Month: September 2020

Suicide of the Liberals

By Gary Saul Morson First Things Between 1900 and 1917, waves of unprecedented terror struck Russia. Several parties professing incompatible ideologies competed (and cooperated) in causing havoc. Between 1905 and 1907, nearly 4,500 government officials and about as many private individuals were killed or injured. Between 1908 and […]

The Truth About Kyle Rittenhouse?

Tom Woods interviews Kristan Harris Listen here. Opinion has been sharply divided about Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old who killed two protesters in Kenosha, Wisconsin, in what many say was an act of self-defense. In this episode I’m joined by Kristan Harris, the man whose footage from that night […]

The Winter of Our Discontent

By David Dayen American Prospect This is a horror story. Maybe you think that way about the past three years: the corrupt self-dealing, the fusillade of lies and ignorance, the corporate handover of the regulatory state, the authoritarian repression. The oncoming election may provide you with a crack […]

The Counterrevolutionary Left

A lot of “anti-system” folks are focusing on Trump’s shenanigans while ignoring the neocons’ attempted comeback by colonizing the Democratic Party and embedding themselves in the Trump administration simultaneously while trying to ride the wave of protests to power. Gottfried predicts a minor league “Night of the Long […]

The Rise and Fall of Postnationalism

By Hans-Georg Maaßen and Johannes Eisleben TELOS Over the last fifty years, the West has witnessed a continuous decline in the quality of the state and its activities, along with a cultural deterioration of the public sphere. All OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development) countries have also […]

In the Age of Conflict

By Norbet Bolz TELOS The rage about corona and its consequences has evidently elicited a mental disturbance with global reach. Every insanity has now become acceptable—on the condition that the insanity claims to be of the “left,” i.e., anti-fascist, anti-racist, anti-capitalist, etc. Whoever wants to keep it at […]