By Nicky Reid aka Comrade Hermit It’s official, dearest motherfuckers, cancel culture kills and it’s first murder victim was another transwoman. After her friend, Dave Chappelle, came under fire for a few transphobic jokes, transgender comedienne Daphne Dorfman came under fire by the LBTQ(tm) community for the blasphemy […]
“I have often been called a Nazi, and, although it is unfair, I don’t let it bother me. I don’t let it bother me for one simple reason. No one has ever had a fantasy about being tied to a bed and sexually ravished by someone dressed as […]
By Nick Gillespie Reason “If you want to fight the impulse that we human beings have to feel better than others,” says Chloé Valdary, “it’s a bad idea to make people so insecure.” Chloé Valdary had an unusual childhood. She grew up in a Christian family, but one […]
By Mike Gleason, Money Metals Exchange As Congress finally came to an agreement yesterday to temporarily lift the debt ceiling, investors breathed a sigh of relief. The stock market bounced and commodity indexes ran up to new multi-year highs. Precious metals markets, meanwhile, staged modest advances after showing […]
By Will Knight, Wired A study analyzing patterns in online comments found that liberals and conservatives use different words to express similar ideas. Liberals and conservatives often seem to speak different languages. A new study using artificial intelligence says that is now literally true. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon […]
By Joshua Rhett Miller Comedian Dave Chappelle railed against cancel culture, Twitter and left-leaning news outlets Thursday amid controversy over his latest Netflix special, “The Closer” — telling a star-studded, sold-out crowd in Los Angeles that, “If this is what being canceled is about, I love it.” “I […]
By Andrew Sullivan The Christian socialist is a powerful foe of tribalism. Cornel West’s academic career is long and storied, having taught religion, philosophy, and African-American studies at Yale, Princeton, Harvard, and Union Theological Seminary, where he recently returned. He has written or contributed to more than 20 […]
For those who care about the latest “Inside DC” shenanigans.
Italian sailors knew of America 150 years before Christopher Columbus, new analysis of ancient documents suggests
By Taylor & Francis Phys.Org New analysis of ancient writings suggests that sailors from the Italian hometown of Christopher Columbus knew of America 150 years before its renowned ‘discovery’. Transcribing and detailing a, circa, 1345 document by a Milanese friar, Galvaneus Flamma, Medieval Latin literature expert Professor Paolo […]
By Ashley Lucas, Plough I. FATHER, PANTHER, SOLDIER, SPY In 2014 in Pennsylvania, Russell Maroon Shoatz was released from twenty-two consecutive years of solitary confinement into the general prison population. This is twenty-one years and fifty weeks longer than the length of time in solitary the United Nations […]
While I disagree with some of this commentary, I suspect Candace is right about the eventual federalization of law enforcement, if the regime lasts long enough. ‘Candace’ host slams George Soros’ $500K campaign to keep Austin’s police force defunded on ‘Tucker Carlson Tonight.’
She’s in a solidly Democratic district. It’s possible she could be primaried by a corporate Democrat but she’s not going to be replaced by a Republican and certainly not a Trumpist. Her presence in Congress is actually helpful to the Republicans because she is a lightning rod they […]
Tulsi’s not wrong about Salafism terrorism, and Abby’s not wrong about the US Empire. It’s possible to recognize both as a problem without necessarily agreeing with the “solutions” proposed by anyone. The overthrow of the mother country of the empire will both end US imperialism and end US […]
Abby Martin, filmmaker, journalist and creator of “Empire Files” joins Zac & Gavin for an exclusive Vanguard interview!
By David S. Wills, Quillette Almost from its inception, the Beat Generation seemed to be doomed to failure. In and around Columbia University, a ragtag group of bohemians coalesced based upon an odd array of mutual interests. Two of them were homosexuals, one bisexual, and all were interested […]
Former Hawaii congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard urges Americans to stand up for freedoms by holding their lawmakers accountable.
ISIS-K Suicide Bomber Released From ABANDONED Bagram Prison Only 11 DAYS Before Kabul Airport Attack
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky react to reporting that the ISIS-K bomber who killed 13 Americans at the Kabul airport in August was released from prison at Bagram Air Base only 11 days before the attack.
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave react to the resignation of a Yale professor over what she considers the inappropriate appointment of Henry Kissinger’s to a university advisory board.
Founder of The Daily Poster, David Sirota, breaks down the latest developments in the Sackler family’s attempts to avoid penalty for their role in the opioid crisis.
Team Rising discusses new reporting that in response to labor shortages, U.S. employers are more open to hiring convicted felons.
UAW and UAWD member Scott Houldieson breaks down a new referendum that could dramatically change the way the union chooses its leadership.
Team Rising reacts to the NLRB’s latest ruling on college athletes.
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave break down the ethics scandal plaguing several of New York City’s anti-homelessness organizations and shelters.
