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Anders Behring Breivik

Article by Greg Johnson. —————————————————————————————————————————————– White Nationalists, European nationalists, counter-jihadists, immigration restrictionists, even the Tea Party are being smeared by being “linked” and “associated” with accused Norwegian spree-killer Anders Behring Breivik. Most of these links exist only in the minds of dishonest leftists seeking to squeeze political advantage […]

Kevin Carson Responds to a Critic

Interesting exchange between Kevin and a Marxist. —————————————————————————————————————————— Jehu Eaves has written a thoughtful, multipart “critical examination of Kevin Carson’s mutualism” at Gonzo Times. Eaves begins in Part One by acknowledging the truth of my account of the state’s indispensible role in the primitive accumulation process and the […]

The Cain Doctrine

Article by Ian Huyett. ————————————————————————————————————————————— “If you mess with Israel, you’re messing with the United States of America”, says Herman Cain. So much for that “Declaration of Independence” thing, huh? Like Dick Armey, Cain’s first loyalty is to a foreign country – Israel – and not the United […]

America's Proxy Energy Wars

Article by Stuart Bramhall. —————————————————————————————————————————————— The prime ministers of China and Pakistan China’s Strategic Alliance with Pakistan Obama’s and Hillary Clinton’s recent threats against Pakistan for allegedly promoting Taliban terrorism are pure rhetoric. Their purpose is to conceal the strategic importance of Pakistan (and Afghanistan) in US competition […]

An Economy Destroyed

Article by Paul Craig Roberts. ———————————————————————————————————————————— Recently, the bond rating agencies that gave junk derivatives triple-A ratings threatened to downgrade US Treasury bonds if the White House and Congress did not reach a deficit reduction deal and debt ceiling increase.  The downgrade threat is not credible, and neither […]

"Declaration of the Rights of the Negro Peoples of the World": The Principles of the Universal Negro Improvement Association

From UhuruNews.Com. ——————————————————————————————————————————————- Preamble Be It Resolved, That the Negro people of the world, through their chosen representatives in convention assembled in Liberty Hall, in the City of New York and United States of America, from August 1 to August 31, in the year of Our Lord one […]

America's Magic Mountain

Article by Richard Spencer. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– No, America is not about to default on its debts. And, no, Grandma’s August Social Security check won’t bounce. Nor would a failure to raise the debt ceiling result in a financial breakdown and ensuing Mad Max-style societal collapse. (This latter fact will, […]

South Africa Today, America Tomorrow?

Article by Paul Gottfried. ————————————————————————————————————————————- Ilana Mercer, author of Into the Cannibal’s Pot: Lessons for America from Post-Apartheid South Africa, is persona non grata to the established media culture, which features debating partners who look and sound remarkably similar. Ilana’s book would be anathema to such nonstop celebrants […]

Worker Co-operatives, Markets and the South African State: An analysis from an Anarchist Perspective

Article by Oliver Nathan. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Introduction Worker co-operatives in post apartheid South Africa have all too often been championed by certain sections of the labour movement and some on the left as part of the solution to the ‘structural unemployment’ facing the popular classes in the current dispensation. […]

Mutualism: Fake and Real

Article by Iain McKay. ———————————————————————————————————————————————- A vision of a co-operative commonwealth has always been at the heart of socialism. The earliest socialists suggested co-operative villages, workplaces and consumer societies. This was echoed by libertarian socialists. Bakunin was “convinced that the co-operative will be the preponderant form of social […]

Ten Things I Hate About the Right

Article by Gavin McInnes. —————————————————————————————————————————— The left gets a serious going-over on this site. Not that they don’t deserve it. If you come screaming into the room with an aluminum water bottle on your backpack and start ridiculing everyone for being ignorant, people are going to make fun […]

Today's playgrounds may be too safe, critics warn

The therapeutic state is doing what it is supposed to do: Create a society of cowards, crybabies, and subservient weaklings. ————————————————————————————————————— When seesaws and tall slides and other perils were disappearing from New York’s playgrounds, Henry Stern drew a line in the sandbox. As the city’s parks commissioner […]

California Prison Hunger Strike: Some Inmates Show Early Signs Of Starvation

From the Huffington Post. ———————————————————————————————————————————— Inmates in a third of California’s prisons are conducting a hunger strike in protest of solitary confinement policy. Recent reports show that many inmates, who are in their third week of the strike, have shown dramatic weight loss and are collapsing from starvation, […]

