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Western Oil Companies to Get Libya's Oil

Who would’ve thought? ——————————————————————————————————————————————- Libyan Rebel Oil and Finance Minister Ali Tarhouni: soon to supervise a shake-up in oil deals? (Photo: Reuters) Italian oil company Eni led the charge back into Libya on Monday as rebels swept into capital Tripoli, hailing the end of Muammar Gaddafi’s rule and […]

Elizabeth Wright, RIP

Obituary by Richard Spencer. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– I am saddened to learn of the death of Elizabeth Wright, the long-time editor of Issues and Views and a frequent writer for this online magazine. In AltRight’s infancy, Elizabeth made outstanding contributions, including devastating critiques of the Tea Party movement, all of which are worth […]

Race–The Final Frontier

Derek Turner reviews Jared Taylor. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– DNA-shaped Nebula (photo: Discovery.com) Under consideration: Jared Taylor, White Identity: Racial Consciousness in the 21st Century, Oakton, VA: New Century Books, 2011.   The late Sam Francis once observed that whereas during the Victorian age it was the subject of sex that was […]

Why the birds and bees are dying

The EPA knows, but aren’t telling. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Does it get more corrupt than this? A corporation is allowed to rip the heart of America’s agricultural system (honeybees are ESSENTIAL for pollination) and not one of the scumbags in Congress or the empty suits in the White House are […]

Children defy police in Washington, purchase lemonade at Capitol

Watch the video. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– In response to a recent wave of lemonade stand shut downs and harassment of children over such petty regulations as are used to shut them down, several activist gathered at the west lawn of the capitol in Washington, DC to sell lemonade and were […]

Did Nato order the killing of journalists?

Article by Deborah Dupre. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– Targeted Killings of non-mainstream reporters in Libya ordered: Attempts to bury truth The Examiner learned in communications from human rights defenders and independent journalists throughout Monday that they were shaken with news of 1300 Libyans killed and 5000 wounded Saturday, plus, the U.S. […]

Madame Tussauds in Hitler row

Wax figure causes controversy. I’ve been to the Madame Tussauds in Amsterdam. These figures are amazingly realistic. This is also an interesting article. ——————————————————————————————————————————————- Their arms raised in a Nazi salute, two young tourists pose alongside a waxwork of Adolf Hitler. This was the sight which greeted an […]

AIPAC PAID 81 CONGRESS' VACATIONS In ISRAEL

From Russia Today. —————————————————————————————————————————————– While the US continues to struggle with its economic issues Congress is on vacation. Many are upset at the news reports that 81 members of Congress have chosen to spend a week relaxing in Israel. These vacations are being paid for by AIPAC. Adam […]

Cherokee Nation Kicks Out Nearly 3,000 Members

Watch the video. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– TAHLEQUAH, Oklahoma — The Cherokee Nation kicked out nearly 3,000 members Monday. They’re the Freedmen, descendants of black slaves once owned by Cherokee Tribal members. The tribe’s supreme court has upheld a Constitutional amendment requiring all the Nation’s citizens to have at least one […]

Libya and the Empire's Death Throes

Article by Richard Spencer. ———————————————————————————————————————————————— Ding, Dong, the oppressive dictator is dead! And don’t fret, Libyans, that civil order has been destroyed, for soon NATO will install wonderful “Democracy” in your homeland! … While my guess is that the American public couldn’t care less about the recent toppling […]

The FBI vs. Antiwar.com

Article by Justin Raimondo. ———————————————————————————————- The phone rang. It was a beautiful Saturday afternoon and it was my day off. Sitting in my rather neglected garden, as the late afternoon light sparkled golden on the tops of the plum trees, I put down my book – the 1995 […]

Rick Perry accused of hypocrisy as he comes under fire for investment in America's largest pornography distributor

This is welcome news as it should create a rift between the neoconservatives, who’ve adopted Perry as their annointed candidate, and their religious right stooges. ———————————————————————————————————————————————— Leading Republican contender and prominent Christian candidate Rick Perry has been accused of hypocrisy after it was revealed that he invested thousands […]

The Hand is Stretching for the Holster…

Article by Alexander Dugin. ——————————————————————————————————————————————— Heraclitus called “hostility” the “father of things.” Everywhere in the world there are opposing poles: executioners and victims, men and women, coercive authority and rebelious subject. War of the elements. War of classes, nations, races, economic formations, material interests, ambitions, ideas. Ever since […]

Gun Control: Playing the Race Card

Article by Stuart Bramhall. ———————————————————————————————————————————————— 1967 Detroit Riots Progressive “scholarly” research into gun control generally makes two equally salient points: 1) the aim of gun control legislation is to control people (mainly disenfranchised minorities and the poor), not guns and 2) in countries with strict gun control laws, […]

