The Voice of the Deep State/Bezos Axis tells lies?
Team Rising discusses Joe Biden’s latest statements on sexual harassment allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti react to a new Politico piece critiquing Andrew Yang for appearing on conservative shows and podcasts.
By Rhyd Wildermuth, Gods and Radicals Press Many leftists I know, of both anarchist and Marxist traditions, have been reeling with the recent revelations about a major figure in American antifascism and his current choice of work. That person is Alexander Reid Ross, whom journalists Max Blumenthal and […]
President of Center for Health & Democracy, Wendell Potter, discusses the Koch network’s private-sector health care plans.
The neoliberals no longer “believe women” when it’s their guy being accused. DC bureau chief at The Intercept, Ryan Grim, discusses Tara Reade’s battle with major media outlets over her college education.
Krystal Ball blasts Fox News’ coverage on the Biden administration.
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti react to The Washington Post misquoting Donald Trump on his call with Georgia’s top elections investigator.
The Young Turks come to the defense of the Pentagon. As is often said, “You can’t make this shit up.” Although, contra Tucker Carlson, I prefer that the Pentagon “lower standards” as much as possible so that the “New New Model Army” is incapable of suppressing rebellions. What […]
Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) on Monday responded to bipartisan criticism over comments he made last week regarding Black Lives Matter protesters, arguing there was “no racism” in his previous remarks. “It has nothing to do with race. It has everything to do with riots,” Johnson told Milwaukee-based WISN-AM, […]
Now that an increasingly greater number of corporations are moving toward the cultural left, look for Republicans to start selectively embracing unionization as a weapon they can use against their opponents within the ruling class while promoting themselves as economic populists. Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti discuss Sen. […]
Saagar Enjeti discusses the mainstream media’s downward spiral as a consequence of the Trump era.
Journalist, Zaid Jilani, discusses young academics willingness to cancel conservative dissenters in academia.
Alexander Reid Ross, disgraced author of several retracted articles, works with ex-cops, CIA spies, and DHS agents
By Ben Norton and Max Blumenthal, The Gray Zone With his entire archive retracted by the Southern Poverty Law Center and a growing record of disgrace, Alexander Reid Ross now collaborates with ex-CIA agents, cops, DHS officials, and a GOP congressman turned “Bigfoot scholar,” with funding from a […]
By Claire Goforth, Daily Dot The Daily Beast is facing intense backlash over an op-ed that claims members from the “dirtbag left”—a collection of leftist podcasters and Twitter personalities—are cozying up with right-wing extremists. The roughly 4,500-word article posits that leftist media personalities are legitimizing and even adopting […]
It looks like a backlash against Alexander Reid-Ross is emerging on the Left. By Kenzo Shibata Geography professor Alexander Reid Ross published a piece in the Daily Beast called “These ‘Dirtbag Left’ Stars Are Flirting with the Far-Right.” I reluctantly read the piece and it read to me […]
Will America and England reunite? An added irony would be for Candace Owens, an African-American conservative who is also married to an English guy and who has been floated as a GOP candidate, to be Meghan’s opponent. By Lee Brown, Page Six Meghan Markle is reportedly already networking […]
By Kit Knightly, Off-Guardian President John Magufuli’s disappearance makes him potentially the 2nd “Covid denier” head of state to lose power. John Magufuli, President of Tanzania, has disappeared. He’s not been seen in public for several weeks, and speculation is building as to where he might be. The […]
Kudos to these lefties for their takedown of Alexander Rodham-Ross. In a highly unusual Thursday livestream, Ben, Forrest, Kenzo Shibata and David Slavick break down the Daily Beast’s sleazy hit piece directed against “The Dirtbag Left”
Global Capitalism: Live Economic Update – March 2021 March 2020-March 2021: Covid and the Crash In connection with Prof. Wolff’s discussion of the main topic above, he will also give short updates on: who lost what; who gained what; where is the US economy headed now; and lastly, […]
By Helen Raleigh, Newsweek Critical race theory (CRT) is a divisive, discriminatory ideology that judges people on the basis of their skin color. It has penetrated our society—it’s in federal agencies’ and federal contractors’ “bias training,” in school curricula and many corporations’ “diversity training.” Few are willing to […]
On one side, Rudy Rochman, a young and inspiring activist who uses his growing platform to generate innovative ways to combat anti-Semitism. Rudy is dedicated to fighting antisemitism around the world and strengthening Jews’ connection to the land of Israel. On the other side, Noam Chomsky, a world-renowned […]
Welcome to another episode of Conversations with Coleman. The purpose of my solo episode is twofold. First, I’d like to update you all on the status of my attempted conversation with Ibram X. Kendi, the author of ‘How to be an Anti-racist’, and arguably the leading anti-racist public […]
By Patrick Freyne, Irish Times Having a monarchy next door is a little like having a neighbour who’s really into clowns and has daubed their house with clown murals, displays clown dolls in each window and has an insatiable desire to hear about and discuss clown-related news stories. […]
By Alec MacGillis, photography by Celeste Sloman In Hobbs, New Mexico, the high school closed and football was canceled, while just across the state line in Texas, students seemed to be living nearly normal lives. Here’s how pandemic school closures exact their emotional toll on young people. Everything […]
By Rebecca Traitsers, NY Mag Joel Wertheimer took a job in Andrew Cuomo’s administration in February 2017, straight from his position in Barack Obama’s White House. He came on alongside almost 30 other new hires, many of whom had also worked for the outgoing president or on Hillary […]
The way the trans athletes drama will probably unfold will be something like this: More and more red states will ban transwomen from participating in women’s sports. Then the federal courts will step in and declare such bans to be discriminatory and unconstitutional. Sports leagues will adjust by […]
Team Rising discusses the decline in viewership of major media outlets following Trump’s departure from office.
