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Hostiles: A Review

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Hostiles (2017)
Written, directed, & co-produced by Scott Cooper
Starring Christian Bale, Rosamund Pike, Wes Studi, & Jesse Plemons

Never have I seen a movie cuck so hard, so fast.

Normally, I wouldn’t even consider reviewing a movie that is so antithetical to the goals of white advocacy. Why write up two thousand words on a movie that few of us will see and even fewer should? Read more …

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Come Back to Disney, Jimmy Gunn, Jimmy Gunn

James Gunn

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For those of us on the Right who are conspiracy-minded, the Trump administration has been the gift that keeps on giving. Of course, the political conspiracies are fun to read about: Pizzagate, the Deep State, Russian collusion, the Steele dossier, illegal wiretapping, fake news. There’s no end to it. These are all elements of 2010s political ephemera which at first glance seem about as meaningful as hanging chads and swift boats were in the previous decade. But with President Trump being such a wildcard, who knows? Maybe there is something to these modern conspiracies. Read more …

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On Selective Subjectivity & the Hijacking of White History

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Everyone has selective memory. It makes sense that people with high opinions of themselves will place greater importance on positive memories than on negative ones. It also makes sense that people with negative opinions of themselves will harp on bad or painful memories at the expense of positive ones. Read more …

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An Open Letter to Vox Day

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Dear Vox,

Regarding your recent Darkstream entitled “White Supremacy, White Nationalism, and Other Fictions,” I’m finding myself having to infer what your position is on a number of topics. In this letter, I’ll explain why I remain confused on some of them so you can set me straight if you care to. I’d like to also further certain aspects of the discussion because I believe the Darkstream format—with your speaking more or less extemporaneously while fielding questions— Read more …

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On Race Realism & the Dissident Right

Thomas Dixon, Jr.

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The other day, the Z-Man did another one of his excellent podcasts, this one entitled “The Dissident Right.” As he described it, the show focused on “what it means to be on the Dissident Right” and offered a brief rundown of the Right from a generic dissident perspective. It is as good an introduction to the Dissident Right as you can get.

In this podcast, Z-Man lets us in on the egalitarian orthodoxy on the Left and mainstream Right and what it means to dissent from that through race and gender realism. Read more …

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The Incredibles 2

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Appreciating Pixar’s The Incredibles 2 really is all about perspective, and that perspective comes only after experiencing the giddy nirvana of watching the first Incredibles movie. Going into the sequel, I was prepared to forgive it for not quite living up to the original, but would not forgive if it did not remain true to the spirit of the original. I’m fairly easy to please in this regard given that the spirit of the original was such a unique and wonderful thing.  Read more …

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The ACLU Goes SJW

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A few days ago, I came across an article from reason.com entitled “Leaked Internal Memo Reveals the ACLU Is Wavering on Free Speech.” It decries something that most on the Dissident Right are already quite aware of: that the ACLU is a Leftist organization which is now struggling to integrate its pro-civil liberties, pro-First Amendment mission with an illiberal, social justice agenda.  Read more …

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Drink Leninade! You Have Nothing to Lose but Your Lives!

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So I had an extremely curious moment recently when an acquaintance of mine showed me a bottle of soda she had found. It’s called Leninade, or, in Russian, ЛЕНИНАД, and features an image of our dear friend Vladimir Ilich chugging down a bottle of this cool, refreshing drink. Clearly a kitsch product relying on fuzzy Cold War memories to sell units, the concept of this soda is as tasteless as they come (as for the soda itself, keep reading). Read more …

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On the Pardon of Jack Johnson

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Last month President Trump pardoned Jack Johnson, the first Negro heavyweight boxing champion, for his 1912 violation of the Mann Act. This gesture garnered little attention outside of boxing circles, largely because Johnson and his 106-year-old crime now resides mostly among the cobwebs of public memory. Jack Johnson these days is a white pop singer and former surfer from Hawaii. Read more …

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The Auction Block

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I have always found the best comedy of Key and Peele to be more interesting than funny. They make me think more than they make me laugh, which, I am sure, is an odd compliment for a comedian. Read more …

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Batman as Comedy

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Other than with the campy television program from the 1960s, you’re probably not going to equate Batman very often with comedy.

Of course, there is ample room for dark humor in Batman stories. The Killing Joke by Alan Moore is great example. But this is not the same thing as comedy, in which the universe itself is funny. 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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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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On the Kevin MacDonald–Nathan Cofnas Debate
Part 3: Refuting the Default Hypothesis

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Part 3 of 4

[Updated: Nathan Cofnas correctly points out that I included remarks by MacDonald that had later been revised. I’ve corrected the relevant portions below.]

