Consequence.Net Spencer Elden, who was famously photographed as a baby for Nirvana’s iconic Nevermind album cover, is suing the band for child sexual exploitation. The lawsuit comes just a month shy of the landmark album’s 30th anniversary. One of the most famous album covers of all time, Nevermind […]
By Jamie Ross, The Daily Beast OnlyFans has heard the massive backlash against its plans to ban porn from its platform and has announced a screeching u-turn. In a statement posted Wednesday, the company confirmed: “Thank you to everyone for making your voices heard. We have secured assurances […]
By Nadia Ahmad Common Dreams The American departure from Afghanistan was inevitable. We shouldn’t ask what went wrong? We need to ask: what could possibly have gone right? Since the U.S. withdrawal in Afghanistan, there has been no shortage of solidarity statements to mourn the demise of democracy […]
By Zachary Stieber Epoch Times At least two explosions took place near the airport in Kabul, Afghanistan, on Thursday, complicating efforts to evacuate Americans, Afghans, and others trying to leave the country before the United States pulls out its troops. A bomb went off at the Abbey Gate […]
Krystal and Saagar cover the drop in Biden’s approval ratings, evacuations from Afghanistan, a failed congressional stunt, Andrew Cuomo’s final lie, Bernie’s budget reconciliation bill, a challenge to the eviction moratorium, media lies about lab leak, and more!
I don’t necessarily endorse these “smart perspectives” that Linker recommends, but they make for interesting reading. By Damon Linker, The Week If you’re like me, you’ve been frustrated and more than a little irritated by media analysis of recent events in Afghanistan. While on-the-ground reporting has been invaluable, […]
By Joel Mathis, The Week The bombings at the Kabul airport on Thursday is a reminder of a fundamental truth: War is an ugly, bloody, violent affair. That may seem self-evident, even simple. Everybody has heard the “war is hell” cliché at some point. But it bears repeating at this […]
By Peter Weber, The Week People 65 and older are the most-vaccinated demographic in the U.S., with more than 84 percent fully vaccinated, versus 52 percent of the entire U.S. population. “But national averages mask the high rate of older Americans who remain deeply vulnerable,” The New York […]
By Samuel Goldman, The Week America’s European allies are not happy about the withdrawal of U.S. forces from Afghanistan. In a speech last week, the EU’s foreign policy official Josep Borrell described the situation as a “catastrophe.” Borrell is not the only European critic. German politician Armin Laschet, who […]
By Ryan Cooper, The Week Did you notice that Tennessee suffered severe flooding a few days ago? If you were just watching TV, chances are good that it slipped your notice. Broadcast news has been throwing such a purple-faced screaming tantrum over the withdrawal from Afghanistan that they […]
By Matt Taibbi Right-wing demonstrators clash with self-styled antifascists in the latest News2Share report. As promised earlier, here’s the extended report from Ford Fischer and News2Share on the events of this past weekend in Portland, which saw wide-scale violence from right-wing protesters and an exchange of gunfire, as […]
By Matt Taibbi Antifa’s influence may be exaggerated, but it’s not a mythical Snuffleupagus, either, as they showed in attacking reporter Maranie Staab from our partner News2Share this past weekend. This past Sunday, while covering a protest in Portland, Oregon for our video partner News2Share, a reporter named […]
By Peter R. Quiñones They’re all insane. It’s not you or I. I hope you don’t need to hear this but to those of you who may… it’s not you, it’s them. I don’t care if it’s someone you respect, someone who claims to be an authority, someone […]
Derrick Jensen, Todd Lewis, and I discuss the increasing instability and erratic nature of the modern left.
Ryan Grim, Alyssa Farah and Kim Iversen discuss the latest updates on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s recall vote.
Alyssa Farah discusses the label of conspiracy theorist used for any person who believed the COVID lab-leak theory.
Briahna Joy Gray, host of Bad Faith podcast, discusses the connection between wealth and corruption.
Kim Iversen breaks down the spread of a mysterious illness in Havana, Cuba.
Grandstanding weenies. Team Rising reacts to two congressmen taking an unauthorized trip to Kabul.
That’s more or less the same trajectory that the Spanish Flu followed. It started in February of 1918 and ended in the Spring of 1920. Although the mutational character of the coronavirus may cause this to last longer. Ryan Grim, Alyssa Farah and Kim Iversen react to Dr. […]
I’m sure the Chinese are really worried. Ryan Grim, Alyssa Farah and Kim Iversen discuss VP Kamala Harris rebuking China.
Team Rising discusses YouTube execs comments that content moderation is good for business.
Kim Iversen compares vaccine mandates to the social credit system in China.
