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Keith Preston

The Stark interview

The recording is now available. The Stark Truth: Interview with Keith Preston April 7, 2011 · Print This Article Robert Stark and Keith Preston discuss political movements and ideologies, and how Keith’s views have evolved. Topics include: Why White Nationalism is not enough; Separation of race and state; […]

Remembering Manning Marable

By Farah Jasmine Griffin. —————————————————————————————————– Scholar, Activist, Mentor, Teacher, Editor, Institution Builder, Manning Marable was one of those rare individuals who succeeded in a number of arenas. His intellectual and political vision and work can be described as nothing less than a calling, one he met with extraordinary […]

Interview Tonight

http://reasonradionetwork.com/ The Stark Truth Robert Stark brings you news, analysis and guest interviews dealing with American politics, demographics, culture, and history. Wed., Apr. 6: Interview with Keith Preston Robert Stark and Keith Preston discuss political movements and ideologies; economic alternatives to current system; economic and political localism

Trilateral Commission meeting in D.C. April 8-10th

From the National Anarchist Tribal Alliance of New York. —————————————————————————————————– As reported by American Free Press, the Trilateral Commission will be meeting this April 8-10 in Washington D.C. This quasi secret conference is just as or more important than the G20 or WTO meetings. WeAreChangeNYC & NATA-NY is […]

Militarist elitism and contempt for the victim

Article from Infoshop.Org. —————————————————————————————————– he dramatic armed actions of groups like the Informal Anarchist Federation (FAI) and the Conspiracy of Cells of Fire continue to attract international attention and reflect political positions with a certain degree of influence among rebellious proletarians. Positions which are to say the least […]

The Libertarian Case Against Gay Marriage

Article by Justin Raimondo. —————————————————————————————————- The imposition of a legal framework on the intricate web of relationships that have previously existed in the realm of freedom—that is, outside the law and entirely dependent on the trust and compliance of the individuals involved—would not only be a setback for […]

Building a Movement from the Ground Up

Article by Kevin DeAnna. ————————————————————————————————— I suggest there is a model for the Western resistance in the “liberty movement.” Several years ago, a friend who now has a prominent position in a hugely successful libertarian organization used to joke to me that reading the news was a depressing […]

The Foreclosure Mess: Another Crisis of State Capitalism

Article by David D’Amato. ——————————————————————————————————— Updating on “the foreclosure mess” that continues “to speed struggling homeowners” out onto the streets, Yahoo News’ Zachary Roth notes the “potentially fraudulent” procedures banks have employed in “their rush to foreclosure and eviction.” The documents that originally created these mortgages were buried […]

How Not to Fight Terrorism

Scott Horton interviews Michael Scheuer. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Michael Scheuer, 22-year veteran of the CIA and former head analyst at the CIA’s bin Laden unit, discusses the First Amendment’s non-universality as recently evidenced in Afghanistan – yet another reminder of the dangers in foreign occupations; the choice confronting Americans: pursue […]

Why we should be against armed humanitarianism

Article by Gene Healy. ————————————————————————————————– The president allowed that “America cannot use our military whenever repression occurs.” But when our interests, values, “unique abilities” and the will of the international community properly align — he’ll let us know when that is — we’ll act “on behalf of what’s […]

Diversity Perversity

Article by Walter Williams. ————————————————————————————————- The terms affirmative action, equal representation, preferential treatment and quotas just don’t sell well. The intellectual elite and their media, government and corporate enthusiasts have come up with diversity, a seemingly benign term that’s a cover for racially discriminatory policy. They call for […]

False Convictions

Article by Bill Anderson. —————————————————————————————————- Should one step back even further, one can see a pattern emerging, one that not only is disturbing but also one that has its roots in the Progressive Movement of more than a century ago, when American intellectuals, businessmen, and politicians joined to […]

Africans united in defense of Libya!

Article by Luwezi Kinshasa, Secretary-General of the African Socialist International. —————————————————————————————————— A new world has been trying to come to into being since before the imperialists’ so-called first world war. It is the rise of the colonized and oppressed peoples’ struggles, and we can see its trajectory with […]

Nation Behind Bars: Mass Incarceration and Political Prisoners in the U.S.

