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Keith Preston

Prophets of American Decline

By Declan Leary, The American Conservative On January 20, 2017, Donald Trump opened his administration on an unusually (but appropriately) bleak note. Surveying the decline ongoing all over the nation, the new president promised better days ahead. Mothers and children trapped in poverty in our inner cities, rusted […]

Libertarian Perspectives

By Manuel Armenteros This essay goes through the history of anarchist thought and action, taking as a basis the work of Peter Marshall. Besides going through many of the different types of libertarian schools of thought, from right wing free market anarcho-capitalists, to left wing voluntary socialism, arguments […]

Twenty Years of 9/11

By Nicky Reid aka Comrade Hermit Exile in Happy Valley It’s been twenty years since 9/11 but it feels more like twenty years of 9/11. That’s probably because an entire industrial complex has been constructed around a concerted effort to keep those wounds fresh and harvest the anguish […]

Who’s the Criminal? Anarchist Assassinations and the Normative Conflict about Legitimate Violence

By Holger Marcks “Taking a critical approach, Holger Marcks deconstructs the threat of ‘international anarchist terrorism’ as a justification narrative that was used to generally blame anarchist ideology for politically motivated assassinations, to criminalise political dissent and to shape the norms and practices of the respective transnational criminal […]

Even Giants Fall…

Chelsea, say it ain’t so… Bow-tied country club Republican tabloid TV jerk-off Tucker Carlson is hardly a “nazbol.” Carlson is within a longstanding “progressive Republican” tradition of mildly criticizing big capital that goes at least as far back as Teddy Roosevelt if not Lincoln (and usually doing favors […]