When Police Interrogate Children

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 […]

How Will the Empire End?

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 […]

Knowing the Real Enemy

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 […]

The Failure of Sectarian Strategy

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 […]

Detroit Students Excel At Afro-Centric Schools While Public Schools Struggle

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 […]

Thomas Sowell and a Conflict of Visions

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.

YWC Confronts Lefto-Fascists at Providence.

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 […]

Imagining the worst-case scenario if the United States even comes close to defaulting on its debt.

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 […]

The debt is not nearly as scary as you think: Government budgets are nothing like family budgets

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 […]

Noam Chomsky: Is the World Too Big to Fail?: The Contours of Global Order

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. […]

Words of Wisdom for the Weekend

“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 […]

Bilderberg Insider: Kissinger Pushing For US Ground Invasion Of Libya

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 […]

Earth Day co-founder killed, composted girlfriend

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. […]

Exposing Stalin’s Plan to Conquer Europe: How the Soviet Union ‘Lost’ the Second World War

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 […]

Barack Hussein Hoover?

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, […]

Incarceration Nation

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 […]

Lust Murder

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 […]

Libya in the Face of Humanitarian Imperialism

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 […]

Donald Trump's Eminent Domain Empire

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 […]

Gary Johnson: Libertarian Imperialist?

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 […]

Clemency for Tyrants

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 […]

Secession Down to the Individual

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 […]

John Zerzan: Happiness

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 […]

America’s Plantation Prisons

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, […]

The Deindustrialization of Detroit

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 […]

Friendly Feudalism: The Tibet Myth

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 […]

Michigan: Police Search Cell Phones During Traffic Stops

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 […]

Obese man dies after found fused to chair

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 […]

Arabs Give Neo-Cons a Reality Check

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 […]

Top "US" Corporations Outsourced More Than 2.4 Million American Jobs Over the Last Decade

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 […]

Clash of the Morons

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 […]

EVOLA: THOUGHTS AND PERSPECTIVES, VOLUME ONE

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), […]

Waiting for the Spark

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 […]

"Wear a Headscarf or We Will Kill You"

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 […]

Gottfried vs A "Conservative" Idiot

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 […]

Fighting Globalisation

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, […]

Race and Economics

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, […]