‘Tainted by association’: CIA whistleblower says progressives kicked him off EU panel (VIDEO)

John Kiriakou, a former CIA counterterrorism officer, has told RT America that he was kicked off a panel at the European Parliament because a fellow panelist objected to his association with Russia as a Sputnik Radio host. Kiriakou, who spent two-and-a-half years in jail for exposing the CIA’s torture program in 2007, was invited to […]

The Alaskan Who Could Lead Progressives Out of the Wilderness

Welcome to The Wilderness, an OZY original series charting how Democrats are trying to climb out of their historic hole. Read more. Jonathan Kreiss-Tomkins is known to run marathons up mountain trails for fun. He once climbed Argentina’s Ojos del Salado, the tallest volcano in the world, to definitively prove it was higher than a […]

‘Good riddance’: Some progressives are cheering Trump’s plans to kill a ‘drug war dinosaur’

Wikimedia Commons The Trump administration’s proposal to effectively eliminate the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the main agency coordinating federal drug policy, has earned some unlikely backup from drug-policy advocates who view it as part of the problem. The plan, which leaked in a 2018 budget memo last week, called for a 96% cut to the […]

Justice Democrats: Cenk Uygur, The Young Turks, Progressives Launch Party Takeover

“From now on there will be a new wing of the Democratic Party,” The Young Turks co-founder Cenk Uygur explained during the opening of the nightly two-hour TYT YouTube program this evening. “It will be the Justice Democrats.” The host explained that this new group will represent voters and not corporate donors. He used a […]