By Ben Bartee, Being Libertarian Like a child with spaghetti, the US corporate state made a mess of libertarian ideology. Other Western political cultures do not recognize the exceedingly awkward and cowardly simplistic US version of corporate libertarianism, which goes something like: Public domain bad; private domain good […]
By Lucas Manfredi FOXBusiness William Shatner said space was “unlike anything they described” and “unlike anything I’ve ever seen” following the success of Blue Origin’s NS-18 mission on Wednesday. “What you have given me is the most profound experience,” the 90-year-old actor, best known for his portrayal as Captain […]
By Craig Trainor On May 25th, 2020, a Minneapolis police officer subdued a suspected forger by placing his knee on the suspect’s neck for nine minutes and 29 seconds. The encounter was filmed and wildly disseminated. The suspect died as a result of several factors, including the officer’s […]
Krystal and Saagar discuss workers quitting in record numbers, new data about inflation in the economy, the possibility of Christmas shopping supply shortages, Johnson & Johnson’s questionable booster shot data, suburban women going back to brunch, IRS conducting surveillance on regular Americans, CNN taking money and releasing propaganda […]
By Stefan Gleason, Money Metals Exchange Money Metals Insidious plans are afoot in Washington to give IRS officials another $80 billion for auditors and then unleash them on bank account holders. New, heavy-handed IRS and Federal Reserve controls along with other threats to financial privacy highlight the importance […]
“You can vote your way into socialism, but you can only shoot your way out of it.” – Terrence Popp “You will never vote yourself into freedom.” – Jeff Berwick “Ignorance is bliss. Total awareness is bliss. Anything in-between is the hard part.” – Jeff Berwick “Pathetic groveling […]
In recent times, I have seen a dramatic increase in the number of commentaries like this coming from all over the political spectrum. By Rod Dreher, The American Conservative Whenever I hear Americans speculating about a civil war here, I usually roll my eyes and remind them that […]
By Matt Taibbi The Senate Intelligence Committee, the Treasury, and even Robert Mueller pointed fingers. But none bothered to question him. On Real Time With Bill Maher two Fridays ago, I fumbled and deflected politely over a Russiagate question, instead of going full cage match. The segment went […]
By Gérard Bökenkamp TELOS From the very start of the pandemic, corona and climate change have always been mentioned in the same breath. Indeed, the parallels are unmistakable. In both cases it is a matter of invisible threats from natural phenomena. In both cases, the discussion is shaped […]
By David Heleniak In deciding whether to enter a domestic violence restraining order, many judges think about their careers in addition to the merits of the cases before them. While the damage to parent–child relationships and to children’s mental health caused by the overzealous entering of restraining orders […]
By Matthew Sitman, The Signal The election and inauguration of the second-ever Catholic president of the United States were notably unoccupied with his Catholicism. In a diverse Democratic primary field—up against candidates who were women, non-white, Jewish, or openly gay—Joe Biden’s Catholic identity was essentially a non-issue. Yet […]
By Daniel Cox, The Signal Some of the most polarized political battles in America over the past year have been about what goes on at schools—whether mask mandates, vaccination requirements, or how teachers should approach the question of racism in U.S. history. A recent report from the American […]
Kim Iversen details the protests against vaccine mandates taking place worldwide.
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Emily Jashinsky debate the consequences of a new popular Chinese war epic set to become the world’s top grossing film of 2021.
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, Emily Jashinsky, and Robby Soave discuss to the latest controversy surrounding Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream.
Briahna Joy Gray reacts to President Biden’s plummeting poll numbers amongst Black Americans.
Team Rising discusses Southwest Airlines’ operating issues, and what may have caused them.
Ryan Grim gives his take on new data showing a record number of Americans quit their job in August.
Emily Jashinsky breaks down how the modern, fragmented mass media ecosystem actually encourages divisions and stokes the culture war.
Ryan Grim and Emily Jashinsky break down the leaked, secret blacklist of groups and individuals Facebook currently censors on its platform.
