Obviously, work can’t merely be “abolished.” No matter how much automation, driverless trucks, robots, etc we use to eliminate “work,” somebody still has to design, build, and maintain the technology behind all that. And in the present system, the more automation we have, the more unemployment we’re going […]
Peter Zeihan is probably the best Sinoskeptic and Russoskeptic that I know of. Financial Sense Peter Zeihan, one of the world’s foremost experts on geopolitical risk and author of The Accidental Superpower and The Absent Superpower, discusses the Five Eyes Alliance of global surveillance, China’s attempt to gain […]
Kim Iversen and Robby Soave discuss the FAA changing their requirements to receive astronaut wings on the same day Jeff Bezos took his flight into space.
The comedian and podcaster talks about running for the Libertarian Party presidential nomination and his beef with Reason. “When it comes to the issues that the liberals are best on, we’re better than them on those issues,” says comedian and podcaster Dave Smith. “And when it comes to […]
By Thomas L. Knapp, Knappster US Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) wants the US Department of Justice to investigate Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, for allegedly lying to Congress about NIH funding of “gain of function” research. Personally, I have trouble […]
By Peter Zeihan on July 28, 2021 The United States is seeing a second summer of rising COVID cases, though this year’s surge–and accompanying COVID-related deaths and hospitalizations–are largely avoidable. The US is in a near unheard of position compared to its global peers. Americans have an abundance of safe […]
Robby Soave breaks down Big Tech’s latest attempt to counter-terrorism on their sites.
Team Rising reacts to Citizen, a neighborhood watch app, hiring New Yorkers to livestream local crime scenes in real time.
Krystal and Saagar examine the story of a Catholic priest whose Grindr data was secretly discovered and publicized.
Krystal and Saagar look at the derangement surrounding the Jan 6th commission and online extremism.
Saagar refreshes viewers on Dr. Fauci’s lies about lab leak and explains what his end game entails
Krystal and Saagar look into the bombshell NSO leak showing major abuses of spyware technology that targeted Emmanuel Macron and other important figures.
Krystal and Saagar are joined by Rachel Bovard to talk about Biden’s attempts at censorship through Facebook.
Krystal and Saagar look at the lies Dr. Fauci told in his heated exchange with Sen. Rand Paul.
Rachel Bovard reacts to yesterday’s showdown between Dr. Anthony Fauci and Senator Rand Paul.
He came back? How unfortunate for us.
Team Rising reacts live to Jeff Bezos’ launch into space.
Krystal and Saagar analyze Joe Biden’s newest statements regarding vaccine skepticism on Facebook
By Leo Schwartz, Experts say that seized devices have become a trove of information for authorities cracking down on social movements and opposition leaders. In late April, a wave of protests swept across Colombia, sparked by a proposed tax reform measure that many people worried would have disproportionately […]
Team Rising discusses the White House’s ongoing battle with Big Tech and misinformation.
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky react to reports that Israeli spyware was used to hack cellphones of journalists and activists around the world.
Krystal and Saagar react to the Biden administration’s pressuring of Facebook to crackdown on perceived misinformation.
Krystal and Saagar explore the possibility of lockdowns and other covid restrictions coming back as hysteria around the delta variant skyrocket.
Krystal and Saagar examine how Fauci’s dismissal of lab leak contrasts even the White House’s newest findings.
Keith Knight is the host of the Don’t Tread on Anyone Podcast. Keith joined Pete to discuss James Burnham’s 1940 book, “The Managerial Revolution,” in which he lays out, and even mentions by name, the path business and government were on towards Technocracy. Keith and Pete tie it […]
By Robert Bryce Real Clear Energy For more than a century, the promise of electric vehicles (EVs) has been parked just beyond the nearest traffic light. In 1901, the Los Angeles Times declared “The electric automobile will quickly and easily take precedence over all other” types of motor […]
Dear government: If you find spreading misinformation so dangerous, then why are you continuing to do it?
