By Nicole Hao Epoch Times Editor’s Note: Some of the accounts in this article contain graphic and disturbing details of torture and other forms of degrading treatment. Founded in July 1921, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has wreaked death and destruction on the Chinese populace for a century. […]
By Sean Gabb We have, for the past eighteen months, lived through a fantasy pandemic. If unpleasant, the Virus is not particularly deadly. The number of cases is a product of testing, the number of deaths a statistical fraud. We have had much worse infections in living memory. […]
By Peter R. Quiñones “The unsophisticated people are always taken in by appearances, and the world consists mostly of the unsophisticated.” While I disagree with Matt Erickson on a lot, one of the most salient points he recently made when it comes to using the Libertarian Party, or […]
By Matt Taibbi Suburban America’s self-proclaimed racial oracle returns with a monumentally oblivious sequel to “White Fragility.” “The ideology of individualism is dependent on a denial of the past as relevant to the present… Individualism denies the significance of race.” — Robin DiAngelo “Individualism is for f*gs.” — […]
This is at least the third find of this type in the past few weeks. By Alex Migdal CBC WARNING: This story contains distressing details. A First Nation in B.C.’s South Interior says 182 unmarked grave sites have been discovered near the location of a former residential school. […]
By the Associated Press, with reporting from WPVI-TV and ABC News PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania’s highest court threw out Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction and released him from prison Wednesday in a stunning reversal of fortune for the comedian once known as “America’s Dad,” ruling that the prosecutor who […]
Good news. By ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Rumsfeld, the two-time defense secretary and one-time presidential candidate whose reputation as a skilled bureaucrat and visionary of a modern U.S. military was unraveled by the long and costly Iraq war, died Tuesday. He was […]
An interview with Joseph Cotto recorded on June 25. Watch here.
An interesting collection of writings from anarchists on the meaning of the black flag. Crimethinc In the following selections, a range of authors and artists from across a century and a half reflect on the meaning of the black flag, the anarchist standard of rebellion and negation. READ […]
Host of Bad Faith podcast, Briahna Joy Gray, breaks down Rep. Jim Clyburn’s endorsement of Shontel Brown for Rep. Marcia Fudge’s congressional seat.
Ryan Grim breaks down some of the causes and consequences of the recent heat wave
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky react to newly released footage of supposed UFOs surrounding a Navy ship in Southern California.
This is a fairly representative articulation of the mainstream version of Red Tribe ideology and stated fairly moderately. Ryan Grim’s comments about the revolutions that followed the American Revolution are important as well. Emily Jashinsky makes the case for American exceptionalism.
If Roe is overturned, it just means that individual states will have their own policies, many of which will be more liberal than Roe. And if there was a federal ban on abortions, many liberals may well become states’ rights conservatives overnight. Activist, Lauren Windsor of The Undercurrent, […]
There will be more and more contested elections in the future as politics becomes more contentious, election results become closer, and both sides increasingly resort to trying to rig the game in order to ensure victory for themselves. Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky explain the complications with the […]
Washington Post economics reporter, Jeff Stein, discusses the latest updates in the infrastructure bill and explains the child tax credit plan.
By Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania’s highest court overturned Bill Cosby’s sex assault conviction Wednesday after finding an agreement with a previous prosecutor prevented him from being charged in the case. Cosby has served more than two years of a three- to 10-year sentence at a […]
Notice how persons of different ethnic backgrounds are on different sides of this issue. This is not a white/black or majority/minority issue. The Blue Tribe and Red Tribe error when they assume every minority is on the “left” and every WASPish white is on the “right.” Team Rising […]
Progressive liberals vs social democrats vs Marxists?
“I’m against cancel culture until I’m for it and I think we should imprison all my political opponents just because I don’t like them.” – Modern Conservatives
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un chastised top ruling party officials for failures in anti-epidemic work that led to an unspecified ‘great crisis’ and put the safety of the country and people at risk, state media reported.
Kim on the state of things.
