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Solo: A Star Wars Story

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I had a bad feeling about this.

It wasn’t just Solo‘s cursed production history: the original directors were sacked near the end of shooting, and Ron Howard was brought in to finish the movie, reshooting 70 percent of it. It wasn’t just the rumors that Alden Ehrenreich was not up to the role of Han Solo. It wasn’t just the tepid reviews.

The real problem is making a movie about the young Han Solo in the first place. Read more …



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A Change of Epochs:
Rolf Peter Sieferle’s Epochenwechsel

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Rolf Peter Sieferle (1949-2016), who for many years had worked and written in relative obscurity, became suddenly better-known in the German-speaking world as a result of the uproar surrounding the posthumous appearance of one of his books, Finis Germania, on the bestseller list of Der Spiegel in 2017. Read more …



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Bannon:
Orbán was Trump before Trump

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The following report was published on May 24 at the Hungary Report Website. A video of Bannon’s talk in Budapest is here. Read more …



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New from Counter-Currents!
Jason Reza Jorjani’s Novel Folklore

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Jason Reza Jorjani
Novel Folklore: On Sadegh Hedayat’s The Blind Owl
San Francisco: Counter-Currents, 2018
166 pages

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New from Counter-Currents!
Anthony M. Ludovici’s The Confessions of an Anti-Feminist

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Anthony M. Ludovici
The Confessions of an Anti-Feminist: The Autobiography of Anthony M. Ludovici
San Francisco: Counter-Currents, 2018
368 pages

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Dominique Venner & Death

A young Dominique Venner, at a protest against Algerian independence in paratrooper uniform, is on the left.

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The following article was published in French on the Fragments sur les Temps Présents Website on May 23, 2018 to commemorate the fifth anniversary of Dominique Venner‘s public suicide. Jean-Yves Camus is a sociologist who specializes in the Right. It was translated by Jason Rogers.

On May 21, 2013, Dominique Venner put an end to his days by putting a gun in his mouth at Notre Dame de Paris. “Suicide by an opponent of marriage equality,” “suicide of an ex-OAS member”[1] . . . that’s how his death was announced. Read more …



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Steve Bannon in Budapest:
Defiance & Disappointment

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The following note was published by Ferenc Almássy, the Editor-in-Chief of the Visegrád Post, a site specializing in news from Central Europe from a Rightist perspective, today in response to Steve Bannon’s lecture at “The Future of Europe” conference in Budapest yesterday. Read more …



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The Future of Europe Conference Focuses on Migration, Identity

Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó

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The Visegrád Group, or V4, is a Central European political union representing the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, and Slovakia. It has been attracting a great deal of attention in recent years due to its member states’ resistance to the migration policies of the European Union. Read more …



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Vader: A Star Wars Story

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Even as New Star Wars steps into the past of its original characters, it steps further from what originally defined it. Read more …



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The Bayreuth of Hobo Pythagoreanism:
The University of Washington’s Harry Partch Festival

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The sounds are strange to the Western ear, but undeniably, humanly compelling — a fact borne out by the hundreds of people who flock to Seattle from far flung locales just to hear these instruments.[1] Read more …



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The Based Jew Blues
Travis LeBlanc Interviews Frame Game

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Who knew there were not one but two racist Jewish lawyers in New York?

Right now, Aaron Schlossberg is having his life ruined for telling some Hispanic restaurant workers to speak English, guilt-tripping them for spending his tax dollars (undoubtedly the most Jewish way to be racist), and then threatening to call Immigration and Customs Enforcement on them. Read more …



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Introduction to Vedanta, Part II
The Katha Upanishad

Yama, the Vedic god of death

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The Katha Upanishad tells the story of a boy named Nachiketa whose father, Vajasravasa, decides to curry the favor of the gods by giving away his possessions. However, it seems that he was rather selective in what he gave up, only parting with things that were now useless to him. Nachiketa, who is quite pious, sees through his father’s insincerity: “What merit is there,” the boy asks, “in giving away cows that are too old to give milk?” This question, from a mere child, wounds Vajasravasa’s pride. Foolishly, Nachiketa persists: “To whom will you offer me?” he asks. Vajasravasa ignores the question at first, but when Nachiketa repeats it his father answers angrily, “To death I give you!”  Read more …



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Cobra Kai

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I just concluded a very satisfying orgy . . . of nostalgia. By that I mean that I finished watching season 1 of the new series Cobra Kai on YouTube Red. Before the NEETS accuse me of giving money to the Jews, I’ll have you know that I have a free 30-day trial that I intend to cancel before I am charged. Elements within the Alt Right have already discussed the show a bit, Read more …



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What Would Evola Do?

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The follow is the text of the talk that Counter-Currents editor John Morgan delivered to The New York Forum on May 20, 2017.

Tonight I thought I’d talk about Julius Evola, since yesterday (May 19) was his 119th birthday, and I have overseen the publication of many of Evola’s texts in English. Read more …



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Remembering Julius Evola:
May 19, 1898–June 11, 1974

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Baron Giulio Cesare Andrea Evola was born on May 19, 1898 in Rome. Along with René Guénon, Evola is one of the writers who has most influenced the metapolitical outlook and project of Counter-Currents, which is reflected in the fact that Evola is one of the most-tagged writers on this website. In commemoration of his birthday, I wish to draw your attention to the following resources.

