By Ben Ryder Howe New York Magazine On September 4, 2018, Nauman Hussain, a 28-year-old professional paintball player, was working at his family’s business when a state inspector arrived for a routine visit. Nauman’s father owned Prestige Limousine, a small company touting “modern, classy vehicles” for “exquisite wedding, […]
Pollster Patrick Murray raises his concerns about horserace election polling.
By Peter R Quinones In January of 2020 I was happy to keep trudging along in my podcasting and theorizing about a fantasyland that will never exist: Ancapistan. A magical place where all property is private and the currency is what you want it to be. Reality finally […]
Professor John Gill during his first term, but Captain Pike during his second term, assuming he gets a second term.
By Nicky Reid aka Comrade Hermit Exile in Happy Valley Let’s face it, dearest motherfuckers, this year sucked. From start to finish, 2021 was a hard year for hope. The Pandemic that never ends never ended. To the surprise of only the gullible, Joe Biden turned out to […]
By Brian Wang, Next Big Future Peter Zeihan is a geopolitical strategist who specializes in global energy, demographics and security. He has been quoted in national and international media on a variety of geopolitical topics. He makes a prediction in the video below about the breakup China and […]
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave react to a British court’s decision to overturn a lower court ruling that had blocked Julian Assange’s extradition. They also discuss Steven Donziger being released to home confinement for the rest of his sentence.
Krystal and Saagar talk about the new NYC covid mandate, Chris Cuomo’s legal battle with CNN, conservative media’s growth, Ukraine tensions, Dems failing with Latinos, Huma Abedin’s time in Clinton world, Elon Musk caving to China, Teamsters for a Democratic Union, and more! Merch: https://breaking-points.myshopify.com/ Support TDU: https://www.tdu.org/ […]
Krystal and Saagar cover the most recent reports about how Democratic Party insiders and those on the Biden campaign team have tried to reassure themselves that Biden will run again
By Molly Fischer, Intelligencer The Dawn of Everything author left behind countless fans and a belief society could still change for the better. Lately it has seemed possible that everything must change. Basic fixtures of American life, rules and institutions that had come to feel inevitable — in […]
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave discuss the CIA’s use of torture post-9/11.
By Drew Hornbein, Medium To throw trash away is to hide a truth from ourselves. When we throw trash into designated bins, we cast a veil over our choices. We cannot throw trash away, because there is no “away.” There is only this world, our home. When a […]
By Sean Gabb Remembering Brian Micklethwait: The Man Who Made Libertarianism Fun Obituary by Sean Gabb Published on the 20th October 2021 in The Critic Magazine Brian Hugh Micklethwait was born on the 26th September 1947, the youngest son of Sir Robert Micklethwait, a lawyer of some distinction […]
Paris Hilton spoke at the U.S. Capitol Wednesday to advocate for the Accountability for Congregate Care Act of 2021. The presser discussed establishing a bill of rights for children placed in congregate care facilities, according to organizers. Earlier this year, Hilton lauded the passage of a troubled teen […]
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave react to breaking news that former Secretary of State Colin Powell has died as a result of complications from COVID-19. Powell had previously been diagnosed with multiple myeloma, a type of blood cancer that hurts the body’s ability to fight infections.
What I found the most interesting about this was the degree to which the “old money” industrial bourgeoisie WASP elites are being integrated with the “newly rich” and “rainbowized” digital capitalist class. By Max DeNike, Family Minded America’s richest families are taking the whole idea of “born with a […]
Concerned about what they believed were plans by Russia to sneak Assange out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, where the WikiLeaks founder had lived since 2012, and onward to Moscow, CIA and Trump administration officials also discussed crashing a car into a Russian diplomatic vehicle carrying Assange […]
By Triumph Kerins The McGill International Review Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have witnessed a proliferation of conspiracy theories. While it may seem peculiar, this recent rise in conspiratorial thinking follows a historically significant trend: conspiracy theories often take hold during periods of societal crisis, […]
This is an illustration of why I do not consider Trump to be a threat as far as being some kind of “fascist dictator.” Clearly, the military-industrial complex and intelligence services despise him, and they’re certainly not going to help him facilitate a personal coup. And the majority […]
By Nicky Reid aka Comrade Hermit Exile in Happy Valley 2016 was a strange fucking year to be an antiwar voter. It was the first open Democratic primary since the Iraq War without a clear peace candidate and Ron Paul’s heir apparent, Rand, proved to be a total […]
U.S. Capitol Police are investigating an active bomb threat near the Library of Congress. According to reports officials are negotiating with a man in a suspicious vehicle.
The good news for liberals is that the US is becoming more diverse ethnically and otherwise. The good news for conservatives is that many Hispanics are becoming the “new white ethnics,” comparable to the descendants of Southern and Eastern Europeans who started moving rightward in the aftermath of […]
By Benjamin Kerstein Quillette When you have lived long enough in a foreign country, you eventually begin to realize that the one you left behind, once accepted as utterly unique since it was all you knew, is not particularly different from anywhere else. One can call this perspective, […]
Rachel Bovard details a new initiative to track and disrupt payment activity from extremist and hate groups.
