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Remembering Francis Parker Yockey:
September 18, 1917–June 16, 1960

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Francis Parker Yockey was born on this day in 1917 in Chicago. He died in San Francisco on June 16, 1960, an apparent suicide. Yockey is one of America’s greatest anti-liberal thinkers and an abiding influence on the North American New Right. In honor of his birthday, I wish to draw the reader’s attention to the following works on this site.

By Yockey himself:

  • “America’s Two Political Factions,” here
  • “Culture” (December 1953), here
  • “The Destiny of America,” here
  • “The Imperative of Our Age,” here
  • “Liberalism,” here
  • “The Nature of Politics,” here
  • “The Prague Treason Trial,” here
  • Selections from Francis Parker Yockey, here
  • “Twentieth-Century Metaphysics,” here
  • “Two Reflections,” here
  • “The World in Flames,” here

About Yockey:

  • Kerry Bolton, “The Cold War Axis: Soviet Anti-Zionism and the American Right,” Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
  • Kerry Bolton, “A Contemporary Evaluation of Francis Parker Yockey,” Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
  • Kerry Bolton, “Francis Parker Yockey’s Imperium,” here
  • Juleigh Howard-Hobson, Six Poems for Francis Parker Yockey, here
  • Michael O’Meara, “Boreas Rising: White Nationalism and the Geopolitics of the Paris-Berlin-Moscow Axis,” Part 1, Part 2, Part 3
  • Michael O’Meara, “The Death of Francis Parker Yockey,” here
  • Michael O’Meara, “The Jitterbugs and the Vabanquespieler: On Yockey’s America,” here
  • Revilo Oliver, “After Fifty Years,” here
  • Revilo Oliver, “The Shadow of Empire: Francis Parker Yockey after 20 Years,” here
  • Ted Sallis, “The Overman High Culture: The Future of the West,” here (in French, in Portuguese)
  • Ted Sallis, “Pan-European Preservationism,” here

Yockey’s magnum opus, Imperium: The Philosophy of History and Politics, is back in print with an Introduction by Dr. Kerry Bolton.

Yockey’s The Enemy of Europe is available paired with Revilo Oliver’s commentary, “The Enemy of Our Enemy.”

Yockey’s manifesto, The Proclamation of London: Of the European Liberation Front is available in a new hardcover edition with an Introduction by Michael O’Meara.

Unfortunately, the only existing biography of Yockey is Kevin Coogan’s Dreamer of the Day: Francis Parker Yockey and the Postwar Fascist International, in which Yockey’s biography is buried under hundreds of pages of extraneous details about the history of the entire post-World War II Right.

 

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2 Comments

  1. WWWM
    Posted September 20, 2013 at 4:22 am | Permalink

    Yockey is who really got me interested in seeking the truth. Although some have pointed out factual errors in Imperium, I think what shines through Yockey’s writing the most is the attitude, for lack of a better. He does not abide by the semantic rules we have been forced to play. It is the “culture distorters” who we are up against, and the “European Revolution” that has shown how the war was not really against Germany at all. It was against the soul of all Europeans, throughout the world. Yockey is not for everyone, but I think we each find our own literary mentors to guide us. Imperium!

  2. rhondda
    Posted September 19, 2013 at 11:57 am | Permalink

    Thanks for this. I really like Yockey. Ted Sallis’ the Overman high culture was particularly interesting to me because he rejects Paganism. I think he is wrong. I think Paganism is not like Christianity at all and more like Jung’s idea of the eruption of the collective unconscious. If it is just science that is the future, it will be as sterile as a laboratory or the womb/tomb of a space capsule. We got that now with all the pharmaceuticals for every emotion a person can have. No it has to encompass some kind of emotional/spiritual/intellectual intelligence.
    It is not an imaginary Thor or Odin, but the emotional/spiritual power of them coupled with intelligence that will be the new overman. When more and more people allow themselves to see through the lies we have been told and when we can understand what the archeologists are finding, we will find that power again.

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