Article by Wendy McElroy. ——————————————————————————————————- On its surface, a case currently before the U.S. Supreme Court may seem to be legally trivial; it’s about a juvenile who stole from neighborhood houses. But J.D.B. v. North Carolina could redefine both the law’s “reasonable person” standard and what it means […]
Article by Anthony Gregory. —————————————————————————————————— Most Americans would very likely deny that their government is a global empire, horribly destructive to national security, liberty, and wealth. But whatever we call this U.S. system of ubiquitous military bases, satellite regimes throughout the world, ever-growing “defense” budgets, and an ever-expansive […]
Article by Kevin Carson. ——————————————————————————————————— In an article in Tikkun last year, Rabbi Michael Lerner argued that “[f]rom the standpoint of the large corporate interests, nothing could be better than to de-fund government or dramatically downsize it, because then it can’t constrain their economic power.” (“After the Health […]
So concludes a study by the Heritage Foundation. Increased funding doesn’t fix a broken system. The school system is a mess because a) it is compulsory; b) the internal operations of schools increasingly resemble those of prisons; c) schools are used to indoctrinate students with the legitimating ideologies […]
by “Scott F” at the Gonzo Times ————————————————————————————————– Anarchism or broadly libertarianism cannot succeed if alliances are limited only to a purist circle.The death of other political philosophies’ presence on the ground is largely due to it’s unwillingness to work outside set in stone parameters.One only need to […]
Article by Chastity Pratt Dawson. ————————————————————————————————– At Marcus Garvey Academy in Detroit, the week begins with the recitation of black history facts followed by the sounds of drummers summoning students to an assembly. Students sing the black national anthem and recite the school creed, which starts, “I will […]
Sowell is interviewed by Peter Robinson. Sowell’s concept of a “conflict of visions” is the key to understanding much of modern political philosophy. I actually have serious disagreements with some of Sowell’s political positions, but his broader approach to political philosophy itself is rather profound in its insights.
Article by Tim Dionisopoulos. —————————————————————————————————— The far left became incensed that Providence College was becoming the centerpiece for a right wing revival of sorts, and would threaten to show up at virtually every event I held. It came as no surprise that when I announced I would be […]
Article by Annie Lowrey. ————————————————————————————————- On July 6, 2011, a faint buzzing from your bedside table awakes you at 3 a.m. You ignore it. At 3:02, your Blackberry still vibrating, your iPhone, which you use for personal email and calls, starts in with the same high-frequency drone. At […]
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So says anarchist anthropologist David Graeber. ————————————————————————————————– We have to live within our means. That’s what President Obama repeatedly tells us, echoing a point Republicans have been making for years. Like households, governments must husband our resources and balance our budgets, or future generations will surely pay. There’s […]
New article from Professor Noam. —————————————————————————————————- The democracy uprising in the Arab world has been a spectacular display of courage, dedication, and commitment by popular forces—coinciding, fortuitously, with a remarkable uprising of tens of thousands in support of working people and democracy in Madison, Wisconsin, and other U.S. […]
“Reminder to all my friends: nationalism is not racism. Wanting family values is not homophobia. Tolerance of religion is not jihad against other religions. This cuts both ways: critics need to lay off the bogus charges, and nationalists need to stop acting like racists; family values types need […]
Dr. Strangelove is still being an asshole after all these decades. —————————————————————————————————- Despite the fact that the United States is embroiled in three major conflicts and can barely service its own gigantic debt, with Standard and Poor this week indicating the US will soon lose its triple-A credit […]
How’s that for recycling? Article by Remy Melina. —————————————————————————————————- Ira Einhorn was on stage hosting the first Earth Day event at the Fairmount Park in Philadelphia on April 22, 1970. Seven years later, police raided his closet and found the “composted” body of his ex-girlfriend inside a trunk. […]
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Read Part One of this double book review essay. See James J. O’Meara’s review of The Columbine Pilgrim. And hear author Andy Nowicki’s interview with Richard Spencer. The second of the two novels by Andy Nowicki is The Columbine Pilgrim. Yes, that Columbine, the high school in Littleton, […]
Review by Daniel W. Michaels. ——————————————————————————————————- For several years now, a former Soviet military intelligence officer named Vladimir Rezun has provoked heated discussion in Russia for his startling view that Hitler attacked Soviet Russia in June 1941 just as Stalin was preparing to overwhelm Germany and western Europe […]
Valeriano Orobón Fernández: Towards the Barricades by Salvador Cano Carrillo Valeriano Orobón Fernández was a Spanish anarcho-syndicalist activist, speaker and author. In Spain, and in exile in France and Germany, he laboured to prepare the CNT (National Confederation of Labour) for the revolutionary battles to come. “The revolution […]
Anarchist urban guerrilla and member of the Iberian Federation of Libertarian Youth (FIJL) since 1936, José Lluis Facerías fought on the Aragón front during the Spanish Civil War, where he was taken prisoner and held until 1945. Following his release he rejoined the clandestine anarcho-syndicalist trade union, the […]
For our English readers.
