Israeli President Rivlin speaks to the media outside the White House after his meeting with President Biden on Monday.
Team Rising debates whether or not New York prosecutors will pursue tax-related charges against Donald Trump and the Trump administration.
President of Families Against Mandatory Minimums, Kevin Ring, discusses the story of Gwen Levi, the woman who was sent back to jail for not answering her phone.
Flight Attendant Union Pres RESPONDS To Ted Cruz ‘Follow The Science’ Comment: MASKS Still NECESSARY
Sara Nelson, President of the International Association of Flight Attendants, discusses airline staff shortages and ongoing plane mask mandates.
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky react to Sen. Bernie Sanders latest pushback in the infrastructure negotiations.
Candace Owens strikes me as something of a con artist but I greatly suspect she is correct about the federalized policing bit. ‘Candace’ podcast host says the Democrats are winning while everyone focuses on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight.’ #FoxNews #Tucker
Krystal Ball exposes the hypocrites on the left and right on the issue of cancel culture.
Matt Stollers joins the show to analyze the latest Facebook anti-trust decision alongside Krystal and Saagar.
Saagar Enjeti informs viewers on how Carl Sagan predicted the friendship crisis in America
Krystal and Saagar cover the decision by Bernie Sanders to put a tax break for the rich in his budget
Krystal and Saagar break down the extent to which BlackRock controls the US Government
Krystal and Saagar separate fact from fiction when it comes to the covid unemployment benefits.
Krystal and Saagar go over the unilateral decision made by Joe Biden to bomb Syria once again.
The Mindcrime liberty show discusses whether children are overrated with respect to different political groups and outlooks. Why do so many political/social movements across the spectrum seem to be about defending or doing things “for the children.” Are they really doing it for the children or their own […]
Krystal and Saagar examine the airstrikes in Syria, pandemic unemployment benefits, BlackRock’s power over the US government, tax cuts on the wealthy, the life of the late Sen. Mike Gravel, cancel culture hypocrisy, America’s friendship crisis, Facebook’s monopoly power, and more! You can now watch the video from […]
I disagree with this author’s claim that Marxism is what is driving the alleged “far-left” in the US, just as I disagree that the alleged “far-right” is driven by fascism. Actual Marxists are rare in US political culture (as are actual fascists). While there are Maoist-like tendencies on […]
A pretty good discussion of why totalitarian humanism and its derivatives are dangerous. Right now, US political culture faces three primary authoritarian dangers. The most immediate is the consolidation of a totalitarian humanist regime by the Center, and the use of inherited anti-crime and anti-terrorism laws to repress […]
By John Gertz Scientific American SETI, as a modern astronomical endeavor, dating to 1959 (first paper) and 1960 (first observation). Modern UFO sightings date to the late 1940s. Though superficially similar, the two fields in practice have had virtually nothing to do with one another. SETI usually requires […]
Anarchism and Syndicalism in an African Port City: The Revolutionary Traditions of Cape Town’s Multi-Racial Working Class, 1904-1931″
By Lucien van der Walt This paper examines the development of anarchism and syndicalism in early twentieth-century Cape Town, South Africa, drawing attention to a crucial but neglected chapter of labor and left history. Central to this story were the anarchists in the local Social Democratic Federation (SDF), […]
An interesting point the speaker makes is that surges in right-wing terrorism tend to accompany international warfare. Whenever the US is waging a major war internationally, a surge in right-wing violence tends to follow. However, I would argue that the main authoritarian danger from the right-wing is not […]
By Jonathan Karl, The Atlantic In the final months of the administration, the doggedly loyal attorney general finally had enough. Donald Trump is a man consumed with grievance against people he believes have betrayed him, but few betrayals have enraged him more than what his attorney general did […]
This latest bit of dumbassery from Dave Rubin provides a great context for me to explain why I am not a Republican. Some of Dave’s interviews have been interesting. I used to like his show. But over time he’s just become a Republican brown noser. He reminds me […]
By Martin Pengelly, The Guardian Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has dismissed comments in which the Georgia Republican extremist Marjorie Taylor Greene called her a “little communist” and said she should be locked up, tweeting: “First of all, I’m taller than her.” Greene is a far-right congresswoman and controversialist who was […]
By Paula Bolyard, PJ Media Former CIA Director John Brennan let the cat out of the bag during an MSNBC appearance Wednesday, saying that the Biden administration is laser-focused on rooting out “insurgency movements” in the U.S., cracking down on pernicious malefactors like (gasp!) libertarians. No, really. READ […]
By Casey Chalk, The American Conservative As a U.S. Army medic in the early 1970s, my father worked with wounded veterans who were suffering from what we would now call Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. At the time, so my dad told me, many of these PTSD victims were heavily […]
The US has a two-tiered and multi-dimensional class system that largely pits unionized public sector workers against private-sector workers, and highly skilled blue/white-collar workers against the low-skilled, unskilled, or unemployed. It’s one of the main reasons why the “free market vs welfare statist” and “unions vs right to […]
By Cyrus Farivar NBC News “It would be difficult to introduce a single thing and it causes crime to go down,” one expert said. When the Westland Real Estate Group bought Liberty Village, a sprawling 1,000-unit apartment complex on the northeastern edge of Las Vegas nearly two years […]
By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News The war in Afghanistan has looked a lot like the war on drugs in Latin America and previous colonial campaigns in Asia, with a rapid militarization of the area and the empowerment of pliant local elites. AFGHANISTAN — The COVID-19 pandemic has been […]
Marijuana legalization in Virginia starts July 1. Addressing the impact of prohibition is unfinished work.
