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13,000 Pounds at 118 Miles Per Hour It was the deadliest wreck in years. And the man behind it was one of the FBI’s most notorious informants.

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, […]

David Graeber’s Possible Worlds

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 […]

In Defense of Littering

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 […]

Remembering Brian Micklethwait

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 […]

The Richest Family in Every U.S. State

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 […]

Watching America’s Crack-Up

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, […]