By William Albee Editor’s Note: The Trump administration has based its economic policy largely on the pseudo-libertarian theories of the Hard Right in American politics. This means that we have, now, a nation-wide version of the disastrous strategy which the Koch Brothers forced on Kansas, and which nearly bankrupted that state. In the follow commentary,…

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By Michael Jay Tucker So I’m reading a piece in the Washington Post by Marc A. Thiessen entitled, “The past 100 days have been a disaster — for Democrats.” Thiessen is one of those conservatives who, for whatever reason, elects to write for a liberal paper, and the Post is reasonably (if not radically) left…

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By Luke Haines, LiberalResistance.net UK Correspondent You have to take your hat off to John “Papa John” Schnatter. You might have some sort of fancy college degree in “Pizza Franchise Sabotage” or even a Reverse Advertising qualification from the New Coke School of Bad Ideas. Maybe you’re the guy that came up with that Kendal…

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By Luke Haines My girlfriend went to a gig by The Blockheads, the other night. I don’t normally bore the internet with the minutiae of my life – it’s why I’m not on Instagram – but in this case the story has a little more to it. About three songs in, lead singer Derek Hussey…

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By Luke Haines It’s a fact of life that every generation sees the last of something. This feels particularly true of people who grew up as the internet and cell phones became ubiquitous. I’m one of those people and I can still remember having a rotary phone on a table in our house. I can…

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By Alicia R Norman Many of my black family and friends have this running joke about stocking up on food and gas before passing through Mississippi and Alabama due to their not-so-pleasant racial histories. While states like Missouri have an official NAACP travel advisory due to dangerous cop pull over rates for African Americans, sadly,…

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By Michael Jay Tucker Just the odd thought. I was considering the other day the fact the Right has always been so eager to accuse the Left…us…of being secretly in league with foreign powers. We’re always (in their opinion) traitors, and worse, doing the bidding of someone else…some shadowy dictator or conspiracy located across the…

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By Michael Jay Tucker Today, I’m going to do something I never thought I’d do. I’m going to say something nice about Donald Trump. To wit, he of the Orange Head and loathsome mores has done something that decades of activism and tireless effort have failed to do: he has made socialism respectable. It is…

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By Michael Jay Tucker It is curious, but for quite a long time…maybe as long as there has been a United States…the Right has consistently smeared us as being, somehow, disloyal. It has always been so eager to find us guilty of treason…to say that we were in some fashion loyal not to our country,…

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