It is Julian Assange collaborating with fascism to deal a blow, if one’s generous, to U.S. hegemony; it is writers of the left, to this day, defending the world’s most powerful man from the judgments of the intelligence agencies he controls, which say he benefited from a right-authoritarian foreign government trying to elect him (that Pilger interview aired, obviously, on RT); it is a social media anti-cop activist turned Kremlin-backed writer going from BernieBro to Trump Train, not seeing an emotional difference between social democracy and white supremacist revanchism; it is angry white men blaming a 17-year-old with a Tumblr and a theory on gender for their embrace of reaction; and it is perhaps most visible with respect Syria, where alt-right and the syphilitic left agree that Ba’athist fascism is the lesser evil that liberalism never was. … [Read more...] about ‘Anti-Establishment’: America’s New Syphilitic Politics of the Far Left and Alt-Right
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Earlier this month, NASA had to delay its launch of the Atlas V rocket, US Space Force mission due to Tropical Storm Arthur. It launched the following day after the storm cleared out. … [Read more...] about Weather will likely make the historic SpaceX launch come down to the wire, once again
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Dixon, who recently consulted for K-pop acts, Blackpink and BTS, on their European tours, says it was important to sell the band at its most authentic, namely, as an iconic live act. “Most Vegas shows focus on the visuals, and the general public has been accustomed to settling on ‘okay’ sound as a trade-off,” he says, “but the authenticity of a rock band and what these guys do is based on a journey of audio, whether it’s on a CD or streaming or through an amp where you blow your speakers out. You need to put on a spectacle but you have to be authentic,” he continues. “So with this show, you see Aerosmith like you’ve never seen then before, but you also hear them like they’ve never been heard before too.” … [Read more...] about Aerosmith band members say Las Vegas residency is the one thing they ‘did right in this life’
In 2014, Eric Garner was killed on Staten Island in what many are calling an eerily similar situation when Garner was placed in a chokehold by New York City Police Officer Daniel Pantaleo and ultimately died. This incident was also caught on video. A Richmond County jury declined to indict Pantaleo and after five years the Justice Department decided it did not have a strong enough case to prosecute. … [Read more...] about Ian Prior: Trump right to order fed investigation of Floyd death in Minneapolis – here’s what could happen now