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Counter-Currents/North American New Right Newsletter: February 2012

Jean-Honoré Fragonard, "Inspiration"

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Dear Friends of Counter-Currents,

1. Our Readership and Web Traffic

If you visited our website in February, you were one of 53,345 unique visitors. These visitors paid us 99,607 visits. The pages you viewed were among the 376,288 pages viewed in February.

 

Month Unique Visitors Number of Visits Pages Viewed “Hits” Bandwidth
June 2010 6,145 10,328 70,732 200,824 6.08 GB
July 2010 9,387 17,329 119,254 348,172 10.01 GB
August 12,174 22,348 93,379 333,614 10.17 GB
September 17,063 34,510 147,051 580,550 16.39 GB
October 17,848 35,921 140,365 611,367 17.93 GB
November 26,054 48,336 171,833 915,553 26.39 GB
December 26,161 50,975 192,905 1,101,829 27.79 GB
January 28,583 60,005 198,249 1,736,067 34.06 GB
February 29,737 61,519 213,121 2,081,558 40.13 GB
March 29,768 62,077 220,053 2,485,001 52.21 GB
April 20,091 58,037 223,291 2,729,449 54.65 GB
May 36,596 78,103 274,841 1,334,472 47.59 GB
June 2011 28,629 57,920 264,928 1,004,128 22.78 GB
July 2011 30,186 66,093 416,309 1,952,047 71.23 GB
August 2011 40,002 81,012 502,282 2,083,593 53.18 GB
September 2011 45,427 88,782 422,902 481,909 11.67 GB
October 2011 45,590 90,444 337,137 468,197 17.78 GB
November 2011 44,445 88,824 330,664 339,521 14.22 GB
December 2011 49,845 97,223 337,881 344,210 13.65 GB
January 2012 56,633 107,644 408,373 433,736 21.38 GB
February 2012 53,345 99,607 376,288 411,915 14.43 GB

 

In February, our traffic plateaued. Our daily averages were basically the same as January’s, but since February was two days shorter, the overall totals were slightly lower.

2. Our Blog

In February, we added 58 posts to the website, for a total of 1,523 posts since going online on June 11, 2010. We also added over 500 new comments.

3. February’s Top Twenty Articles (with date of publication and number of reads)

  • Trevor Lynch, review of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, February 10, 2011: 4,987
  • Trevor Lynch, review of Pulp Fiction, June 29 and July 6, 2011: 4,273
  • Gregory Hood, review of Scarface, February 27, 2011: 4,082
  • Irmin Vinson, “Some Thoughts on Hitler,” April 20, 2011: 3,544
  • Black Invention Myths, “The Invention of Peanut Butter,” February 5, 2011: 3,178
  • Matt Parrott, “The Real Ron Paul Scandal,” February 7, 2012: 2,636
  • Matt Parrott, “It’s Game Over in America,” February 6, 2012: 2,561
  • Trainspotter, “The Case Against Ron Paul,” February 8, 2012: 2,026
  • William Pierce, “Destroying the Past,” February 3, 2011: 1,725
  • Greg Johnson, “Black History Month Resources,” February 1, 2012: 1,685
  • Kevin MacDonald, “Stalin’s Willing Executioners,” February 23, 2012: 1,655
  • Andrew Hamilton, “Overpopulation in Context,” February 17, 2012: 1,564
  • Greg Johnson, “Jews to Mormons: We’ll Tell You What to Think,” February 21, 2012: 1,444
  • Matt Parrott, “The Color of Capitalism,” February 13, 2012: 1,443
  • Andrew Hamilton, “Debunking another Lie: Lawrence H. Keeley’s War Before Civilization: The Myth of the Peaceful Savage,” February 24, 2012: 1,426
  • Greg Johnson, “Rammstein’s ‘Amerika,’” February 22, 2012: 1,417
  • James J. O’Meara, “The Ugly Liberal,” February 20, 2012: 1,360
  • Counter-Currents Radio, “Mark Weber on the Jewish Question Today,” February 9, 2012: 1,354
  • William Pierce, “Lies for Profit: The Myth of Black History,” February 2, 2011: 1,275
  • Trevor Lynch, Review of Person of Interest, February 18, 2012: 1,219

Trevor Lynch’s review of the original The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo remained our top article for the third consecutive month. Hollywood’s massive promotion of their remake has brought thousands of new readers to our site. Irmin Vinson on Hitler and Gregory Hood on Scarface remained among our most popular pieces. Four of our Black History Month pieces were in the top 20. Matt Parrott, Trevor Lynch, and Greg Johnson each had three pieces in our top 20. William Pierce and Andrew Hamilton each had two.

