By Stephen Johnson, Big Think Scientists printed a 3D replica of the vocal tract of Nesyamun, an Egyptian priest whose mummified corpse has been on display in the UK for two centuries. With the help of an electronic device, the reproduced voice is able to “speak” a vowel […]
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti discuss the latest updates in the ongoing scandal surrounding Rep. Matt Gaetz.
Soviet America attack press freedom to defend war criminals and torturers. By Brett Wilkins, Common Dreams Press freedom, peace, and human rights advocates are rallying behind Daniel Hale, the former intelligence analyst who blew the whistle on the U.S. government’s drone assassination program, and who pleaded guilty Wednesday […]
I tend to agree with Joel Kotkin’s view that the future of the GOP will be as a regional party that is similar in function to France’s National Assembly (formerly the National Front). On this episode of Feudal Future, hosts Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky are joined by […]
Eric Nelson isn’t working alone to defend Derek Chauvin: A police legal fund is backing him up with a dozen lawyers and $1 million
The real problem is that most defendants don’t get nearly the level of “due process” that is provided to cops who are accused of murdering civilians. Most criminal trials are settled through coerced plea bargains with defendants being represented by incompetent and/or overworked public defenders. If all defendants […]
Suspect in attack at U.S. Capitol described as average jock whose mental health appeared to quickly unravel
Perhaps the media should ask the question of why so many people, from all kinds of backgrounds, hate the government to the point of risking death or prison, or imminent martyrdom, to attack it? By Christal Hayes, USA Today WASHINGTON — The man who police say rammed his […]
Patrick Bet-David has a virtual sit down with the former Antifa Member, Gabriel Nadales, to talk about Antifa, the 2020 election, socialism in America and why younger people are fascinated with it. Recommended video: Heated Debate On Capitalism with America’s Most Prominent Marxist Economist – Richard Wolff – […]
Gerardo Lopez grew up in gang territory in Los Angeles, California and was just 14 years old when he joined MS-13, the notorious Salvadorian gang. Why did he join and why did he leave? In this courageous talk, Gerardo reveals how we can help others get out and […]
At 14-years-old, Christian Picciolini went from naive teenager to white supremacist, and soon, the leader of America’s first neo-Nazi skinhead gang. How was he radicalized, and how did he ultimately get out? In this courageous talk, Christian shares a surprising and counterintuitive solution to hate in all forms. […]
Sharing our hardships moves us through shame and into healing Eli Nash is the CEO of JEG & Sons Inc. and the Co-Founder of MicDrop. Eli founded JEG & Sons in 2006 to bring no contract and unlocked phones to US e-tailers and retailers. Under his guidance, JEG […]
After growing up in painful, abusive conditions, Aaron Stark was on his way to an atrocity, until simple acts of kindness changed his life forever. What is causing the rise of violence and are our current fears and solutions just making it worse? My name is Aaron stark. […]
A reader writes: Keith, I know you’ve linked to Jimmy Dore’s interview with Daryl Davis, so you’ve probably seen this talk before, but the story Davis tells is something folks on both the left and the right should pay attention to and really think about. https://youtu.be/ORp3q1Oaezw I saw […]
https://media.urmedium.com/video//2021/03/19/637517414732431859video.mp4 The United States and China clashed during the first high-level, in-person meeting of the Biden administration held in Anchorage, Alaska on Thursday with officials from both sides trading barbs at each other. The meeting kicked off with senior American diplomats accusing China of threatening world stability and […]
https://media.urmedium.com/video//2021/04/01/637528729736463951video.mp4 Google has for the seventh time targeted Iranian broadcaster Press TV, blocking the English-language news network’s access to its official YouTube account without any prior notice. The US tech giant shut YouTube accounts of Press TV late on Tuesday, citing “violations of community guidelines.” “We have reviewed […]
By Matt Taibbi “Mighty Ira,” a documentary about legendary former ACLU chief Ira Glasser, is simultaneously inspiring and unnerving. There’s a scene at the beginning of Mighty Ira, an elegant and thought-provoking documentary about longtime ACLU director Ira Glasser, where the movie’s eponymous hero walks along the grounds […]
Police officers, including the longest serving officer in the Minneapolis Police Department, Richard Zimmerman, have testified against Derek Chauvin on day five of his trial over the death of George Floyd.
Watch live coverage of the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Chauvin is charged in the May 25, 2020, death of George Floyd. Warning: This stream may include images and audio some viewers may find upsetting or disturbing.
It comes down to this: right-wingers are con artists much of the time, and liberals are merely idiots.
This is an interesting discussion of the culture wars from a serious left/Marxist perspective. My viewpoint is that the cultural left has been the hands-down winner on most cultural issues (outside of certain narrow geographical, subcultural, institutional, or socioeconomic sectors). But the economic right has been the hands-down […]
Team Rising reacts to the launch of Chamber of Progress, a center-left tech coalition created by a former Google exec.
Public areas such as parks, playgrounds and schoolyards are routinely sprayed with various chemicals to control insects and plants. Evidence has mounted showing that these chemicals damage human health. Pesticides tend to be used disproportionately in African American communities. These chemicals also have unintended consequences for humans, animals […]
Biden’s foreign policy is indistinguishable from Obama and Bush.
They want to tax how much you drive, then they want to only allow you to go to certain places with vaccine passports.
