By Andrew Sullivan, The Spectator When I finally head back to church this weekend, after a year of Covid-avoidance, it is going to feel a little strange. These past 12 months constitute the longest stretch of time I’ve been away since I was born. And I’m not going […]
American mathematician, cultural critic, and founder of New Discourses, James Lindsay joins Michael this week for a discussion on critical race theory and its warning signs, the theory’s parallels to Soviet logic, which philosophers were merely rationalizing their own pathologies, how language is often used as code to […]
By Jon Mitimore, Foundation for Economic Education Nearly 3 million Americans are being vaccinated against COVID-19 each day, but the “return to normal” may not be as close as many hope. A new survey shows many Americans have concerns about interacting with others once the pandemic is over. […]
Journalist, Zaid Jilani, discusses the recent attack at the Capitol that left one Capitol Police officer dead, another injured.
Krystal Ball outlines Donald Trump’s history of fraud, from Trump University to ‘Stop the Steal’.
Assistant editor at American Greatness, Pedro Gonzalez, discusses how Trump is misusing money donated to his PAC, Trump’s Save America.
By Stephanie Pagones, FOX News He might be the most hated man in the room depending on where he goes, but Andy Ngô has undoubtedly amassed a tremendous following for his experience covering the ins and outs of Antifa. The born-and-raised Portlander and second-generation Vietnamese American, a conservative journalist who […]
Saagar Enjeti breaks down the controversy surrounding the new Georgia voter laws.
By Jamie Watters, The Guardian Asexual representation is becoming more common – but the orientation is still widely misunderstood. Not wanting sex is not the same as not wanting romance or intimacy – something, its advocates say, the rest of us would benefit from learning Yasmin Benoit realised […]
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti discuss the latest updates in the ongoing scandal surrounding Rep. Matt Gaetz.
By Nick Reid aka Comrade Hermit Exile in Happy Valley It’s hardly unusual for me to take the news personally. It comes like a card with being a journalist with clinical depression. But some weeks the news almost feels tailor made to tare me down and the last […]
Patrick Bet-David has a virtual sit down with the former Antifa Member, Gabriel Nadales, to talk about Antifa, the 2020 election, socialism in America and why younger people are fascinated with it. Recommended video: Heated Debate On Capitalism with America’s Most Prominent Marxist Economist – Richard Wolff – […]
Gerardo Lopez grew up in gang territory in Los Angeles, California and was just 14 years old when he joined MS-13, the notorious Salvadorian gang. Why did he join and why did he leave? In this courageous talk, Gerardo reveals how we can help others get out and […]
At 14-years-old, Christian Picciolini went from naive teenager to white supremacist, and soon, the leader of America’s first neo-Nazi skinhead gang. How was he radicalized, and how did he ultimately get out? In this courageous talk, Christian shares a surprising and counterintuitive solution to hate in all forms. […]
Sharing our hardships moves us through shame and into healing Eli Nash is the CEO of JEG & Sons Inc. and the Co-Founder of MicDrop. Eli founded JEG & Sons in 2006 to bring no contract and unlocked phones to US e-tailers and retailers. Under his guidance, JEG […]
After growing up in painful, abusive conditions, Aaron Stark was on his way to an atrocity, until simple acts of kindness changed his life forever. What is causing the rise of violence and are our current fears and solutions just making it worse? My name is Aaron stark. […]
By Matt Taibbi “Mighty Ira,” a documentary about legendary former ACLU chief Ira Glasser, is simultaneously inspiring and unnerving. There’s a scene at the beginning of Mighty Ira, an elegant and thought-provoking documentary about longtime ACLU director Ira Glasser, where the movie’s eponymous hero walks along the grounds […]
It comes down to this: right-wingers are con artists much of the time, and liberals are merely idiots.
This is an interesting discussion of the culture wars from a serious left/Marxist perspective. My viewpoint is that the cultural left has been the hands-down winner on most cultural issues (outside of certain narrow geographical, subcultural, institutional, or socioeconomic sectors). But the economic right has been the hands-down […]
The outcome of Derek Chauvin’s trial will have a large impact on Minneapolis and the country. Minnesota activists say the only justice for George Floyd is a guilty verdict. Nekima Levy Armstrong, a civil rights lawyer, joins CBSN to explain the gravity of the verdict.
US Press Freedom Tracker Journalists who face physical violence, either as the result of a targeted attack by a public or private individual or in the course of their work. If a journalist is hit by rubber bullets or bean bag rounds, it will be counted in this category. […]
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti break down the latest updates in the Rep. Matt Gaetz scandal.
By ELLIOT SPAGAT and NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press DONNA, Texas — The Biden administration for the first time Tuesday allowed journalists inside its main border detention facility for migrant children, revealing a severely overcrowded tent structure where more than 4,000 people, including children and families, were crammed into […]
It’s interesting that at least some social democrats and other leftists are just now starting to notice this. Even ultra-milquetoasters like Majority Report. Better late than never, I guess. Sam host Denver University Professor of Law Nancy Leong to discuss her new book, Identity Capitalists: The Powerful Insiders Who […]
Lost in translation; the video is about him being told he’d go to Hell for being gay: https://archive.ph/WXONF
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti react to a video Sen. Ted Cruz took when visiting a migrant warehouse in in Donna, Texas.
