By Paul Adams, Epoch Times Those who control our institutions and both parties, the commanding heights of the economy, politics, and culture, comprise an elite with shared values, beliefs, attitudes, and power. They dominate universities, media, education, big business, big sport, and Hollywood. Some scholars such as Charles […]
By Charlotte Cuthbertson Epoch Times Border Patrol agents apprehended a total of 1,666,167 illegal immigrants along the southwest border in fiscal 2021—breaking all records since 1925 after the agency was formed (when 22,199 illegal aliens were arrested). An additional 294,352 were stopped after trying to enter at a […]
By Matt Taibbi The press tries and fails to hype a crisis into existence over Dave Chappelle’s new Netflix special. First, there were the numbers. Over the course of the last week, news commentators predicted a huge demonstration of Netflix employees in protest of comedian Dave Chappelle’s The […]
By Andrew Sullivan We also discuss the many qualities that make wokeness a new religion. For anyone who follows online debates over race in America, John needs little introduction. The Columbia linguist just wrote a bracing tract, Woke Racism, against the new elite religion. He, like me, despises […]
By Megan Leonhardt Fortune On Yom Kippur, Karen Jimenez spent an hour arguing, as politely as possible, with a little old lady. Not because she wanted to, but because it was now part of her job as director of events at the New York City-based Prince George Ballroom. […]
He cedes any right to lecture others on firearm safety: https://archive.ph/9BLFb
It seems there has been a revival of organized labor activity in recent times, which is not surprising given the level of class polarization that currently exists, although in the past I have been skeptical of the potential effectiveness of organized labor when the workforce is so transient […]
I didn’t know The Onion took over the Washington Post.
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) discussed introducing articles of impeachment against President Joe Biden Friday during a House Judiciary Committee hearing.
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave discuss the planned resumption of student loan payments in January 2022.
Almost 1900 Workers QUIT Or Fired For Mandates In Washington State, Voters Say Measure HELPS Country
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll reveals a majority of voters believe vaccine mandates help both the economy and the pandemic. Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave discuss.
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave react to the group of former Air Force officers who claim they witnessed unidentified aerial phenomenon over U.S. nuclear bases in 1964.
The Daily Poster’s Julia Rock and David Sirota detail new dark money ads celebrating Kyrsten Sinema’s blocking of President Biden’s ‘Build Back Better’ agenda.
Team Rising discusses the growing rent crisis currently pricing young people out of housing across the nation.
Team Rising debates whether senior government officials should be permitted to buy and sell stocks.
Ryan Grim, Robby Soave, and Kim Iversen react to the deal struck between Boeing and prosecutors regarding the 737 Max crashes.
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave react to new reporting alleging Jeffrey Epstein intended to trade secrets about former presidents Bill Clinton and Donald Trump in exchange for leniency when he was arrested in 2019.
When former Trump speechwriter Darren Beattie reported in June that there was evidence suggesting FBI foreknowledge of the January 6 protest at the Capitol, if not active involvement, the corporate media mocked him and others who took it seriously for being deranged conspiracy theories. But now, the New […]
It’s demographic shifts. While it’s arguable that coverage of Trump has shifted opinions within individual members of the Democratic base, the larger story of the last few decades has been the Democrats’ abandonment of the working class and embrace of suburban elites and urban professionals. It’s different people […]
By Pedro Gonzalez, Chronicles Ainuddin Khudairaham held down the trigger of his Kalashnikov and kept firing on unarmed U.S. Marines until the rifle’s magazine was empty, murdering three and wounding one. The Americans had been working out at a gym on Forward Operating Base Delhi in Afghanistan’s Helmand […]
By Drew Hornbein, Medium To throw trash away is to hide a truth from ourselves. When we throw trash into designated bins, we cast a veil over our choices. We cannot throw trash away, because there is no “away.” There is only this world, our home. When a […]
This is an excerpt of my conversation with Ryan Holiday. In this miniclip Ryan and I take a deeper look into stoicism.
Zac & Gavin react to the latest chapter in the beef between TYT & Glenn Greenwald, which Matt Taibbi wrote an excellent piece in response to.
Neocon stooge George Will on how neocons like himself were purged or marginalized in the GOP. Veteran conservative columnist and thinker George Will joins MSNBC’s Brian Williams to discuss how Trumpism – not conservatism – became the prevailing principle of the modern Republican Party.