Libyan rebels enter Tripoli to topple Muammar Gaddafi's regime

Article by Luke Harding. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– Libya: rebel fighters speed to join frontline fighting in the village of Maya, from where Tripoli could be seen in the distance. Photograph: Sergey Ponomarev/AP He has ruled Libya for 42 years, but Muammar Gaddafi‘s defiant regime was on Sunday entering its final […]

New Jersey Tent City Houses 70 Homeless People Who Draw Community Scorn

From ABC News. ————————————————————————————————————————————————- Marilyn Berenzweig was a successful New York textile designer who loved her work and comfortable lifestyle. For the past year, however, she and her husband have been living in a tent city in the New Jersey woods. “The weather, the bugs, the dirt; I […]

Rebel officials: Two of Gadhafi's sons arrested in Tripoli

From CNN. ———————————————————————————————————————————————— Tripoli, Libya (CNN) — Two of Moammar Gadhafi’s sons — Saif al-Islam and Saadi — have been arrested by opposition forces in Tripoli, rebel officials said. There was no immediate reaction from Libyan government officials to the claims. CNN could not confirm the arrests, and […]

Church Attendance Falling Among Less-Educated Whites: Study

Article by Jaweed Kaleem. ——————————————————————————————————————————————- While overall church attendance has declined slightly in the United States in recent decades, a new study says attendance at religious services among white Americans who did not go to college has fallen more than twice as quickly as it has among more […]

Out of Africa? Races are more different than previously thought.

Article by Robert Henderson. ——————————————————————————————————————————————— Researchers led by Prof. Svante Pääbo at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig have placed a very large question mark over the currently fashionable “out-of-Africa” theory of the origins of modern man. They have done this by producing a partial […]

Losing faith in globalization

Article by Clyde Prestowitz. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– In the 1990s, the doctrine of globalization was wholeheartedly and unquestioningly embraced by the vast majority of the American elite. Globalization was seen as a kind of Americanization that would make the rest of the world rich, democratic, and peaceful while further enriching […]

The power of community: How Cuba survived peak oil

Article by Megan Quinn. —————————————————————————————————————————————– Havana, Cuba — At the Organipónico de Alamar, a neighborhood agriculture project, a workers’ collective runs a large urban farm, a produce market and a restaurant. Hand tools and human labor replace oil-driven machinery. Worm cultivation and composting create productive soil. Drip irrigation […]

PETA Plans A Porn Site

Article by Tara Kelly. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– PETA knows how to raise eyebrows. The animal rights group’s memorable campaigns have entailed everything from celebrities posing nude for its anti-fur campaign to scantily clad women having an erotic moment with their vegetables to support veganism. Now, PETA has pulled out all […]

Citizenship, Localism, and Catholicism

by James Matthew Wilson. ———————————————————————————————————————————————— Devon, PA. For months now, I have been sitting on an incomplete draft of a series of essays on “Localism and the Universal Church,” wherein I seek to show that the commitment of myself and many Catholics to the small platoons of family, […]

The WWI Diary of Ernst Jünger: Newly Published Memoir Recalls Horror of Western Front

Article by David Crossland. ————————————————————————————————————————————————- One of the most graphic accounts of World War I, the diary of German author Ernst Jünger, has been published for the first time. Its dispassionate description of life and death on the Western Front is a cold indictment of war — even […]

White race not destroyed through inter-racial mixing!

Article from Pravda. ———————————————————————————————————————————————- nter-racial mixing isn’t what many people think. I heard about one white person who believed that if whites and blacks have kids they’re destroying the white race. No, they’re not. The genes for the white race are still there, but their opportunity to be […]

One in Four California Families Can't Afford Food for Their Kids

Article by Raul Rodriguez. ————————————————————————————————————————————————– San Francisco – One in four California households with children reported food hardship, according to a new analysis of Gallup data released last Thursday by the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC). “It’s disturbing, but not surprising,” said Kelly Hardy, director of health […]

Muslims Smash Right-Wing Stereotypes

Article by Kelley Vlahos. ———————————————————————————————————————————————- Of the many revelations and questions still unresolved following the recent riots in Britain, a novel yet not altogether surprising thread has emerged but has hardly been noticed by the mainstream media: These riots were not dominated, driven nor taken advantage of by […]

Rick Perry and the Neocons

Article by Philip Giraldi. ————————————————————————————————————————————————– The only change anyone can believe in in Washington is that nothing ever changes. The choice between Republican and Democrat in 2012 will likely boil down to who will be making what kind of cuts in social programs to support continuous warfare overseas. […]

