The Left Needs More Critical Debate and Less Name Calling and Mic Drops

The American left simply doesn’t have a tradition of honest and robust critical debate and interaction. DSAers and Berniecrats only speak to each other. Revolutionary nationalists mainly talk to other revolutionary nationalists, Greens only talk to other Greens, and so on

The Left Needs More Critical Debate and Less Name Calling and Mic Drops

Transcript -- A couple months ago I attended a gathering at somebody’s Atlanta home. At some point past all the introductions, a couple comrades with whom I was less familiar leveled some particular critiques of Black Agenda Report, and of another person in the room connected with the Green Party, labeling us “ultraleftists.” Our

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Smedley Butler: The Retired General Who Stopped a Wall Street Coup

General Smedley Butler blew the whistle on a Wall Street led corporate coup against Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal.

Smedley Butler: The Retired General Who Stopped a Wall Street Coup

Many Americans would be shocked to learn that political coups are part of our country’s history. Consider the Wall Street Putsch of 1933. Never heard of it? It was a corporate conspiracy to oust Franklin D. Roosevelt, who had just been elected president. With the Great Depression raging and millions of families financially devastated, FDR had

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Troops Guarding Nuclear Missiles Were Taking LSD, Records Reveal

There are a lot of safe and responsible places to ingest hallucinogens but a U.S. military base that houses powerful atomic weapons is not one of them.

Troops Guarding Nuclear Missiles Were Taking LSD, Records Reveal

There are a lot of safe and responsible places people have found over the years to ingest hallucinogens in order to experience their pleasures and explore the challenges their potent properties can present, but it's a judgement statement to declare that a U.S. military base which houses some of the world's most powerful atomic weapons would qualify

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From D.C. to Rome Populist Politicians Are Hacking Away at a Broken Status Quo

Unless progressives come up with a more convincing Plan B, the disrupters of the far right will establish something even more unjust and unsustainable.

From D.C. to Rome Populist Politicians Are Hacking Away at a Broken Status Quo

Imagine a trio of tech-savvy and entrepreneurial souls on the prowl for the next killer app. They’re staying up late in their dorm, or perhaps they’re celebrating at a nightclub after finishing their MBA program. They want to make money. They want to change the world. They want to create something that gets snatched up by the titans of e-industry

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Campaign Successfully Stalls Vote on Funding Controversial Chicago Police Compound

Public comment at the proceedings was shut down. Activists and residents in attendance, who objected, were swiftly thrown out of the meeting. They planned to sue the city for allegedly violating the Open Meeting Acts.

Campaign Successfully Stalls Vote on Funding Controversial Chicago Police Compound

A coalition of activists led by young black people succeeded in postponing the vote on a funding measure for a $95 million police training academy, which the city of Chicago plans to build on the west side. Alderman David Moore and Alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa exercised their right to defer and publish the ordinance for the compound. That

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Documents Reveal ‘Pervasive Abuse’ of Immigrant Children Under Obama, Expected to be Worse Under Trump

Thousands of government records “provide a glimpse into a federal immigration enforcement system marked by brutality and lawlessness.”

Documents Reveal ‘Pervasive Abuse’ of Immigrant Children Under Obama, Expected to be Worse Under Trump

A new report out Wednesday that's based on government documents details the "pervasive abuse and neglect of immigrant children" in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) during the Obama administration—and experts are warning such behavior could be much worse under the Trump administration, infamous for its "

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Trump Cancels North Korea Summit, Citing ‘Open Hostility’

Referencing the “open hostility” in Pyongyang’s most recent public statement, President Donald Trump cancelled the planned summit with North Korea.

Trump Cancels North Korea Summit, Citing ‘Open Hostility’

While probably not a huge surprise following the recent escalation in US and North Korean diplomatic outbursts, which last night culminated with a top North Korean official calling Mike Pence a "political dummy",

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