Efia Nwangaza at the BIB Conference on the Other Wars. —————————————————————————————————- On March 26, 2011, the Black is Back Conference for Social Justice, Peace and Reparations held a conference on the Other Wars, dealing with U.S. imperialism’s wars on Haiti, Congo, Libya, Colombia, Africans in the U.S. and […]

The Hypocrisy at the Heart of the Police State

Article by Kevin Carson. —————————————————————————————————— Well, the power of the state might be just a little broader than that. Militarized SWAT teams that kick in doors at 3AM with no-knock warrants, for non-violent offenses, toss the house to inflict maximum damage for sheer intimidation, shoot the family dog […]

Last Act in the Mideast

Article by Andrew Bacevich. ————————————————————————————————— Ever since Britain and France set out to dismember the Ottoman Empire nearly a century ago, the West has been engaged in an incoherent, haphazard, episodic, but more or less relentless effort to impose its will on the Middle East. Methods have varied. […]

Self-Determination of Ivory Coast

Article by David D’Amato. —————————————————————————————————– “The UN secretary general,” reports BBC News, “has urged Ivory Coast’s internationally-backed president [Alassane Ouattara] to investigate hundreds of deaths blamed partly on his supporters.” Violence has continued in the western African country since an election last fall resulted in a win for […]

Totalitarian Humanism vs Greece

Article by Ioannis Kolovos. —————————————————————————————————– The people who organized and supported the occupation of the Law School building, be they members of parliamentary parties or not (some of them were, some others were not), are ideologically fixated to a neo-communist worldview. Not only do they not support the […]

Why the Left Won't Stop the Wars

Penetrating critique of what the Left is really about by Anthony Gregory. —————————————————————————————————— A straw poll from August 2009, half a year into Obama’s reign, said it all. Stanley Greenberg polled attendees to the Netroots Nation gathering of progressive bloggers, giving them a list of political issues and […]

Future jobs won’t support decent living standard: Report

Bad news on the economic front. ——————————————————————————————————- To calculate this “economic security” income, the study’s authors certainly didn’t assume a lavish lifestyle. They considered basic needs–housing, food, utilities, health care, child-care, and transportation–plus the cost of modest saving for retirement and a small surplus for emergencies. (At at […]

The Great Alexander Cockburn

A hilarious and penetrating take down of the pro-war Left. ————————————————————————————————— Everything is out of proportion. Qaddafi is scarcely the acme of monstrosity conjured up by Obama or Mrs. Clinton or Sarkozy. In four decades, Libyans have gone from being among the most wretched in Africa, to considerable […]

“Renegade History” Against the “Respectable” Bosses

Article by David D’Amato. ————————————————————————————————— In his A Renegade History of the United States, variously described as “ultrarevisionist” and “contrarian,” “trouble-maker” Thaddeus Russell explodes the myth that America’s Founding Fathers were libertarian defenders of the “personal freedom” of the individual. His is an American narrative that amends previous […]

Gonna Raise Hell…

This is what was going on in the street outside my residence last night. Watch the footage. If only people could get as excited about attacking the system as they do about a basketball game…. Gonna Raise Hell

The State's Money Trees

Article by David D’Amato. ————————————————————————————————— For the world’s ruling classes, primed for the latest G20 summit this week, the seemingly colorless niceties of monetary policy have become the topmost theme of debate. And while the villains of the political class characterize monetary decisions as the technical and politically-neutral […]

Progressives Need to Rethink the Corporate Income Tax

Article by Kevin Carson. ——————————————————————————————————- Liberal and progressive online journals over the past week or so have been buzzing — rightfully so — about the recent revelation that General Electric paid no corporate income tax at all in 2010. According to a recent GAO report, about a quarter […]

War! What is it good for?

