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 […]
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 […]
Article by David D’Amato. —————————————————————————————————— Reporting on the “death toll for a grisly hostage situation” that began on Tuesday (March 29) in Iraq, the Associated Press counts 57 dead and 98 wounded. “Gunmen wearing explosives belts,” says the AP, seized a government building in the Iraqi province of […]
Review of Alain de Benoist by Alex Kurtagic. ————————————————————————————————— De Benoist begins by problematising this taken-for-granted term, democracy, and by showing that it is, and has been, used very loosely, cynically, imprecisely, disingenuously, and outright deceptively, to describe just about any system of government, from direct democracies to […]
Article by Justin Raimondo. ——————————————————————————————————– Given the routine misery and oppression the governments of the world inflict on their subjects as a matter of course, the opportunity for fresh interventions by the Forces of Goodness & Light is effectively unlimited. In cheerleading Obama’s Libyan adventure, the President’s supporters […]
Stephen Walt interviewed by Scott Horton. Stephen M. Walt, professor of international affairs at Harvard University and co-author of The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy, discusses the liberal interventionists and neoconservatives uniting in support of war in Libya; how the mission to protect Libyan civilians almost immediately […]
Watch the disgusting video. What a scumbag.
Interview with Lew Rockwell. Lew Rockwell is interviewed by Brian Wilson. Obama begins wars on his own, hopes to blackmail China by withholding oil, extends the conflict, maximizes chaos, and, oh yes, kills civilians. Meanwhile big banks gain, Americans lose, and there’s another inflated stock-market bubble.
Article by Walter Williams. ————————————————————————————————- One of the requirements to become a Dayton, Ohio police officer is to successfully pass the city’s two-part written examination. Applicants must correctly answer 57 of 86 questions on the first part (66 percent) and 73 of 102 (72 percent) on the second […]
Another episode in the daily litany of police state shenanigans.
Article by Mark Hackard. —————————————————————————————————— It is fitting that the initial phase of the U.S. attack on Libya was overshadowed in the media by college basketball finals, popularly and quite appropriately known as March Madness. Wars, akin to dated sitcom reruns, have no hope for ratings share considering […]
An interview with left-Rothbardian Roderick Long. Listen here. Much of this interview draws from Long’s original essay here.
Article from Claes Ryn from 2005. Ryn was discussing the Bushies, of course, but the same analysis applies to the present neocon-liberal alliance. —————————————————————————————————— The French Jacobins were followers of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, who argued, “man was born free, but he is everywhere in chains.” For men to be […]
The Attempted Assassination of President Ronald Reagan.
…from a Japanese candidate for governor of Tokyo. Apparently, this dude actually got 15,000 votes.
Posted at MRDA’s Inferno. —————————————————————————————————— Shame that some folk failed to get the memo… Watching Question Time on Thursday, I hadta roll my eyes at the moralistic endorsements of UN military intervention in Libya; Baroness Warsi‘s She-Ra fantasies of saving the poor Libyans from “the dictator killing his […]
Article by Stephen Walt. ——————————————————————————————————- But when foreign interveners oust an existing ruler and impose a wholly new government (which is what we are trying to do in Libya), the likelihood of civil war more than triples. Why? According to Downes, because deposing an existing regime and bringing […]
Article by Kevin Carson. —————————————————————————————————— If the Libyan people want an illustration of what will result from allowing the U.S. government any voice in how their postwar society is reconstructed, they need look no further than the work of Bremer’s CPA in Iraq. A modern prophet Samuel could […]
Article by Thomas Knapp. ————————————————————————————————– [A]n ideological philosophy and political movement that had been thought of as a dusty oddity, a relic of the late 19th century, has returned to the fore,” writes Abe Greenwald in Commentary. Worse yet, opines Greenwald, this return is fraught with “enough consequence […]
http://www.joebageant.com/joe/2011/03/joe-bageant-1946-2011.html Joe Bageant, 1946-2011 After a vibrant life, Joe Bageant died yesterday following a four-month struggle with cancer. He was 64. Joe is survived by his wife, Barbara, his three children, Timothy, Patrick and Elizabeth, and thousands of friends and admirers. He is also survived by his work […]
Article from the European Union Times. Will a new Cold War pit B-R-I-C against the Anglo-American-Zionist axis? ——————————————————————————————————- An “urgent” dispatch from Russian Foreign Intelligence Service (SVR) chief Mikhail Fradkov to President Medvedev that is circulating in the Kremlin today says that the Chinese warship Xuzhou is preparing […]
An analysis of the event from a supposed actual participant. —————————————————————————————————- This is a accurate account of what really happened yesterday in Trafalgar Square by eyewitness accounts by myself and other people that were in the protest. You got a untrue account of the protesters by the mainstream […]
Interesting article on the history of libertarianism/anarcho-capitalism and its evolution since its inception in the 1960s. By Justin Raimondo. ——————————————————————————————————– So we are back art Square One, so to speak. In arriving at this point in history, when both mainstream liberals and the usual neoconservative suspects are united […]
Dr. Hans-Hermann Hoppe on the Impracticality of One-World Government and the Failure of Western-Style Democracy
Interview conducted by Anthony Wile. ————————————————————————————————— I’m not sure if conspiracy is still the right word, because in the meantime, thanks to people such as Carroll Quigley, for instance, much is known about what is going on. In any case, it is certainly true that there are such […]
An immensely important work. Review by Brett Stevens. I plan to publish an extensive review/critique of this book of my own as part of an essay series I’m currently developing. ——————————————————————————————————– It’s unreasonable to expect book reviewers to be objective. You get hired on to review a book […]
Sam Francis didn’t call the Republicans the “Stupid Party” for nothing. —————————————————————————————————— Gov. Sean Parnell’s appointee for the panel that nominates state judges testified Wednesday that he would like to see Alaskans prosecuted for having sex outside of marriage. The candidate, Don Haase of Valdez, also admitted under […]
The latest lunatic stunt from this publicity hound. —————————————————————————————————— Sheriff Joe Arpaio rolled out the tanks to take down a man suspected of cockfighting. West Valley residents in the neighborhood are crying foul after armored vehicles, including a tank, rolled into their neighborhood to make the bust. Neighbor […]
Article from the Daily Mail. Do any of our English readers care to comment on these events? —————————————————————————————————— 200 arrested as hardcore anarchists fight police long into night in Battle of Trafalgar Square after 500,000 march against the cut * Extremists hijack anti-government cuts demonstration * 84 people […]
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Article by Michael Hudson. Hat tip to James O’Meara. Tax-Avoidance – The Worst is Yet to Come “Let me tell you about the very rich. They are different from you and me.” “The Rich Boy,” by F. Scott Fitzgerald The 30-year campaign of the wealthy to rig our […]
Interesting website dealing with issues of black economic self-determination. Hat tip to Miles Joyner. ————————————————————————————————— There are reports that in some sections the Black man has difficulty in voting and having counted the little white ballot he has the privilege of depositing twice a year. But there is […]
Article by Justin Elliot. Hat tip to Miles Joyner. ————————————————————————————————— An emphatic part of the White House messaging about the bombing in Libya is that the operation is truly international in character. But it’s quickly becoming clear that the bombing campaign — at least so far — is […]
Interview with the late RAW. ————————————————————————————————– James Joyce justified anarchism on the grounds that “the state is concentric and the individual is eccentric.”
