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Race War Class War

The ongoing debate on social media and in academia about whether race or class is politically more important ignores one important thing about race and class. For most ordinary people, they’re inseparable. Americans talk about class in terms of race, and race in terms of class. In upper-middle-class suburbia it’s done in whispers. When it […]

Incels for Tulsi

On the surface, Tulsi Gabbard is one of the oddest, most contradictory figures in American politics. Before she resigned from the DNC in 2016, claiming the election was rigged against Bernie Sanders, she had all the attributes that would have made her the darling of the Democratic Party establishment. A young, attractive military veteran, she […]

Is Filming the Police a Crime?

The French government seems to think so. Amelie H. has been talking about her many times over the last few weeks and this is again the case. The 21-year-old woman from the Cher, stuck S (state security) and close to far-left circles, is suspected of following the police to take a picture, taking their address […]

Some Thoughts on the Cancellation of Cenk Uygur

Cenk Uygur is a left wing, Turkish American journalist and political activist. Over the past two decades, he’s worked for Al Gore’s Air America, which failed, Current TV, which also failed, and organized the Young Turks Network, which succeeded. He’s a familiar, if controversial figure on the American left. As a radio and TV host […]

Donald Trump’s Death Cult

In August of 2005, a time that now feels like ancient history, we began to notice the effects of climate change. A massive hurricane, generated by increasingly unstable weather patterns in the Atlantic slammed into the Gulf Coast. It was the deadliest day in American history since 9/11. According to the most conservative estimates, between […]

The Democratic Debate

Joe Biden: I would only hit a woman in self-defense. Elizabeth Warren: Girls molested by their uncles should be able to have abortions. Bernie: No Rachel I don’t support the Taliban. Buttigieg: I’m not going to invade Mexico like Tulsi says. Also, Tulsi supports Assad. Harris: I know what the word “punked” means, and that […]

Epstein Didn’t Kill Himself: A Haiku

We will never know. But still we must be proper in how we say it.  

What do Evo Morales and Michael Bloomberg have in common?

They both ran for another term in opposition to existing term limits. NEW YORK (Reuters) – Mayor Michael Bloomberg won the right to seek re-election as New York’s City Council voted on Thursday to extend the two-term limit for elected officials as the city grapples with the global financial crisis. Bloomberg, a former Wall Street […]

Good News and Bad News

The good news: the attempt by Amazon to get rid of Kshama Sawant in Seattle has failed Seattle’s socialist Councilmember Kshama Sawant declared victory Saturday after later vote tallies powered her dramatic comeback. She trailed by a large margin on election night before passing challenger Egan Orion on Friday. The bad news: There was a successful […]

Seattle Rejects Socialism. Kentucky Embraces it.

Sadly, in rich, liberal Seattle, Amazon did what they couldn’t do in New York City. While the results aren’t final yet, they appear to have defeated pioneering democratic socialist Kshama Sawant. I lived in Seattle in the 1990s. These days I don’t think I’d recognize it. Wednesday afternoon’s ballot drop has improved vote totals for […]