Month: September 2015

Greg Johnson Interviews Vox Day

This includes an interesting discussion of some of the problems with conventional libertarianism, including free trade, open borders, and excessive reliance on ideological abstractions. From Counter-Currents: Greg Johnson talks to video game designer, musician, blogger, novelist, and publisher Vox Day. Topics include: His political outlook and its formation […]

Defining Revolution Down

By Kevin Carson Center for a Stateless Society Cass Sunstein is such an excellent, if unintentional, parody of liberal goo-gooism that it’s hard to tell him from a creation of The Onion. As proof that “our democratic system structures” are not rigged — whatever Gloomy Guses like Elizabeth […]

The Truth About the Syrian Refugee Crisis

This video really does an excellent job of explaining the situation in its entirety. Assad is not Albert Schweitzer, but he’s an important and necessary bulwark against Sunni fundamentalist insurgents on one hand and Anglo-American-Zionist-Wahhabist axis on the other. Right now the Resistance Block is the best bet […]

The Ruling Class Hissy Fit

This includes an interesting discussion of Angelo Codevilla’s theory of the ruling class. I have my differences with Codevilla (mostly because he’s too partisan right-leaning and not nearly radical enough), but his perspective is worth checking out, although I would suggest doing so within the context of a […]

Contra Preston: Defender of the System

Some refreshing criticism from the Right. By Todd Lewis Praise of Folly I was over at Attack the System (ATS) the other day and found Keith Preston’s disclaimer to an article, Why Evangelicals Worship Trump;[1] the disclaimer being: “The evangelical/fundamentalist subculture in the US really is proof that P.T. […]

My People, Black & White

By Rod Dreher The American Conservative illustration by Michael Hogue Gore Vidal famously said that he never missed a chance to have sex or appear on television. Me, I never miss a chance to eat in New Orleans. So when my literary agent proposed lunch there with the […]

Murray Bookchin and the Kurdish Resistance

By Joris Leverink Roar Mag Bookchin’s municipalist ideas, once rejected by communists and anarchists alike, have now come to inspire the Kurdish quest for democratic autonomy. The introduction to the new book The Next Revolution: Popular Assemblies and the Promise of Direct Democracy (Verso, 2015), explains how Murray Bookchin – born […]

Bernie Sanders and his enemies to the left

It looks like the Sanders campaign might actually be exposing some cracks in the PC coalition, i.e. between the neo-liberal but culturally leftist Hillaryites, the social democratic labor leftist Sandersites, and the identify politics-intersectionality oriented far Left. By Jack Ross The Hill Sen. Bernie Sanders’ (I-Vt.) historic socialist […]

Keith Preston: US concerned over Russian foreign policy in Europe, Mideast

Press TV. Listen here: http://presstv.ir/Default/embed/427744 Russia’s increasingly “assertive” foreign policy in Eastern Europe and the Middle East has concerned the US, leading Washington to expand surveillance operations against Moscow, a political analyst from Virginia says. “It’s quite likely that the United States is involved extensively in various covert […]

Comrades in Arms

Chapter 2 of the book RADICAL PEACE: People Refusing War By William T. Hathaway RADICAL PEACE is a collection of reports from antiwar activists, the true stories of their efforts to change our warrior culture. This chapter was contributed by an ex-soldier. Hi Mr. Hathaway, I got your […]

Why America Isn’t Socialist

My friend Jack Ross has a magisterial new book out on the history of the socialist movement in the United States. Samuel Goldman has an extensive review in The American Conservative. Wikimedia Commons Before it became a favorite trope of Republican presidential candidates, “American exceptionalism” belonged to the […]