“Kill your idols”: Chelsea Manning and the reactionary “left”

In August of last year, Tarzie, a self-declared “queer small a anarchist” who lives in Brooklyn, delivered a biting criticism of Chelsea Manning, the trans female whistleblower, who is the subject of this article. This… More

The reality of the Democratic Party in the murderous empire

I’ve written on this blog before about the Democratic Party in the murderous empire (the U$) again and again. [1] While, as I’ve noted before, “the bourgeois Democratic and Republican Parties…can be classified correctly as… More

“Massive, dangerous and wasteful”: US imperialism repositions itself in Syria

This post was posted on anti-imperialism.org two days before but somehow I didn’t catch that until yesterday, so it was posted here. You’ve probably heard the recent news that the Trump Administration is ending the… More

Naomi Klein “resists” Trump by embracing bourgeois progressive politics

Recently, I read Naomi Klein’s No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump’s Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need. It is a relatively quick read, only 273 pages long, much shorter than her This Changes… More

“By all means, doubt me”: Continuing the criticism of Snowden

In the past I’ve criticized Snowden’s ridiculous claims and his celebrity-like status. I first mentioned him in an article criticizing The Intercept, Pierre Omidyar’s plaything, the CIA and corporate surveillance, noting how a letter by… More

“The bumbling empire?”: the murderous US empire trudges on

Recently, President Obama extended the imperial war and occupation in Afghanistan beyond his time in office, leaving more troops “than planned” as bourgeois CNN declared on their website a few days ago. This, if one… More