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Keith Preston

“Cancel culture” and Solidarity

By Krystal Ball and Kyle Kulinski We’re looking forward to our conversation this Friday with Dan Kovalik, author of Cancel This Book: The Progressive Case Against Cancel Culture. In advance of this conversation, we’re thinking about how the Left will build an unapologetic movement for equality that goes […]

Who Are the Squares?

By Gentleman Bandit How a dwindling minority of mid-caste teacher’s pets dominate the expert class despite their near-total lack of experience. I’ve written before about the Square University Culture. I don’t mean everybody who attends university — I mean people who are born in comfortable circumstances, advance easily […]

Biden Re-Ignites the Waco Fire

By James Bovard, The American Conservative Last week, President Joe Biden nominated David Chipman to be head of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives, the premier federal firearms enforcement agency. Biden complemented that announcement with a call for a national red flag law to entitle police […]

Eliminate Taxes for the Poor

Wow. Gillis said something reasonable. Broken clock, twice a day. By William Gillis, Center for a Stateless Society If the problem with taxation is the coercion, then surely the priority of any coherent and consistent libertarian reformism on taxes should be to minimize the number of people who […]

Facing the Facts of War with Russia

By Douglas MacGregor,  The American Conservative The Biden administration appears willing to get us into a fight we’re not ready for. Conflict with Russia may be inevitable. Kiev’s strident threats to resolve the crisis in Eastern Ukraine with force of arms, combined with Washington’s refusal to acknowledge that […]

The Two Faces of Joe Biden

By Matt Taibbi The press is building an image of a “radical” progressive hero, while reality looks like the same corporate Democrat. On April Fool’s Day, CNN ran an “analysis” of Joe Biden’s presidency: Will JRB take his place alongside FDR and LBJ? CNN explained that “JRB” had […]