Article by James Clingman. Hat tip to Miles Joyner at the American Revolutionary Vanguard Facebook page. ————————————————————————————- That question was posed in a song by Edwin Starr during an earlier generation, and we are asking that same question now. Well, it’s good for raising the price of oil, […]

Nepal: Identity Politics and Federalism

An interesting article that may well be relevant to the future of American politics. ———————————————————————————————————- Federal restructuring of the state has emerged as a major demand of ethnic and regional activists in Nepal. The debate about it is extremely politicised. Federalism is not simply the decentralisation of political […]

Thaddeus Russell. A Renegade History of the United States

Book review by Kevin Carson. This looks to be a great book. ———————————————————————————————————- Unlike many dissident histories of the United States, which attempt to portray racial minorities, sexual subcultures and subordinate classes as “worthy victims” in terms of the social mores of the white middle class, Thaddeus Russell […]

A Community Organizer Goes to War

Article by Pat Buchanan. ——————————————————————————————————– Why is this small civil war in a North African desert country America’s war? The White House will not even concede America is at war. And understandably so. For that would trigger follow-up questions. If we are at war with Libya, who started […]

Our America Last Financial Policy

Article by Kevin DeAnna. —————————————————————————————————- What a surprise! It has been revealed that the Federal Reserve, which has been fighting to conceal the beneficiaries of its billion dollar bailouts, gave most of the money to banks overseas, including a company part owned by the Central Bank of Libya. […]

The Next America

Article by Ronald Brownstein. ——————————————————————————————————- The next America is arriving ahead of schedule. And it could rattle assumptions about the coming presidential election. Last week’s release of national totals from the 2010 census showed that the minority share of the population increased over the past decade in every […]

Where Obama’s White Vote Matters Less in 2012

Article from the National Journal. —————————————————————————————————– In the map and chart below, National Journal projects the percentage of the white vote that President Obama will need to carry an individual state in 2012. The baseline simulation makes two key assumptions. First, that Obama captures as much of the […]

“Libyan Rebels” Create Central Bank, Oil Company

Article by Alex Newman in The New American. —————————————————————————————————– s analysts debate possible motives behind President Obama’s United Nations-backed military intervention in Libya, one angle that has received attention in recent days is the rebels’ seemingly odd decision to establish a new central bank to replace dictator Muammar […]

The Drums of Wars

Article by David D’Amato. ——————————————————————————————————– In a speech addressing the strafing of Libya by the United States and its allies, President Obama said that the failure to act “would have been a betrayal of who we are,” that a massacre in the country would have “stained the conscience […]

Libya and the Obama Cult

Article by Justin Raimondo. —————————————————————————————————— Like all US wars since the Revolution, this one is about the internal politics of the US, rather than a real external threat to our security. The Clintonian wing of the Democratic party is determined to regain power, and Hillary’s push for war […]

The New Colonialism

Article by Paul Craig Roberts. ———————————————————————————————— What we are observing in Libya is the rebirth of colonialism. Only this time it is not individual European governments competing for empires and resources. The new colonialism operates under the cover of “the world community,” which means NATO and those countries […]

Illiberal Islam

An immensely important article from Michael Scheuer in The American Conservative. ——————————————————————————————————— The Arab world’s unrest has brought forth gushing, rather adolescent analysis about what the region will look like a year or more hence. Americans have decided that these upheavals have everything to do with the advent […]

Why Did the Industrial Revolution Happen?

Interesting article on economic history from Gary North. ————————————————————————————————— The economic historian Gregory Clark summarizes a remarkable fact. . . . there is no sign of any improvement in material conditions for settled agrarian societies as we approach 1800. There was no gain between 1800 BC and AD […]

My Dinner with Vilfredo Pareto

Scott Locklin discusses the great sociologist. —————————————————————————————————— Vilfredo Pareto was arguably the greatest economist of the 1800s and possibly the greatest social scientist of all time. He was one of the first to suggest applying the cold hand of mathematics to what was previously a liberal art rather […]

You Say Anarchy Like It’s a Bad Thing

Thomas Knapp challenges the great William S. Lind. ——————————————————————————————————- Writing in The American Conservative, William Lind bemoans the tendency revealed by current upheavals in the Middle East. “[T]he worst possible outcome … is the disintegration of states and their replacement either by statelessness — as we see in […]