By Paul Walsh and Hannah Sayle Minneapolis Star Tribune Ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is charged with second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd in south Minneapolis on May 25, 2020. With the world watching, proceedings began March 8. Three other […]
New York Times Day 3 of the trial of Derek Chauvin, the officer accused of killing Mr. Floyd, featured emotional testimony and raw video footage. On the third day of the Derek Chauvin murder trial, the prosecution and the defense questioned a teenage store clerk about his interactions […]
By ELLIOT SPAGAT and NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press DONNA, Texas — The Biden administration for the first time Tuesday allowed journalists inside its main border detention facility for migrant children, revealing a severely overcrowded tent structure where more than 4,000 people, including children and families, were crammed into […]
Unlikely. Stable empires don’t have dementia patients as heads of state. It looks like the US is actually trying to outsource containment of China to a Western Pacific-South Asian alliance like the Syrian war was outsourced to Turkey and the Middle Eastern wars have been partially outsourced to […]
But will China be able to escape its dependency on American capital and the American security framework that facilitates global trade? By Christopher Layne, Texas A&M University In this article, I show that far from consenting to be bound by institutions and rules of the Pax Americana, China […]
This article is probably correct that Turkey is a rising force in the Eurasian corridor and likely to be an increasingly formidable power in the future. By Batu Coskun, Daily Sabah The United States has been retreating from the global political scene. The policy of limiting American global […]
It was out-competed by politics and corporate media? By Ben Sixsmith, The American Conservative For decades, World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., and its chairman Vince McMahon have dominated professional wrestling. For most casual fans, their business is the business. The company and the pursuit can seem inextricable. It was […]
I have literally been following US politics since I used to come home from elementary school and watch the Watergate hearings on television, and I have never been happier with the US political situation than I am now. Consider the following trends: The US empire is slowly retreating […]
It’s interesting that at least some social democrats and other leftists are just now starting to notice this. Even ultra-milquetoasters like Majority Report. Better late than never, I guess. Sam host Denver University Professor of Law Nancy Leong to discuss her new book, Identity Capitalists: The Powerful Insiders Who […]
Lost in translation; the video is about him being told he’d go to Hell for being gay: https://archive.ph/WXONF
Christopher Martin, the Cup Foods employee who asked about a fake bill said that he no longer felt safe working at that store after the death of George Floyd.
Team Rising discusses Republican’s reactions to the investigation into Matt Gaetz.
Team Rising discusses the infrastructure bill and the Democratic Party infighting over the details.
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti react to Jay Carney’s attack on Sen. Bernie Sanders.
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti react to a video Sen. Ted Cruz took when visiting a migrant warehouse in in Donna, Texas.
Doctoral student at the University Of Georgia, Irami Osei-Frimpong, aka The Funky Academic, discusses what makes an election free and fair.
We need as much fragmentation between the Left, Right, and Center as possible, and within the Left, Right, and Center as possible, until no one can achieve a monopoly on power. Host of Bad Faith Podcast, Briahna Joy Gray, discusses AOC’s latest comments on judging President Biden through […]
Krystal Ball discusses the morality of billionaires existing.
The third day of former Minneapolis Police Officer Derek Chauvin’s trial for the killing of George Floyd has been focused so far on a previously unseen place: inside the Cup Foods convenience store on the corner of 38th and Chicago where George Floyd was taken into custody by […]
Saagar Enjeti explains why the CDC messaging fails to encourage people to take vaccines.
Krystal & Saagar: EVERYTHING We Know About Underage Sex Trafficking Investigation Against Matt Gaetz
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti react to reports that Congressman Matt Gaetz is being investigated by the Justice Department for potential sex trafficking violations.
Why not go full Taliban and require burkas? Not to give anyone any ideas. By Blake Farmer, National Public Radio The teachers at New Hope Academy in Franklin, Tenn., were chatting the other day. The private Christian school has met in person throughout much of the coronavirus pandemic […]
Sky News Boris Johnson says COVID-19 has exploited the world’s divisions but countries must work together to defeat the next pandemic. Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called for a “new international treaty for pandemic preparedness and response”. Mr. Johnson was joined by French President Emmanuel Macron and German […]
The defense and prosecution will continue to make their cases to the jury in the Derek Chauvin trial Tuesday. CBS News legal contributor Keir Dougall joins CBSN AM to discuss the trial’s first day, which he said contained an unforced error from the prosecution.
The third grader said she was “sad and kind of mad” when she witnessed Chauvin with his knee pressed into George Floyd’s neck. Due to her age, her testimony was not on courtroom cameras.
The trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd continued into its second day with several eyewitnesses taking the stand. On CBSN, Nikki Battiste spoke with Jenny Roberts, a professor of law at American University and co-director of the Criminal Justice Clinic, […]
One off-duty firefighter testified at Derek Chauvin’s murder trial today on what she and other bystanders experienced watching George Floyd die. NBC’s Jay Gray joins ‘The News with Shepard Smith’ to report on what happened during the second day of Chauvin’s trial.