This is an immensely important article by Dr. Sean Gabb of the Libertarian Alliance. He provides a nuanced discussion of the conflict between vulgar libertarians who defend any existing set of nominally private economic arrangements as “free enterprise” and left-libertarians who end up taking positions not particularly different […]
Article by Pat Buchanan. ——————————————————————————————————– Is the world headed for a debt crisis to dwarf the one that befell us in 2008, when Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson stood aside and let Lehman Brothers crash? No one knows for certain. As Yogi Berra said, “it’s tough to make predictions, […]
Article by Linn Washington, Jr. ——————————————————————————————————- The U.S. imprisons more people per capita than any country on earth, accounting for 25 percent of the world’s prisoners, despite having just five percent of the world’s population. America currently holds over two million in prisons with double that number under […]
Article by David Rosen. —————————————————————————————- Unfortunately, over the last decade or so, America has witnessed a steady increase in lust murder often targeting female prostitutes. Since 2003, six Rocky Mount, NC, women were found murdered and their bodies dumped along rural roads outside the city. The victims had […]
Gregorie Lalieu interviews Jean Bricmont. —————————————————————————————————— Can you remind us of what humanitarian imperialism consists of ? Jean Bricmont: It is an ideology which aims to justify military interference against sovereign countries in the name of democracy and Human Rights. The motive is always the same : a […]
Article by Michelle Malkin. —————————————————————————————————– Don’t be fooled by The Donald. Take it from one who knows: I’m a South Jersey gal who was raised on the outskirts of Atlantic City in the looming shadow of Trump’s towers. All through my childhood, casino developers and government bureaucrats joined […]
Article by Justin Raimondo. ————————————————————————————————— At a time when the Obama administration has, in effect, announced a new foreign policy doctrine which avers that we have a “responsibility to protect” the victims of alleged “genocide” all over the world, Johnson’s devotion to the libertarian principle of non-intervention in […]
"I'm not filing taxes, I want nothing to do with this criminal government and they can jump in a lake"
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Article by Guy Somerset. ———————————————————————————————— It was more than twenty years between when Pinochet and Mubarak each ceded control of their own accord. Is that a coincidence, or did it take that long for the fear of popular reprisals to fade? Was it worth imprisoning a single man […]
Article by David D’Amato. —————————————————————————————————— To speak of a society without the state is not to speak of one without law — without rules governing relations between human beings — but is instead to speak of one without enshrined predation. Although doubtless predation would remain in the absence […]
Article by Anarcho-Primitivist Numero Uno. ————————————————————————————————– Is there a truth of happiness, on whose basis happiness can be judged? Happiness is as encompassing as it is immediate. It has many facets and manifestations. It is elemental, potent; like health, happiness is contagious and breeds hope in others. Happiness […]
Essay by Darian Worden.
