This clip with Michael Lind lays out what the major parties are about nowadays pretty well. The mainstream Democrats are the new Rockefeller Republicans. The academic left is their left flank, and the Republicans are becoming more like the old-style protectionist Democrats. Although at one point in this […]
“The vaccine should be tested on politicians first. If they survive, the vaccine is safe. If they don’t, then the country is safe.” — Monika Wiśniewska
It’s amazing how pro-war EVERY SINGLE MEDIA OUTLET is right now! VERY clear they’re ALL mouthpieces of the military-industrial complex!
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Alyssa Farah break down how the pandemic and climate change could create a major housing crisis.
Matt Stoller, Ryan Grim, Alyssa Farah, and Matt Stoller have a heated discussion on whether or not the withdrawal from Afghanistan was successful.
Matt Stoller explains why he has hope that the consultant class will learn from their mistakes in Afghanistan.
Team Rising discusses news that the Department of Education has opened investigations into five states with bans on in-school mask mandates.
Ryan Grim makes the case for holding former administrations accountable for the forever war in Afghanistan.
Kim Iversen explains why a collaboration between the U.S. government and big tech is concerning.
Alyssa Farah explains why the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan was unsuccessful, and predicts future involvement in the region.
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Alyssa Farah break down the future of U.S. involvement in Afghanistan as the war formally comes to a close.
By Ross Douthat, New York Times A month ago I thought I was a cynic about our 20-year war in Afghanistan. Today, after watching our stumbling withdrawal and the swift collapse of practically everything we fought for, my main feeling is that I wasn’t cynical enough. My cynicism […]
Krystal and Saagar are joined by Matt Taibbi to discuss reigning in the Pentagon and whether either of the two parties are capable of doing so
Saagar covers the important story of how China pulled off the semiconductor heist of the century and what it tells us about US elites more broadly
Krystal looks at the new contract Rachel Maddow signed with MSNBC and what that means for the future of the network
Krystal and Saagar go over the immediate consequences of the supreme court’s decision to end Biden’s eviction moratorium and why rental relief funds from congress failed to get distributed
How could it get any worse? Krystal and Saagar cringe at the list of potential replacements for Meghan McCain on The View as the conservative pundit
Krystal and Saagar weigh in on the story of a mom losing custody of her child for not being vaccinated and other instances of the worsening covid mania
Krystal and Saagar give their thoughts on the war in Afghanistan ending after 20 long years and how Trump reacted to the news
Krystal and Saagar debate whether masks should be banned in schools or not following a push by the DOE to prevent states from overruling local governments and banning masks
–With the departure of the final flight out, President Joe Biden has officially ended the 20-year war in Afghanistan
By Tim O’Donnell, The Week The United States is now able to confirm that “two high-profile” Islamic State leaders in Afghanistan who allegedly played a role in planning the deadly attack at Kabul’s Hamid Karzai International Airport earlier this week have been killed in a U.S. military retaliatory […]
By Ryan Cooper, The Week There was a tragic suicide bombing at the Kabul airport on Thursday. At time of writing 169 people were confirmed killed, including 13 American soldiers. This caused an instant frenzy of denunciation on cable news and from Republican neoconservatives. Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) […]
Krystal and Saagar discuss the ending of the war in Afghanistan, new rounds of covid hysteria, the validity of masks in schools, mass evictions beginning, cringe from The View, MSNBC’s future, China’s semiconductor heist, the Pentagon’s influence with Matt Taibbi, and more! Covid Hysteria – 18:05 Mask Lawsuits […]
Nearly 90 retired generals and admirals call on Gen. Milley and Gen. Austin to resign over Afghanistan disaster News
By Carlos Garcia, The Blaze A group of nearly 90 retired generals and admirals called for the resignations of the secretary of defense and the chairman of the joint chiefs of staff over the disaster of the U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan. The letter was released as the […]
Well, it’s not exactly prime real estate.
“Neocon lies” is a redundant phrase. The situation in Afghanistan is comparable to a situation where, in the Middle Ages, a group of the most powerful monarchs might decide to cede a particular principality to the Turks for whatever strategic reasons, but where the clergy objects to ceding […]
Krystal and Saagar provide the latest vaccination statistics and watch in disgust as the media celebrates the covid deaths of conservative vaccine skeptics
Krystal dives into the accountability crisis among the US elite as shown by the firing of a Marine after he called out military leadership in Afghanistan
Krystal and Saagar scrutinize the shameless behavior by the pro war mainstream media in the wake of American troops dying at the hands of terrorists
Krystal and Saagar look at the potential consequences for million of renters following the supreme court’s decision to overturn Biden’s eviction moratorium
Krystal and Saagar go over the devastation being brought to Louisiana by the historically powerful Hurricane Ida on the 16th anniversary of Katrina
Saagar considers whether Joe Biden should resign over the deaths of American troops in Afghanistan and the precedent that could be set
Krystal and Saagar break down the latest news to come out of Afghanistan including the terrorist attack in Kabul and a subsequent US drone strike that killed civilians
“But ‘dem Talibans is such meanies!” Independent A US drone strike in Afghanistan on Sunday killed nine members of one family, according to local reports. The casualties of the strike in the capital city of Kabul included six children, a relative told a local journalist working with CNN. […]
The Antifa is one of the few armies that consistently loses battles even when they outnumber the enemy 6 to 1. A group of antifa were saved by police after they were beaten and forced to retreat at a violent left vs right protest in Modesto, Calif. on […]
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds 52 percent of voters said it’s unlikely the Biden administration consulted with NATO before deciding to withdraw troops from Afghanistan.
Representative Ro Khanna explains his support for President Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan.
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Alyssa Farah react to viral video of President Biden saying he was told “not to take questions.”
Kim Iversen makes the case for rethinking COVID-19 immunity after a new report appears to cast doubt on the immuno-response of vaccine immunity.
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Alyssa Farah discuss a new survey of California rideshare drivers about their benefits under Proposition 22.
Team Rising debates SCOTUS term limits amidst reporting that Justice Breyer is considering stepping down.
Chris Smalls, organizer and former Amazon employee, discusses the unionization efforts at a warehouse in Staten Island.
Representative Ro Khanna, Deputy Whip for the Congressional Progressive Caucus, details plans to take action on the federal eviction moratorium and makes the case for increased FDA transparency.
Retired Lt. Co. Daniel Davis discusses the final hours of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.
I have written before about why I am not a “conservative.” With all due respect to serious intellectual conservatives like my friends at the Charlemagne Institute, about 99% of American-style conservatives are the political equivalent of Joel Osteen fans even in their better moments. I could make an […]
Krystal and Saagar return to the studio to talk about the deadly Hurricane Ida in Louisiana, the attack & evacuations in Afghanistan, manufacturing consent for war in the media, Biden’s eviction moratorium being overturned, new data on vaccinations, the calls for Biden to resign, the elite accountability crisis, […]
The US doesn’t need a “foreign policy” at all. The US is a nation of unprecedented wealth and technological advantage, with a continent-wide regime, weak nations to the north and south, huge oceans to the east and west, no other strong powers in the entire hemisphere, and a […]
Andrew is the host of the Popular Liberty channel on YouTube and the mind behind the concept of Archotropism. Andrew joins Pete to introduce his AntiTax plan, his first step on the road to a private society.
By Caitlin Johnstone In the wake of the Afghanistan withdrawal influential promoters of western militarism have been absolutely fuming about the popular idea of ending the forever wars, and their tantrums are not even trying to disguise it as something else. They’re literally using that phrase, “ending the […]