By Danny Haiphong Black Agenda Report Independent Journalist Corner: A Conversation with Randi Nord “Anti-imperialism to me means supporting nations in their struggle against my government’s violent and exploitative influence.” This week I spoke with Randi Nord. Nord is a Detroit-based journalist and activist. She is the co-founder […]
A New Study Shows How American Polarization is Driven by a Team Sports Mentality, Not by Disagreement on Issues
Glad to see someone actually notices this. By Zaid Jilani The Intercept n 2004, then-Senator Barack Obama wowed the country with an address at the Democratic National Convention designed to unite the country and tear down partisan divides. “Now even as we speak, there are those who are […]
Some interesting observations from Troy Southgate on why the Left fails through co-optation, and why the Western world is drifting leftward culturally even as state-capitalism is tightening its grip. “The concluding paragraph in ‘Cultures of Post-War British Fascism’ (Routledge, 2015), by John E. Richardson of Loughborough University, in […]
By Aleksey Bashtavenko Academic Composition Republicans and Democrats disagree about the role that the government should play in providing social services. The former insists that it should be smaller and intervene less in the economy. In contradistinction, the latter maintains that the public interest would be better served […]
From a leftist who learned the hard way. I would actually argue that all modern political philosophy is leftist, at least from John Locke onward. So if you’re not a throne and altar traditionalist, a religious theocrat, or a revolutionary rightist (fascist, national socialist), then you’re a leftist. […]
A self-managed, libertarian penal system? That sounds like something right out of the ARV-ATS program. By Jo Griffin In a country where jails are seen as ticking timebombs, a system of self-rule among inmates has proved a striking success Renato Da Silva Junior was convicted of homicide five […]
The Ludwig von Mises Centre has established a new discussion board. A discussion of Modern Monetary Theory is already going on. Check it out here. This should be an opportunity for some interesting dialogue.
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On Scottish Liberty Podcast episode 83 with Antony Sammeroff and Tom Laird. Two Scottish Libertarians talk to Keith Preston of http://www.attackthesystem.com about really existing examples of anarchism in practice including anarchic Ireland, anarchy in Iceland, the American West, the Spanish Civil War, Somalia, Marinaleda, Christiania, Monaco, Lichtenstein, Liberland […]
Jeffrey Tucker responds to Goofy Gillis. By Jeffrey Tucker American Institute for Economic Research William Gillis’s review of my book Right-Wing Collectivism is complimentary but critical on many points and mainly on one central point to which he continually returns. He believes that my focus on state power […]
Goofy Gillis reviews Jeffrey Tucker. By William Gillis Center for a Stateless Society There are few figures the alt-right hate more than Jeffrey Tucker — which may be something of a plot twist, given his alleged hand in the racist Ron Paul newsletters of the 80s. Yet Tucker […]
My assessment of the Trump presidency thus far. By Keith Preston When Donald Trump’s seemingly maverick presidential campaign began to accelerate in 2016, both the Left and Right in domestic U.S. politics began to formulate predictable reactions almost on cue. Virtually the entire spectrum of the American right-wing, […]
Press TV. Listen here. The new shift in US policy in Syria was influenced by President Donald Trump’s so-called America First policy that he has advocated since coming to office, says a political analyst. Following Trump’s election, “America First” has become the official foreign policy doctrine of his […]