Alyssa Farah breaks down the hypocrisy of modern feminism in relation to women in Afghanistan.
Journalist, Zaid Jilani, explains the clash between far-right and far-left groups in Portland, Oregon this past weekend.
California, where non-Hispanic whites are now only around 36% of the population, is something of a test market for the racial/ethnic future of the US. So far, it’s not the rainbow utopia envisioned by the left or the civil war envisioned by sectors of the far right. It’s […]
Krystal and Saagar react to the dystopian covid lockdowns taking place in Australia and the chance these authoritarian policies come to the US
Krystal and Saagar discuss the FDA’s full approval of the Pfizer covid vaccine and the Biden administration’s pressure on private employers to mandate vaccines
Krystal and Saagar say goodbye to disgraced former governor Andrew Cuomo by debunking his final set of lies and his cold behavior towards his dog
Krystal and Saagar combat the media narratives surrounding the Afghanistan withdrawal and the evacuations from Kabul.
Greetings from Iceland! With the FDA giving Pfizer’s Comirnaty (the two-shot regimen formerly known as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine), it’s important to note what this does and does not mean for the average American. Most important: it does not mean that the Pfizer vaccine is not an experimental […]
Krystal and Saagar talk about the Biden admin’s pressure for vaccine mandates, Australia’s covid dystopia, corporate Democrats fighting Bernie, Andrew Cuomo’s lies on his way out, Afghanistan evacuations, media smears of Ron DeSantis, Healthcare corruption, California recall election, and more!
Imagine that. By Zachary Stieber, Epoch The U.S. Capitol Police officer who fatally shot a military veteran inside the Capitol building on Jan. 6 was cleared by his department and won’t face internal disciplinary action. The U.S. Capitol Police (USCP) announced on Aug. 23 that an internal investigation […]
by Tracy Jan Jena McGregor Meghan Hoyer Washington Post After the murder of George Floyd ignited nationwide protests, corporate America acknowledged it could no longer stay silent and promised to take an active role in confronting systemic racism. From Silicon Valley to Wall Street, companies proclaimed “Black lives […]
The Week Staff August 23, 2021 The U.S. and Canada are starting to face their history of forcing indigenous children into abusive boarding schools. Here’s everything you need to know: What was the school’s goal? Simply put, cultural genocide. In the 19th and 20th centuries, the U.S. government […]
By Claudio H M Batalha Divided between revolutionary syndicalism and reformist unions, Rio de Janeiro’s labour movement represented one of the most complex local cases during the Brazilian First Republic. This article intends to show how relations between these two currents were far from clear cut, and that, […]
Everything we’ve seen this year with the propensity for people to be authoritarians if given the opportunity-it’s not new.
BY KHALEDA RAHMAN Newsweek At least 38 million people have been displaced from their homes due to the wars waged by the U.S. since 2001, according to a new report. Millions have fled airstrikes, bombings, drone attacks and for other reasons during wars the U.S. military has launched or participated in […]
By Jp Cortez Sound Money Defense The somber photos and videos that have come out of Afghanistan lead many to wonder whether the 20-year conflict was worth the cost. According to the Associated Press, through April, more than 172,000 people (American and otherwise) have died in the course […]
Congratulations, my fellow anarchists of all tribes and sects of anarchy! We made the All-Star Team. By Grace Hwang, Center for Strategic and International Studies Anarchists in the United States promote an alternative societal structure—one opposed to the existence of the U.S. government. Although anarchy exists as a […]
Ryan Grim reacts to the “perfect metaphor” that was the gathering in Napa Valley with major Democrats and donors.
Ryan Grim, Alyssa Farah, and Kim Iversen react to reports that the FDA will soon approve the Pfizer COVID vaccine.
Alyssa Farah discusses hypocritical censorship on Twitter.
Kim Iversen reacts to Joe Rogan’s comments on Dr. Anthony Fauci.
Ryan Grim, Alyssa Farah, and Kim Iversen discuss the MSM’s coverage of the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan.
Cheri Honkala, National Coordinator for The Poor People’s Economic Human Rights Campaign and Pastor Keith Collins with The Poor People’s Army, discuss their groups lawsuit against HUD director Marcia Fudge.
Biden’s drop in the polls is over covid and the economy, not Afghanistan. On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds 49 percent of voters approve of Joe Biden as President while 43 percent disapprove and 8 percent said neither. Dritan Nesho, chief pollster and CEO […]
Krystal and Saagar discuss the new report revealing that the FBI sees little evidence that the January 6th Capitol Hill riot was an organized plot to overturn the election
Krystal and Saagar respond to the newest round of covid mania by providing the truth about the effectiveness of masking in schools