The nukes and avoiding a full-blown civil war would be the two most important considerations involved in a US breakup. By Clifton B. Parker, Stanford A professor of management science and engineering explains how cooperation between U.S. and Russian scientists helped prevent a post-Cold War catastrophe. When the […]
By Matt Taibbi Yes, the government is helping crack down on text messages and Facebook posts, but not to worry. At least your private thoughts are safe, right? Not so fast, found filmmaker Matt Orfalea. America’s burgeoning censorship movement had a great week. The White House jumped on […]
This is the govt telling Big Tech to do it. So it’s the govt repealing The First Amendment.
Ryan Grim discusses the contentiousness of the Congressional Progressive Caucus meeting on their antitrust legislation strategy.
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds 60 percent of voters said the U.S. government is holding back information about the military’s observations of unidentified aerial phenomena while 40 percent said it is being forthright with Congress and the American people. Ryan Grim and Emily […]
By Bryné Hadnott Planetary Why send a typical lander when you can send a dual-quadcopter? That’s the question Dr. Elizabeth Tuttle and her team at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory asked when they developed NASA’s next New Frontiers mission to Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. The dual-quadcopter, […]
Krystal and Saagar explain the danger behind oligarchs going to space and privatizing public goods.
Krystal and Saagar discuss a major story detailing the Biden administration’s next vehicle for censorship.
By Adam Mahoney Environmental Justice Fellow, Grist Advocates say cities need to dedicate more resources during extreme weather events to help those without stable housing. When temperatures in Oregon hit 116 degrees Fahrenheit late last month, Portland resident Scott Kerman found he couldn’t stand outside for longer than […]
DW Some countries are reporting more new coronavirus infections compared with the previous two weeks. Global data trends show that the coronavirus pandemic isn’t over yet. DW sums up the current situation in three charts. These charts and this article are updated every Friday between 1100 and 1300 UTC. Last updated: July 9, 2021. […]
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky share their thoughts on Harvard’s plan to study the use of psychedelics and law.
By Thomas L. Knapp, Garrison Center “If [Donald] Trump and [Bernie] Sanders take the same position on Big Tech censorship,” David Catron writes at The American Spectator, “the issue deserves serious attention.” He’s right, but in pretty much the opposite of the way he intends. When the mainstream “right” […]
By Ann Gibbons, Science Mag Almost 90 years ago, Japanese soldiers occupying northern China forced a Chinese man to help build a bridge across the Songhua River in Harbin. While his supervisors weren’t looking, he found a treasure: a remarkably complete human skull buried in the riverbank. He […]
Team Rising reacts to Donald Trump’s Big Tech lawsuit.
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky discuss the latest updates in the Tucker Carlson- NSA story.
Krystal and Saagar take the latest details on the Tucker Carlson spying claim and separate fact from fiction.
Alex Kantrowitz comes back to The Realignment to talk with Saagar Enjeti and Marshall Kosloff about the legislation targeting tech companies, Lina Khan’s FTC appointment, lab leak, conservatives on social media, and more!
Rachel Bovard, senior director of policy at the Conservative Partnership Institute, breaks down the Texas Supreme Court ruling that Facebook could be held liable for state civil claims of sex trafficking on its platform.
Team Rising reacts to Facebook censoring the Declaration of Independence for hate speech.
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky break down the latest infrastructure negotiations and explain why climate activists are upset.
This kind of thing happens all the time in “Third World” countries, which is what the USA is becoming. Krystal and Saagar examine the latest reporting about the building collapse in Surfside, Florida.
By Jack Phillips Epoch Times Larry Sanger, a co-founder of Wikipedia, warned that the online encyclopedia is “more one-sided than ever” in light of the website’s entries for Black Lives Matter, the 2020 election, former President Donald Trump’s two impeachments, and other contentious topics. Sanger, in particular, took […]
DNYUZ When an 87-year-old Californian man was wheeled into an operating room just outside Phoenix last year, the pandemic was at its height and medical protocols were being upended across the country. A case like his would normally have required 14 or more bags of fluids to be […]