Yeonmi: “And that’s where I saw rats eating their eye” Joe:”Because they’re soft”
“An entire country became a concentration camp.”
The rising wing of the ruling class is grooming Kamala to be the next Hillary and wants to install her as the President eventually. Fortunately, most of the public seems to know better. From the comments thread: “Instead of prosecuting Mnuchin she tried to put single moms like […]
Krystal and Saagar give their thoughts on the luxury lifestyle of Pete Buttigieg and his husband.
By Isabel Vincent New York Post Shaun King has built his image on being a champion of the poor and disenfranchised, but the controversial civil rights activist lives like a one-percenter in a sprawling lakefront home, records show. King, 41, moved earlier this year from a luxury two-bedroom […]
One thing that both the riots last year after George Floyd’s murder and the January 6 riot reveal is that the President is not the real power in the US. In both situations, the President’s wishes were overruled by the wider overlords of the system in the military, […]
By Daniel Y. Teng Epoch Times New South Wales (NSW) Police Commissioner Mick Fuller has labelled protestors who attended the massive July 24 Sydney rally against COVID restrictions “anarchists.” Fuller revealed that police had received over 10,000 tip-offs regarding individuals involved in the protests and that 57 people […]
By Pete Williams A Florida man who was seen carrying a large red “Trump 2020” flag on the floor of the U.S. Senate during the Capitol riot received eight months in prison Monday in the first felony sentence from the Jan. 6 attack. Paul Allard Hodgkins, 38, of […]
By Nicky Reid aka Comrade Hermit Exile in Happy Valley Tuning into the evening news has begun to take on all the charming qualities of a seventies Scorsese flick. Some nights I have to wipe the blood from the screen. From coast to coast, from sea to rising […]
Crimethinc In August 2020, a revolt broke out in Belarus, nearly toppling Alexander Lukashenko, the dictator who has ruled the country since 1994. In the following analysis, anarchists who participated in the revolt discuss the ways that it succeeded and how both the regime and its liberal opposition […]
Many things don’t come to light till many years later. It was during the “Church Hearings” in 75 that most of us first heard of the CIA Allende/Chile coup of 9-11-73.
By Brittany Bernstein, National Review Lincoln Project co-founder Steve Schmidt claimed on Wednesday that the Capitol riot is a more dangerous event for the future of the United States than the September 11 terrorist attacks were and is likely to cause more deaths. “The 1/6 attack for the […]
An interesting take on gun rights from a left perspective.
I know people like this. This is not a parody.
Human rights activist and author Yeonmi Park grew up in North Korea, a brutal, communist society devoted to the worship of Kim Jong-Il. At the age of 13, she and her family made a daring escape to China in search of a life free of tyranny. In her […]
By Don Fitz “Accumulate, accumulate! That is Moses and the prophets!… Accumulation for the sake of accumulation, production for the sake of production: this was the historical mission of the bourgeoisie in the period of its domination …” Karl Marx, Capital, Vol 1, Ch 25 The world is […]
A discussion of a recent piece by anarcho-fed Alexander Reid-Ross starts about 36 minutes into this.
Krystal and Saagar talk to Irami, known as the Funky Academic, about a whole range of different topics that make for a wonderful conversation.
By John W. Whitehead & Nisha Whitehead, Rutherford Institute June 28, 2021 “If you want a picture of the future, imagine a boot stamping on a human face—for ever.”— George Orwell, 1984 Tread cautiously: the fiction of George Orwell (Jun. 25, 1903-Jan. 21, 1950) has become an operation manual […]
US student Otto Warmbier was sentenced to 15 years in a North Korean labor camp in 2016. Warmbier was released the following year, but he died of brain damage shortly after his return to the United States. Was he really the victim of torture?
A step toward bringing the Chinese social credit system to the US? By Marissa Gamache House lawmakers on Tuesday called for sweeping reforms to the credit reporting industry — with some Democrats going so far as proposing a nationally run system, saying the three major bureaus are failing […]
By Kierra Frazier, Oriana Gonzalez Axios President Biden signed legislation on Friday designating the Pulse nightclub a national memorial. Why it matters: The 2016 mass shooting at the Orlando, Florida gay club that left 49 people dead and more than 50 people injured is one of the deadliest attacks […]
This is at least the third find of this type in the past few weeks. By Alex Migdal CBC WARNING: This story contains distressing details. A First Nation in B.C.’s South Interior says 182 unmarked grave sites have been discovered near the location of a former residential school. […]
Good news. By ROBERT BURNS, AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Rumsfeld, the two-time defense secretary and one-time presidential candidate whose reputation as a skilled bureaucrat and visionary of a modern U.S. military was unraveled by the long and costly Iraq war, died Tuesday. He was […]