Activism and Revolution: Thoughts On Hong Kong and The PRC Part Two

This is a continuation/ update of my previous post Activism and Revolution: Thoughts On Hong Kong and The PRC. This is my commentary on the events of the current protest movement in Hong Kong as a Libertarian Marxist in the United States, my thoughts and ideas as to what is happening today and what is …

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Mass Media In The Modern Age: Big Problems, Big Solutions

This began as a rant on how I really hate Fox News, but then it turned into something more; an argument for the return of a kind of fairness doctrine on a libertarian basis, a critical analysis of Fox News and how it is similar to Stalinism, and an analysis on political religions, extremism, and …

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Activism and Revolution: Thoughts On Hong Kong and The PRC

Hong Kong and the Old Left Here in America the news that Hong Kong protesters stormed the main Legislature's building struck me with a rush of hope and excitement. As a student of history it is easy to understand how my minds conception of what was happening leaped to titanic proportions. I was hoping for …

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European Police Congress Calls For Banning of Tor! Democracy Dies in Darkness!

According to the German news source Heise, the European Police Congress (the largest conference for internal security in the European Union) recently called for the banning of the darknet (Tor) in "liberal democratic states". This should, as I will explain, terrify practically anyone who claims to want a free and democratic society. According to DeepDotWeb: …

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The Small Increase In US Military Budget Between 2015 and 2019 Alone Was Enough To Abolish World Hunger AND Homelessness in The US

Another horrifying statistic: The incremental increase in the US military budget from 2015 to 2019 was enough to abolish world hunger AND homelessness in the United States! Donald Trump, the US President, has increased the current military budget of the United States to 686 billion dollars annually. That's $686,074,048,000. So often today when the social …

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To “Break up” Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple? No! To Democratize Them? Yes! A Reply To Elizabeth Warren

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren has, in true Keynesian spirit, recently unveiled her plan to "break up" the big tech monopolies of Google, Facebook, Amazon, and Apple, among others. The critics are accusing Warren of socialism, but in fact, this policy misses the mark entirely and is anything but socialist in nature. The socialists here …

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An Open Letter To The Cuban People On The New Constitution

Originally I intended to post this much sooner in opposition to passing the new constitution on the grounds that it legalizes private property. It is much too late now though, as the constitution has already been passed. The spirit of the letter today can be interpreted as a plea for an alternative both to the …

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