Politics USA Things are so bad in Dreher’s mind that he writes that he can’t believe he’s saying this, “but I hope the House flips to the Democrats in 2014, so we can be rid of these nuts. Let Ted Cruz sit in the Senate stewing in his […]
Christian Post Disgraced American football legend and retired actor O.J. Simpson is reportedly planning to become a televangelist after his release from a five year prison term some time this Christmas. The troubled star’s manager Norman Pardo told The Enquirer that Simpson found God in prison and has been […]
Fox News Scientists who are fine-tuning a landmark U.N. report on climate change are struggling to explain why global warming appears to have slowed down in the past 15 years even as greenhouse gas emissions keep rising. (AP Photo/John McConnico) Censorship of skeptic global warming views by the […]
John Kersey Didn’t we go through all this business of why we shouldn’t ban books fifty years ago, with Lady Chatterley? It seems that we need to revisit the issue, for the past fortnight has seen some rather disturbing suggestions that would amount to a return to literary […]
By Gwendolyn Taunton Dionysus with more than a hint of Apollo. Lucidity’s task: to attain a correct despair, an Olympian ferocity. Emil Cioran Understanding the role Tradition could or should play in the modern era is a central topic in the study of philosophy. Today, in a world […]
Peter Beinhart Maybe Bill de Blasio got lucky. Maybe he only won because he cut a sweet ad featuring his biracial son. Or because his rivals were either spectacularly boring, spectacularly pathological, or running for Michael Bloomberg’s fourth term. But I don’t think so. The deeper you look, […]
Rick Perlstein Peter Beinart (AP Photo/David Goldman) Peter Beinart is out with a major new argument in The Daily Beast about what the political future might hold in store for us. The headline writer calls it “The Rise of the New New Left,” and it begins by citing […]
Common Dreams Police raid on New Brunswick fracking blockade (Photo: APTN reporter Ossie Michelin, via Twitter)Protests are sweeping Canada following Thursday’s assault by paramilitary-style police on members of indigenous Elsipogtog Mi’kmaq First Nation and local residents as they blockaded a New Brunswick fracking exploration site.
Natural News The cancer treatment scam that is chemotherapy has once again been shown in the scientific literature to be a major cause of, rather than a cure for, cancer. According to a new study recently published in the peer-reviewed journal Nature, chemotherapy not only promotes the growth […]
Libertarian Republic LOS ANGELES, CA – Robby Soave over at the DailyCaller is reporting that Los Angeles County Police performed a drug raid at the home of 80-year-old Eugene Mallory and his wife Tonya Pate, killing him in bed. He was suspected of being part of an illegal […]
Vice.Com Mark “Migs” Neiweem. An inmate in Illinois has been in solitary confinement since July for possessing “copious amounts of Anarchist publications” and “handwritten Anarchist related essays,” according to prison documents.
That’s why we need an anarchist revolution.
“Whilst I think the Tea Party folk warrant critique along several lines, I’ve always found the general hatedom against them to be overblown and rooted in caricature. This seems to reinforce my view: “The shift to the right on the gray columns represents a positive correlation between tea […]
By Brett Stevens National-Anarchism: A Reader edited by Troy Southgate 306 pages, Black Front Press (2012), $20 For two centuries people have looked for a way out of the political dichotomy that was created by the French Revolution, which set up the traditionalist party as a necessary opposition […]
Michelle Malkin Earlier this year, at the B. Bernice Young Elementary School in Burlington Township, N.J., schoolchildren were instructed to memorize a paean to Barack Obama. A video uploaded to the YouTube account of Charisse Carney-Nunes, author of the children’s book “I Am Barack Obama” and a self-described […]
Attack the System The Next 30 Years of American Politics October 13, 2013 Keith Preston discusses how American political culture will likely develop over the next few decades. Topics include: Why the American Empire will continue to implode due to loss of legitimacy and fiscal constraints. Why American […]
By Pat Buchanan In the last decade of the 20th century, as the Soviet Empire disintegrated so, too, did that prison house of nations, the USSR. Out of the decomposing carcass came Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and Moldova, all in Europe; Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan in […]
Talking Points Memo AP Photo / Harry Hamburg Caitlin MacNeal – October 10, 2013, 7:00 PM EDT36015 Just 24 percent of Americans have a positive opinion of the Republican party, according to a new NBC/Wall Street Journal poll released Thursday. The survey reflects a record low in approval […]
Washington Post (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images) OPINION | In a recent impassioned speech, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren used the word “anarchy” repeatedly to describe the tea party’s role in the ongoing government shutdown. So did Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who said on the Senate floor that […]
By Joel Kotkin California has been the source of much innovation, from agribusiness and oil to fashion and the digital world. Historically much richer than the rest of the country, it was also the birthplace, along with Levittown, of the mass-produced suburb, freeways, much of our modern entrepreneurial […]
