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Riots and the Underclass

Article by Alexander Cockburn. ——————————————————————————————————————————————— What’s a riot without looting? We want it, they’ve got it!  You’d think from the press that looting was alien to British tradition, imported by immigrants more recent than the Normans. Not so. Gavin Mortimer, author of The Blitz, had an amusing piece […]

White Nationalists As The New Queers

Article by Robert Weissberg. ———————————————————————————————————————————————— Here’s the insight: “white nationalism” has replaced homosexuality in America’s Pantheon of Horrific Sins. Just as adults once sought to protect children from homosexuals, who were assumed to be irrepressible child molesters, the great new fear is exposure to white “racists” who might […]

Tottenham and beyond: Neoliberal riots and the possibility of politics

From Infoshop.Org. ———————————————————————————————————————————————-   Writer and poet William Wall explores the link between neoliberalism and the UK riots. One of the many things that we hear repeated ad nauseam in the context of the present rioting in London is that the rioters are ‘feral’, ‘yobs’, ‘thugs’ or more […]

FBI wants businesses watching for customers paying with cash

Article by Bob Unruh.  J. Edna Hoover‘s kept boys, otherwise known as the Federal Bureau of Idiots, shows their asses once again. ———————————————————————————————————————————————- Just days after the White House announced a community-based approach to combating terrorism in the United States, the FBI and other agencies are asking managers […]

London marches against police containment to hit streets Friday and Saturday!

From UhuruNews. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– Published Aug 12, 2011 The International People’s Democratic Uhuru Movement (InPDUM) condemns the police murders of African people. On Friday and Saturday, August 12-13, we will march through the back streets and estates of the African community under the slogan: Africans Have a Right to […]

Character Sketches of Academic Loons

Article by Paul Gottfried. —————————————————————————————————————————————— Having just retired from 40 years in academia and being mindful of the observation by communist-turned-conservative Whittaker Chambers that he had “not returned from Hell empty-handed,” I’m offering the following sketches of professorial types. These were academics who in some cases were my […]

Giuliani's Police State Is On Its Way to England

From The Daily Mail. —————————————————————————————————————————————————– America’s most fearsome policeman has been appointed David Cameron’s top adviser on gang warfare. Bill Bratton, who introduced zero-tolerance policing to New York and turned around crime-ridden Los Angeles, will help ministers draw up plans to tackle gang culture in Britain’s cities. Yesterday […]

The Straw Man of ‘Race’

Article by Jon Entine. Hat tip to MRDA. ——————————————————————————————————————————————- Summary:Genetic scientists who know better continue to utter such falsehoods as “there are no scientific differences between humans,” or “race has no biological reality.” The unrelenting attack on the straw man of race is an attempt to subordinate science […]

Heat pops pipes nationwide; brace for higher bills

Article by Thom Patterson. ———————————————————————————————————————————————- (CNN) — Critical water pipelines are breaking from coast to coast, triggered by this summer’s record high temperatures. It’s not a phenomenon or coincidence, experts say. It’s a clear sign that Americans should brace for more water interruptions, accompanied by skyrocketing water bills. […]

Fred Reed on Why We Cannot Ignore the Lumpenproletariat

Article by Freed Reed. ————————————————————————————————————————————— The blacks of the festering, simmering slums clearly do not share the values of European whites, and will loot when they can get away with it. I might also if I saw the surrounding country as my enemy. The difference between the looting […]

Analysis of Financial Terrorism in America

Article by David DeGraw. ———————————————————————————————————————————————— AmpedStatus.org Editor’s Note: The following report includes adapted excerpts from David DeGraw’s book, “The Road Through 2012: Revolution or World War III.” Release Date: 9.28.11 Abstract: Welcome to World War III Despite increasing personal financial hardship, most Americans remain unaware of the economic world […]

Obama Lies 7 Times In Under 2 Minutes!

Watch the video. ——————————————————————————————————————————————— Earlier today, we ran a rather colorful editorial by Dr. Adrian Krieg titled The Dirt! In that editorial Krieg exposes an embarrassing list of character flaws exhibited by America’s leading political class. And naturally, Barack Obama doesn’t escape the clutches of Krieg’s rather venomous […]

Pa. Judge Gets 28 Years in “Kids-for-Cash” Scandal

Paradoxically, this guy is excellent argument both for and against capital punishment. Hat tip to Jim Duncan. ———————————————————————————————————————————————— Common Pleas Judge Mark A. Ciaverella of Luzerne Co., Pa., in one of the more shameful displays of judicial digression, got lucrative kickbacks from private juvenile detention centers after sending […]

How Can America Create Wealth If Our Industrial Base Is Destroyed?

