Cornel West On God And The Great Thinkers

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 […]

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 […]

The End of Rage

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 […]

Cancelling the Beat Generation

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 […]

The Richest Family in Every U.S. State

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 […]

No Civil War, No Secession

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 […]

The Cult of the Vaccine

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 […]

Anarchism: Giving form to autonomy

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 […]

Beyond Left and Right

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 […]