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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
  • “America’s Two Ways of Waging War,” here
  • “Culture” (December 1953), here
  • “The Destiny of America,” here
  • “From the Notebooks,” 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
  • “Thoughts Personal and Superpersonal (Excerpts),” here
  • “Thoughts Personal and Superpersonal: Knowledge and Skepticism,” here
  • “Thoughts Personal and Superpersonal: On Money,” here
  • “Thoughts Personal and Superpersonal” Prussianism and Americanism,” 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
  • Anthony Gannon, “Francis Parker Yockey, 1917–1960: A Remembrance of the Author of 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
  • Keith Stimley, Interview with H. Keith Thompson on Francis Parker Yockey, 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.

Fortunately, Dr. Kerry Bolton is now working on a new biography of Yockey, which promises to be the definitive treatment. We have published a crowd-sourcing appeal for help in tracking down Yockey’s lost writings and related materials. If you can help, please contact me at editor@counter-currents.com.

 

 

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4 Comments

  1. Peter Quint
    Posted September 20, 2014 at 9:41 am | Permalink

    Ever think about doing a “Remembering Douglas Reed?” He was not an intellectual on the level of Francis Parker Yockey, but he was an international correspondent who observed and wrote many books about the jews and the effects of their war on the white race from 1940-1945. I have several of his books, but so far I have only read “Far And Wide.” A book about his travels across America and his observations on the changes wrought by the jews after WWII.

  2. HIGHLAND
    Posted September 19, 2014 at 7:58 am | Permalink

    The remembering people series is brilliant.

  3. WWWM
    Posted September 18, 2014 at 8:28 pm | Permalink

    I was feeling good about the future of the European people today. The true Europeans, wherever they may be. Not sure why. It must of been because it was Yockey’s birthday. He is the one that got me interested in the importance of a race-nation-culture. This all started because I came across Imperium on the Amazon reviews.
    Strength and honor,
    Courage and conviction,
    Imperium!

  4. regularron
    Posted September 18, 2014 at 2:54 pm | Permalink

    Greg, just want to thank you and Dr. Bolton for bringing this amazing thinker to my attention, and I’m sure countless others.

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