Deputy opinion editor at Newsweek, Batya Ungar-Sargon, discusses her new book, “Bad News: How Woke Media Is Undermining Democracy.”
Saagar goes over the media’s campaign to censor the popular online phrase ‘let’s go Brandon’ because of the anti-Biden message behind it
Krystal and Saagar look at the polling as the Virginia governor’s race approaches and the disgraceful stunt pulled off by the Lincoln Project attempting to tie Glenn Youngkin to white supremacists
Robby Soave breaks down the alleged false flag planted at a Glenn Youngkin event by the Lincoln Project.
Krystal and Saagar cover the sex crime charges that await disgraced fmr. Gov Andrew Cuomo as his brother stays silent on the matter on his CNN primetime show
By Jenny Gathright, DCist.Com During the last two years, Virginia has seen historic changes to its criminal justice system — changes that may not have been politically possible just a few years ago in the once-purple state. Lawmakers legalized recreational weed and abolished the death penalty. And they […]
Rachael Rollins wants to remake the criminal justice system. Republicans have vowed to block her path
By Joanna Slater, Washington Post BOSTON — When President Biden announced a slate of nominees to serve as top federal prosecutors across the country, Republican senators approved them without controversy. All except for one. When it came to Rachael Rollins, the nominee for United States attorney for the […]
The two articles below, one by conservative scholar Paul Gottfried and one from the liberal Washington Spectator, make for an interesting comparison and contrast. The common theme is that the electoral system is losing legitimacy, and both parties are looking for ways to bypass electoral requirements in order […]
From 2016. By Richard Florida, Bloomberg Setting the nuttiness of Donald Trump and his candidacy aside, the 2016 presidential campaign serves as a fitting reminder of America’s deepening partisan divide. Americans have not only grown more ideologically polarized over the past couple of decades, Republicans and Democrats are […]
By Joel Kotkin, Spiked American progressives are provoking a furious backlash. Over the past decade, the woke agenda has crested like a giant tsunami, covering virtually the entirety of academia, the media, the corporate world and even the military. The Gramscian concept of ‘the long march through the […]
Al-Jazeera Majid Khan details being waterboarded, sexually and physically assaulted at CIA black sites during sentencing hearing. A detainee held at the Guantanamo Bay detention centre has offered the first public account in a United States court of torture at a CIA clandestine facility during Washington’s decades-long so-called […]
By Jelani Cobb, The New Yorker As an attorney, Derrick Bell worked on many civil-rights cases, but his doubts about their impact launched a groundbreaking school of thought. The town of Harmony, Mississippi, which owes its origins to a small number of formerly enslaved Black people who bought […]
Americans continue to self-select into localized lifestyle-based enclaves. Tenth Amendment constitutionalists and states rights conservatives ignore the fact that political conflict is now local rather than regional when it comes to geography. In order to function, pan-secessionism would need to assume the form of something like ancient Greece, […]
The party realignment is almost entirely complete at this point. The Democrats are the party of educated elites, and the Republicans are the party of the poor and working-class, with race being an outlier issue. This does not mean that the Republicans are becoming the party of “class […]
It is true that class divisions are the widest they have been in 100 years, and there are now more strikes going on than at any time since WW2. However, the class-based politics favored by the economic left still faces an uphill battle in terms of becoming the […]
Aaron is one of the hosts of the Timeline Earth podcast. Aaron and Pete begin a series where they read the Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski’s, Manifesto and comment on it.
By Andrew Sullivan Pinker’s new book is Rationality. It’s like taking a Harvard course on the tricks our minds play on us. We had a blast — and I pressed him on several points. You can listen to the episode right away in the audio player embedded above, […]
John McWhorter is a linguist, associate professor of linguistics at Columbia University and an author.
By Andrew Sullivan We need both parties to prevent environmental catastrophe. Here’s how we do it. Politics is downstream of culture. Change the culture and (sooner or later) you change the politics. But some political issues have such hefty cultural baggage, it’s incredibly hard to shift the politics. […]
As totalitarian humanism achieves hegemony at the federal, corporate, financial, academic, and media levels, the neo-Know Nothings and the right-wing of the oligarchy are waging an insurgency at the regional level. Interesting. Former chairman of the Ohio Democratic Party, David Pepper, details his new book: Laboratories Of Autocracy: […]
By Matt Taibbi Interview with David Sirota, creator of the new Audible podcast series about the aftereffects of the 2008 financial crash, produced by Oscar-winner Alex Gibney’s Jigsaw Productions. “What’s really cool is I have very few friends in DC,” says Meltdown podcast creator David Sirota. “When this […]
It’s great to see both Fauci and Cuomo, two superheroes of the Branch Covidians, get taken down. On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll shows that voter support for Dr. Fauci’s resignation has grown since June, especially amongst Democrats.
