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BOILING POINT

BOILING POINT by Jim Quinn for The Burning Platform “Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats.” ― H.L. Mencken After writing a particularly depressing article where...

THE ENEMY WITHIN

THE ENEMY WITHIN by Southern Sage for The Burning Platform The Alinsky angle is important, of course, but the problem is far worse than that. Alinsky was a criminal subversive who deserved the hangman’s noose but he was only one...

OCTOBER 1917 ALL OVER AGAIN

OCTOBER 1917 ALL OVER AGAIN by Hardscrabble Farmer for The Burning Platform Anyone who stills clings to the idea that the America of the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s is ever going to come back is simply delusional. This is October...

A dystopian look ahead at a lost decade of oligarchy, xenophobia, and soul-crushing surveillance

A dystopian look ahead at a lost decade of oligarchy, xenophobia, and soul-crushing surveillance by Yanis Varoufakis via The Burning Platform To exorcise my worst fears about the coming decade, I chose to write a bleak chronicle of it. If, by...