Watch the Video. ————————————————————————————————- The Nuwaubians, Dr. Malachi Z. York, and their views on the U.S government and paying taxes.
Article by Richard Spencer. —————————————————————————————————- The last time the Fed went nuts with monetary expansion, it did it in the wake of the Lehman collapse, on behalf, and likely at the behest, of the failing financial sector. The mood at the time was, “Consequences be damned, we’ve got […]
Article by David D’Amato. ————————————————————————————————- In what has become a sustained echo through the span of the war, BBC News reports that “Western forces have accidentally killed seven civilians in an air attack in” Afghanistan. Among those killed in the attack, which was ordered by NATO on March […]
From the Daily Mail. Whether one’s feelings about this projected demographic future are positive, negative, or indifferent, the question for our readers is this: What are the implications of this projected radical demographic change for our own movement? What does this mean for ideologies like anarcho-pluralism, pan-secessionism, national-anarchism, […]
Says a Gallup poll published in 2009. The U.S.A. is the top desired destination country. A question for open borders anarchists/libertarians: Could the U.S. triple its population size in the space of a few years, including an exponential growth in inhabitants with radically different cultural, religious, or political […]
Article by David D’Amato. ———————————————————————————————– CNBC reported recently of powerful Bahraini banker Khalid Abdulla-Janahi’s call for a “culture of meritocracy,” an appeal accompanied by the assertion that “[c]apital needs stability,” to be provided of course by the state. He added that meritocracy was consistent with the people’s desire […]
Article by Kevin DeAnna. This data is consistent with my own analysis of the immigration question. My contention is that U.S. elites are overwhelmingly pro-unrestricted immigration and to the degree there is any residual control of immigration at all, it is largely due to the presence of elements […]
Lecture by Michelle Alexander. Watch the video. A former liberal discusses her awakening. Some of her analysis comes dangerously close to the ARV/ATS position that the lumpenproletariat is the foundation of class struggle in a 21st century postindustrial society. Her analysis could also be expanded considerably from her […]
Post at Alternative Right by Richard Spencer. Is Putin proving himself a man who understands the “Totalitarian Humanism” of America and Western Europe?
From the Gonzo Times. If any restaurant operated like voting in the United States you would refuse to eat there. We would be given the choices of Poop and Shit. You can choose the poop, but it’s a gamble and the chances are good that once you’ve chosen […]
From UhuruNews.Com. Oakland City Attorney John Russo and Police Chief Anthony Batts have announced the initiation of a new attack on the African and Mexican communities called the gang injunction. In this process, the State compiles a list of Africans and makes it a “crime” for them to […]
Someone who gets it. Article by Robert Burnham. What is Egalitarianism? There is no use in trying to define it as some cogent and definable set of beliefs. It is rather a tumor in the mind of the collective body of Western man, diffuse at the extremities and […]
Article by Justin Raimondo. Ever since the Kosovo war – indeed, since this web site’s very inception – Antiwar.com has been plugging away at the conservative pro-war consensus as an ideological distortion, and pointing to an alternative view which holds that limited government has to mean limited involvement […]
Article by Pat Buchanan. Until the modern era, the idea of sending armed forces across oceans to kill and die for moral or humanitarian causes would have been seen as an insult to the Founding Fathers, an abandonment of a vital American tradition, and ruinous to the national […]
Article by Kevin Carson. In an interview with Denise Maerker of Televisa, during her February trip to Mexico, Hillary Clinton explained why drugs couldn’t be legalized: “I don’t think that will work. I mean, I hear the same debate…. It is not likely to work. There is just […]
From “The One Who Watches Over the Land.” Hat tip to Miles Joyner. This spring, I’ll have the opportunity to visit communities in Southeast and learn about the issues they are facing when it comes to traditional and customary use (“subsistence”) management. I’m interested in learning about the […]
Article by James P. Tucker. The shadowy group known as Bilderberg will be gathering this year for its annual meeting at the resort city of St. Moritz, in southeastern Switzerland, June 9-12, but they will have a lot of company. St. Moritz is a short distance from Davos, […]