Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard just returned from a secret trip to Syria and told Jake Tapper in a CNN Exclusive said any reconciliation would have to involve Syrian President Bashar Al Assad.
A Kuwaiti woman explains why she fled her native country.
Press TV. Listen here. US President Donald Trump’s plans to reduce Washington’s foreign interventionism and focus on issues like immigration are part of a foreign policy plan that seeks to separate Russia from China and Iran, says an American analyst. Keith Preston, director of attackthesystem.org, made the remarks […]
By Stefan Gleason Sound money principles can serve to help grow the economy and restrain government. The political class, however, doesn’t particularly want to restrain itself. Washington, D.C. is addicted to the easy money policies that have enabled $20 trillion in national debt accumulation and tens of trillions […]
By Alden Braddock Peoples Post Modernist Reject liberal(isms). Embrace your will to power. The Left (even in radical circles)in many respects has failed as a movement. Race baiting, class politics, compromise on top of compromise and a clumsy at best praxis to achieving the ends we strive for […]
The best discussion of the globalism vs. nationalism conundrum from an anarchist/libertarian perspective that I have seen to date. By Tim Bryant The Last American Vagabond Whether it’s the Brits voting for the Brexit, the Americans electing Donald Trump as president, or Marine Le Pen gaining momentum in […]
Bill Lind on why North Korea is just an extension of traditional Korea. By William S. Lind Traditional Right As North Korea inches its way toward possessing an ICBM than can hit the United States with a nuclear warhead–both of dubious reliability–we can expect a Korean “crisis” to […]
The best analysis of the Trumpian approach to foreign policy I have seen to date. By Pete Escobar South China Morning Press China, Russia and Iran are the three key players in what promises to be the Eurasian Century. Donald Trump may be The Joker; The Fool; The […]
I agree with this analysis but disagree with its conclusions. Ultimately, our enemies are all states everywhere, and our greatest non-state rivals are the Wahhabist/Salafist renditions of Islam. I consider the struggles of the Kurds, particularly the PKK and allied tendencies, to essentially be the same as the […]
By Will Rahn CBSNews.Com Something people will increasingly ask down the road: In a wildly diverse nation of over 300 million people, would it not make more sense to have, say, three countries with a 100 million people each? Or how about 300 countries with a million people? […]
This is a new piece published by the leftist “watchdog” group Political Research Associates by Matthew Lyons, who has previously critiqued yours truly (see Lyon’s original critique here and my reply here). Lyons’ latest piece on the Alternative Right is available on the Political Research Associates website. Read […]
By Jp Cortez Tens of millions of Americans and their employers pour money into pension plans each month, counting those funds to grow and to be there when needed at retirement. But a time bomb awaits. The bulk of U.S. pension funds are dangerously underfunded, and the assets […]
Trump may be a maverick, but not that much of a maverick. By Leon Hadar The American Conservative We’re all familiar with “slippery slope” arguments. Allow Casual Fridays, and soon enough everyone will be coming to work in shorts and T-shirts. Ban assault weapons, and you’re on the […]
Interesting. Sounds like Trump’s faction of the ruling class may favor a foreign policy paradigm similar to that recommended by Bill Lind. By Mike Whitney Counterpunch The US foreign policy establishment is gradually shifting its focus from the Middle East to the Far East, but the unexpected election of Donald […]
An interesting interview with leftist anti-fascist Matthew Lyons who argues that Trump may represent a ruling class faction that seeks a new direction beyond neoliberalism. Listen here. With #DisruptJ20 actions taking place in only a few days, many are wondering both what far-Right forces will do in response […]
So says a commie critic of anarchism. ANOTHER RADICAL doctrine developed during the period of the 1830s– anarchism. Anarchism is often considered to represent current of radical thought that is truly democratic and libertarian. It is hailed in some quarters as the only true political philosophy freedom. The […]
My recent interview with “The Fascist Pigs” podcast. Listen here. Activist and anarchist political theorist Keith Preston of attackthesystem.com/ comes onto the podcast to discuss anarchy, fascism, the altright, Jews, diversity, unions and the general political and historical landscape.
Todd Lewis vs. Brent Lengel. One of the best debates I have ever heard between a left-anarchists and a non-anarchist.