Now that pan-secessionism has entered the mainstream discourse, at least on a casual level, the next step for those of us with a more radical perspective is to keep pushing the envelope toward more radical viewpoints, away from Democratic Partyism and Republican Partyism toward the intellectual framework associated […]
There are probably more than four. And all four of these pretty much suck. By Damon Linker, The Link The two parties are as ideologically polarized as they’ve been within living memory — and they’re also very evenly matched. Yes, Democrats win somewhat more votes on a national […]
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new survey reveals 63 percent of voters believe Americans are turning down job offers in favor of keeping their unemployment benefits.
Ryan Grim and Robby Soave react to the Biden administration’s use of child actors in a new video featuring Vice President Kamala Harris.
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Robby Soave react to the suspension of a Netflix employee over their protest of Dave Chappelle’s new special.
Kim Iversen details past rhetorical challenges to the legitimacy of U.S. elections.
Stephanie Kelton, professor of economics and public policy at Stony Brook University and author of The Deficit Myth, details the economics behind supply shortages sweeping industries across the nation.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Greg Bluestein previews his new book, Flipped: How Georgia Turned Purple and Broke the Monopoly on Republican Power.
Robby Soave details two new victims of cancel culture on U.S. college campuses, and why their stories are a warning of what may come to be.
Ryan Grim breaks down ongoing negotiations between John Deere management and the UAW, as well as workers’ possible strike.
Team Rising reacts to reporting that the U.S. middle class officially owns a smaller share of the country’s total wealth than the top one percent of earners.
Krystal and Saagar discuss with labor reporter Jonah Furman the surge in worker activity happening across the country with a strike development at John Deere among the many cases
Krystal and Saagar separate fact from fiction on the worker unrest taking place at Southwest after the company announced a vaccine mandate for its employees
Krystal and Saagar explore the nervousness being expressed by Virginia Democrats ahead of the gubernatorial election taking place as Biden’s popularity collapses
Saagar lays out the extent to which Wall Street has been captured by China and he explains why the China question is crucial to the future of American politics and the economy
Krystal and Saagar look at the new statistics showing how little wealth is being held by the US middle class compared to prior generations and what that will do to the home buying market
Krystal tries to make sense of the huge market for snake oil products being sold as alternatives to the American healthcare system that people believe is corrupt and overpriced
Krystal and Saagar dive into the details of Biden’s polling numbers showing that key constituencies such as independents and black men have lost patience with the president
Krystal and Saagar explain how pharmaceutical giant Merck is price gouging taxpayers on a new covid pill that could be rolled out as a treatment option in the near future
Krystal and Saagar talk about Biden’s alarming poll numbers, worker activity at Southwest airlines, Dem worries in the VA Gov race, new statistics about income inequality in America, a covid pill being rolled out, the rise of snake oil salesmen in healthcare, understanding the China question, labor unrest […]
On today’s What America’s Thinking, a new Hill-HarrisX poll finds voters hold positive views of capitalism, democracy and sour on socialism.
Kim Iversen and Robby Soave, discuss the future of COVID ‘miracle drug’ molnupiravir in response to news that Merck has requested emergency use authorization from the FDA.
Kim Iversen and Robby Soave debate the fallout from the Columbus Day/ Indigenous People’s Day culture war.
Kim Iversen and Robby Soave react to the latest reporting that has Hunter Biden in hot water.
The Hill’s Rafael Bernal breaks down the “daunting task” the U.S. faces in rebuilding diplomatic relations with Haiti.
Trump Supporter Warns Of CIVIL WAR, Senate GOP FEARS Trump 2024 Run Would SABOTAGE Midterm Elections
Team Rising discusses viral video from outside Trump’s weekend rally in Iowa.
Robby Soave makes the case that legacy media outlets commit just as many fact errors as other platforms more regularly accused of spreading “misinformation.”
Kim Iversen explains how vaccine mandates are affecting different industries across the country.
By Zachary Stieber Epoch Times New York and three other states have signed a pact to share information on guns used in crimes. New York Gov. Kathy Hochul and three other Democrats—Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy—announced the partnership (pdf) […]
By Jose Moya Shows how Eastern European Jews in the international anarchist movement and how the stereotypes of Jews as radicals may have stirred antisemitism among the native-born upper and middle classes in Argentina but promoted sympathy from the leftist sectors of the immigrant working classes READ MORE