Article by Maya Schenwar. —————————————————————————————————— On an expanse of 18,000 acres of farmland, 59 miles northwest of Baton Rouge, long rows of men, mostly African-American, till the fields under the hot Louisiana sun. The men pick cotton, wheat, soybeans and corn. They work for pennies, literally. Armed guards, […]
From The Red Phoenix. —————————————————————————————————– Detroit registered the largest population decrease among all United States cities over a 10-year period. According to the U.S. Census Bureau’s report released Tuesday, Detroit’s headcount dropped to 718,777 in 2010 from 951,270 in 2000. The 25 percent reduction in population is the […]
Article by Michael Parenti. —————————————————————————————————- Along with the blood drenched landscape of religious conflict there is the experience of inner peace and solace that every religion promises, none more so than Buddhism. Standing in marked contrast to the intolerant savagery of other religions, Buddhism is neither fanatical nor […]
Hmmm. —————————————————————————————————— The Michigan State Police have a high-tech mobile forensics device that can be used to extract information from cell phones belonging to motorists stopped for minor traffic violations. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Michigan last Wednesday demanded that state officials stop stonewalling freedom of […]
Natural selection wins again. ——————————————————————————————————– A morbidly obese man is dead after he was found fused to a chair that he had been stuck on for two years. The 43-year-old man from Bellaire, Ohio, was discovered unconscious on Sunday by his girlfriend. Emergency crews had to pry him […]
Article by James Zogby. ——————————————————————————————————— hile much of what has come to be known as “the Arab Spring” remains a work in progress, there can be no doubt that a new dynamic has been unleashed across the region – one that will have a profound impact as it […]
Article by Zaid Jilani. —————————————————————————————————- A Washington Post/ABC News poll released this morning finds that 44 percent, a plurality, of Americans think the economy is getting worse, rather than staying the same or getting better. With unemployment hovering around 9.6 percent while economic inequality is at levels not […]
Nazis versus Antifa in Trenton, New Jersey. A tag team match between the two most useless factions in dissident politics. ———————————————————————————————— Because of the draconian police presence there was very little possibility that the ARA would be able to directly engaged the NSM in downtown Trenton. The best […]
A new compilation from Troy Southgate. I have a chapter in this titled “The Sexual Aesthetics and Metaphysics of Julius Evola.” —————————————————————————————————– Copies of EVOLA: THOUGHTS AND PERSPECTIVES, VOLUME ONE are now available to preorder. The book is over 300 pages in length and costs just £24 (UK), […]
by Lolita C. Baldor Tuesday, April 19, 3:53 PM WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say the Army private suspected of giving classified data to WikiLeaks is being moved to Fort Leavenworth in Kansas in the wake of international criticism about his treatment during his detention at the Marine Corps […]
Article by Ralph Nader. ——————————————————————————————– What could start a popular resurgence in this country against the abuses of concentrated, avaricious corporatism? Imagine the arrogance of passing on to already cheated working people and the jobless enormous corporate losses? This is achieved through government bailouts and tax escapes. History […]
Article from the Daily Mail. Hat tip to Andrew Yeoman. ——————————————————————————————– How the ‘London Taliban’ is threatening women and trying to ban gays in bid to impose sharia law Women who do not wear headscarves are being threatened with violence and even death by Islamic extremists intent on […]
This is funny, and illustrates very well why “movement conservatism” is a movement for retards. —————————————————————————————————– Apparently Christ was not only Jewish in his earthly existence but also a neocon. I suppose that if the Gospels were properly interpreted, perhaps on FOX or in The Weekly Standard, it […]
From FolkAdvance.Org ————————————————————————————————— After helping the Karen people in Burma and the Serbian minority in Kosovo, Casapound Italia has started a new international project, this time in favor of Kenyan orphans. For its first humanitarian mission in Africa, a delegation from CPI lead by Gianluca Iannone, and Solidarité-Identités, […]
Walter Williams is interviewed by Lew Rockwell. ———————————————————————————————————- From his stepfather’s urging that he go early and stay late to his own hardworking experiences in the market, Walter Williams concludes that racial discrimination alone has never been the barrier that people say it is. In his forthcoming book, […]