PressTV. Listen here. Incoming US President Donald Trump will only use his opposition to the “one China” policy as a bargaining chip in trade talks with China and to the extent that would not disrupt relations with Beijing, says a political commentator. Trump, who will officially take […]
By Glenn Greenwald The Intercept Dwight Eisenhower delivered his farewell address after serving two terms as U.S. president; the five-star general chose to warn Americans of this specific threat to democracy: “In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, […]
Press TV. Listen here. The American intelligence community is seeking to cause “friction” between the United States and Russia as President-elect Donald Trump has signaled willingness to improve relations with Moscow, says a political analyst. Keith Preston, the chief editor of AttacktheSystem.com, made the remarks on Wednesday in […]
Mike Whitney Counterpunch Powerful elites are using the credibility of the US Intelligence agencies to demonize Russia and prepare the country for war. This is the real meaning of the “Russia hacking” story which, as yet, has not produced any hard evidence of Russian complicity. Last week’s 25-page […]
Q: Why will there never be a coup d’état in Washington? A: Because there’s no American embassy there. By William Blum The Empire Report China 1949 to early 1960s Albania 1949-53 East Germany 1950s Iran 1953 * Guatemala 1954 * Costa Rica mid-1950s Syria 1956-7 Egypt 1957 Indonesia […]
By Colette Gaiter The Conversation In the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump won the white vote across all demographics except for college-educated white women. He did especially well among working class white voters: 67 percent of whites without a college degree voted for him. Some post-election analysis marveled […]
By Tom Engelhardt TomDispatch.Com Know thyself. It was what came to mind in the wake of Donald Trump’s victory and my own puzzling reaction to it. And while that familiar phrase just popped into my head, I had no idea it was so ancient, or Greek, or for […]
Mehdi Hasan goes head to head with Thomas Friedman on the morality of America’s global role. Is the US a force for good in the world?
In this episode of Head to Head, Mehdi Hasan challenges Sir Paul Collier, the former head of Development Research at the World Bank, author of Exodus: Immigration and Multiculturalism, and professor at Oxford University, on the costs and benefits of migration.
Bill McKibben and Alex Epstein square off on fossil fuels — do they make the planet a worse place to live or a better place to live?
Some scientists say the earth’s climate changes constantly and naturally, but the vast majority of them believe the current rise in global temperature is man-made, and could be catastrophic for the planet. But is all this but a case of extreme ‘climate alarmism’? Climate change sceptic Richard Lindzen […]
An assessment of Trump by libertarian-decentralist-populist Bill Kauffman, whose take on Trump pretty much mirrors my own. By Bill Kauffman The American Conservative Gore Vidal once said that the three saddest words in the English language were Joyce Carol Oates. “President Hillary Clinton” would have dislodged the exophthalmic […]
An interesting discussion of this question between Matt Zwolinski (pro) and Tom Woods (con). Listen here. Some voices in the libertarian world have argued that a basic income guarantee for everyone would be better than the current welfare state from a pragmatic point of view. Matt Zwolinski adds […]
These ideas might be particularly relevant to the United States where the two-party duopoly is particularly difficult to crack. By David Bollier P2P Foundation It’s an open secret that political parties and “democratic” governments around the world have become entrenched insider clubs, dedicated to protecting powerful elites and […]
An interesting discussion of modern economic history that socialists and libertarians alike should be able to appreciate. By Jeffrey Harrod Philosophers for Change Write about my vision of a “post-capitalist world,” I was requested. But I find this difficult. Difficult because I believe we are already in, or […]
I’d say this article is hysterical leftist paranoia. Neoliberalism and cultural leftism are friends, not enemies. The inequality of wealth that we see rising is similar to what happened during the industrial revolution when the rise of the liberal bourgeoisie paralleled the growth the proletarian class. It’s amazing […]
The “war on drugs” is the third worst domestic policy the United States has pursued in the entire history of the nation, after slavery and the ethnic cleansing of the indigenous people. Drug prohibition is the modern version of crusades against witchcraft. https://www.amazon.com/Ceremonial-Chemistry…/dp/0815607687 If you go to a […]
By Rabbit AltLeft.Com I know what you’re thinking, but no, I don’t mean “Tea Party” in the sense of the happy meal conservative movement that emerged in the early part of the Obama administration. Nor am I referring to anything relating to the Boston Tea Party or the […]
Press TV. Listen here. US Senator John McCain, an 80-year-old Republican from Arizona, is “not credible” to comment on Russia’s alleged hacking efforts against the United States presidential election, which gave Donald Trump control over the White House, an analyst says. Keith Preston, the chief editor and director […]