From the Real News Journal. ————————————————————————————————————————————– The Economic Collapse March 25, 2011 Any economy that constantly consumes far more wealth than it produces is eventually going to be in for a very hard fall.  Many point to relatively stable GDP numbers as evidence that the U.S. economy is […]

Nickel and Dimed Ten Years Later

Article by Christopher Carr. —————————————————————————————————————————————— TomDispatch has published Barbara Ehrenreich’s new afterword for the tenth anniversary of her now classic work Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America. Here is my favorite passage, although it’s definitely worth reading the whole thing:   In what has become […]

Putin: The American Empire is a "Parasite on the World"

Vlad has it about right. Article by Paul Craig Roberts. ————————————————————————————————————————————– If Russian prime minister Putin’s recent description of America as “a parasite on the world” was reported by the US media, little doubt but that most Americans were infuriated. We are the virtuous people. Without us good […]

Pity the Poor, Persecuted Police

Article by William Norman Grigg. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– Michael Kennedy is Chief of Police in tiny Sunriver, Oregon, an unincorporated resort village in the Beaver State’s Deschutes County. Kennedy insists that his police force has been terrorized for years by a marauder named Robert Foster. “He breaks the law all […]

This Is What Happens When You Ban Heroin

Article by Anthony Gregory. ———————————————————————————————————————————————– How appropriate that California is home to the newest ban on caffeinated beer. This haven of busy-body progressivism has long been a national leader in the war against liberty and property. Talk-radio conservatives are mocking Governor Jerry Brown’s crusade against the dread alcohol-caffeine […]

White House: Need to monitor online 'extremism'

Article by Declan McCullagh. ———————————————————————————————————————————————- A White House terrorism strategy released today says Facebook, Twitter, and other social networks aid in “advancing violent extremist narratives” and should be monitored by the government. The 12-page strategy (PDF), which outlines ways to respond to violent extremism, promises that: “We will […]

TH Tightens Its Grip in Response to London Riots

Article by Doug Gross. —————————————————————————————————————————————- Suspected rioter David O’Neill leaves court Thursday in London after posting bail on charges, including aggravated violence. STORY HIGHLIGHTS British PM David Cameron says “free flow of information” can be “used for ill” In wake of UK riots, Cameron says he’s considering blocking […]

Last Man Out on 9/11 Makes Shocking Disclosures

From the COTO Report. ——————————————————————————————————————————————– William Rodriguez, 9/11 Hero and the last man out of the Towers, with President George W. Bush at White House award ceremony; with Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad at a private 9/11 presentation. By Richard Roepke Before It’s News Most folks know that […]

US asks China to explain why it needs aircraft carrier

Who’s calling the kettle black here? —————————————————————————————————————————————–   WASHINGTON — The United States said Wednesday it would like China to explain why it needs an aircraft carrier amid broader US concerns about Beijing’s lack of transparency over its military aims. “We would welcome any kind of explanation that […]

Gadhafi Officials: NATO Bombs Kill 85 Civilians

Article by Jeremy Sapienza. —————————————————————————————————————————————- In what could be the single deadliest NATO attack since the Western war on Libya’s Gadhafi regime began in May, 85 civilians were killed in a cluster of farmhouses in Majar, according to Libyan officials. The village is about 90 miles east of […]

New from AltRight Radio

Radical Traditionalist Publishing By AltRight Radio John Morgan of Arktos Media joins Richard to discuss publishing the French New Right, Evolian Traditionalism, and more.   Towards a New Nationalism By AltRight Radio Richard Spencer joins Tom Sunic on The Voice of Reason radio network to discuss The National Policy Institute’s […]

Barbarians With BlackBerrys

Article by Justin Raimondo. Where but ATS could you get a fairly even mixture of pro-rioter and anti-rioter commentary? ———————————————————————————————- Following months of disorder throughout the Middle East, riots spread throughout Britain and “flash mobs” of looting criminals terrorize parts of the US – has the world gone […]

Drug War Corruption: The Asset Seizure Scam

Article by John Sinclair. ———————————————————————————————– When I was coming up in Flint at the end of the 1950s and beginning of the ’60s, I used to hang out at the legendary Sweetie’s Barbershop in the city’s north end. There my close pal Charles Leonard Boatwright Jr. — better […]

Why is Leonard Peltier in Solitary?

Article by Jeff Armstrong. ——————————————————————————————- Amnesty International has called on prison authorities at the Lewisburg Federal Penitentiary to reconsider draconian sanctions against imprisoned American Indian Movement activist Leonard Peltier and to improve conditions for Peltier and other inmates held in isolation at the facility. In an August 3 […]

When is a Riot a Revolt?

Article by Carl Finamore. ——————————————————————————————– Several days of unprecedented revolt by the most impoverished minority-populated neighborhoods of London has shaken the normally staid and reserved British Estblishment. Prime Minister David Cameron cut short his Italian vacation in Tuscany to return to the red-orange glare of a burning city. […]

The S&P Debt Downgrade: What It Means

Article by Paul Craig Roberts. ——————————————————————————————– On Friday, August 5,  the credit rating agency, Standard & Poors, downgraded US debt from AAA to AA+. Gerald Celente’s view that S&P’s downgrade of the US Treasury’s credit rating reflects a loss of confidence in the political system was confirmed by […]

Mobilize in opposition to police occupation of African communities in Britain!

