In the early 20th century, the world’s dominant superpower looked warily on the rise of a competitor to its supremacy. The machinations of the British to contain the rise of Germany led inexorably to the First World War. Once again in the early 21st century, the world’s dominant superpower is […]

Echoes of WWI: China, the US, and the Next “Great” ...


“There are some people downstairs who drive everywhere and admire nothing.” To be an artist, in the most expansive sense, is to live with uncommon wakefulness to the world, both interior and exterior, unafraid to be moved by a universe observed with benevolent and unrelenting curiosity, then to give shape […]

Attentiveness as the Pulse-Beat of Art: Alice James on Living ...


In the early 20th century, the world’s dominant superpower looked warily on the rise of a competitor to its supremacy. The machinations of the British to contain the rise of Germany led inexorably to the First World War. Once again in the early 21st century, the world’s dominant superpower is […]

Episode 320 – Echoes of WWI: China, the US, and ...




This week on the New World Next Week: the government sues citizens for asking for information; PM May recruits Big Tech in extremist content purge; and yet another study finds fluoride linked to lower IQ in children. Source: Corbett Report

Interview 1301 – New World Next Week with James Evan ...


“When cynicism becomes the default language, playfulness and invention become impossible. Cynicism scours through a culture like bleach, wiping out millions of small, seedling ideas.” “There is nothing quite so tragic as a young cynic, because it means the person has gone from knowing nothing to believing nothing,” Maya Angelou […]

Caitlin Moran on Fighting the Cowardice of Cynicism



“Our origins are of the earth. And so there is in us a deeply seated response to the natural universe, which is part of our humanity.” “The exceeding beauty of the earth, in her splendour of life, yields a new thought with every petal,” the nineteenth-century English nature writer Richard […]

Rachel Carson on Science and Our Spiritual Bond with Nature


If all the "alternative" media ever does is report on "the news" (as decided by the MSM), then aren't they just unwitting participants in the mockingbird media system? Join James for this heady thought for the day as he dissects the idea of "the news" and talks about the real […]

“The News” is a Social Construct. It is Used to ...


Jeffrey Tucker of Fee.org joins James to talk about his book, Bit by Bit: How P2P Is Freeing the World. We discuss how "the market" is about cooperation and discovery, and how revolutionary peer-to-peer technology is now making the state and all of its functions and functionaries obsolete. Source: Corbett […]

Jeffrey Tucker Reveals the Future Bit by Bit



“Day by day I am approaching the goal which I apprehend but cannot describe.” “After all that has been said and mused upon the ‘natural ills,’ the anxiety, and wearing out experienced by the true artist,” Elizabeth Barrett Browning, who paved the way for women in the arts, wrote in […]

Take Fate by the Throat: Beethoven on Creative Vitality and ...


“Our respect for other people… can only grow from a humble respect for the cosmic order and from an awareness that we are a part of it… and that nothing of what we do is lost, but rather becomes part of the eternal memory of being.” In his clever 1958 […]

The Search for a New Humility: Václav Havel on Reclaiming ...


Jeffrey Tucker of Fee.org joins James to talk about his book, Bit by Bit: How P2P Is Freeing the World. We discuss how "the market" is about cooperation and discovery, and how revolutionary technology is now making the state and all of its functions and functionaries obsolete. Source: Corbett Report

Interview 1300 – Jeffrey Tucker Reveals the Future Bit by ...