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Electoral Anarchy

Rob Stein | Posted 09.05.2015 | Politics
Rob Stein

The Republican presidential primary spectacle is the beginning of electoral anarchy. The same disruptive conditions and forces that are bedeviling Republicans this primary season are likely to discombobulate future Democratic presidential primaries and to morph inevitably into general election anarchy.

God or gods, a Train of Thought That Ends Up Illuminating What We Need Illuminated

Andy Schmookler | Posted 07.07.2015 | Religion
Andy Schmookler

I found myself wondering today about something regarding the idea of God. It grew out of my noticing the strangeness of the contrast between two important cultures in the millennium before the birth of Jesus: the culture of the ancient Greeks and that of the ancient Hebrews.

How Austerity Economics Turned Europe Into the Hunger Games

Lynn Parramore | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics
Lynn Parramore

A nasty strain of austerity capitalism has taken over Europe, leaving broken lives in its wake. Researchers Servaas Storm and C.W.M. Naastepad consider how things got so bad, what role economists and misguided policy-makers have played, and how to change course.

Land of the Pure Attempting to Regain Its Purity?

Mariam Khan | Posted 11.01.2014 | Politics
Mariam Khan

A country which in some way or the other makes itself prominent across the global arena more often because of events which shun its image and bring it into the limelight. Land of the pure, has recurrently surfaced in the form of news that people of the world do not have pleasant memories of.

Anarchist Cat Owners, Alone No Longer

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 03.21.2014 | Weird News

From the farthest reaches of the internet comes a Facebook group called "Catarchy," wherein anarchists post photos of their cats -- along with message...

13 Hilariously Subtle Ways To Be A Rebel

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.24.2014 | Comedy

James Dean was a rebel with a cause. And that cause was the oppression of drinking milk out of a glass. You, too, can be as quaintly rebelliou...

The Republican Coup d'etat of 2013

Fred Lundgren | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Fred Lundgren

All who forced the government to shut down have violated the very systems of government they were elected to protect. They have turned governance against itself and caused it to implode into anarchy, which goes far beyond civil disobedience and into the realm of a coup d'etat.

The Government Shutdown: An Anarchist's Dream?

Nathan Schneider | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Nathan Schneider

Harry Reid's utterance about "Tea Party anarchists" is a symptom of the amnesia that has befallen libertarian political thought in this country -- an amnesia that helps the capitalist class grow stronger with each sequential fiscal crisis and each shrinkage of the social safety net.

Anarchy in the CAR and the Paralysis of a PCV

Mallory McDuff, Ph.D. | Posted 11.06.2013 | Religion
Mallory McDuff, Ph.D.

As we turn our collective attention to Syria, we must confront the need to provide humanitarian and peacekeeping aid in countries such as the CAR, whose plight may be visible to us only on Facebook, but whose conflicts could escalate regional instability that threatens an entire continent and beyond.

What About Bob? Mad Men, Episode 12

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 08.18.2013 | TV
James Marshall Crotty

Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold; Mere anarchy is loosed upon...

The Irony of Margaret Thatcher

Nigel Hamilton | Posted 06.11.2013 | World
Nigel Hamilton

Margaret Thatcher didn't listen, because to have listened might have diminished her absolute conviction she was right, as well as her determination to change radically the way Britain did business, regardless of the social fall-out. But her inability to listen would be her undoing.

Heated Discussion After The Charlotte Labor Day Parade

Krzysztof Piotrowski | Posted 11.03.2012 | Politics
Krzysztof Piotrowski

A Ron Paul devotee, an Obama supporter, and an Anarchist have a debate. What starts off as a megaphone blast regarding the controversial National Def...

'Today We Have The Power': A Spiritually Radical Documentary

Chris Fici | Posted 07.24.2012 | Religion
Chris Fici

In his debut documentary feature, filmmaker Christopher Timm deftly presents a vital meditation on the bridge between spirituality and social justice, through the prism of the seminal demonstrations at the 1999 World Trade Organization (WTO) meetings in Seattle.

Anarchists, Cops, the Super Rich -- It's New York 100 Years Ago

Rick Ayers | Posted 07.22.2012 | Books
Rick Ayers

In More Powerful Than Dynamite: Radicals, Plutocrats, Progressives, and New York's Year of Anarchy, many will find parallels to the current social crises, from the upheavals of Occupy Wall Street to the manipulations of the super rich.

The Anarchist's Currency

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2012 | Money

By Naomi O'Leary LONDON, April 2 (Reuters) - Financial traders have a new toy: Bitcoin, a digital currency variously dismissed as a Pon...

Occupy DC Is NOT Dead, Only Resting

Jerry Nelson | Posted 04.14.2012 | DC
Jerry Nelson

With the recent eviction of protesters from McPherson Square, it would be extremely easy to say that Occupy DC in the nation's capital is dead. Think again.

Italian Police Crack Down On Anarchists After Riot

AP | Posted 12.17.2011 | World

ROME -- Italian police conducted raids Monday throughout the country against suspected anarchists and their sympathizers following riots in Rome that ...

Dispatch From Occupy D.C.

Denver Nicks | Posted 12.04.2011 | DC
Denver Nicks

The third General Assembly of Occupy D.C. convened in a huddle at McPherson Square, a few blocks north of the White House, at 6 p.m. on Monday, and proceeded with the business of building a movement still in its inchoate stage.

New Management Wanted for the Italian Job: Somalia

Karl Muth | Posted 08.23.2011 | Business
Karl Muth

What if a company bought Somalia? How would things change? Would things improve? Privatizing Somalia would better-align the country's interests with those of international investors.

Greek Protesters Riot Over Financial Crisis

Washington Post | Anthony Faiola | Posted 07.14.2011 | World

Already struggling to avoid a debt default that could seal Greece's fate as a financial pariah, this Mediterranean nation is also scrambling to contai...

European Anarchists Grow More Violent, Coordinated

AP | NICOLE WINFIELD and DEREK GATOPOULOS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME — A loosely linked movement of European anarchists who want to bring down state and financial institutions is becoming more violent and coo...

GROUP EXHIBITION: Curated Kamikazes: A Month-Long Group Show At LA's POST Gallery

Annie Buckley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Annie Buckley

Take 31 artists, writers, and curators. Mix in dozens more artists and art of all kinds. Toss in a key exchange, beer, wine, and sundry snacks, mix in...

Anticipating Black Bloc Protests: Reality Check About Anarchists

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Originally published on, the premier source for youth generated news throughout the globe. By Caitlin Grey and Robyn Gee OAKLAND-- W...

International Crisis Group Calls Congo Government a Failure and Warns of Anarchy

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

The International Crisis Group's latest report, "Congo: A Stalled Democratic Agenda," scrutinizes the four year presidency of Joseph Kabila, calls it a failure, and warns that DRC risks anarchy without democracy and institutional reform.

The Implicit Bribe of Government Officials

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cenk Uygur

Everyone in government is running with a giant implied bribe hanging over their head. If they if they do as they are told, everybody gets rich. Oh right, except us.