By Mel Leonor, Richmond Times-Dispatch Kisare Bundy had been on probation for most of his adult life when, at 22, a marijuana possession charge sent him to prison for just under a decade. An ounce and a half in his car toppled his probation status, altering the course […]
Trita Parsi, Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky discuss President Biden ordering airstrikes in Syria and Iraq.
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds 23 percent of voters say crime in their area has gotten worse in the past year as President Biden rolls out a plan to address the rise in violence. Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky discuss. This survey was […]
Ryan Grim breaks down the history of MSM’s coverage, or lack thereof, of the climate crisis.
Author, Matt Stoller, explains why Congress voted to break up Big Tech.
White House reporter for The Hill, Alex Gangitano, discusses newly released intelligence documents on UFOs.
Emily Jashinsky breaks down the relationships between major corporations and media outlets.
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky react to Britney Spears’ testimony about her conservatorship.
Journalist, Zaid Jilani, makes sense of the latest controversy over CRT and the military.
‘Outraged’ Fox News host Laura Ingraham wants to defund the Pentagon over Gen. Milley’s race studies defense
By all means, defund the Pentagon. By Peter Weber, The Week Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs, defended the U.S. Military Academy’s curriculum from criticism by Republicans at a House Armed Services Committee hearing on Wednesday. Milley specifically waved off complaints about an elective class at West Point that teaches critical […]
By W. James Antle III, The Week Democrats are grappling with an issue they thought they had largely put to bed in the 1990s: crime. President Joe Biden turned his attention to the wave of gun violence in major cities on Wednesday. The Democratic primary for New York City mayor […]
By Joel Mathis, The Week “Defund the police” is dead in the Democratic Party, at least for now. The party isn’t going to let itself get beat on the crime issue. That much should be clear from events in recent days. President Biden on Wednesday announced that state and local governments […]
By Ryan Cooper, The Week A ginned-up moral panic is an excuse to not do anything about racial injustice. JUNE 24, 2021 Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare via Email Many school districts across the country are in the grips of a full-blown moral panic, supposedly over something called […]
Team Rising reacts to the sentencing of Derek Chauvin, the police officer who killed George Floyd.
By Peter R. Quinones “Oh c’mon Pete, this is a great Tweet. What’s your problem?!” Well, my problem is that I happen to know that the one state where you would think the Libertarian Party (LP) would be based as fuck is instead a bunch of woke-bougie-progs. Yes, […]
Interesting. In the future, more and more new tribes will emerge based on new forms of identity.
Matt Taibbi On December 31st of last year, an 80 year-old Buffalo-area woman named Judith Smentkiewicz fell ill with Covid-19. She was rushed by ambulance to Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital in Williamsville, New York, where she was put on a ventilator. Her son Michael and his wife flew […]
Matt Taibbi provides his perspective to Krystal and Saagar on the censorship of Bret Weinstein by big tech companies and the media in general.
Krystal Ball explains the new polling numbers that show increasing support for socialism in America
Saagar Enjeti dives into the problems with the military going woke and why the Capitol riot happened in the first place.
Krystal and Saagar discuss the latest news surrounding Biden’s bipartisan infrastructure plan.
Krystal and Saagar break down the newest information disclosed to the public about UFO sightings and what the US government knows.