Christmas roundup/roundtable 12/16/2023
It's been a while
It’s been a while since we’ve done a weekly roundup and a lot’s happened since then so I wanted to bring everyone up to speed. First off, welcome to all the new subscribers who’ve joined us over the last few weeks. It’s good to have you all aboard.
This Substack was demonetized for several weeks. It turns out it wasn’t political, just an automated system going haywire and customer service workers not bothering to read any of the emails explaining this. The issue wasn’t with Substack and Substack was actually very helpful even though they had no reason to be.
Although it’s nice to have everything working again, the enormous momentum following the launch of the legendary and world-altering Conundrum Cluster podcast was totally derailed, and I was thrown into the depths of despair. Although it’s still not quite back to where it once was, we’re getting there. I will be spamming your inbox all the while.
Here are all of the podcast episodes available right now (there are a few more that have already been recorded and are currently being edited). Most of these are paywalled and exclusive to paid subscribers. You can upgrade your account to paid by clicking the button below and selecting the monthly option.
I’m also happy to reveal that there have also been several new articles published since the last update, which have had remarkably large reach. The biggest articles were:
Communists opened fire on a Veteran's Day parade in Washington, 1919. 4 dead, 4 wounded. (Paid exclusive) - Covering the very important but almost completely forgotten Centralia Massacre, during which members of the IWW opened fire on a crowded Veteran’s Day Parade in a small town in Washington state. The shooters were convicted of murder but over time a bogus liberal “wrongfully accused” narrative was created and they were let out of prison by politicians hoping to capitalize on the popularity of the New Deal.
Forgotten Counterrevolution: The Boston Police Strike of 1919 (Paid exclusive) - Gives an overview of the crisis that emerged after Boston police walked off the job for several days. Although the policemen had legitimate grievances, mass organized violence from labor, immigrant, and criminal organizations erupted across the city soon after. It was a revolution. The bloodshed was only ended after thousands of Massachusetts State Guardsmen and rightwing vigilantes stormed the city.
US Army rewrites history, throws out convictions of black soldiers who shot unarmed white civilians at random (Free) - News story on the US Army’s bizarre (yet expected at this point) decision to set aside the convictions of 110 black soldiers who participated in the infamous Camp Logan mutiny, during which black soldiers, who had become hysterical over false rumors of police murders, stole weapons from the base armory and began rampaging through the City of Houston, shooting any white people they encountered. They killed 11 innocent and unarmed civilians and 5 police officers. The Army seems to have taken the position that the murders were justified.
Should Scott Greer be arrested and executed? (Free) - An article discussing one of the most pressing issues of our time: the fate of polarizing Highly Respected Daily Caller alumni Scott Greer. Also has thoughts on obsession with “the working class” and what exactly the American Right should try to be and organize itself around these days, as everything seems to be in freefall decline.
Have you tried... finding your calm? (Free) - A reminder to just chill out, with advice on how to do so. The health and wellness articles were all really well received though my knowledge about these fields is pretty limited. I’ll cook up a few more.
Have you ever tried... going to sleep? (Free) - An overview of several methods to improve your sleep habits. Getting more sleep is one of the easiest ways that you can improve every aspect of your life. If you’re having sleep problems you should drop everything and address them right away.
So that’s all I’ve got for this week. I hope you all have a very merry Christmas and get to spend lots of time with your families. Before I go, do you have any thoughts on the direction of this Substack or suggestions for new topics? What do you want to see? How’s life? Please Respond.
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