By Alayna Treene, author of Sneak Peek, Axios Hillary Clinton and Condoleezza Rice told members of the House Foreign Affairs Committee they’re worried about President Biden’s plan to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan, with Rice suggesting the U.S. may need to go back, Axios has learned. Why it […]
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti discuss the latest trend amongst wealthy Americans, “trophy trees.”
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti weigh in on reports that the FBI pursued domestic terrorists without a warrant.
Team Rising discuss James Carville’s claims that “Democrats might be poised to squander their political advantage against a damaged GOP.”
Team Rising reacts to polling that finds most Americans approve of the removal of troops from Afghanistan
The making of a modern sweatshop. By Lisa Napoli, Smithsonian Magazine Before southern California’s glorious, golden landscape was etched with eight-lane superhighways and tangles of concrete flyovers choreographing a continuous vehicular ballet; before families became enchanted with the thrill and convenience of popping TV dinners into the oven; […]
By Charles Wohlforth and Amanda R. Hendrix, Scientific American The idea of a human colony on Titan, a moon of Saturn, might sound crazy. Its temperature hovers at nearly 300° below zero Fahrenheit, and its skies rain methane and ethane that flow into hydrocarbon seas. Nevertheless, Titan could […]
By Adam Leith Gollner, GQ Master criminal Rédoine Faïd loved the movies, and his greatest crimes were laced with tributes: to Point Break, Heat, and Reservoir Dogs. When he landed in a maximum-security prison, cinema provided inspiration once again. Through the bars of his prison window Rédoine Faïd […]
By They/Them, The Spectator A regular column by an anonymous whistle-blower operating deep within heart of the Social Justice Movement. To protect their identity, they will go under the code-name ‘They/Them’. Wokeyleaks is a confidential news leak organization for anyone wishes to divulge classified information (and hilarious anecdotes) […]
Abolishing qualified immunity is spot on. American Civil Liberties Union The murder of George Floyd last year was another wake-up call for many Americans about racism in policing. It was also a reminder that past efforts to address racist police practices have failed repeatedly. At the time of […]
By Adam Klasfeld, Law and Crime Ghislaine Maxwell’s attorney shared a photograph of her client with a black eye behind bars on Thursday in an effort to improve the conditions of her pre-trial lockup. Maxwell claims not to know how she got the shiner, and her lawyer asserts […]
Krystal Ball and Emily Jashinsky discuss Vice President Kamala Harris’ statements that “political corruption, violence against lgbt people and Afro-descendants are some of the root causes of migration” to the U.S. from Guatemala.
Team Rising weighs in on Sen. Ted Cruz’s reaction to President Joe Biden’s Congressional address.
Motherboard reporter, Edward Ongweso Jr, breaks down Jeff Bezos’ plan to increase safety by “algorithmically managing workers’ bodies.
Emily Jashinsky gives her thoughts on the “wokeness” problem and how it allows powerful people to “maintain their control.”
Krystal Ball gives her analysis of President Joe Biden’s first 100 days in office.
The art of saying nothing. Krystal Ball and Emily Jashinsky weigh in on President Joe Biden’s address to a joint session Congress.
I generally hold to the view that concepts involving the legitimacy of land ownership are merely cultural constructs like table manners and norms of dress.
The Dementia Patient-in-Chief.
By Michael Lind, Tablet California today provides a model for America as a whole,” Peter Leyden, CEO of Reinvent, declared in a TED talk in 2018: In the early 2000s, California faced a similar situation to the one America faces today. Its state politics were severely polarized, and […]
By Eduardo Romanos Historians have traditionally considered Spanish anarchism to be the most successful variant of the international libertarian movement. Most of them also believe that the terminal point of that variant came soon after the end of the Spanish Civil War (1936–1939) and Franco’s dictatorship (1939–1975) came […]
By Pierre Lemieux Non-discrimination can easily come to mean discrimination. Suppose a law bans discrimination against individuals of Group 1. If that means the interdiction of imposing special obstacles or constraints on individuals of Group 1, it is pretty clear what non-discrimination means. But suppose that non-discrimination against […]
By Bryan Caplan, Econ Lib As a radical libertarian, pacifist, champion of open borders, and mortal enemy of Columbus, I seem like an easy convert to left-libertarianism. Proponents like Sheldon Richman and Rod Long are smart and earnest people. Their motives are pure. Still, their innovations are largely […]
By Joel Kotkin, Quillette Politicians across the Western world like to speak fondly of the “middle class” as if it is one large constituency with common interests and aspirations. But, as Karl Marx observed, the middle class has always been divided by sources of wealth and worldview. Today, […]
By Peter Brandt Telos In the wake of the Black Lives Matter movement in the United States and the United Kingdom, growing numbers of statues of historical figures have been toppled, beheaded, or turned upside down. It has been a matter primarily of figures charged with participation in […]
Anarchist News From The Transmetropolitan Review Who the hell is Jack London? That’s a complicated question. If you superficially glance through the Google Search results for Jack London, it’s easy enough to find out that he was a socialist. If you dig a little bit deeper, you’ll see […]
By Peter Brandt Telos During the past few weeks the debate over identity politics and viewpoint diversity in Germany has been unfolding. The starting point was an article in the Frankfurter Allgemeine by Wolfgang Thierse, not known for eccentric positions, concerning the conduct of the debate around the […]
By Peter R. Quinones I’ve said it before and it seems I’m going to have to say it again, lolbertarians are going to “it’s a private company, bro” themselves into a boxcar. First, because people are morons, let’s get this out of the way: yes, I know, Nick […]
First Gaetz, now Giuliani. It looks like the ruling party really is trying to purge the opposition. By MICHAEL R. SISAK, MICHAEL BALSAMO and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Federal investigators executed a search warrant Wednesday morning at the Manhattan home of Rudy Giuliani, former […]
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti react to the resignation of a New York Post reporter over a story alleging Kamala Harris’ book was being given to migrant children.
