Fascism

Article: Say: "Stop the GOP war on America: (fill in the blanks). "

#GOPMakesWarOnAmerica!<br>(Image by craigdietrich) Permission Details DMCA<p>- Advertisement -<p>Emerging from a long stretch of social media push back, I've …

Liberal View

Super PACs

Super PACs are a relatively new type of committee that arose following the July 2010 federal court decision in a case known as <i>SpeechNow.org v.</i> …

Republicans

Liberal SJWs protest ‘Nazi’ Ben Shapiro but are completely clueless when asked one simple question

Last Monday, conservative commentator Ben Shapiro gave a speech about fascism and the breakdown of free speech on college campuses nationwide. And to no surprise, there were hundreds of protesters there to speak out against Shapiro. But many of them, it was discovered, didn’t really know <i>why</i> they …

Conservative View

Episode 29: Libertarianism and Democracy

Many voices in American politics have been sounding the alarm about the influence of the Koch brothers as a threat to voting rights, the direction of …

Authoritarianism

How America’s Deep State Operates To Control The Message

FOLLOW US!<p><b>These pressure groups, joined by powerful government agencies, many of which have secret agendas that focus on national security,</b> …

Anti-Semitism

Reconsidering “The Reactionary Mind” in the age of you-know-who - Salon.com

Conservative intellectuals have led the way in denouncing Donald Trump as not a "true conservative." Perhaps the most powerful rebuttal comes from the heavily revised second edition of political scientist Corey Robin's book "The Reactionary Mind," on whose cover Trump replaces Sarah Palin in the …

U.S. Politics

This Vigorous Defense of Corporations Stands the Test of Time

There has been a lot of antagonism towards corporations. Surprisingly, not all of it from the left. I’ve come across a fair number of Facebook posts …

Authoritarianism

Why are corporations undermining public education? - Salon.com

In the wake of the Great Recession, the corporate lobbies engineered an unprecedented wave of legislation, aimed at lowering labor standards and slashing public services in state after state. But while high-profile attacks on labor unions, as in Wisconsin, garnered the headlines, the top …

U.S. Politics

After Brexit and Catalonia, what will become of the EU? | European Union

The future of the European Union is surely in doubt.<p>Brexit and Catalonia are the most glaring recent examples of the irrepressibly dynamic forces of …

Brexit

More on libertarian skepticism about democracy – a rejoinder to Will Wilkinson

Will Wilkinson of the Niskanen Center has posted an insightful response to my critique of his essay blaming libertarian skepticism of democracy for many of the flaws of the present-day Republican right (and, by extension, American politics generally). In my earlier post, I argued that Wilkinson was …

Authoritarianism

How The Bundy Trial Hits America's Widening Information Divide

The federal conspiracy trial against Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy is hitting right at the heart of the country’s divide over information and …

Oregon

Meredith Bid for Time Inc. Said to Be Backed by Koch Brothers

Time Inc. is said to be in talks to sell itself to the Meredith Corporation, in a deal backed by Charles G. and David H. Koch, the billionaire brothers known for supporting conservative causes.<p>Talks between Time Inc., the publisher of Time and People, and Meredith, the publisher of Family Circle …

Time Inc.

Magazine publisher Meredith is trying to by Time Inc. with Koch brothers' help, reports say

Magazine publisher Meredith Corp. reportedly is again in talks to acquire Time Inc., this time with financial backing from the billionaire Koch brothers.<p>Meredith — which publishes Family Circle and Better Homes and Gardens — recently approached Time about a deal, the latest in several rounds of …

Koch Brothers

Meredith approaches Time again with Koch brothers backing - source

(Reuters) - Meredith Corp (N:MDP) is in talks again to buy Time Inc (N:TIME) in a potential deal backed by billionaire brothers Charles Koch and …

Koch Industries

Report: Koch Brothers Still Targeting Campaign Finance Laws

The conservative billionaire Koch brothers are still targeting campaign finance laws, and have heavily funded organizations that have participated in …

Government

Shapiro At UCLA: Exposing The Fascism Of The Left

On Monday evening, Daily Wire Editor-in-Chief Ben Shapiro returned to UCLA, his alma mater, where he graduated in 2004 before attending Harvard Law …

Conservative View

Kochs key among small group quietly funding legal assault on campaign finance regulation

Billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch are well-known for pumping tens of millions of dollars into so-called “dark money” nonprofits — …

Journalism

Americans, We Aren’t So Tough, and It Shows

With the advent of the age of Trump, there has been increasing uneasiness and fear about the future of our society. Trump’s election unleashed …

Conservative View

Don’t be fooled by conservative group’s Kansas tax-cut fliers

Americans for Prosperity, the anti-tax, Koch Brothers-funded political group, is carpet-bombing Kansas mailboxes with campaign-style fliers to …

Authoritarianism

Chalkboard Lesson: Who Is Antifa and What Do They Want?

<b>What is Antifa?</b>In this segment from today’s show, Glenn goes back to the chalkboard give us the lowdown on modern-day Antifa groups, as well as the …

Authoritarianism

Ayn Rand Quotes on Religion and Reason

Ayn Rand, best known for her defenses of Objectivism and Capitalism, was an unapologetic opponent of everything she considered to be mystical or …

Ayn Rand

Peter Thiel, libertarianism and the dark arts of data

Really (really) rich guys are attracted to libertarianism.<p>The inefficiencies of government, their access to executive power, the short termism that …

Koch Brothers

The Left Gets Rolled Again

Twenty years ago the optimism surrounding the development of the internet— by the American military (ARPA / DARPA) through communications channels …

Liberal View

How our government has corrupted our nation - Blogs - Jerusalem Post

<i>Corruption is defined as dishonest or fraudulent conduct by those in power, typically involving bribery, or the action of making someone or something</i> …

Opinion

Libertarian billionaire Charles Koch is making a big bet on foreign policy

A foundation overseen by billionaire industrialist Charles Koch is making major investments in foreign policy programs at elite American universities, including a soon-to-be-announced $3.7 million grant to Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.<p>The latest grant, which is …

News (U.S.)

It Doesn't Cost Billionaires Anything To Oppress You

Nov. 10, 2017 2:15 pm<p>By Thom Hartmann A...<p>There's a simple reason why Republicans default to the culture wars. It is because it doesn't cost their …

Authoritarianism

Giving the Game Away

Photo by The U.S. Army | CC by 2.0It doesn’t take much, just a sentence or a turn-of-phrase, sometimes even just a word or two, to give the game …

Liberal View

Fascism in the age of Trump

From Public Seminar, a roundtable on Reading Adorno on Fascism in the Age of Trump. Ira Katznelson on what America taught the Nazis: In the 1930s, …

Authoritarianism

Is Starship Troopers, a fascist satire, coming true? - Interview Magazine

STILL FROM <i>STARSHIP TROOPERS, COURTESY OF TRISTAR PICTURES</i><p>“The only good bug is a dead bug!”<p>This line from <i>Starship Troopers</i>—uttered by an unnamed …

Paul Verhoeven

Q&A: Daniel Hannan on the Biggest Brexit Myths and Communism’s 100 Years of Cruelty

<i>Daniel Hannan visited The Heritage Foundation this week for a speech on the virtues of free trade and an update on Brexit. The conservative member of</i> …

Conservative View