Obama bans war criminals, except our own

Article by Nat Hentoff. ———————————————————————————————————————————————-   By executive order on Aug. 4, President Barack Obama refused entry to the United States of war criminals and human-rights violators (jurist.org, Aug. 4). He ignored, as he often does, the deeply documented factual evidence of war crimes committed by the Bush-Cheney […]

A prime aim of the growing Surveillance State

Article by Glenn Greenwald. ————————————————————————————————————————————————- iStockphoto Several weeks ago, a New York Times article by Noam Cohen examined the case of Aaron Swartz, the 24-year-old copyright reform advocate who was arrested in July, after allegedly downloading academic articles that had been placed behind a paywall, thus making them available […]

Get ready for more stupid Mideast violence

Article by Stephen Walt. ————————————————————————————————————————————————– If memory serves, one of the lessons of Roger Fisher’s little book International Conflict for Beginners was “settle conflicts early and often.” This isn’t always possible, of course, but his basic insight was that unresolved conflicts are dangerous precisely because they provide opportunities […]

The Insurrection of the English Underclass

From Infoshop.Org. ————————————————————————————————————————————————– Introduction: The meaning of the term ‘underclass’ The spontaneous uprising of the British ‘underclass’ was, of course, easily crushed by the massive force of the state amassed against it, illustrating one of the main lessons of History once more: that spontaneous uprisings can never overturn […]

Damn or fear it, the truth is that it’s an insurrection

Article by John Pilger. ————————————————————————————————————————————————— Bankers loot the Treasury, MPs fiddle their expenses . . . and then the establishment turns on deprived young people in England’s inner cities and calls them criminals. The August disturbances weren’t riots: they were the revolt of the working class. On a […]

Too Many Fat Asses

Article by Gavin McInnes. ————————————————————————————————————————————————– After getting screamed at by my liberal friends for doubting their doom and gloom predictions, one unavoidably oversized fact stuck in my slim, streamlined craw: People ARE getting fat. The average lifespan has been on a steady climb since we began recording it, […]

Bought and Paid For

Article by David D’Amato. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– In the wake of Romney’s “corporations are people” gaffe, Reuters’ John F. Wasik points out what ought to be obvious, but may not be for many Americans. “The ‘people’ Washington helps most,” he argues, are “big corporations,” noting the “infinite amounts of money” […]

Who Pulls the Strings?

Corporations or the State? —————————————————————————————————————————————————- I’ve generally sided with those who claim business is more powerful than government; that the present-day nation-state functions basically as a rubber stamp for business, which is where the real Power resides. Admittedly the largest government, that of the United States, has a […]

DEMYSTIFYING 9/11: ISRAEL AND THE TACTICS OF MISTAKE

From Intifada: Voice of Palestine. ——————————————————————————————————————————————— “I am also absolutely certain as a strategic analyst that 9/11 itself, from which all else flows, was a classic Mossad-orchestrated operation. But Mossad did not do it alone.” By Dr. Alan Sabrosky* / Intifada Palestine Many years ago I read a […]

I'd Rather Be A Fencepost In Texas…

Article by Daniel Miller. Hat tip to Jim Duncan. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– Months ago I made a prediction about Rick Perry’s run for President. Join TNM Today! http://www.texasnationalist.com/joinEven before it was a dead certain lock that Perry would run I stared into my political crystal ball and made this prognostication. […]

On Danger

Ernst Junger’s classic essay. ————————————————————————————————————————————————- Among the signs of the epoch we have now entered belongs the increased intrusion of danger into daily life. There is no accident concealing itself behind this fact but a comprehensive change of the inner and outer world. We see this dearly when […]

Symptoms of the Bush-Obama Presidency

Article by David Bromwich. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– Is it too soon to speak of the Bush-Obama presidency? The record shows impressive continuities between the two administrations, and nowhere more than in the policy of “force projection” in the Arab world. With one war half-ended in Iraq, but another doubled in […]

The Love That Won’t Shut Up

Article by Charles Coulombe. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– Bert and Ernie Maybe it’s my age—or maybe life really is getting crazier—but even for California, it feels ever more to me that we have slipped down a rabbit hole. The latest evidence for this is the push to have the characters Bert […]

Libertarian Anticapitalism

Article by Charles Johnson. ———————————————————————————————————————————————— For most of the 20th century, American libertarians were mostly seen as — and mostly saw themselves as — defenders of capitalism. Was that an accurate view of 20th century libertarians were about? If accurate, is that a good thing about libertarianism, or […]

What Beliefs Predict a Tea Partier?

Article by Ezra Klein. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– In 2006, Robert Putnam and David Campbell began a research project on political attitudes that included interviewing a nationally representative sample of 3,000 Americans. They then went back to talk to the same group of people over this summer. “As a result,” they […]