From UhuruNews.Com. ———————————————————————————————– On Wednesday, August 10 at 5:00pm, the African Socialist International (ASI) will hold a demonstration in front of the British Embassy in Washington, DC at 3100 Massachusetts Ave NW in solidarity with African people resisting the police violence and containment in Britain. Since, August 4, […]

Comparing the Racial Politics of the IWW in South Africa and the United States, 1905-1925

From Anarkismo.Net. ————————————————————————————— This recent article in an academic journal examines how the revolutionary syndicalist IWW (an integral part of the broad anarchist tradition) sought to marry class struggles with struggles against racial and national oppression through the One Big Union. This story is an important part of […]

There, in Black and White

Article by Alex Kurtagic. ———————————————————————————————– The United Kingdom is marvelling at the enrichment being visited upon the country by the multicultural state. Inexplicably, the politicians, who worked so hard for so many years to ensure Britons did not miss out on the joys of diversity, are proving shy […]

Economic Uncertainty Leading to Global Unrest

Article by Mark Koba. ——————————————————————————————— London is reeling from three nights of rioting that’s poured hundreds of people into the streets, leaving several local neighborhoods in shambles. One man is dead, dozens injured and arrested. Leon Neal | AFP | Getty Images Two police cars and a large […]

LONDON: THE ANARCHIST RESPONSE

A left-anarchist take on the events in London. ———————————————————————————— Even if you heard about this for the first time maybe a few minutes ago, you pretty much know how everything went down, because it has gone down just this way everytime it happens. Cop kills someone of color, […]

The Totalitarianism of the Progressive Mindset

Article by Anthony Gregory. ——————————————————————————————— The left loves to talk about humanitarianism, putting people above profits, and saving the poor and disadvantaged from the inequity of private enterprise. Yet behind the rhetoric of all economic interventionism is the iron fist of the state. The statists will usually try […]

Secessio Plebis

From Roderick Long at Austro-Athenian Empire. ————————————————————————————————————————————– Have you noticed that whenever mention is made of secession, establishment types always say, “that issue was settled in 1865”? Even leaving aside the absurdity of the suggestion that military victory could settle a legal issue (let alone a moral one) […]

We’re All “Social Democrats” Now

Article by Kevin Carson. ——————————————————————————————————————————————— Matt Yglesias, some time back, summarized Bruno Bezard’s resume (“Where Socialism Lives,” Think Progress, April 18, 2010). Besides senior posts at various economic and industrial policy ministries and the Treasury, he held directorships at the France Telecom Group, Renault, Air France-KLM, and France Televisions. […]

Ten Reasons Why America Will Not Recover From this Depression

Article by Russell Longcore. —————————————————————————————————————————————- I’m tired of hearing the bleating coming from Washington and its willing accomplice, the Media, about jobs. Seems all we ever hear about is creating jobs. But sadly, we hear about it, from public school to public policy, like it’s government’s responsibility to […]

ANALYSIS: Paris 2005, London 2011: Deja-vu or distinct cases?

Article by Clare Byrne. ———————————————————————————————————————————— Paris – Seen from France there’s a feeling of deja-vu about the riots that have convulsed London and other British cities this week. Six years ago the suburbs of Paris presented a similar picture of marauding group of youths, faces obscured by hoodies, […]

'Fed Up' Residents Form Anti-Looter Patrols

An interesting example of direct action, though a little too cop-friendly in some instances. ———————————————————————————————————————————- Members of the public have taken to the streets of London to protect their communities from violence and looting. On the streets of Enfield, in the north of the capital, a group of […]

The Rioting Act

Article by Derek Turner. “The police are bein’ abusive—they don’ like black people, they don’ like Asian people, they don’ like their own people.” That sums it up pretty well. ————————————————————————————————————————————————- “Black people gotta lotta problems But they don’t mind throwing a brick” Joe Strummer’s longing lyrics to […]

"The English can no longer depend on the state for protection of life and livelihood."

From the British Resistance. ———————————————————————————————————————————————- The reality is simple; the English can no longer depend on the state for protection of life and livelihood.  I watched in horror as hundreds of decent, mainly white locals stood powerlessly observing their homes and businesses being put to the torch. No […]

CNN Poll: Time to clean house in Congress?

From Political Ticker. ————————————————————————————————————————————- Washington (CNN) – Need more evidence that Americans are extremely angry at Congress? Well, here you go: According to a new national survey, for the first time ever most Americans don’t believe their own member of Congress deserves re-election. Read full results (pdf). And […]

Philadelphia Imposes Curfew in Response to "Flash Mob" Attacks

A growing police state is symptomatic of an unraveling society. ————————————————————————————————————————————- (CNN) — Philadelphia’s mayor described his stiff curfew on teenagers’ “flash mob” attacks on city residents as a dose of “tough love” and called for parents to keep better watch on their kids. “I have an understanding […]