Counter-Currents has published the following writings of Evola’s:  Read more …



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Racial Mayhem:
The Simmering War

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In September 2017 a young black man reportedly stripped naked in the street, barged into the home of his white girlfriend whom he had dated for two years, pulled her outside and repeatedly slammed her head into the ground, killing her. Her family was mightily puzzled; they say he had been a model boyfriend before this anomalous (but conclusive) episode. Read more …



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The Day I Found Out That You Couldn’t Call Them Orientals Anymore

Johnny Yune as “Bruce” in They Call Me Bruce

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On May 8, former coal mining executive Don Blankenship lost the primary to be West Virginia’s Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate. This comes less than a year after Blankenship got out of prison for cutting corners on safety regulations Read more …



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On Racial Ad Hominems

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My 4-part series on the recent Kevin MacDonald-Nathan Cofnas debate garnered quite a few comments at Counter-Currents and on social media. This was one of the most challenging and rewarding piece I have ever worked on at Counter-Currents, Read more …



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The Gospel According to Goldberg

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Jonah Goldberg
Suicide of the West: How the Rebirth of Tribalism, Populism, Nationalism, and Identity Politics is Destroying American Democracy
New York: Crown Forum, 2018

Anyone expecting Jonah Goldberg’s Suicide of the West to be a new meditation on James Burnham’s 1964 classic[1] about the moral degeneracy of liberal democracy is in for a laugh. Having borrowed Burnham’s tasty title, Goldberg goes off in another direction entirely, often inverting Burnham’s argument. Read more …



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On the Kevin MacDonald–Nathan Cofnas Debate
Part 4: Reassessing The Culture of Critique

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Part 4 of 4

Part 1 here, wherein I provide an introduction to this debate, a brief history, a recap of Kevin MacDonald’s counter-Semitic opus The Culture of Critique (hereafter, CofC), a summation of Nathan Cofnas’ major arguments against CofC, and a section which calls into question Cofnas’ objectivity in this debate.  Read more …



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Metalocalypse Männerbünde

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Metalocalypse is a cartoon show created by guitarist Brendon Small and comedy writer Tommy Blacha which first aired in 2006 and continued for four seasons, concluding with a one-hour special “Klok Opera.” Read more …



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Nothing New Under the Sun:
A Letter from Francis Parker Yockey

Gerald L. K. Smith

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The following is the text of a letter dating from 1950 that Francis Parker Yockey wrote to Adrien Arcand, and is excerpted from Counter-Currents’ imminent publication, The World in Flames, which collects all of Yockey’s extant shorter writings. Arcand was a Québécois Canadian, the leader of the corporatist and Catholic National Unity Party, and a great admirer of Yockey. Read more …



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Learning from Auschwitz

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Translated from Finis Germania by F. Roger Devlin

What does the teaching of Auschwitz actually consist of? That man, when he finds the opportunity, is capable of the worst? If anyone needs Auschwitz to learn this, let him learn it from Auschwitz. Or that in technological modernity modern technology can be used for mass murder? Read more …



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Unbreakable

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Unbreakable (2000) is many people’s least favorite M. Night Shyamalan film, but I think it is his best: brilliantly conceived and scripted, beautifully acted and filmed, and quite moving. Since the film is almost two decades old, I trust nobody will complain about spoilers.

Unbreakable is a superhero film, but it does not contain any computer animation, strobe-fast editing, or deafening crashes and booms. Read more …



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Counter-Currents Under Attack!

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Over the past few days, Counter-Currents suffered its worst DDoS attack ever. Basically, antifa with access to (((virtually unlimited resources))) flooded the website with page view and search requests until it was impossible for normal people to read the site. Read more …



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‘Zine Master Adam:
Remembering Adam Parfrey, April 12, 1957–May 10, 2018

Adam Parfrey in Hollywood, 1990

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Adam Parfrey, the publisher of humor and esoterica who parlayed a 1980s “‘zine” sensibility into a durable niche publishing house, has died at his home in Port Townsend, Washington. He was 61.

His main publishing imprint, Feral House, specialized in topics pertaining to pop culture, far-Right politics, and conspiracy theorizing. Read more …



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The New Official Religion

The Holocaust memorial in Berlin.

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Translated from Finis Germania by F. Roger Devlin

At regular intervals, the practiced television viewer can watch a presentation that runs approximately as follows: The Federal President delivers a historical sermon before the assembled parliamentarians in which he conjures up the spirits of the undead and announces a truth which everybody knows and all believe in. Read more …



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The Eternal Nazi

Charles Krafft, The Cross Wasn’t Heavy

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Translated from Finis Germania by F. Roger Devlin

There are still myths and there are still taboos. Nudity and sexual practices of all sorts are no longer among them, any more than good old-fashioned blasphemy. The Christian God, for example, can be abused at pleasure without the slightest consequences. One taboo, however, remains immoveable: anti-Semitism. Read more …



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Introduction to Vedanta, Part I
The Isha Upanishad

Lord Vishnu as Vishvarupa, illustrating the three realms: heaven (head to belly), earth (groin), and underworld (legs). Painting c. 1800-50, Jaipur.

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In this series of self-contained essays, I will offer an introduction to Vedanta, the philosophy of the Upanishads, through brief commentaries on individual Upanishads. These essays are geared toward individuals drawn to the path of Traditionalism – and especially the Left-Hand Path of Evolian Traditionalism.They place Vedanta in the context of Tradition. Further, they make clear the relevance of this path for those of us who are not just in revolt against the modern world, but who wish to live the ideal of “self-overcoming” –  an ideal for all ages. Read more …



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Evola’s Nietzschean Ethics:
A Code of Conduct for the Higher Man in Kali Yuga

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The subtitle of the English translation of Julius Evola’s Ride the Tiger (Cavalcare la Tigre) promises that it offers “A Survival Manual for the Aristocrats of the Soul.”[1] As a result, one comes to the work with the expectation that it will constitute a kind of “self-help book” for Traditionalists, for “men against time.” Read more …



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