Latin America on the Cusp of Revolution

By Shamus Cooke, Counterpunch Not long ago pundits eulogized the death of Latin America’s “Pink Tide,” that mixture of revolutionary movements and left-leaning governments that sought the ever-elusive “3rd way” of economic development for Latin America, which ripped the continent out of the once-sturdy hands of U.S. imperialism. […]

The Sedition Hunters

By David Yaffe-Bellany, Bloomberg Amateur internet sleuths have turned the Washington, D.C., insurrection on Jan. 6 into the ultimate online manhunt. As he watched footage of the Jan. 6 siege of the U.S. Capitol, Chris Sigurdson, an out-of-work actor in Canada, found himself drawn to a disturbing image: […]

Caitlin Johnstone: Israel narrative management is getting incredibly desperate and brazen

By Caitlin Johnstone, Russia Today Caitlin Johnstone, an independent journalist based in Melbourne, Australia. Her website is here and you can follow her on Twitter @caitoz More people are becoming conscious of the Palestine issue and politicians and pundits can no longer get away with painting themselves as progressive-minded humanists without acknowledging […]

How Cenk Uygur Changed

How The Young Turks became pro-imperialist. In this video we take a look how Cenk Uygur of The Young Turks (TYT) has changed his stance on Jimmy Dore, Syria and other issues since he received $20 million from Jeffrey Katzenberg and other investors. Also included is Cenk’s recent […]

Black on Black Crime: The Myth

While it’s true that black males are 7% of the US population but commit 50% of the homicides, this data involves far less than 1% of black Americans overall, and is geographically contained to areas with high poverty rates. By Letitia Garred AnInjusticeMag A study by the U.S. […]

The Prerogatives of Aristocratic “Decadence”

This is somewhat reminiscent of when cosmopolitanism, bohemianism, androgyny, sexual/chemical experimentation, etc. were considered to be the prerogatives of aristocrats in opposition to the values of the conservative peasantry. It also fits with the recent study by Amory Gethin, Clara Martínez-Toledano, and Thomas Piketty indicating that the “left” […]

The Neo-Protestant Sectarians

When you create a meme that inadvertently makes the point that “CRTs,” “SJWs,” and similar others are not so much “Marxists” as types of sectarian neo-Protestants. It’s also not surprising that black intellectuals like Derrick Bell, Kimberly Crenshaw, etc. would develop a theoretical framework like this given the […]

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.