Fighting "Evil": The Foreign Policy of Totalitarian Humanism

Article by Jack Hunter. —————————————————————————————————————————————- Like many American teenage boys, I grew up listening to heavy metal music. In 1989, a favorite album was “Kill’em All” by Metallica and my favorite song on that album was “Am I Evil?” (a cover of a song by the British metal […]

The Two State Solution

Article by Charles Glass. ——————————————————————————————————————————— Try to see it from the other guy’s point of view. He may be wrong. He may be, at least partly, right. Today, I am trying hard to see life from the point of view of an Israeli settler in the occupied West […]

The Long Retreat of Liberalism

Pat Buchanan inadvertently explains why the only viable course of action for the  anti-state Left is to completely differentiate itself from the statist Left and work to cultivate anti-authoritarian and decentralist tendencies from across the ideological spectrum: For, from Greece to Ireland to Portugal to Italy, from California […]

APPALACHIAN POOR GET THE SHAFT ONCE MORE

Article by Ken Ward Jr. ———————————————————————————————————————— Birth defects study: More inconvenient facts about the impact of mountaintop removal coal mining June 30, 2011 by Ken Ward Jr.   I was out of town last week when news broke of the latest major scientific study about the serious public health […]

Dynamite: The Story of Class Violence in America

Book review by David Z This is a great book. I first read it over twenty years ago. —————————————————————————————————————————————- As the old saying goes, “Desperate times call for desperate measures,” and there are few times more desperate for a majority of laborers living hand-to-mouth, than being put out […]

Cops on Recording Cops

From Radley Balko. Over the weekend I linked to an excellent essay from a police officer explaining why good cops have no need to worry about citizen-shot video. Jonathan Last now points to a less encouraging blog entry on the same topic, from a guy who claims to […]

Those Thievin' PIGS

From Techdirt. Why Hasn’t ICE Been Talking About Its Latest Domain Seizures? from the the-new-quiet-strategy? dept In the last few weeks, Homeland Security’s ICE division has once again been seizing servers. TorrentFreak noticed a group of five domains seized recently, and SD pointed us to details of five […]

Former Nazi teen singers ‘pretty liberal now’

Article by Laura Donovan. —————————————————————————————————————————————– Most teens and pre-teens go through passing phases. For Prussian Blue songbirds Lamb and Lynx Gaede, Nazism was a short-lived childhood interest. In an exclusive interview with The Daily, the 19-year-old twins revealed that they have abandoned most of their highly publicized white […]

Phone-hacking whistle-blower found dead: A Coincidence?

Watch the video. Hat tip to Jim Duncan. ———————————————————————————————————————————— London (CNN) — One of the first journalists to go on the record and allege phone hacking at News of the World was found dead Monday, the British Press Association said. Sean Hoare, a former News of the World […]

The Banksters and American Foreign Policy

Article by Justin Raimondo. —————————————————————————————————————— Everyone agrees the United States is in a crisis of momentous importance: we’re approaching bankruptcy [.pdf], millions are out of work, and the emotional leitmotif of our culture can be summed up in one word: demoralization. Is there a way out? Well, yes […]

RAGE IN THE STREETS: Cops Kill Again!

From Infoshop.Org. —————————————————————————————————————————————— On Saturday the SFPD shot a 19 year old man 10 times after he ran to avoid paying the MUNI fare. Now the pigs have claimed the deceased instigated the shoot out despite dozens of witnesses saying otherwise. Thousands of us refuse to pay MUNI […]

War on the PIGS

From Infoshop.Org. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– Yesterday, hundreds of enraged people took to the streets of San Francisco in response to the murder of a 19 year old by SFPD in the Bayview neighborhood. He was killed for running from the police after not paying his MUNI fare. Immediately people in […]

10 Signs That The American People Are Starting To Freak Out About The Condition Of The Economy

From The Economic Collapse. ——————————————————————————————————————————————- All over America, restlessness and frustration are growing. It has now been almost three years since the great financial crash of 2008, and yet the U.S. economy is still a complete and total mess.  In fact, there are all sorts of signs that […]

Geoism and Libertarianism

Article by Fred E. Foldvary. ——————————————————————————————————————————— Libertarianism is the philosophy of live and let live. Its ethic is that it is morally wrong to coercively harm others, and not morally wrong to do what is not harmful to others. This ethic is a natural law, due to human […]

The New Atheist vs the Feminazi: Another Crack in the PC Coalition

Article by Andy Nowicki. These two individuals are classic examples of why, as an atheist myself, I’ve never had much use for the organized atheist movement. —————————————————————————————————————————- Richard Dawkins vs. Skepchick (photo: The Atlantic) While often taken for a nihilist, I am no atheist. And even if I […]