Host of The Nomiki Show, Nomiki Konst, and advisor at Renew Democracy Initiative, Rina Shah, discuss Elon Musk’s opposition to the billionaire tax.
Host of Bad Faith Podcast, Briahna Joy Gray, gives her take on Virginia’s dead-heat gubernatorial race.
Robby Soave breaks down Merrick Garland’s contentious Senate testimony on the Loudoun County school board controversy.
Krystal and Saagar are joined by author and writer Batya Ungar-Sargon to discuss how elite driven, woke media can threaten democracy and perpetuate the class war
My most recent appearance on Cotto/Gottfried. Listen here.
A lot more people seem to be getting a lot more pissed off.
In other words, a third of the country thinks the present administration cheated its way into office. It would probably be the same if Trump had won. This is big news. The state is losing legitimacy. Thirty-five percent of registered voters said the results of the 2020 presidential […]
By Joel Mathis, The Week The MAGA movement is looking like a coalition of problematic men. Herschel Walker has Donald Trump’s endorsement. So do Sean Parnell and Max Miller. Eric Greitens doesn’t have Trump’s official backing — so far at least — but he’s presenting himself to the […]
By Samuel Goldman, The Week How to escape the snowflake wars. This fall has been unseasonably warm, but there are snowflakes in the air. As educational institutions return to normal operations, a series of incidents around the country have also revived a familiar pattern of provocation, offense, and […]
I’m sorry Noam, I don’t want to discriminate to that extent based on vaccination status.
Team Rising discuss the latest developments in the scandal surrounding the Loudoun County school board.
Media SILENT On Bill Clinton’s Jeffrey Epstein Connections As Hillary SHAMELESSLY Shops Her New Book
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky detail media coverage of Hillary Clinton’s new book, and discuss whether she should face questions regarding Bill Clinton’s connections to Jeffrey Epstein.
Emily Jashinsky breaks down how the pandemic exacerbated not just the wealth gap, but the social capital gap.
I generally couldn’t care less if elections are “stolen” or not because I view elections as the equivalent of casinos: The house is always the ultimate winner irrespective of the players and their individual outcomes. But what is interesting is the way that the two sides increasingly view […]
I’d argue this case is more a matter of class privilege than race privilege. There are cases of rich white kids getting away with rape or killing multiple people in a DUI, while there was a case of a black kid being left at Rikers’ Island for three […]
By Lenore Skenazy Reason The myth of the candy poisoner Dear police: Can you please stop telling parents to check their kids’ Halloween candy for drugs? Urging tens of millions of Americans to look for something that isn’t there is completely pointless, yet every Halloween, the authorities do […]
By Alan J. Levine, Chronicles The academic field of Critical Race Theory doesn’t understand the history of race. Over the last 30 years, especially since the spring of 2020, Critical Race Theory (CRT) and its accompanying obsessions with “whiteness” and “white privilege” has almost overwhelmed discussion about race […]
Ex-Liberty spokesman says he was fired for raising concerns that sexual misconduct accusations were mishandled
By SARAH RANKIN The Associated Press A former spokesperson for Liberty University is suing the evangelical school in Lynchburg after being fired, alleging in a lawsuit filed Monday that his termination came in retaliation for voicing concerns that sexual misconduct accusations were mishandled. Scott Lamb, a vice president-level […]
By Paul Gottfried, Chronicles Although we didn’t know it at the time, the incidents in Charlottesville, Virginia on Aug. 12, 2017 would soon develop into a narrative for the left to repeat and then recycle in the summer riots of 2020 and eventually the events at the U.S. […]
Secretaries of state targeted by Trump election lies live in fear for their safety and are desperate for protection
By Isaac Dovere and Jeremy Herb, CNN (CNN)“I am a hunter — and I think you should be hunted,” a woman can be heard saying in a voicemail left for Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs in September. “You will never be safe in Arizona again.” Or there’s the man who […]
The People must restore the Wizard to his right full place!!!
Meet Ray Epps: The Fed-Protected Provocateur Who Appears To Have Led The Very First 1/6 Attack On The U.S. Capitol
Revolver In a House hearing on Thursday, Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY) questioned AG Merrick Garland about a mysterious man, Ray Epps, instructing protesters to enter the US Capitol building on January 5, and who later shepherded crowds towards the Capitol on January 6. The story of the mystery […]
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave react to former President Trump’s latest comments about Truth Social.
Team Rising discusses Governor Ron DeSantis’s initiative to entice unvaccinated public servants to relocate to Florida.
Team Rising discusses the future of the filibuster.
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave break down Rolling Stone’s new reporting that members of Congress and senior White House staff participated in the planning of the January 6 ‘Stop the Steal’ rally.
Robby Soave previews the newly confirmed assistant secretary for the Department of Education’s office for civil rights, Catherine Lhamon
Krystal and Saagar talk about instances of cancel culture happening on the right and left within the education system and the problem with censorship in America today