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Chose-merta:
A Review of Hervé Ryssen’s The Jewish Mafia

2,470 words

Hervé Ryssen
The Jewish Mafia
Self-published by the translator, Carlos Porter, 2016

“I believe in America.”

These are the first words spoken in Francis Ford Coppola’s 1972 landmark film, The Godfather. They are spoken by an Italian immigrant, a mortician, who is coming to his local mafia boss for some extra-legal assistance. Read more …

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A Life with Wagner

2,572 words

Christian Thielemann
My Life With Wagner: Fairies, Rings, and Redemption: Exploring Opera’s Most Enigmatic Composer
New York: Pegasus, 2016

The conductor Christian Thielemann, born in Berlin in 1959, is well-known for his passionate advocacy of German music. What becomes clear in his new book, an intellectual history of his musical development and his relationship with Richard Wagner Read more …

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Marching through the Institutions:
A Review of No Campus for White Men

2,087 words

Scott Greer
No Campus for White Men
WND Books, 2017

The point of American conservatism is misdirection. It is a movement designed to fail, a program organized to lose, a racket masquerading as resistance. For that reason, much of what passes as “intellectual conservatism” is an attempt to disguise the obvious and to funnel political momentum into pointless dead ends. Read more …

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Where Conservatism Went Wrong:
A Review of The Great Purge: The Deformation of the Conservative Movement

2,310 words

Paul E. Gottfried & Richard B. Spencer (eds.)
The Great Purge: The Deformation of the Conservative Movement
Arlington, Va.: Washington Summit Publishers, 2015

All political movements need a history, and such histories, if well-constructed, almost always coalesce into myth. Once mythologized, a movement’s past can inform its present members about its reason for being, its need for continuing, and its plans for the future. Read more …

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Pizza & a Movie:
Jay Dyer’s Esoteric Guide to Sex, Cults, & Videotape, Part Three

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Part 3 of 3 (Part 1 here; Part 2 here)

Jay Dyer
Esoteric Hollywood: Sex, Cults and Symbols in Film
Walterville, Or.: Trine Day, 2016 Read more …

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Pizza & a Movie:
Jay Dyer’s Esoteric Guide to Sex, Cults, & Videotape, Part Two

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Part 2 of 3 (Part 1 here)

Jay Dyer
Esoteric Hollywood: Sex, Cults and Symbols in Film
Walterville, Or.: Trine Day, 2016 Read more …

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Pizza & a Movie:
Jay Dyer’s Esoteric Guide to Sex, Cults, & Videotape, Part One

4,196 words

Part 1 of 3

Jay Dyer
Esoteric Hollywood: Sex, Cults and Symbols in Film
Walterville, Or.: Trine Day, 2016

“A film is a ribbon of dreams. The camera is much more than a recording apparatus; it is a medium via which messages reach us from another world that is not ours and that brings us to the heart of a great secret. Read more …

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An Unhealthy Adaptation:
What Cozzens’ Guard of Honor Tells Us About Race & the US Government

3,347 words

James Gould Cozzens
Guard of Honor
New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1948

After some prodding, I was finally persuaded by a friend to read Guard of Honor, a book about military life by James Gould Cozzens. Cozzens was a member of the American WASP elite and was descended from one the governors of Rhode Island during the Civil War. During the Second World War, Cozzens worked at the Pentagon for Army Air Force Read more …

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Mindset & Reconquest:
What Identitarians Can Take from Mike Cernovich’s MAGA Mindset: Making YOU And America Great Again

3,380 words

Mike Cernovich
MAGA Mindset: Making YOU and America Great Again
Castalia House, 2016

Donald Trump’s success over the last two years was of a nature bound to foment wonder. From his first speech at the base of Trump Tower to the stunning denouement on election night, Trump gave a master class on unrepentant “winning,” and seemed perpetually five steps ahead of his opponents. Read more …

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The Fall of Western Man:
A Review

2,339 words

Mark Collett
The Fall of Western Man
CreateSpace, 2017

The soul is that ungraspable, illimitable, and living citadel of a man and his aspirations, which itself grasps and delimits what his future shall attain to; and so for a collectivity of men. Read more …

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