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Whatever Works

If attacking capitalism by calling it “socialism” is what works, so be it. If we could convince these types that the military, police, prisons, corporations, intellectual property, and banks are “communist” then we’d have something. Some of them are getting there on corporations and banks.

Another One Bites the Dust!!

These intra-libertarian civil wars are as funny as their parallels on the left. I’ve never called myself a libertarian. For one thing, orthodox libertarians (the Mises-Hayek-Friedman-Rand-Rothbard) were always too corporation-friendly for my tastes. It doesn’t seem to do much good to oppose the king while lionizing the aristocracy. […]

Mexico’s Midterm Elections

By Peter Zeihan on June 8, 2021 Mexicans went to the polls over the weekend. Preliminary results indicate that while incumbent president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s (better known as AMLO) MORENA coalition will maintain a majority in Congress, AMLO did not score a two-thirds majority necessary to amend the constitution. AMLO’s […]

Is California Over?

I did a livestream with some California independence folks yesterday. For well over a century, California was synonymous with the American dream. By the early 1960s, it had become the most populous state in the country. Now its population is declining for the first time in recorded history—The […]

How America turned into the EU

By Joel Kotkin, Unherd For many liberal Americans, the European Union is the perfect elite model: a non-elected, highly credentialed bureaucracy that embraces and seeks to enforce the environmental, social and cultural zeitgeist of the urban upper classes. It is, as the establishment Council on Foreign Relations puts […]

Their Crusaders and Ours, Yesterday and Today

Political ideologies are the modern version of religions, and all of these groups want a sectarian theocracy of their own. Modern Americans/Westerners will ridicule the religious crusaders of the early modern period or today’s Middle East as unenlightened dolts, completely oblivious that they’re doing the same thing in […]