On a daily basis, I come across more and more commentary from all over the political spectrum about the possibility of civil war, a coup, a revolution, or secession. Documentarian Ken Burns compares the current crises in the US to World War II, the Great Depression and the […]
Fiona Hill shares new details on Trump’s call with Putin and more from her book, “There is Nothing for You Here – Finding Opportunity in the 21st Century.”
British-born Russia expert Fiona Hill talks to DW’s Brent Goff on “The Day” about the danger to US democracy posed by former president Donald Trump, who like Russia’s Vladimir Putin has sought to prevent a transfer of power. Hill says Germany’s recent election serves an example of orderly […]
Conservative extremists such as Steve Bannon and Madison Cawthorn publicly and successfully aligning with the GOP–in addition to far rightwing Black and POC figures–are analyzed by experts in conversation with Joy Reid. » Subscribe to MSNBC: http://on.msnbc.
Watergate journalist Carl Bernstein and John Dean reacts to a Senate probe that reveals evidence that former President Trump attempted to overturn the 2020 presidential election.
CNN’s Brianna Keilar speaks to veteran journalist Carl Bernstein after Idaho election officials found nothing in their investigation into voter fraud in the state during the 2020 election.
Public policy professor Jack Goldstone predicted three decades ago that elitism, inequality and political obstruction would help usher a Trump-like figure into power. His latest prediction? Another U.S. civil war. He and historian Ruth Ben-Ghiat join Mehdi to discuss.
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll shows ABC and CNN are the major media outlets voters trust most. Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave discuss.
Kim Iversen reports on former president Donald Trump’s newest attempt at challenging Big Tech, this time with his own social media platform: Truth Social.
Saagar provides the data that shows how the covid pandemic and elite policymakers are making it increasingly difficult for Americans to get married and live the American dream
Co-host of Useful Idiots podcast and author of TK News, Matt Taibbi, breaks down the resurrection of the intelligence apparatus’s public image.
Krystal delivers the argument for why progressives in congress should vote down the Biden budget bill if it ends up being as atrocious as it appears to be
Igor Volsky, executive director at Guns Down America, reacts to Parkland shooter Nikolas Cruz’s guilty plea and reviews the terms of the Second Amendment case set to be heard by the Supreme Court.
Krystal and Saagar respond to the latest comments by Joe Rogan towards CNN’s coverage of him, particularly his choice words for Don Lemon after the news host’s recent segment with Sanjay Gupta
Team Rising reacts to the NIH’s apparent acknowledgement that Dr. Fauci misled members of Congress on whether the U.S. funded gain of function research.
Krystal and Saagar look at the news regarding Southwest and Delta airlines backing down from vaccine mandates after public pressure came from their workers
Robby Soave makes the case that, despite media coverage that may suggest otherwise, Netflix is not at risk of being cancelled for their support of Dave Chappelle’s controversial special.
Krystal and Saagar cover the breaking news that former President Trump will be launching his own media company to compete with Twitter and cable news
Ryan Grim explains why Kyrsten Sinema’s corporate fundraising model is outdated.
Krystal and Saagar sort through the tax proposals of the budget bill being debated by moderate and progressive Democrats, with a billionaire pointing out how little they plan on taxing him
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave discuss new polling showing a majority of Americans, including independents, believe President Biden is at fault for the current economy.
Krystal and Saagar break down the updated welfare provisions being proposed by the Democrats in their budget bill, which would impose crippling new costs onto middle class families
Krystal and Saagar discuss the latest welfare and tax provisions in the budget reconciliation package, Trump’s new media company, airlines changing their vaccination policy, Joe Rogan’s battle against CNN, the progressive case for voting down the proposed budget, growing marriage inequality in America, college football unionization, and more! […]
By Lizzie Wade Science Ordinary people had a voice in some early Mesoamerican societies, though these democracies apparently lasted only 200 to 300 years. The candidate for political office stood in a plaza, naked, bracing himself against the punches and kicks. The crowd roared, pulsing around him like […]
By Isha Jalan Scoop Whoop In a world with so many countries, religions, tribes and customs, it is impossible for everyone to like everything. While we have come a long way since civilisation began, some communities are stuck with age-old traditions. While some of these may be mystical, […]