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 […]
Banned Hipster Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats. — H. L. Mencken It’s a fantasy for right-wing white males. It’s a specifically male thing, because males like violence, and violence seems simple. The […]
What a lot of people still don’t realize is that during the past 40 years, the US has gradually moved toward a “Third World” (traditional) model of political economy with traditional levels of disparities between social classes. The period between the 1950s and the 1980s was a historical […]
By Matt Taibbi “The jab” is just the latest story to be reported as mantra Yesterday, I ran a story that had nothing to do with vaccines, about the seeming delay of the development of a drug called molnupiravir (see the above segment with the gracious hosts of […]
By Ivan Pentchoukov Epoch Times A federal judge in Austin, Texas, granted a temporary injunction on Oct. 6 against the Texas anti-abortion law that drew national attention after it recently survived judicial scrutiny by the Supreme Court. U.S. District Judge Robert Pitman, an Obama appointee, opined that “a person’s […]
By Zachary Stieber Epoch Times A hospital in Colorado rejected a woman for a kidney transplant after she refused to get a COVID-19 vaccine, officials have confirmed. Leilani Lutali received a letter on Sept. 28 informing her that the transplant team at the University of Colorado Hospital decided […]
By Damon Linker, The Week How could we make the outage permanent? For a few hours on Monday, billions of people across the globe experienced something extraordinary: They got a taste of a world without social media. Well, not all of social media. Twitter was still there, and […]
By Samuel Goldman, The Week What do you call it when enraged citizens surround a public official walking to his hotel? Or follow her into the bathroom brandishing video cameras? Or chant slogans outside his house? Or disrupt official proceedings and heckle speakers? Your answer may have a lot to do […]
By Ronald L. Daniels, The Atlantic Institutions of higher education have remained, at best, bit players in the project of educating the citizenry. About the author: Ronald J. Daniels is president of Johns Hopkins University and author of the forthcoming book What Universities Owe Democracy. I was born […]
This author inadvertently explains why conventional “federalism” or “states’ rights” are not sufficient, and why a more radical approach is needed. By Karol Markowicz New York Post Is it time for a national divorce? The idea has understandably gained steam — though it can’t possibly work and shouldn’t. […]
By David Reaboi The National Divorce discussion prepares the ground for crucial thinking about what comes next in America, as the country grows even more divided, bitter, and angry. For the last several years, I’ve been among a handful of commentators (along with good friends Michael Malice, Jesse […]
W. James Antle III, The Week Citing irreconcilable differences, many commentators on both sides of the red-blue divide have begun channeling country singer Tammy Wynette and contemplating a national divorce. The sentiment appears strongest on the right. Claremont Institute fellow David Reaboi warns of a future in which “the […]
Revolution and Social Revolution: A Contribution to the History of the Anarchosyndicalist Movement in Spain, 1930-1937
By PEDRO GARCIA GUIRAO Available for the first time in English: “The thesis that John Brademas wrote in Oxford in 1953 was entitled ‘Revolution and social revolution: a contribution to the history of the anarcho-syndicalist movement in Spain, 1930-1937’ and it was overseen by Gerald Brenan and Raymond […]
By Chris Hedges, Consortium News Judge Loretta Preska, an adviser to the conservative Federalist Society, to which Chevron is a major donor, sentenced human rights attorney and Chevron nemesis Steven Donziger to six months in prison Friday for misdemeanor contempt of court after he had already spent 787 […]
By Billy Binion, Reason On a chilly December evening in 2017, a group of Wichita cops surrounded a modest house on West McCormick Street. They were there in response to what was purportedly a gruesome hostage situation: a father shot dead, a mother in danger, and a son […]
Andrew Yang, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and author of Forward: Notes on the Future of Our Democracy, joins The Realignment to discuss the Forward Party and why he thinks open party primaries and ranked choice voting are the keys to ending political gridlock in Washington.
Anarchist News If revolution is permanent in the sense that its “final” form is already anticipated in its initial outlines, it also must be permanent in the sense that it is never completed, always relative, and that in it victory and failure are one. Maurice Merleau-Ponty, Adventures of […]
Anarchist News Inspired by an anews thread that included a “you’re a leftist,” “no, you’re a leftist” back-and-forth, let’s talk about anarchists using terms like Left and Right, even as derogatory terms. These are boxes, part of a model, that has never helped us, and now is so […]
The WaPo’s house neocon Jennifer Rubin calls for neocons to recolonize the Democratic Party from where they came, which is what neocons like Bill Kristol, the Kagans, John Bolton, and George Will are now doing. By Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post Matthew Dowd, a former Republican adviser to George […]
Krystal and Saagar are joined by socialist mayoral candidate in Buffalo India Walton to understand how she won the Democratic primary and what lessons her campaign should teach the woke left
Krystal provides details on the massive labor strike wave taking place around the country that is getting completely ignored by mainstream media outlets
Krystal and Saagar review the Biden administration’s decision to resume funding the same type of gain of function research that was at the heart of the Wuhan lab leak of the coronavirus
Krystal and Saagar cover Jon Stewart’s return to television with a confrontational interview of Biden’s VA secretary for holding up benefits needed by veterans victimized by burn pits
Krystal and Saagar look at the newest polling showing Biden’s approval rating decreasing to catastrophic levels which could spell doom for Democrats in the midterms
Krystal and Saagar provide updates on the looming debt ceiling crisis now that big business CEOs have gotten involved in the stalling negotiations between McConnell and congressional Dems
Krystal and Saagar break down newly released studies showing that the Havana Syndrome is caused by crickets, despite the MSNBC and Deep State claims of Russian microwaves being the culprit
Saagar uncovers the details of Biden’s China policy that show the administration caving to China and big business at the expense of the trade war started by Trump