U.S. Court Rules Against Bash Back

From the Washington Independent. ————————————————————————————————————————————– The U.S. District Court for Western Michigan has issued an order in the civil lawsuit against a radical gay rights group that disrupted a Lansing church service in 2008. The court issued the order Monday against members of both the Bash Back! Lansing […]

We Are Malcolm X – Here’s to a man most still don’t know

Article by Lamont Lilly Durham. ————————————————————————————————————————————— “It is incorrect to classify the revolt of the Negro as simply a racial conflict of black against white, or as a purely American problem. Rather, we are today seeing a global rebellion of the oppressed against the oppressor, the exploited against […]

On Sacred Ground: Native Occupation of Calif. Cove Enters 13th Week

Article by R. M. Arietta. ——————————————————————————————————————————— Labor comes in many different forms. The kind of labor required to defend one’s land is uniquely voluntary— and now on display in Vallejo, Calif., where a group of native people and their supporters have been occupying land at Glen Cove for […]

Prisons: Abolish, Don’t Privatize

Article by Brad Spangler. ————————————————————————————————————————————- One of the more difficult challenges the libertarian faces when advocating privatization is the case of prisons. There is good reason for this. The sincere libertarian, whether an anarchist or a misguided reformer, wants to do two things: 1) Remove from the state’s […]

High-Tech Swadeshi

Article by Kevin Carson. While I am obviously in favor of projects of this type, my question would be what do we do when the state moves in to repress such efforts? ————————————————————————————————————————————- As my regular readers are aware, I keep harping the theme that political action is […]

`Human Rights' As `Historical Universals'?

Article by the late Paul Piccone of Telos. ———————————————————————————————————————————– Once a vocation, being an intellectual today has become a profession. Like day traders or divorce lawyers, “public intellectuals” pack their briefcases in the morning and off they go to make a living in “the public sphere.” Unlike day-traders […]

The Coming Gentrification Wars: Another Crack in the PC Coalition

An insightful observation from Richard Spencer. ——————————————————————————————————————————————- After the crime wave of the ‘70s and ‘80s began to wane, homosexual men have functioned as the stormtroopers of urban ethnic cleansing. Lacking children, gays aren’t bothered by “bad schools,” and they have–in many ways, bravely–moved into dilapidated, crime-ridden areas […]

What’s wrong with Anarcho-Primitivism?

From Infoshop.Org ————————————————————————————————————————— Anarcho-primitivism is a collection of complementary ideologies which critique the origins and development of civilization from an anarchist perspective.  The anarcho-primitivists allege that humanity lived an idyllic lifestyle as hunter-gatherers prior to the development of complex societies. What caused our purported fall from grace is […]

Prisons: Terror for the poor – Profits for the rich

From UhuruNews.Com —————————————————————————————————————————— SAN DIEGO—On July 1, 2011, hundreds of inmates in the Security Housing Unit (SHU) at Pelican Bay California State Prison, located near the Oregon border, went on a hunger strike to protest conditions in the isolation units known as the SHU. The strike immediately spread […]

An Alien Pod Person in a Room Full of Leftists

Article by Gavin McInnes. ————————————————————————————————————————————- There is a phenomenon here in the Northeast where being conservative—no, wait, being not left—is to turn everyone in the room into Donald Sutherland from Invasion of the Body Snatchers, screaming and pointing at you as if you’re an alien pod person. I […]

Minnesota Wi-Fi hacker gets 18 years in prison for terrorizing neighbors

Article by Jeff Hughes. Hat tip to Jim Duncan. ——————————————————————————————————————— Minnesota hacker Barry Ardolf was sentenced to an 18-year term in a federal prison this Tuesday. Ardolf had terrorizeda neighboring family for two years through a carefully planned campaign involving a hijacked Wi-Fi network to harass, frame and […]

No Justice, No Piece of the Pie

Article by Dain Fitzgerald. —————————————————————————————————————————- Protesters from the it’s-so-fun-to-wreak-havoc-together outfit “No Justice, No BART” disrupted BART trains’ operation in several San Francisco stations the other day, to the chagrin of the day’s commuters. Or at least I presume it was to their chagrin: Oddly, none were interviewed in […]

How to start a new country, South Sudan style

Article by Barry Neild. ——————————————————————————————- (CNN) — South Sudan became the world’s newest country Saturday, closing one chapter of the region’s long struggle to cede from its northern neighbor. But though a heavy price has been paid for independence — Sudan’s north and south fought one of Africa’s […]