Month: September 2021

Epitaph for the ‘War on Terror’

By Angelo M. Codevilla Independent Institute Avenging 9/11 and preventing its recurrence was justification for putting enormous effort and money into unrelated or even counterproductive activities the ruling class sold to us as antiterrorism. Twenty years after the U.S. government declared war on terrorism, it consummated its own defeat in […]

Codevilla, Courage, and COVID

By K. Lloyd Billingsley Independent Institute Angelo M. Codevilla, a man of “remarkable intellect and insights,” passed away this month after a long and productive career. In his response to the pandemic, Codevilla might have saved the best for last. Born in Voghera, Italy, in 1943, Codevilla earned degrees at […]

Dodcast #12: Keith Preston

My recent interview with Dodcast, hosted by a long-time friend of ATS, Luke Dodson. Talking to Keith Preston about the collapse of the American Empire. I have known Keith for a number of years, through his website, so it was great to chat to him about the […]

US social fragmentation at multiple scales

By Leila Hedayatifar, Rachel A. Rigg, Yaneer Bar-Yam and Alfredo J. Morales Despite global connectivity, societies seem to be increasingly polarized and fragmented. This phenomenon is rooted in the underlying complex structure and dynamics of social systems. Far from homogeneously mixing or adopting conforming views, individuals self-organize into […]

Neo-Malthusianism and eugenics in the struggle over meaning in the Spanish anarchist press, 1900-1936

By Jorge Molero-Mesa This article analyzes the debate on neo-Malthusianism and eugenics in Spanish anarchist publications in the first third of the last century. Using theoretical frameworks that have been under-utilized thus far, it provides new interpretations of what the term ” eugenics ” meant in pro-anarchist neo-Malthusian […]