Krystal & Saagar: EVERYTHING We Know About Underage Sex Trafficking Investigation Against Matt Gaetz
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti react to reports that Congressman Matt Gaetz is being investigated by the Justice Department for potential sex trafficking violations.
Contrary to what most leftists believe, the state is the most pernicious of all ruling class institutions. Noam Chomsky’s “I’d like to see the power of the federal government increased” in order to rein in the power of business is foolish and misguided, although unfortunately many if not […]
Matt Taibbi The celebrated author writes an article in the Guardian opposing censorship, and is stunned by the negative response from political kindred spirits. Writer Thomas Frank published a piece in The Guardian last week called, “Liberals want to blame rightwing ‘misinformation’ for our problems. Get real.” Its […]
The new “white ethnics,” following in the tradition of the Eastern and Southern European Americans. Founder of Nuestro PAC, Chuck Rocha, discusses a new study from the PAC that breaks down the Latino vote in the 2020 general election by age, party affiliation, and pass participation.
Kudos to Krystal for this segment. Krystal Ball explains our current migrant crisis and analyzes how we got here to begin with.
Right on cue, the Democrats drop the “kids in cages” narrative and the Republicans pick it up. Louisiana Senator John Kennedy delivers an update on the southern border from the Rio Grande Valley.
By Matt Taibbi Review of Killed Cartoons, edited by David Wallis, and White, by Bret Easton Ellis The French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo won the condemnation of the whole world again, with the cover pictured above. Reactions ranged from “abhorrent” to “hateful” to “wrong on every level,” with […]
By Michael Paul Williams, Richmond Times Dispatch For seven years, Evans Hopkins lived above the death chamber of the Virginia State Penitentiary in Richmond, where he was serving a life sentence dispensed by an all-white Danville jury for armed robbery. This proximity compelled him to write about the […]
By Matt Taibbi As Congress once again demands that Silicon Valley crack down on speech, the Director of Research at the American Economic Liberties Project outlines the real problem – and better solutions. Led by Chairman Frank Pallone, the House Energy and Commerce Committee Thursday held a five-hour […]
By Matt Taibbi “Morning Joe” says those who reported on Russia errors are a “joke” and might be “on Russia’s payroll.” MSNBC should break its four-year freeze-out and invite a skeptic to respond. Joe Scarborough just had this to say on Morning Joe: READ MORE
By Peter R. Quinones If you haven’t figured it out by now, calling out the Left on their hypocrisy when debating them is useless. Sure, pointing out the most recent inconsistency to those on your side is helpful for their arguments, but you have to realize that hypocrite […]
As the system continues to unravel in the future, the political class and the ruling class will try to pacify unrest with social democratic buy-off/pacification efforts like UBIs, healthcare, college tuition, student loan debt forgiveness, etc. I doubt we will become as social democratic as, say, Sweden, but […]
Is a right-wing revolt on the way? The potential danger from the right is the possible eventual emergence of an Erdogan, Bolsonaro, or Duterte. By William S. Lind, Traditional Right Great historic currents are often set in motion by small events. The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand did […]
Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar delivers remarks at the southern border.
This is getting started just in time for some more summer rioting. Derek Chauvin is being charged with two counts of murder and one count of manslaughter in the death of George Floyd.
I always thought the totalitarian human revolution would be complete when it came to dominate the ideology of the military. The troops go to sensitivity training while the drone attacks continue. The totalitarian humanist revolution is now complete. ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight’ examines the Pentagon’s war on ‘domestic extremism.’
By Jo Ward, The Observer A bad neighborhood. That’s what a few residents on Liberty Street in Fredonia are feeling about where they live as an individual at 140 Porter Road keeps posting political signs of questionable nature. It is offensive and inappropriate for the school buses that […]
It was Bill Bishop who originally developed the “Big Sort” theory as well. Some research shows that education level is the primary dividing line in voting patterns, although on a cultural level I think it’s more a matter of WASPs vs. anti-WASPs with the most elite WASPs being […]
By Erik London, World Socialist Web Site An initial examination of the voting data in the 2020 presidential election exposes as false the racialist narrative of American politics that is relentlessly promoted by the Democratic Party. Several aspects of the election data are particularly significant in showing the […]
Many years ago, I started to notice that the emerging geographical divisions in US politics would be between the right in the rural areas, the center in the suburbs, and the left in the urban centers. By Richard Florida, Marie Patino and Rachael Dottle, Bloomberg America’s political map […]
Anarchist News It has now been more than one year since the world that we have known all of our lives came screeching to a halt. And what a year’s it’s been. The collective unconscious roils in the throes of a bad acid trip, the realization seeps slow […]
Next up: “Today, the Biden administration announced plans to draft migrant children into the US military.” A Pentagon spokesman noted, “Our child soldiers represent the commitment to age diversity in our armed forces.”
Founder of TK News and host of the Useful Idiots podcast, Matt Taibbi, discusses the media’s coverage of Donald Trump and the repercussions of it today.