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Robby Soave argues that the Supreme Court made the correct ruling on President Biden’s workplace vaccine mandate.
‘We need to increase public understanding of the need for medical countermeasures such as a pan-coronavirus vaccine. A key driver is the media and the economics will follow the hype. We need to use that hype to our advantage to get to the real issues. Investors will respond […]
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave react to the Biden administration’s new COVID-19 test distribution website.
After a week of dominating headlines — from Politico speculation about a 2024 run, to the New York Times Sunday Style’s two page spread — Marianne Williamson revisits Bad Faith podcast to talk about progressive electoral strategy, the future of the Forward Party, the left’s spiritual void and […]
Krystal and Kyle Kulinski for Krystal Kyle & Friends talk with teenage activist and Gravel Institute co founder Henry Williams about how the pandemic will affect Gen Z politics
By Harold Maass, The Week Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is negotiating a plea deal on corruption charges that threaten to tarnish his legacy and force him out of politics for years, The Associated Press reported Sunday, citing a person involved in the talks. A deal could be signed […]
By Joel Mathis, The Week Former President Donald Trump held his first big rally of 2022 Sunday night in Arizona, and all his familiar old tendencies were on display. He obsessed about the 2020 election he still falsely claims was stolen from him. He slammed President Biden and […]
By Summer Meza The Week his week “will be dominated” by the congressional battle over whether to change filibuster rules to push through Democrats’ voting rights bill, reports Punchbowl News, but there’s an alternative measure that may be picking up steam. Sen. Susan Collins’ (R-Maine) effort to change […]
By Caroline Mimbs Nyce The Atlantic In 1965, on the eve of the Voting Rights Act’s passage, King warned that the work would not end there. “We are not so naive as to believe persons who have traditionally opposed our right to vote will now desist from intimidating […]
The Supreme Court last week struck down President Biden’s coronavirus vaccine (or testing) mandate for businesses with more than 100 employees. As Mark Joseph Stern writes at Slate, the reasoning was ridiculous and tendentious. “It is telling that OSHA, in its half century of existence, has never before […]
By Grayson Quay The Week Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler (D) said Friday that the Portland Police Bureau has launched an internal investigation into a training slideshow that included comical descriptions of violence against “dirty hippy” protesters, The New York Times reports. “The Portland Police Bureau must reject the harmful […]
By Ken Silva, Epoch Times A defendant in the Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer kidnapping case has moved to introduce evidence related to the use of federal informants in the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol Hill breach, arguing that the FBI’s refusal to answer basic questions about such activities demonstrates a […]
Fauci Invested in Chinese Companies With Ties to Beijing Through Fund, According to Financial Disclosures
By Frank Fang, Epoch Times Dr. Anthony Fauci invested in the Chinese regime’s corporate “national champions,” large Chinese companies that advance Beijing’s interests and benefit from state policies, in a 2020 investment portfolio, according to recently disclosed financial records. Sen. Roger Marshall (R-Kan.) obtained the records (pdf) and published […]
By Meryl Kornfield Washington Post NEW YORK — In tears, Kailin See recounts a story that would not have been possible just weeks before. A man addicted to heroin, who otherwise would have injected himself alone, visited one of the country’s first authorized locations to use drugs with […]
TELOS Introduction Kenneth D. Johnson Martin Luther King, Jr., and Ethical Leadership Rufus Burrow, Jr. Economic Democracy, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Black Church Tradition David D. Daniels III The Radical King: Democratic Socialism, Personal Idealism, Anti-Militarism, and Black Power Gary Dorrien A Friendship in the Prophetic […]
The Nation The Last Steep Ascent New obstacles should not be deplored but welcomed because their presence proves we are closer to the ultimate decision. Martin Luther King Jr. Nothing Would Be More Tragic Than to Turn Back Now This Martin Luther King Day, we should remember that […]
By Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. “Exactly one hundred years after Abraham Lincoln wrote the Emancipation Proclamation for them, Negroes wrote their own document of freedom in their own way.” Exactly one hundred years after Abraham Lincoln wrote the Emancipation Proclamation for them, Negroes wrote their own document […]
The Complicated Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and the Right’s Revisionism and Deceitful Appropriation of His Message
Proto-Protestant On this Martin Luther King Jr. day we are once more reminded of the massive revisionism taking place within Right-wing circles. I’ve written about this repeatedly and focused deliberately on these points back in 2012 and 2014. This revisionism is something I noticed years ago and was […]
LISTEN HERE Morgoth made a great point about how Vaush and like-minded people view the world through data and machines instead of experience and observable reality. The funny thing is even when you have the data(which can be quite difficult because of certain groups funding studies that promote […]
Virtually all of history is a heel vs. heel match. By Pedro Gonzalez, Chronicles After he left the Church of Scientology, Hollywood screenwriter Paul Haggis recalled a discussion he had had with his fellow Scientologists. If great leaders like Martin Luther King, Jr. can err, Haggis suggested to […]
Tom Woods Show With all the domestic insanity we’re understandably focused on, it’s easy to neglect what’s happening in foreign policy — Ukraine and Kazakhstan seem so remote to us, after all. But the lizard people could be cooking up a real disaster here, and we need to know […]
Krystal and Saagar break down the latest investigative journalism surrounding the FBI’s manufactured plot to kidnap Michigan Gov Gretchen Whitmer that included multiple double agents
The threat to American democracy and the U.S. electoral system did not end when the U.S. Capitol building was cleared and the presidential vote was certified on January 6, 2021. In fact, because of actions taken in states around the country throughout 2021, the threat today is as […]
One thing Stephen Marche gets right is with his recognition that the primary conflict in the USA is over existential issues which makes it an essentially religious conflict. Conflicts pertaining to class and race are only subsets of the larger conflict, which explains why we increasingly have people […]
Olivia Troye, a former adviser to Vice President Mike Pence, tells CNN’s Jim Acosta about a meeting between ex-Trump staffers focused on preventing his future influence on US politics.
