […]

Cop to Kelly Thomas Murder Protesters: “There is a pack of 12 cops waiting to smash your f***ing faces in.”

The D.C. Clothesline After being involved with the Kelly Thomas murder case for the last 2 1/2 years, protesting, attending council meetings, fundraiser involvement, writing letters and articles, videotaping and taking pictures, attending court dates, listening to the specifics of the murder by the DA (before the video […]

Modernity vs. Tradition: The Next Cold War

Is Putin gearing up the lead the resistance of traditional societies to Western liberal imperialism? Article by Matt Parrott James Kirchick, writing for Foreign Policy, rather accurately describes how Russia is creeping deeper and deeper into fulfilling Alexander Dugin’s vision for her as the world’s savior from American cosmopolitanism . . . The […]

What the hell was historic fascism, anyway?

It’s time for anarchists to abandon hysterical critiques of classical fascism and develop a more nuanced, scholarly, and historical view. This discussion by Paul Gottfried and Richard Spencer exposes some of the myths and misconception. Listen here. ——————————————————————————————————————————— “Fascism” is everywhere and nowhere. It’s “everywhere” in the sense […]

Hawks for humanity

By Chase Madar Does the human rights industry adore war? Samantha Power, the U.S. representative to the United Nations, testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in July 2013 in Washington.Win McNamee/Getty Images The human rights industry does a lot of noble work around the world. And yet […]

The Illusion of Government

By Fred Reed In a paroxysm of patriotic musing, I reflected that Washington is an insular, incestuous, inward-looking city, chiefly interested in itself, so politically inbred as to be in danger of hemophilia, out of touch with reality, having remarkably little understanding of or interest in the rest […]

Demanding the Impossible: A History of Anarchism

Peter Marshall’s excellent book on historic anarchism. Lively and authoritative, this study of a widely misunderstood subject skillfully navigates the rough waters of anarchistic concepts—from Taoism to Situationism, ranters to punk rockers, individualists to communists, and anarcho-syndicalists to anarcha-feminists. Exploring key anarchist ideas of society and the state, […]

Westboro Atheists

An excellent critique of atheist fundamentalism. By Robert M. Price “My disagreement with religion and religious people is, I hope, a gentleman’s disagreement. As a humanist, I cannot despise the cultural fruits of religion, including the art, literature, music, and even the fascinating theology it has given rise […]