If Biden had chosen to stay in Afghanistan, Trump might have resorted to saying that Biden doesn’t honor agreements and want forever wars instead!
As well it should be. The media: “We should stay in Afghanistan!” “No wait, why are you booing??”
Ann Coulter was a neocon for many years, but discovered that her gravy train might be paleoconservatism. Just the same, good for her for opposing war these days….
Saagar and guest host Marshall Kosloff are joined by author Vivek Ramaswamy to discuss the problems with woke capital and why the left and right should be concerned.
Guest host Marshall Kosloff describes the connection between the fraud by Elizabeth Holmes at Theranos and the failures in the 20 years spent in Afghanistan.
Saagar and guest host Marshall Kosloff break down the most recent polling showing sinking approval ratings for Joe Biden and what that means for Dems in the midterms. Just as a reminder, Krystal is on vacation and she will return next Thursday.
A great thing about being a pan-secessionist and radical decentralist is that I don’t need to care about California’s recall initiative any more than I need to care about Texas heartbeat bill. Saagar and guest host Marshall Kosloff provide the latest on the California recall election and Larry […]
Saagar and guest host Marshall Kosloff examine the decision made by China to crack down on video games and influencers and whether it will benefit the regime or not.
Saagar and guest host Marshall Kosloff look at Trump’s potential return to social media through an ownership stake in Gettr and what his next moves might be.
Krystal and Saagar give their thoughts on the abuse claims made by Silicon Valley darling turned fraud CEO Elizabeth Holmes in preparation for her trial
Saagar offers his perspective on the criticism from the supposed America First GOP of Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan and what that means about the future of the right.
Saagar and guest host Marshall Kosloff provide a quick rundown of the Texas abortion law and the Supreme Court’s handling of it. Just as a reminder, Krystal is on vacation and she will be back next Thursday.
Saagar and guest host Marshall Kosloff look at the leaked call Biden made to the former Afghanistan president and how some Republicans have responded to it. Just as a reminder, Krystal is on vacation and she will return next Thursday.
By Pablo Rodero The present work studies those aspects of contemporary social movements that could produce long-term changes in society. To do so, it examines the extent to which contemporary social movements can be considered as a part of a global anarchist re-emergence since the late 1990s. The […]
Joe Rogan COVID Diagnosis Triggers Media FIRESTORM, Creating CONTROVERSY Over Alternative Treatments
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Alyssa Farah react to news that Joe Rogan has tested positive for COVID-19.
Protestor Quiiroi Co details ongoing resistance to the construction of the Line 3 pipeline slated for construction in Minnesota.
Team Rising weighs in on the newly implemented Texas Heartbeat Act. It is one of the strictest abortion laws in the nation and allows private citizens to sue providers for abortions administered as early as six weeks after conception.
Kim Iversen breaks down the relationship between widespread obesity and the coronavirus pandemic.
Alyssa Farah makes the case for ending travel restrictions between the U.S. and Europe.
By AJ Vicens, Mother Jones The war on terror has fueled 20 years of massive military and other spending. The war in Afghanistan is coming to a close just days before the 20th anniversary of its preceding event: the 9/11 attacks. Even as the US government pledges to […]
Ryan Grim reacts to reporting that the Biden administration wants Congress to approve the expansion of Medicare to cover dental treatments.
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Alyssa Farah discuss leaked transcripts from a call between President Biden and former Afhan President Ghani.