Watch live coverage of the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Chauvin is charged in the May 25, 2020, death of George Floyd. Warning: This stream may include images and audio some viewers may find upsetting or disturbing.
By Will Lester, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — G. Gordon Liddy, a mastermind of the Watergate burglary and a radio talk show host after emerging from prison, died Tuesday at age 90 at his daughter’s home in Virginia. His son, Thomas Liddy, confirmed the death but did not […]
By Mel Leonor, Richmond Times Dispatch Gov. Ralph Northam is moving on Wednesday to speed up marijuana legalization in Virginia, backing changes to the legislation that would do away with penalties for possession of an ounce effective this summer. Northam will also seek to accelerate spending on public […]
Rabble Rousers and Merry Pranksters: A History of Anarchism in Aotearoa/New Zealand from the mid-1950s to the early 1980s
By Toby Boraman The 1960s have been dismissed as a joke, a time when naive young people believed they could change society by wearing beads and placing owers in their hair. This is a myth. The 1960s and – to perhaps a greater extent – the 1970s were […]
By Buck Sexton, American Consequences Morning Joe is the premier MSNBC news program for latté liberals who worship snide elitism. If you were a B student in prep school with parents that got you into Brown University with a phone call to the advancement office, but you swear […]
By Keith Preston An interesting irony is that most Americans have no clue that one of the most, if not the most, powerful political faction in US politics during the past 40 years has been a de facto Marxist-Leninist vanguard sect with roots in Trotskyism, which aligns itself […]
By Robert Lindsay There have been many leftwing nationalists – the Pathet Lao, Stalin, Samora Machel in Mozambique, the Sandinistas in Nicaragua, Aristide in Haiti, Correo in Ecuador, the Fernandez’ in Argentina, and of course the Chavistas in Venezuela. The IRA was left nationalist. So was the ETA […]
It couldn’t have happened to nicer guys. By Jack Phillips, Epoch Times Apparent Mexican drug cartel members threatened Republican senators from across the Rio Grande in Texas when they visited the border as Border Patrol officials grapple with a surge in illegal immigrants and human smuggling, according to […]
Contrary to what most leftists believe, the state is the most pernicious of all ruling class institutions. Noam Chomsky’s “I’d like to see the power of the federal government increased” in order to rein in the power of business is foolish and misguided, although unfortunately many if not […]
Good job, Baltimore. I’m sure FOX will have a hissy fit over this but they can go fuck themselves. Kyle’s commentary in this is spot on.
By Christina Maxouris and Holly Yan, CNN (CNN)Much of America’s recent progress against Covid-19 has been erased as new infections jump nationwide. Now the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said she’s afraid of what will happen next. “What we’ve seen over the last week […]
Anarchist News Ted Kaczynski’s thorough critique of anarchoprimitivism takes center stage here, in “The Truth About Primitive Life: A Critique of Anarchoprimitivism.” The article is well-supported by three pages of Works Cited and fully 313 endnotes (available on TheAnarchistLibrary.org). In favor of anarchoprimitivism is “Civilization Will Stunt Your […]
This may be true when it comes to traditional censorship, the kind that is directly imposed by the state through a Board of Censorship or something to that effect. But when the media, along with the educational system and the tech industry, assume the role previously held by […]
American Civil Liberties Union Section 802 of the USA PATRIOT Act (Pub. L. No. 107-52) expanded the definition of terrorism to cover “”domestic,”” as opposed to international, terrorism. A person engages in domestic terrorism if they do an act “dangerous to human life” that is a violation of […]
Matt Taibbi The celebrated author writes an article in the Guardian opposing censorship, and is stunned by the negative response from political kindred spirits. Writer Thomas Frank published a piece in The Guardian last week called, “Liberals want to blame rightwing ‘misinformation’ for our problems. Get real.” Its […]
Washington, D.C, March 30, 2021 — U.S. Representative Alex Mooney (R-WV) today re-introduced sound money legislation to remove all federal income taxation from gold and silver coins and bullion. The Monetary Metals Tax Neutrality Act (H.R. 2284) backed by the Sound Money Defense League and free-market activists – would clarify that the […]
Peter R. Quinones When the news broke that a law enforcement officer (school resource officer) refused to enter Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida to engage school shooter Nikolas Cruz, many in the public demanded the law enforcement officer lose his job. It’s been over three […]
Team Rising discusses Amazon’s response to social media backlash.
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti discuss the Koch’s involvement in blocking an election-reform bill.
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti react to comments by Stuart Varney of Fox Business on the battle between Amazon’s Jeff Bezos and Sen. Bernie Sanders.
Where are your papers? Team Rising debates the potential of vaccine passports.
The new “white ethnics,” following in the tradition of the Eastern and Southern European Americans. Founder of Nuestro PAC, Chuck Rocha, discusses a new study from the PAC that breaks down the Latino vote in the 2020 general election by age, party affiliation, and pass participation.
Peter Zeihan had an interesting take on this in the “end of globalization” video I posted earlier. As the empire crumbles, the overlords are worried one of their colonies is getting a bit uppity. Saagar Enjeti explains how Donald Trump changed foreign policy forever, particularly with China.