Excellent article by Greg Palast. I agree with every word. On September 18, hip-hop artist Pavlos Fyssas, a.k.a. Killah P, was stabbed outside a bar in Keratsini, Greece. Larry Summers has an air-tight alibi. But I don’t believe it. Larry didn’t hold the knife: The confessed killer is […]
Alternet “Global Tel* Link. You have a collect call from: ‘Tim.’ An inmate in Shelby County Correctional Facility…. If you wish to accept and pay for this call, dial zero now.” I don’t know how many times I heard the same robotic voice speak these words since last fall. I […]
By Jamie O’Hara and Craig Fitzgerald This essay is included in the recently released NATIONAL-ANARCHISM: HEROES AND VILLAINS, edited by Troy Southgate and available from Black Front Press. By Jamie O’Hara and Craig FitzGerald In order for decentralized autonomy to flourish, independent communities must be internally cohesive. This […]
Not yet, but give us time. We Are Not a Country of Anarchists By Elizabeth Warren, Reader Supported News 04 October 13 f you watch the anarchist tirades coming from extremist Republicans in the House, you’d think they believe that the government that governs best is […]
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By Mike Whitney “Slumping asset prices show a recession is probably on its way. … Stocks tend to fall more frequently and further than property values, so they are better recession-predictors.” – IMF research paper by economists John C. Bluedorn, Joerg Decressin and Marco E. Terrones. The fact that […]
By Paul Kingsnorth Illustration by Andrzej Krauze Living through a collapse is a curious experience. Perhaps the most curious part is that nobody wants to admit it’s a collapse. The results of half a century of debt-fuelled “growth” are becoming impossible to convincingly deny, but even as economies […]
Attack the System The World According to ARV-ATS September 29, 2013 Keith Preston discusses contemporary events from the perspective of the ARV-ATS philosophy and strategy. Topics include: How Putin’s upstaging of Obama over Syria indicates the American state’s loss of legitimacy. The possibility of a bloc of “rogue […]
By Ron Holland “They are living beyond their means and shifting a part of the weight of their problems to the world economy. They are living like parasites off the global economy and their monopoly of the dollar. If [in America] there is a systemic malfunction, this will […]
BillMoyers.Com $6,000. That’s over and above our payments to the big companies for energy and food and housing and health care and all our tech devices. It’s $6,000 that no family would have to pay if we truly lived in a competitive but well-regulated free-market economy. The $6,000 […]
Read the poll results. Many Americans think that Vladimir Putin was the most effective leader during the Syrian chemical weapons crisis, while approval for how Obama handled the crisis is still low. Although Syria appears to have met the first deadline in its agreement with the United States […]
. The leader of the far-right Golden Dawn party, Nikolaos Michaloliakos, has been formally charged with belonging to a criminal organisation. Four more Golden Dawn MPs, a party leader in an Athens suburb and 15 other people face the same charges.
FOX News FILE: This image shows the California Pines subdivision, located about 35 miles southwest of Alturas, Calif.AP A second far Northern California county has voted to secede from the state after Modoc County supervisors voted 4-0 in favor of secession. The vote on Friday comes just weeks […]
I’ll be moderating a panel on social decadence at this years H.L. Mencken Club conference. I’m particularly looking forward to hearing Richard Spencer’s defense of decadence. The Sixth Annual H.L. Mencken Club Conference Decadence November 1-3, 2013
Huffington Post A 911 call shortly before Jonathan Ferrell’s death could help prove that North Carolina police officers knew he was unarmed before opening fire, a lawyer for his family says. “[Ferrell] made no threatening comments. It was clearly apparent he had no weapons,” attorney Chris Chestnut told […]
LibCom.Org A Syrian anarchist responds to Toward an anarchist policy on Syria by the First of May Anarchist Alliance, largely correcting misconceptions and historical inaccuracies in the document.
By Anthony Gregory I suppose it takes a true radical these days to question the progressive’s sacred cow: Ronald Reagan. You read that right. This paradigm of modern conservatism was one of the most important American champions of gun control in recent decades, and so he has become […]
Channel4.Com An anarchist cell linked to a Europe-wide network of “insurrectionists” claims to have struck again in Bristol – Channel 4 News can reveal their history of sabotage and arson attacks in the UK. Avon and Somerset police are investigating a possible arson attack at the site of […]
LibCom.Org Given the centrality of Syria to global politics, it is essential that anarchists understand what is going on there and develop a critical attitude toward the events that are unfolding. This is a position paper on the struggle in Syria by the First of May Anarchist Alliance. […]
By Todd Lewis Read the original critique by Mr. Lewis and the responding podcast here. Mr. Preston, thank you for wrestling with my work and giving me a voice, as well as for being open-minded in dealing with these subjects. However, I believe that your response was misdirected […]