By Matt Taibbi I collect Soviet newspapers. Years ago, I used to travel to Moscow’s Izmailovsky flea market every few weeks, hooking up with a dealer who crisscrossed the country digging up front pages from the Cold War era. I have Izvestia’s celebration of Gagarin’s flight, a Pravda […]
By Wolfgang Thierse, TELOS Community membership used to be a matter of religion and, after that, ideology. Today this function has been taken over by the concept of identity. Religion and ideology in the past led repeatedly to serious and even bloody conflicts. Will this history repeat itself […]
Saagar Enjeti reacts to Piers Morgan’s departure from Good Morning Britain and explains why the First Amendment is vital.
In regions and localities where the cultural Right still holds substantial sway, right-wing political correctness has emerged. By Jeffrey Sachs, Arcdigital Media State and national governments try to suppress critical race theory, social justice, and related concepts. “Unlawful propagation of divisive concepts.” That’s the subheading of a bill […]
Team Rising discusses President Biden’s approval rating and Republican’s focus on culture war over policy.
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti discuss the latest in the Andrew Cuomo sexual harassment scandal.
This is a fantastic piece written from a conservative Christian perspective that describes the present-day US political spectrum perfectly. Proto-Protestantism Most Conservatives will insist that the American political spectrum has shifted rapidly to the Left over the past fifty years and will make the case by appealing to […]
If so, it was probably the most positive thing Trump managed to achieve, however inadvertently. Though I disagree with much of Krystal’s economic analysis in this. Krystal Ball outlines how the pandemic has shifted public opinion on government involvement and deficit hawkery.
It looks like the battles between the anti-imperialist (or at least anti-Western imperialist) tankieish left and the totalitarian humanist left are heating up, along with the battles between the class reductionist and intersectional sectors of the left, the scientistic and conspiracist sectors, the anti-Zionist and anti-anti-Semitic sectors, the […]
Alexander Reid-Ross on the latest maneuverings of the Learned Elders of Thule. By Alexander Reid-Ross, The Daily Beast Over the past year, as the far right trafficked in wild anti-masker and pro-Donald Trump fantasies that led to the Jan. 6 putsch on the Capitol, some prominent members of […]
By Rod Dreher, The American Conservative Writing in the Wall Street Journal (paywalled), Bion Bartning talks about when wokeness invaded his children’s posh New York City private school, Riverdale, which costs $58,000 per year to attend. Last fall, the school began to focus on privilege and white fragility. […]
Maoism vs. cancel culture. Is a new COINTELPRO operating?
I could seen Pepe Le Pew contributing to Francophobia.
Saagar Enjeti explains how the media’s coverage of Gov. Andrew Cuomo throughout the past year allowed him to get away with damaging COVID policies and sexual harassment allegations.
So far, the pattern seems to be that liberals and leftists riot in the Spring and Summer (like baseball and tennis), while conservatives and rightists riot in the Winter (like basketball and hockey). So the question is: Does that mean moderates and centrists are supposed to be rioting […]
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti react to comments made by MSNBC anchor, Malcolm Nance about Trump’s political future.
Pedro Gonzalez, assistant editor at American Greatness, discusses the problem with the new wave of Trump endorsements.
A crack in the PC Coalition? Journalist, Zaid Jilani, discusses why Hispanic voters, specifically Latino men, are gravitating towards the Republican Party.
Kyrsten Sinema would seem to be the perfect name for a porn star. Krystal Ball reacts to Sen. Kyrsten Sinema’s vote to not include the $15 minimum wage raise in the stimulus package.
John writes in to ask how a global conspiracy can function and how it can be kept under wraps. Good question. Join James for this week’s edition of Questions For Corbett where he tackles the most common objections of the skeptics and their fallacious counter-arguments against the global […]
–Caller wants to know how Democrats can win in red states
–Right wing media and politicians are now focusing on so-called “cancel culture” at any opportunity, including on Fox News, among members of Congress, and even Donald Trump himself