By Caitlin Johnstone Americans: healthcare please Biden: Sorry, did you say airstrikes on Iraq and Syria? Americans: no, healthcare Biden: Alright, you drive a hard bargain, but here are your airstrikes on Iraq and Syria. It is journalistic malpractice to parrot US government claims about acts of military […]
As I said in another post on here yesterday, I generally hold to the view that the central thrust of PC/SJWism/Wokeness/whatever is largely just the latest rendition of bourgeois morality, filtered through the lens of sectarian WASPish Protestant pietism in its “progressive Christian” and “social gospel” forms. It […]
This week’s Backchannel features William Lind, Chronicles contributor, as he speaks about his recent piece “Fourth Generation War Comes to a Theater Near You,” which is featured in the October 2020 issue of Chronicles magazine. Lind is joined in conversation by Edward Welsch, Executive Editor of Chronicles, and […]
This is a story about medieval Maghribi merchants, Kalahari San Bushmen, American ranchers, Arctic Inuits, Pygmies, The Semai, and Wisconsin businessmen. For people wanting more stories like these you should read Elinor Ostrom’s “Governing the Commons”. She was the first woman to win the Nobel prize in economics, […]
Harold Barclay’s classic work in anarchist anthropology. Preface by Alex Comfort Introduction I. On the Nature of Anarchy On anarchy and anarchism Social order and authority Social sanctions Government and the state Conclusion II. Some Observations on Procedure III. Anarchy among Hunter-Gatherers Inuit San Pygmies Australian hunters and […]
Nationwide or nearly nationwide legalization of marijuana seems to be fairly inevitable at this point. It’s interesting to hear a bunch of conservative pundits advocating for drug legalization. Not the Republican Party I grew up with, lol. Gutfeld!’ panel discuss Clarence Thomas and the marijuana legalization debate.
The founder of the Guardian Angels is seeking to be the GOP candidate for New York City mayor. This guy has never been anything other than a publicity hound and scam artist. New York City mayoral candidate Curtis Sliwa shares his platform and his plan to refund the […]
Defund anything being used to harm thousands and millions of people.
The irony is that CRT threatens to re-segregate America, the very thing that the Oak Park citizens of the 1960s fought against.
Who cares? Let every tribe have its own narrative.
How do free markets go together with leftism, and what is left-libertarianism? Are the markets in fact the best methods for addressing conventional leftist values, like concerns for discrimination, exclusion and hierarchy? Why might a libertarian reject capitalism? These are the questions we are going to discuss at […]
By Tess Riley, The Guardian Just 100 companies have been the source of more than 70% of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions since 1988, according to a new report. The Carbon Majors Report (pdf) “pinpoints how a relatively small set of fossil fuel producers may hold the key […]
By Dr. Michael Robillard “Universities are madrassas for woke stupidity.” -James Delingpole When I first encountered the discipline of Philosophy as an undergraduate at West Point some twenty years ago, I was put into a state of awe. Encountering the ideas of Plato and Aristotle, Kant and Hume, […]
Independent journalist Glenn Greenwald criticized top military officials for politicizing the armed forces and the media praising them on ‘The Ingraham Angle.’
–Caller wonders if the far left is turning away centrists from voting for Democrats
“Terrorist” is a label that only applies to people that are engaged in violence. –Voicemail caller asks why the Trumpist Q types aren’t considered terrorists by law enforcement
A pretty good takedown of Republican scamsters.
Middle East Eye An Israeli Knesset member has called for the killing of couples involved in mixed marriages during a speech in parliament. Yitzhak Pindrus is a member of the United Torah Judaism, an ultra-Orthodox party that believes in a homogenous Jewish state and society. He called for […]
By Robert Hunziker, Counterpunch The news does not get much worse than a recent scientific report that the planet is trapping twice as much heat as it did only 14 years ago. If this one report does not turn heads and create a sense of panic to get […]
Bakunin’s heirs in South Africa: Race and revolutionary syndicalism from the IWW to the International Socialist League, 1910–21
By Lucien Van Der Walt ABSTRACT The historiography of the socialist movement in South Africa remains dominated by the interpretations developed by Communist Partywriters, and this is particularly true of the left before Communism. This article defines the key arguments of Communist writers regarding the left in the […]
Can the Libertarian Party (L.P.) become “a major contender that consistently wins elections?” If the organization’s dismal, 50-year track record in winning elections isn’t discouraging enough, now the L.P. is in disarray after its chairman and two members of its national committee resigned in the wake of an […]
It’s really interesting how history repeats itself it’s almost eerie how similar the 2020s is playing out compared to the 1920s. Rising support for socialism, increasing disparity in wealth, labor movements, and strikes gaining traction. Let’s just hope the 2030s turns out better than the 1930s.
When the police are militarized, they are already a standing army, deployed on American streets. Unconstitutional for over 100 years.
I’m sure a lot of folks were hoping.
Krystal and Saagar mourn the passing of American hero Sen. Mike Gravel who will be missed dearly.
Team Rising reacts to Right Wing Watch’s temporary suspension from YouTube.
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky react to Fox News anchor Tucker Carlson’s claims that the NSA is spying on him.