I’ve suggested this many times, much to the disdain of liberals, conservatives, fascists, and libertarians alike. By Jonathan Rauch, The Atlantic A moral failing and a national shame.” During his 2020 campaign, that was how Joe Biden characterized America’s immigration policies in the Trump era. On his first […]
By Damon Linker, The Week What if the polarization of American politics and rise of right-wing populism in the Republican Party are a function of rural parts of the country becoming more like the historic South? That is the surprising suggestion of Will Wilkinson in a fruitfully provocative […]
Saagar and guest host Marshall Kosloff talk about Joe Biden’s leaked phone call, California’s recall election, Trump’s next move on social media, China’s crackdown on video games & celebrities, Biden’s approval ratings going down, the pro-war rhetoric from ‘America First’ conservatives, the problem with Theranos, woke capital with […]
This Julius Krein article is interesting. It’s somewhat similar to Howard Zinn’s call for the “revolt of the guards.” I think we largely see what Krein is describing playing out in the Democratic Party now, where the social democrats and progressive liberals have created a de facto opposition […]
By JESSICA GRESKO Associated Press A deeply divided Supreme Court is allowing a Texas law that bans most abortions to remain in force, stripping most women of the right to an abortion in the nation’s second-largest state. The court voted 5-4 early Thursday to deny an emergency appeal […]
There is a considerable amount of continuity in US foreign policy regardless of the partisan basis of individual administrations. Bush launched the war on terrorism, and Obama continued it. Trump negotiated a peace deal with the Taliban, and Biden implemented it. Trump opened nuclear talks with the DPRK, […]
Team Rising discuss the role the January 6 Capital riots will play during the 2022 midterm elections.
I think the future of the GOP is to become the US equivalent of the Le Penists. A right-wing populist party that functions as a permanent opposition party (and given our bicameral system, a permanent obstructionist party) that can never really achieve full state power and is opposed […]
Alyssa Farah details how politically trying times bring out the best in Americans.
Ryan Grim breaks down the fight between indigenous communities in Minnesota and the corporation attempting to build a tar sands pipeline through their land.
Kim Iversen explains how the viral clips shared by Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller reveal a breakdown of trust between servicemen and women and their civilian commanders.
If Roe v. Wade is overturned, all it means is that individual states will have their own abortion policies. That’s more or less how it is now. The deep red states more or less regulate abortion to death even if they can’t ban it outright. And some deep […]
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Alyssa Farah react to the resignation of two senior FDA officials and discuss the rollout of COVID vaccine booster shots.
When I was growing up in the 70s and 80s, liberals were often lambasted by conservatives as being defenders of the right to burn the flag, say bad words in rock/pop/rap songs, publish pornographic magazines, or even hold Nazi/Communist public rallies. Nowadays, it seems liberals have gained enough […]
This clip with Michael Lind lays out what the major parties are about nowadays pretty well. The mainstream Democrats are the new Rockefeller Republicans. The academic left is their left flank, and the Republicans are becoming more like the old-style protectionist Democrats. Although at one point in this […]
“The vaccine should be tested on politicians first. If they survive, the vaccine is safe. If they don’t, then the country is safe.” — Monika Wiśniewska
It’s amazing how pro-war EVERY SINGLE MEDIA OUTLET is right now! VERY clear they’re ALL mouthpieces of the military-industrial complex!
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Alyssa Farah break down how the pandemic and climate change could create a major housing crisis.
Matt Stoller, Ryan Grim, Alyssa Farah, and Matt Stoller have a heated discussion on whether or not the withdrawal from Afghanistan was successful.
Matt Stoller explains why he has hope that the consultant class will learn from their mistakes in Afghanistan.
Team Rising discusses news that the Department of Education has opened investigations into five states with bans on in-school mask mandates.
Ryan Grim makes the case for holding former administrations accountable for the forever war in Afghanistan.
Kim Iversen explains why a collaboration between the U.S. government and big tech is concerning.
Alyssa Farah explains why the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan was unsuccessful, and predicts future involvement in the region.
Ryan Grim, Kim Iversen, and Alyssa Farah break down the future of U.S. involvement in Afghanistan as the war formally comes to a close.
By Ross Douthat, New York Times A month ago I thought I was a cynic about our 20-year war in Afghanistan. Today, after watching our stumbling withdrawal and the swift collapse of practically everything we fought for, my main feeling is that I wasn’t cynical enough. My cynicism […]
Krystal and Saagar are joined by Matt Taibbi to discuss reigning in the Pentagon and whether either of the two parties are capable of doing so
Saagar covers the important story of how China pulled off the semiconductor heist of the century and what it tells us about US elites more broadly