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), Read more …

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On the Kevin MacDonald–Nathan Cofnas Debate
Part 2: Universalism vs. Particularism

Nathan Cofnas

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Part 2 of 4 (Part 1 here)

In the first part, I provide an introduction to this debate, 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 also call into question Cofnas’ objectivity in this debate. Read more …

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On the Kevin MacDonald–Nathan Cofnas Debate
Part 1: Introduction

Kevin MacDonald

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Part 1 of 4 (Part 2 here)

For the Dissident Right, a moment of tremendous importance occurred on March 10, 2018. Nathan Cofnas, a graduate student working on his doctorate in the philosophy of biology at the University of Oxford, Read more …

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On the Doxxing of Ricky Vaughn

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As most of us know by now, Paul Nehlen, the Wisconsin engineer who will be challenging Speaker Paul Ryan for his seat in the House of Representatives this summer, doxxed Alt Right blogger and shitposter Ricky Vaughn. As the writer at Counter-Currents who has written most about Nehlen—four articles, all positive—I feel the need to address this issue.  Read more …

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The Noble Savage & the Downfall of Western Man:
A Review of The Mosquito Coast

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Paul Theroux
The Mosquito Coast
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1981

I always find it interesting when different people make similar observations based on the same data, yet come to completely different conclusions. Allie Fox, the main character in Paul Theroux’s novel The Mosquito Coast, seems at first to have much in common with many on today’s Dissident Right. He’s disgusted with the ubiquitous commercialization of modern society. Read more …

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A Low IQ Individual

Maxine Waters

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I never was the biggest fan of Richard Pryor. He was too blue, too prurient, and caricatured himself far too often for my taste. His lecherous take on white women and race-mixing also has no place in a red-pilled world. However, he had talent and he understood black people. Read more …

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Letter to the Z Man

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Dear Z Man,

Like most of your articles, I thought your “Letter to the Antisemites” from March 11 was perfectly reasonable and well-put, yet I believe it missed a few crucial points. Read more …

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Skin in the Game:
On the Doxxing of Pamela Geller

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On February 28, 2018, Taylor Lorenz of The Daily Beast revealed the identity of Pamela Geller’s children. And this is troubling for all of us. It certainly was troubling for Milo Yiannopoulos, who speaks about it quite forcefully here.

As many of us know, Pamela Geller is the anti-jihad activist who recently wrote a book entitled Fatwa: Hunted in America and who famously organized the “Draw Muhammad” contest in Garland, Texas back in 2015. Read more …

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Paul Nehlen’s Wage the Battle: A Review

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Paul Nehlen
Wage the Battle: Putting America First in the Fight to Stop Globalist Politicians and Secure the Borders
Washington, DC: WND Books, 2017

It’s amazing the changes a year makes. Read more …

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An Offering to the Beast of Political Correctness:
A Review of the 2018 Death Wish

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Death Wish
Directed by Eli Roth
Screenplay by Joe Carnahan
Starring Bruce Willis, Vincent D’Onofrio, Elisabeth Shue, Dean Norris, & Kimberly Elise
2018

All the hype about the recent reboot of the film Death Wish being an “Alt Right movie” is just that—hype, and no more. Read more …

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The Original Death Wish: A Review

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Death Wish
Directed by Michael Winner
Screenplay by Wendell Mayes
Starring Charles Bronson, Hope Lange, Stuart Margolin
1974

By the early 1970s, Americans had begun to notice a change in their big cities. After the Civil Rights movement and the 1965 Immigration Act, the multiracial rot – the inevitable by-product of the Left’s ascendancy in the West – began to set in. Read more …

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The Nerve to Conserve:
Conservatism & the Right in the Age of Identity Politics

The Godfather of “respectable” conservatism, William F. Buckley, Jr.

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Many on the Dissident Right these days like to deride conservatives. Conservatives are seen as the boobs who have been at least nominally in charge of the Republican Party since the end of the Cold War. We all know the names: Newt Gingrich, George W. Bush, John McCain, John Boehner, Mitt Romney, Mitch O’Connell, Paul Ryan, and many others.

Behind them all, pulling their ideological strings, was the Godfather of modern conservatism William F. Buckley and Jewish neocon writers such as William Kristol and Charles Krauthammer. Read more …

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White As Folk

Senator Brian Schatz

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I was both annoyed and alarmed when I saw this brief Steve Sailer piece at the Unz Review. Basically Senator Brian Schatz of Hawaii triggered himself when Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave a speech at a recent sheriff’s convention. In the speech, Sessions said the following:

Since our founding, the independently elected sheriff has been the people’s protector, who keeps law enforcement close to and accountable to people through the elected process. The office of sheriff is a critical part of the Anglo-American heritage of law enforcement.

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Quinn vs. Cole, Round 2
Paul Nehlen, the JQ, & the GOP

David Cole

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Round 1 here.

The final point I would like to make regarding David Cole’s take on Paul Nehlen, who is challenging Speaker of the House Paul Ryan for his Congressional seat this summer, is that the opposing sides of this issue operate from completely differently playbooks, which has caused, to quote the Man in Cool Hand Luke, “a failure to communicate.” Read more …

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Quinn vs. Cole, Round 1
Paul Nehlen, the JQ, & the GOP

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So David Cole over at Taki’s Magazine finally decided to take a swipe at Paul Nehlen, the ‘Alt-Right candidate’ who is challenging Speaker of the House Paul Ryan for his Congressional seat this summer. Nehlen, as many of us know, is a self-identifying white man who stands perhaps a little to the right of President Donald Trump as a proponent of what he calls ‘economic nationalism.’ He is a border hawk; Read more …

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On Rousseau’s Discourse on Inequality

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In order to embrace the Right, whites must first overcome their shame and embarrassment when contemplating race. Our most difficult and dangerous hurdle, I believe, but also our most important one. Much of this involves resisting the temptation to impute a typical white temperament onto non-whites, especially primitive non-whites. Read more …

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Interview with Spencer J. Quinn on White Like You

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What inspired you to write White Like You?

Failure, basically. As a writer prior to my time at Counter-Currents, I had met with consistent failure. In the 1990s and 2000s I had written several novels, all of which face-planted when I attempted to find a publisher. It was very discouraging. Read more …

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