Doctoral student, Irami Osei-Frimpong, weighs in reporting alleging that the FBI and DOD have vetted Hollywood films prior to their release.
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti explain the implications of news that NBC chairman, Cesar Conde, is on the board of Walmart and Pepsi.
Cut taxes from the bottom up. Saagar Enjeti explains why most of the GOP can’t quit their addiction to the ideology of lower taxes.
Krystal Ball details how Bill Gates’ solution to poor nation vaccine distribution protects Pharma profits.
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti analyze Joe Biden’s first few months in office.
Team Rising reacts to polling on Donald Trump’s approval rating since leaving office.
An interview with anarcho-fed Alexander Reid-Ross, in case anyone is in the mood for some comedy. Aside from Alexander Reid-Ross’ tendency toward slander, dishonesty, and sloppy work, it seems rather convenient that his definition of “fascist” amounts to “anyone who is an enemy of the US ruling class, […]
I would hold to a much narrower definition of socialism and capitalism than either of these guys. Capitalism is the historic alliance between state and capital which provides capital with the power to command labor. Socialism is the idea of abolishing market relations, commodification, and the law of […]
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By Bert Altena One of the characteristics of anarchist movements is their pattern of appearance and disappearance. In fact, there are two different patterns. One is short-term and occurred mainly during the period of classical anarchism (i.e. 1870–1914). During these years, in several countries, the anarchist movement disappeared, […]
by Kiveli Nikolaou, Vice Posadists believe that any civilization smart enough to invent space travel would naturally be a socialist society, so when extraterrestrials arrive to our planet they’ll be interested in overthrowing our capitalist system. For generations, communists have been dreaming of a revolution that would destroy […]
By Sarah Jones, Intelligencer The chilling spectacle of watching the political class redeem a criminal, again. I am not an art critic, but I don’t think George W. Bush’s new portraits are very good. They inspire nothing but malaise and communicate a dilettante energy. Painting is to Bush […]
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from Center for a Stateless Society by Eric Fleischmann Thomas Malthus, in his infamous work An Essay on the Principle of Population, takes several sections to critique the ideas of arguably the first modern anarchist thinker William Godwin. In one, Malthus writes, The great error under which [Mr.] […]
Anarchist News From The Final Straw Radio This week we are very happy to present an interview with Pranav Jeevan P, who is a student, a writer, an anti-caste activist, and an Indian anarchist living in the state of Kerala. You are listening to the full extended audio […]
Anarchist News In the non-utopic utopia of bolo’bolo, no ibu (person more or less) can be expelled from a bolo (an autonomous, autarkic collection of 300-500 ibu). Within that imagined world of interdependence, where the 300-500 people in your immediate vicinity rely on you and you them for […]
By Brent Solomon, NBC-12 RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Right now, steps are being taken to make sure the Commonwealth is ready when marijuana becomes legal on July 1. Several oversight groups are being created to ensure safety and enforcement with lawmakers, community organizations and everyday people being tapped […]
I have long believed that there will eventually be a movement to legalize polygamy in the US, between the polyamory movement, immigration from cultures where polygamy is acceptable, and the growth of religious and ethnic subcultures that embrace polygamy. Pan-African Alliance Black polygamy has been low key trending […]
Beware of woke capitalism. Fortune, Even before the pandemic hit the U.S. in March 2020, most CEOs would have likely agreed that today’s leadership requires attention to a broader set of stakeholders. But the health crisis forced CEOs to juggle their efforts to support employees, customers, suppliers, communities, […]