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Greatness is the Unifying Value of the Right

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Given the Alt Right’s recent break from Donald Trump, this article may seem a little mistimed. However, I think there’s a deeper truth to explore here that is not contingent on the blowing winds of transient current events. Read more …

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The Enigma of Whittaker Chambers

Whittaker Chambers, underground man.

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(Written in the style, if not quite the spirit, of senior TIMEditor Chambers’ weekly newsmagazine.)

Rumpled, paunchy Whittaker Chambers (April 1, 1901-July 9, 1961) has long merited haughty sneers and raised eyebrows on America’s nationalist Right. Reasons: his shifting ideologies, his inscrutable motives.

Among the most compelling critiques of Chambers we may count those of Classics professor Revilo P. Oliver. Read more …

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We are All Egoists – and Why That’s a Good Thing

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Many of those who end up exploring the political fringe – particularly on the Right – end up obsessed with various forms of what might loosely be called egocentricity. In those of a libertarian bent, this usually expresses itself as an obsession with contrasting honorable “individualism” against slavish “collectivism.” Read more …

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Creative Destruction:
Bowden on Libertarianism

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Editor’s Note:

This is the transcript by V. S. of Richard Spencer’s Vanguard Podcast interview of Jonathan Bowden about libertarianism. You can listen to the podcast here

Richard Spencer: Hello, everyone! Today, it’s a great pleasure to welcome back to the podcast Jonathan Bowden. Read more …

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Objectivist Zen
Or: If You Meet Ayn Rand on the Road, Kill Her

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I discovered Ayn Rand when I was 20 years old and a college student (as prescribed by Scripture). I was living at home and tagged along one day when my mother went to the public library to return some books. There I loafed around, waiting for my mother to finish her usual gratuitous chat with the librarians, when suddenly it caught my eye: a paperback copy of The Fountainhead nestling innocently in one of those tall metal racks that spin around.

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A Hero Despite Himself:
Bringing Mike Hammer to the Screen

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Max Allan Collins and James L. Traylor
Mickey Spillane on Screen: A Complete Study of the Television and Film Adaptations
Jefferson, N.C.: McFarland, 2012

“Dat’s Mike Ham-muh?” — Dismayed patron at a showing of I, The Jury (1953)

“Mike Hammer is Mickey Spillane . . . Mickey Spillane is Mike Hammer” — Read more …

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The Pursuit of Happiness 
The Conquest of Nature: Ayn Rand

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Beginning in August of 1999, I gave a series of eight lectures on “The Pursuit of Happiness: Philosophies East and West,” Read more …

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Ideal: The Novel & The Play de Ayn Rand

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Ayn Rand
Ideal: The Novel and the Play
New York: New American Library, 2015

Ideal es la segunda novela “perdida” de Ayn Rand, cuya publicación póstuma este verano es un evento literario mayor.  Read more …

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Vyvrátenie libertarianizmu

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Libertarianizmus je politika individualizmu. Individualizmus je rovnako metafyzická, ako i morálna pozícia. Metafyzický individualizmus je téza, že existujú iba konkrétni ľudia. Read more …

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A Sense of Life:
Ayn Rand & White Nationalism

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The story is clichéd. A teenager discovers a book. It challenges his religion. It rips apart his morality. He radically changes his behavior within days. The path of his life is forever altered. As Jerome Tuccille titled his book about the libertarian movement, It Usually Begins with Ayn Rand.

Even a casual glance at the American scene shows Rand’s influence is growing. Sales of Atlas Shrugged are brisk, Read more …

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