Hot Air Day is upon us. On July 4 hot air will spew forth all over the country as dignitaries deliver homilies to our“freedom and democracy and praise our brave troops who are protecting our freedom by killing them over there before they come over he
The Coming Famine: The Global Food Crisis and What We Can Do to Avoid It by Julian Cribb is a reminder of the worst things to come unless humankind embarks on a different trajectory. Cribb warns against painful food shortages, water scarcity, displac
Two tremendously eloquent pieces of social commentary of New Zealand are Bill Pearson's classic, piercing essay, Fretful Sleepers, initially published in Landfall in 1952, and Gordon McLauchlan's 1976 book Passionless People.
ZeroGov: Limited Government, Unicorns and other Mythological Creatures is published and live this morning on Amazon. It will be available only as an eBook and therein lies a revolution in writing.
A few years ago, I sadly discovered that it was next to impossible to find our nation’s great historic documents together in one volume, so we decided to fix that problem. It took us a full year to research and compile over 50 of our country’s greate
If you don’t have time to read any Chalmers Johnson or Noam Chomsky or Jeremy Scahill’s Blackwater (all of which effectively negate all of Maddow’s naïve solutions), Drift is something you could bring to the beach.
A staunch libertarian, presidential candidate Ron Paul has always had interesting ideas about how best to run the American economy. From Austrian economics to the gold standard and free market money, a new book outlines and defends Paul's plans.
Ray Bradbury — author of The Martian Chronicles, Fahrenheit 451, Something Wicked This Way Comes, and many more literary classics — died this morning in Los Angeles, at the age of 91.
A Barnes & Noble executive apologized Monday to a Scottsdale man who was forced to leave the bookstore's children's section because he was not with any children.
Some books and essays require regular rereading. In the course of our busy lives, we can allow their subtle wisdom to fade into the landscape and lose their initial effect.
Trevor Gamble is Foster Gamble’s son and has played important roles in the research and coherence of much of the key information in THRIVE - in particular in the areas of true, free-market economics and the liberty perspective.
Bill Haynes looks at Charles Goyette's new book, RED AND BLUE AND BROKE ALL OVER!
Bill Clinton he was not. When it came to smoking pot, the teenage Barack Obama had rules. You had to embrace "total absorption" or face a penalty. When you smoked in the car, "the windows had to be rolled up." And he could horn his way in, calling ou
“A Hard Road to Reality” - by Cody Hall - Sibel Edmond’s story is one that history knows all too well. So long as the people of this world are indoctrinated into accepting the illusion of authority, there will be stories of those strong willed peop
The Vatican is threatening to take legal action against those responsible for publishing a new book of leaked internal documents.
Whether we like it or not, advertising pays for a bunch of stuff we enjoy. Network TV, magazines and web sites that don’t have multi-billion-dollar IPOs all depend on advertising dollars to make their profit margins — or even survive.
Sibel Edmonds' new book, Classified Woman, is like an FBI file on the FBI, only without the incompetence.
Best-selling author, lecturer, and journalist Nick Redfern is world-famous for ripping the lid off unsolved mysteries and conspiracy theories.
In his book The Most Human Human, Brian Christian looks at the artificial intelligences we've built, and what they say about us
In the tumultuous times in which we live, it is more important than ever for youth to understand the principles of liberty that guided the many thinkers, writers, and philosophers who came before us.
Microsoft Corp is jumping into the fast-growing e-books market by investing $300 million in Barnes & Noble Inc's Nook e-reader and college business, as it looks to unlock Amazon.com and Apple Inc's grip on the exploding tablet computer market.
Charles Goyette has more in common with Ron Paul than merely similar views. Like Paul, Goyette has paid a price for standing by his principles.
Here at Flavorpill, we’re pretty big book nerds. We’re such big book nerds that what we’d really like, more than anything, is to live in a house made of books.
Chase Madar’s new book, The Passion of Bradley Manning, pulls together the essential facts that we should try to somehow deliver to television viewers and victims of our education system.
Salesmen are rarely heroic figures in American culture. They're often shown as slick, unscrupulous charlatans like Ricky Roma in David Mamet's play Glengarry Glen Ross.
2.5 million free books are expected to be donated in thousands of towns and cities including Suzanne Collins’ ”The Hunger Games.”
In his newest book, The Nobel Peace Prize (2010), Norwegian lawyer and author Fredrik S. Heffermehl, shows how far the custodians of Nobel´s prize for "the champions of peace" have moved the prize away from the testator´s actual intentions.
Jorja Leap has spent time in crisis zones from Bosnia to New Orleans. As an international expert in crisis intervention, she never expected to end up doing most of her work in her own backyard.
The last piece of published writing from one of America's greatest writers was a series of letters he sent back from the front lines of war at the age of 64.
We discuss several powerful chapters of his new book including the blessings of liberty, fascism and crony capitalism and the dollar endgame.