On day 2 of former police officer Derek Chauvin’s trial, eyewitness on the scene Donald Williams says that he “called the police on the police,” because he believed he “witnessed a murder.” When asked why he didn’t speak to an officer on the scene he says he didn’t […]
Criminal defense attorney Bjorn Brunvard discusses new evidence showing Floyd inside and outside the store before his encounter with police.
The outcome of Derek Chauvin’s trial will have a large impact on Minneapolis and the country. Minnesota activists say the only justice for George Floyd is a guilty verdict. Nekima Levy Armstrong, a civil rights lawyer, joins CBSN to explain the gravity of the verdict.
ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with Lisa Houlé, a defense attorney who’s worked with and defended hundreds of police officers, about Derek Chauvin’s murder trial.
David Pleoger, a former Minneapolis Police Department sergeant and supervisor to Derek Chauvin, testified on Thursday that officers should have ended their restrain on Derek Floyd when he “was no longer offering up any resistance to the officers.”
Paramedic Seth Bravinder testified that when the ambulance arrived on the scene, he at first thought police were still wrestling with George Floyd. Also, Floyd’s girlfriend spoke about their substance use.
The trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer filmed with his knee on George Floyd’s neck, continues on April 1. He is charged with murder and manslaughter for Floyd’s death on May 25, 2020. This stream contains graphic content. Witnesses who have taken the stand in […]
US Press Freedom Tracker Journalists who face physical violence, either as the result of a targeted attack by a public or private individual or in the course of their work. If a journalist is hit by rubber bullets or bean bag rounds, it will be counted in this category. […]
Journalist, Matt Taibbi, discusses his new book, The Business Secrets Of Drug Dealing: An Almost True Account.
The American Prospect’s executive editor, David Dayen, discusses the growing backlash against targeted advertising.
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti react to reports that Biden’s AG Secretary, Tom Vilsack, is encouraging him to rejoin the TPP.
Saagar Enjeti analyzes the politicization of pop culture and its daily consequences around the world.
Krystal Ball and Saagar Enjeti break down the latest updates in the Rep. Matt Gaetz scandal.
George Floyd’s former girlfriend Courteney Ross provides tearful testimony in trial of Derek Chauvin
Day four of Chauvin trial opens with tearful testimony from Floyd’s former girlfriend Courteney Ross
By Peter R. Quinones I’ve pretty much resigned myself to the fact that until the day I shuffle off this mortal coil I’m going to be subjected to the “it’s a private company” argument from “libertarians.” They’ve spread this asinine slogan so far and wide that they have […]
By Colin Jenkins Anarchy is synonymous with chaos and disorder. It is a term that stands in direct contrast to the archetype of society we have become accustomed to: hierarchical, highly–structured, and authoritative. Because of this, it carries negative connotations. Merriam–Webster, the consensus source of meaning within the […]
Possible name change for KTP (Attack the System?), RJ on hiatus, New surge for covid? Spanish Flu in 1918, new lockdowns in Europe, vaccinations in poor countries, new variances of covid, coronavirus affects people differently, Michael Lind on the “covid class war,” SARS, lockdowns in Asian and European […]
By Paul Walsh and Hannah Sayle Minneapolis Star Tribune Ex-Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin is charged with second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder and second-degree manslaughter in the killing of George Floyd in south Minneapolis on May 25, 2020. With the world watching, proceedings began March 8. Three other […]
New York Times Day 3 of the trial of Derek Chauvin, the officer accused of killing Mr. Floyd, featured emotional testimony and raw video footage. On the third day of the Derek Chauvin murder trial, the prosecution and the defense questioned a teenage store clerk about his interactions […]
By ELLIOT SPAGAT and NOMAAN MERCHANT Associated Press DONNA, Texas — The Biden administration for the first time Tuesday allowed journalists inside its main border detention facility for migrant children, revealing a severely overcrowded tent structure where more than 4,000 people, including children and families, were crammed into […]
Unlikely. Stable empires don’t have dementia patients as heads of state. It looks like the US is actually trying to outsource containment of China to a Western Pacific-South Asian alliance like the Syrian war was outsourced to Turkey and the Middle Eastern wars have been partially outsourced to […]
But will China be able to escape its dependency on American capital and the American security framework that facilitates global trade? By Christopher Layne, Texas A&M University In this article, I show that far from consenting to be bound by institutions and rules of the Pax Americana, China […]
This article is probably correct that Turkey is a rising force in the Eurasian corridor and likely to be an increasingly formidable power in the future. By Batu Coskun, Daily Sabah The United States has been retreating from the global political scene. The policy of limiting American global […]
It was out-competed by politics and corporate media? By Ben Sixsmith, The American Conservative For decades, World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., and its chairman Vince McMahon have dominated professional wrestling. For most casual fans, their business is the business. The company and the pursuit can seem inextricable. It was […]
I have literally been following US politics since I used to come home from elementary school and watch the Watergate hearings on television, and I have never been happier with the US political situation than I am now. Consider the following trends: The US empire is slowly retreating […]
It’s interesting that at least some social democrats and other leftists are just now starting to notice this. Even ultra-milquetoasters like Majority Report. Better late than never, I guess. Sam host Denver University Professor of Law Nancy Leong to discuss her new book, Identity Capitalists: The Powerful Insiders Who […]
Lost in translation; the video is about him being told he’d go to Hell for being gay: https://archive.ph/WXONF