Category: American Decline

The Age of Anomie

A US study of social breakdown due to the wrong kinds of development and ‘progress’, with Ireland its ‘lab rat’, vindicates warnings in my 1997 book, ‘An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Modern Ireland’. John Waters Nov 28 Reaping the Whirlwind of  ‘Progress’  When we hear talk of ‘the […]

It’s time to break up

By Tom Woods It’s difficult to know exactly when it happened, but not long ago many Americans suddenly looked around and discovered that they and their neighbors inhabited completely different moral universes. Whether it’s Black Lives Matter, or teaching gender theory to children, or the usefulness or otherwise of […]

Who Will Win America’s Next Civil War?

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The Fall of Los Angeles

By Joel Kotkin For much of the 20th century, Los Angeles symbolised the future. Over the course of the century, the population grew 40-fold to nearly four million people. But now, for the first time in its history, the population of Los Angeles is in decline, falling by […]

Interview: Linh Dinh

Leaf Box Golden Cicada in Jersey City, New Jersey on 7-6-14 Linh Dinh is a Vietnamese-American poet, fiction writer, translator, and photographer who I first discovered watching an interview with Chris Hedges discussing the plight of the underclass.   Linh’s lastest collection on the US, Post Cards from […]

The Great American Squeeze: 69 million households are now canceling vacations, driving less and cutting grocery bills as inflation hits home, pollsters reveal

By James Reinl, Social Affairs Correspondent, For Dailymail.Com 56 percent of Americans now say inflation is causing them financial hardship A worrying 12 percent said they were experiencing ‘severe hardship’ as their standard of living tanked Republicans say inflation is biting into their paychecks more so than Democrats  […]

Opinion: Secession is not the solution

By JEFFREY FRENKIEWICH Concord Monitor Jeff Frenkiewich is a Milford Middle School social studies teacher and a UNH adjunct professor In recent years, the idea of secession as a solution for America’s political divide has gained increased popularity, particularly on the Right. After Donald Trump’s loss in the […]

The Future of The United States: Why Balaji Srinivasan Predicts American Anarchy

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Welcome to the Third World

By Matt Taibbi The FBI really better have something “pulverizing” on Trump, because otherwise we’ve just witnessed one of the dumbest moves in the history of politics. Secret service outside Mar-a-Lago Monday   [The Justice Department] must immediately explain the reason for its raid and it must be […]

What Happens If We Come Apart?

The geographically non-contiguous fragmentations we see today might well be a prelude to something like Balaji Srinivasan’s concept of the “network state,” which itself is only a few steps removed from the “panarchic” concept of non-territorial governments of Paul Emile de Puydt, Gustave Molinari, Max Nettlau, and John […]