Four of our top 20 articles are about films or TV shows: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, ScarfacePulp Fiction, and Person of Interest. Hollywood and the television industry are the primary media of anti-white propaganda. Racially conscious analyses of movies and TV are thus highly effective at drawing traffic and combating enemy propaganda. (See Trevor Lynch, “Why I Write.”)

4. Where Our Readers Are: The top 20 Countries

Our web statistics program gives us a country-by-country breakdown of our readership. Here are the top 20 countries:

1. United States
2. Great Britain
3. Germany
4. Sweden
5. Canada
6. Australia
7. France
8. China
9. Finland
10. Japan
11. Norway
12. Netherlands
13. Poland
14. Italy
15. Russian Federation
16. India
17. Czech Republic
18. Mexico
19. Ireland
20. Slovenia

5. Where Our Readers Are: The Top 20 Cities

1. New York City
2. London
3. San Francisco
4. Melbourne
5. Sydney
6. Chicago
7. Toronto
8. Stockholm
9. Berlin
10. Atlanta
11. Seattle
12. Vancouver, B.C.
13. Winnipeg
14. Dublin
15. Philadelphia
16. Manchester
17. Athens
18. Los Angeles
19. Washington, D.C.
20. Houston

Nine of our top cities are in the United States. Four are on the West Coast of North America: San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Vancouver, B.C.. Three are in Canada: Toronto, Winnipeg, and Vancouver. Two are in Australia: Melbourne and Sydney. Two are in England: London and Manchester. Six of them are national capitals: Washington, D.C., London, Berlin, Stockholm, Athens, and Dublin.

6. Our Latest Books

In February, we brought out two new books: Irmin Vinson’s Some Thoughts on Hitler and Other Essays and Leo Yankevich’s Tikkun Olam and Other Poems. In April we will bring out North American New Right, vol. 1 and Kerry Bolton’s long-awaited Artists of the Right.

7. We Need Your Help

Like all promoters of unpopular ideas, Counter-Currents depends upon the generosity of donors. The chart above indicates that we have made immense gains in a little more than a year and a half. We are reaching people, and we will reach more with your help. If you have been thinking about helping our efforts, please make a donation today.

You can make two different types of donations:

  • A single donation of any size.
  • A recurring donation of any size.

To make a donation, click http://www.counter-currents.com/donate/

We call those who make a recurring donation of $10/month or more “the Vanguard.” One incentive to join the Vanguard is that we have decided to limit the deluxe hardcover edition of our annual journal North American New Right to 200 numbered copies, which will be available only to Vanguard members, i.e., donors who give $120 or more in a given year, either in lump sums or by monthly donations.

The donation page also explains other incentives available to monthly donors: http://www.counter-currents.com/donate/

8. The Amazon.com Affiliate Program

Wouldn’t it be great if you could choose where your sales taxes go? Well, Amazon.com’s Affiliate Program allows you to earmark 7% of your Amazon purchases to Counter-Currents at no additional cost to you. That is about the average sales tax that Americans pay.

That’s why we are so grateful to all of you who have been using Counter-Currents affiliate links to make your purchases at Amazon.com. These links are embedded in our articles, and there is a large one at the top of our right hand navigation bar.

Each month, we receive about $200 in Amazon affiliate commissions. This is particularly impressive, given that only a small percentage of our readers are actually using these linksI would estimate fewer than 10% of the people on this newsletter list. (This is just a guess. Amazon.com protects your privacy even when you buy through an affiliate link.) If everyone reading this were to take part in this program, our support would grow considerably.

To use the Amazon Affiliate program, click on the following link, which is also at the top of the right hand navigation bar:

http://www.amazon.com/b?_encoding=UTF8&site-redirect=&node=53&tag=countecurrenp-20&linkCode=ur2&camp=1789&creative=9325

If you have Amazon.com bookmarked on your computer, click the link above and then replace your bookmark with the page that appears. This will allow you to go directly to Amazon.com, and Counter-Currents will receive the same commission.

This link takes you to the Non-Fiction Books page. For some reason, Amazon.com will not allow us to construct a link to their home page. Also, we cannot build links to Amazon.com stores outside the US.

If there is a particular Amazon.com page to which you usually go first, email me and let me know, and I will happily construct a custom affiliate link for you. It is that important that we make it easy for you to participate.

Note: The affiliate link gives Counter-Currents a commission on anything you buy on Amazon.com, on any page, so long as you enter Amazon through one of the links.

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I want to thank our writers, donors, and proofreaders; our webmaster/Managing Editor; and above all, you, our readers for being part of a growing intellectual and spiritual community.

Greg Johnson
Editor-in-Chief
Counter-Currents Publishing Ltd.
& North American New Right

 

 

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