Month: March 2014

Bring Back our Balls!

By Gavin McInnes Taki’s Magazine In 1974, a daredevil walked across a tightrope that connected the World Trade Center’s Twin Towers. It was called “the artistic crime of the century.” The DA considered trespassing charges but dropped them in the face of the city’s enthusiasm for their new […]

Paradox Polemics

A new blog established by some friends of ATS. Check it out. The Week in Bullshit March 27, 2014: Nickelodeon, Normandy and Empirical Evidence Edition By The Digger Nickelodeon Taken Seriously Nick Cannon is a former Nickelodeon star. As far as I can decipher, this is his claim […]

The War on Drugs Remains Literal

By Lucy Steigerwald Antiwar.Com On March 13, the Colorado Court of Appeals issued a ruling that may provide a benefit for a small but not insignificant number of the people arrested for marijuana in the state. Brandi Jessica Russell had her 2011 conviction for possession of less than […]

Libertarianism In One Country

By Justin Raimondo This week marks the fifteenth anniversary of the bombing of Serbia by President Bill Clinton – and the beginning of Antiwar.com as a full-time full-coverage news site. It’s a double anniversary fraught, for me, with irony. Back then the Big Bad Bogeyman wasn’t al-Qaeda, which […]

Islam, Globalism and Freedom

I wrote this in 2001, during the time between the September 11 incidents, and the beginning of the war in Afghanistan. Evaluate for yourself how well my geopolitical analysis holds up thirteen years later, and whether I’ve mellowed any since then.   By Keith Preston Islam, Globalism and […]

Against the Libertarian Cold War

By Anthony Gregory Libertarian Standard A controversy has arisen in the libertarian movement over the proper approach to the events concerning Russia, Ukraine, and Crimea. Like many such controversies, it has quickly polarized almost everyone, and has served as a proxy for long-standing factionalism within the movement. People […]

Ron Paul Is Right About Crimea

By Justin Raimondo Antiwar.Com The libertarian movement has always been a contentious arena: that’s the nature of the beast. After all, we’re talking about libertarians – individualists to a fault: getting them to agree on anything is often like trying to herd cats. Aside from this question of […]

Is Europe Cracking Up?

By Pat Buchanan A week ago, in the St. George’s Hall in the Kremlin, Russia’s elite cheered and wept as Vladimir Putin announced the re-annexation of Crimea. Seven in 10 Russians approve of Putin’s rule. In Crimea, the Russian majority has not ceased celebrating. The re-conquest nears completion. […]

Hans Cany and National-Anarchism

An interview with one of the three co-founders of national-anarchism. Alliance Nationale Anarchiste IN ENGLISH : Hans Cany and national-anarchism [INTERVIEW] Exclusive interview with Hans CANY, coordinator of the Alliance Nationale-Anarchiste, by Betty Monde Translated by Sigurd Caroff Lindsley   Hello, Hans CANY. You are thus one of […]

Left Libertarians Are Worse Than Racists

Ooooh…someone’s itching for a fight. By Christopher Cantwell As I’ve spent the last few months railing against so called left libertarians, it comes up from time to time that they claim to support only voluntary solutions to their imaginary problems of privilege. That this, by my own definition […]

Growing state secession movements

By D. Christian Moore Examiner.Com Republican leaning counties in deep blue states are pushing to secede and form states of their own. Residents of Northern Michigan, parts of California, Maryland and Colorado are seeking to break away from their Democrat controlled states and form new self-governing entities. These […]

Domestic Drones Are Inevitable

By Lucy Steigerwald As the weekly – sometimes daily – news stories never tire of telling us, domestic drones are coming. And as ABC News reported on March 17, they are arriving faster than the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) can suss out the rules over their use. Though […]

Attacking Diversity of Thought

By Jonah Goldberg Real Clear Politics Cancel the philosophy courses, people. Oh, and we’re going to be shuttering the political science, religion, and pre-law departments too. We’ll keep some of the English and history folks on for a while longer, but they should probably keep their résumés handy. […]

In Defense of Libertarian Brutalism

By Kathy Shaidle Taki’s Magazine “[L]ibertarians can generally be divided into two camps: humanitarians and brutalists.” That’s Jeffrey A. Tucker’s provocative proposition in a widely discussed new article in The Freeman. Humanitarian libertarians value the principle of liberty, Tucker writes, because—among other things—it permits freedom of association and […]

Marching as to War

Once again, Pat Buchanan reveals himself to be the most sensible of any mainstream foreign policy commentator. By Pat Buchanan Sweeping through Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania this week, Joe Biden reassured all three that the United States’ commitment to Article Five of the NATO treaty remains “solemn” and […]

The Stark Truth: Robert Stark Interviews Keith Preston

Listen to the interview at Counter-Currents.Com Robert Stark welcomes back Keith Preston of Attack the System. Topics include: Keith’s article “Who am I? Left, Right, or Center”: http://attackthesystem.com/2014/02/21/who-am-i-left-right-or-center/ How his anti imperialist views on foreign policy overlap with the far Left as well as Paleoconservative and New Right thinkers How […]

Libertarian Paternalism’s Red Herring

A timely piece. Cass Sunstein, in my view, is one of the leading intellectual theoreticians of totalitarian humanism, and his wife, Samantha Power, represents totalitarian humanism being applied to foreign policy. By Lamont Rodgers Libertarian Alliance Cass Sunstein and Richard Thaler endorse a version of paternalism that is […]

What Explains the Brutalism Uproar?

By Jeffrey Tucker The Libertarian Standard “Best article I’ve read in decades.” That’s the message I received from so many people when my article “Against Libertarian Brutalism” first appeared. A day later, I started to receive a different message. “This article is evil and you are evil for […]

Is the “Big Sort” a Myth?

This piece argue against Bill Bishop’s “Big Sort” thesis. By Samuel J. Adams and Morris P. Fiorina Hoover Insitution In 2008, journalist Bill Bishop achieved the kind of notice that authors dream about. His book, The Big Sort: Why the Clustering of Like-Minded America Is Tearing Us Apart, […]

Against Libertarian Brutalism

This article by Jeffrey Tucker has created something of a stir in libertarian circles. By Jeffrey Tucker Foundation for Economic Education Why should we favor human liberty over a social order ruled by power? In providing the answer, I would suggest that libertarians can generally be divided into […]

R. I. P. David Yeagley

A good man has left us. BadEagle.Com Dear Friends of Bad Eagle, On behalf of the Yeagley family, I am sorry to inform you that David passed away early yesterday morning, March 11, 2014. We await the glorious resurrection when we shall see him again. A memorial service […]

Attack the System is Attacked by Marxists for Advocating Anarchism

“Attack the System—which promotes an alliance of racial separatists, theocrats, and Leftists against what it sees as an increasingly globalized, centralized, liberal “system”—also courted Occupy. The organization produced a video—“Power to the Neighborhoods (A Message to ‘Occupy Wall Street’)”—that called for Left-Right unity, offering a left-wing critique of […]

The Surrender of America’s Liberals

In this interview and in a recent article in Harper’s magazine, leftist-socialist commentator Adolph Reed Jr. says about the center-left in the USA what I’ve been saying for years: That’s they’ve become increasingly fixated on pushing cultural politics and getting more folks from traditional outgroups into the ranks […]

Indivisibility?

The consequences of mistaking the divisible for the indivisible or Moscow next Tuesday It’s hard to ignore the blatant contradictions and rank hypocrisy of the “Free World ™” exposed by the Ukrainian Crisis.  Indeed if the goal of Vladimir Putin and the Russian Federation was to demonstrate the […]