By Lawrence Lessig, New York Review of Books The self-governing republic works only if it expresses the will of the majority. But one party is now committed to minoritarian rule by any means. The State Department is hosting a democracy summit this week. Representatives from around the world […]
Incidents like this are going to lead to a wave of repression against the homeless. However, as the USA continues to develop a “Third World”-like class system, large numbers of permanently homeless people will become increasingly common. By Larry Celona, Tina Moore, Joe Marino, Steven Vago and Khristina […]
By Kenneth Garger New York Post A UCLA grad student was fatally stabbed by a random maniac while she was working as a consultant at a high-end furniture store in Los Angeles last Thursday, reports said. Brianna Kupfer, 24, was alone and working at Croft House when an […]
International economic sanctions imposed since the Taliban resumed power in Afghanistan in August 2021 have left the country on the brink of collapse. Widespread poverty is forcing an increasing number of desperate Afghans to turn to selling their kidneys to survive, with many unaware of the dangers of […]
The Intercept The normally reserved International Committee of the Red Cross recently made a surprisingly direct statement about the unfolding economic and humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan. They said, “Can the international community” — meaning the U.S. — “hold 39 million people hostage to the fact that they do […]
By Murtaza Hussain The Intercept Pankaj Mishra’s “Run and Hide” shows how Asia’s ascendance will not be any less chaotic than that of the West. After hundreds of years of domination by the West, the world is now primed to have an “Asian Century.” After a long period […]
Former Ambassador on Haitian President in March: “Put Him Aside” and Embrace “Prime Minister Option”
By Ryan Grim The Intercept Four months later, Jovenel Moïse was assassinated and replaced with a U.S.-backed prime minister, fueling suspicion of American involvement. At a little-noticed House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing in March 2021, headlined “Policy Recommendations on Haiti for the Biden Administration,” a former ambassador to […]
By Matthew Cole The Intercept George Nader also cultivated key Trump advisers on behalf of his Gulf clients, prosecutors say. George Nader, an American adviser to the government of the United Arab Emirates, convicted sex offender, and frequent visitor to the White House during President Donald Trump’s first […]
By Dolores Martín Moruno Abstract: This article explores the way in which the Spanish Civil War has been traditionally shaped in the collective memory as a Manicheanconflict fought between two well-defined sides, the Republicans and the Nationalists, in order to demythologize this common representation in contemporary Spanish society. According […]
By Margot Williams, The Intercept “U.S. Takes Hooded, Shackled Detainees to Cuba,” declared the Washington Post headline on January 11, 2002. The reporters who wrote it were on the ground at Guantánamo Bay and in Kandahar, Afghanistan. I was in Washington, at my desk in the Post newsroom, […]
By Dave Paone, Epoch Times NEW YORK—Protesters held a demonstration outside the Queens office of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Jan. 14. The activists, not representing any one organization, said their purpose was to persuade Ocasio-Cortez, also known as AOC, to introduce legislation in the House of Representatives […]
By Matt Zapotosky, Josh Dawsey, Tom Hamburger and Rachel Weiner The Justice Department’s decision to charge Oath Keepers with seditious conspiracy last week makes clear that prosecutors consider the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol part of an organized assault to prevent the peaceful transfer of presidential […]
By Caitlin Johnstone In a drastic pivot from typical denunciations of false flag operations as conspiratorial nonsense that don’t exist outside the demented imagination of Alex Jones, the US political/media class is proclaiming with one voice that Russia is currently orchestrating just such an operation to justify an […]
By Sean Gabb (16th January 2022) Before deleting it all, I have just skimmed the contents of my junk folder. One of the messages is from the Bruges Group, and is New Year greetings from the 2nd January. The message from Barry Legg, a former Conservative Member of […]
By Andrew Sullivan The famed crusader dives deep into the issue with me. I found it hard to disagree with him. Rufo is a key architect of the anti-CRT legislation being passed in state legislatures around the country. He is also a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, […]
By Geoff Shullenberger Outside Theory “Woke” once denoted an oppositional mentality. How has it come to mean something close to “square”? Recently, the journalist Michael Wolff reported that a centenary republication of Norman Mailer’s work had been scrapped due to objections to his notorious 1962 essay “The White […]
Texas has an odd mix of traditional conservative Christians and more libertarian types in the Republican voter base. Between that and the big cities being increasingly more democrat leaning, I don’t think Texas legalizing is as out of the question as a lot of people thought not long […]
Pollster Patrick Murray raises his concerns about horserace election polling.
The Crusades are the defining event of the Middle Ages. They brought the very different civilisations of Western Europe, Byzantium and Islam into an extended period of both conflict and peaceful co-existence. Between January and March 2021, Sean Gabb explored this long encounter with his students. Here is […]
The hosts answer your questions about President Biden’s vaccine mandate, political protections of bodily autonomy, and recently unearthed emails showing the NIH squashed information about the lab leak hypothesis.
Katie Halper weighs on President Biden’s voting rights speech in Atlanta, Georgia.
Krystal and Saagar discuss the effort by former Epstein lawyer Alan Dershowitz to convince Donald Trump to pardon Ghislaine Maxwell and what the next steps in the Maxwell case might be
Krystal and Saagar talk with Daily Poster journalist Andrew Perez about the dark money going into an organization founded by Pete Buttigieg that might be a preview of his 2024 campaign
Krystal and Saagar break down the decision by Dr. Fauci and other public health authorities to shut down any discussion of the lab leak hypothesis when the covid pandemic began.