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Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 261
Interview with Marcus Follin/The Golden One

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Greg Johnson talks Marcus Follin/The Golden One about his new book Dauntless. Topics include his intellectual journey, metapolitics, his list of absolute dos and don’ts, his view of gaming, his intellectual influences (European history, Guillaume Faye, Evola, Jonathan Bowden, Counter-Currents), not becoming a victim, Read more …

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Why White Identity Politics is Moral

Aristotle. Line engraving by P. Fidanza after Raphael’s School of Athens

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Part 2 of 3. Part 1 here.

Author’s Note:

The following text is a heavily edited transcript of an extemporaneous talk delivered at the Northwest Forum in Seattle on June 9, 2018. I want to thank the organizers, audience, and James B. for the transcription.     

The biggest question that we have to deal with before people are going to accept white identity politics is not whether it is inevitable or whether it is necessary but whether it is right. Read more …

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Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 260
Greg Johnson & Fróði Midjord on #SASgate

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Greg Johnson and Fróði Midjord discuss #SASgate: Scandinavian Airlines System’s disgusting advertisement claiming that there is “absolutely nothing” typically Scandinavian Read more …

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Hazony on National Self-Determination

His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama

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Read more on Yoram Hazony’s The Virtue of Nationalism here, here, and here.

The right of peoples to self-determination is one of the basic norms of contemporary international law. Read more …

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“Resistance is Futile”:
Hazony on Nations, Empires, & Minorities

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Yoram Hazony’s argument in The Virtue of Nationalism (reviewed here and here) depends on a hard either/or between the nation-state and the empire. A nation is either sovereign or it isn’t. Empires inevitably destroy the sovereignty of the states they incorporate, even if this fact is cloaked in lovey liberal euphemisms.

Hazony, moreover, argues that even though empires might appeal to universalistic ideologies, they always begin with a particular people, a particular ethnic core, Read more …

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The Vices of The Virtue of Nationalism
Hazony on Ethnic vs. Civic Nationalism

Yoram Hazony

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In my review of Yoram Hazony’s The Virtue of Nationalism, I focused on the book’s virtues. Here I wish to examine some of its vices.

The positions I defend in The White Nationalist Manifesto (San Francisco: Counter-Currents, 2018) are broadly compatible with the main arguments of The Virtue of Nationalism. We both hold that nations are ethnic groups and that the best political system is the nation-state, because it promotes peace between peoples and leaves them free to become who they are, to live according to their unique identities. Read more …

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Black History Month Resources

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In the United States, Black History Month — formerly known as “February” — is, unfortunately, not just about history. It is also an occasion for lies and propaganda to stoke black pride over spurious achievements and white guilt over spurious crimes. To combat this propaganda, we have assembled the following articles. Please link and repost these pieces far and wide. Read more …

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Remembering A. R. D. “Rex” Fairburn:
February 2, 1904–March 25, 1957

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Today is the birthday of New Zealand poet, essayist, Social Credit advocate, and social reformer Arthur Rex Dugard Fairburn, another Artist of the Right. In honor of his birth, I wish to draw your attention to the following works on this site.

By Fairburn: Read more …

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Yoram Hazony’s The Virtue of Nationalism

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Yoram Hazony
The Virtue of Nationalism
New York: Basic Books, 2018

Yoram Hazony is an Israeli political theorist. He has a BA in East Asian studies from Princeton and a Ph.D. in political theory from Rutgers. While at Princeton, he founded a conservative publication, the Princeton Tory. An orthodox Jew and a political Zionist, he is the president of the Herzl Institute in Jerusalem. Read more …

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New Guide to Kulchur!
Richard Jewell: Frustrated White Male

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Fróði Midjord is joined by Greg Johnson for this new episode of Guide to Kulchur, discussing the recently-released Clint Eastwood film Richard Jewell. It’s about the media witch hunt of eponymous security guard Richard Jewell, Read more …

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Our Votes Don’t Matter, But Our Ideas Do

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How should White Nationalists take part in American electoral politics?

In the long run, we want our ideas to be hegemonic, the common sense of the whole political system, upheld by all the political parties. We want white interests to be as sacrosanct as anti-racism, diversity, and globalization are to the major parties today. When all parties work to secure our interests, it doesn’t matter who wins elections, because whites can’t lose. Read more …

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Resources at Counter-Currents

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I treat MLK Day like every other Monday: I take the trash to the curb and let it rot there until Tuesday. It is a fitting symbol of the “content of his character,” for King was a vicious fraud and operator who, in death, was turned into the whitewashed saint of America’s egalitarian civil religion.

Over the years, Counter-Currents has published or republished a number of important articles grappling with the lies and cant surrounding King’s life and legacy. Read more …

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Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 256
Remembering Roger Scruton + Reader Questions

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Greg Johnson talks to Rich Houck about the importance of the English conservative philosopher Roger Scruton, who died on January 12, 2020. Then they answer reader questions about how to persuade normies and hostiles of White Nationalism. Read more …

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Remembering Yukio Mishima:
January 14, 1925–November 25, 1970

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Spanish translation here

Yukio Mishima was one of the giants of 20th-century Japanese literature. He has exercised an enduring influence on the post-World War II European and North American New Right. In commemoration of his birth, I wish to draw your attention to the following works on this website:

By Mishima:

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The Paranoid Style in White Nationalism

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If you think this essay is about you, you might be paranoid.

Guardians of the conventional wisdom frequently accuse White Nationalists of being “paranoid” when we express fears of non-white crime, white demographic decline, race replacement immigration, and ultimately white extinction and white genocide.

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Remembering Jack London:
January 12, 1876–November 22, 1916

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Spanish version here

Jack London was born John Griffith Chaney in San Francisco on January 12, 1876. An adventurer and Jack of all trades in his youth, London achieved fame and fortune as a fiction writer and journalist. But he never forgot his working class roots and remained a life-long advocate of workers’ rights, unionism, and revolutionary socialism. (See his essay “What Life Means to Me.”)

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Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 255
A Conversation with Keith Woods

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Greg Johnson talks to Irish YouTuber Keith Woods about his intellectual development, his nationalist politics, his takes on the Iran Crisis, Read more …

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Remembering Anthony M. Ludovici:
January 8, 1882–April 3, 1971

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Anthony Mario Ludovici was born on January 8, 1882.

Ludovici was one of the first and most accomplished translators of Nietzsche into English and a leading exponent of Nietzsche’s thought. Ludovici was also an original philosopher in his own right. Read more …

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The Iran Opportunity

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I’d like to say that the assassination of Qasem Soleimani isn’t the end of the world, but it’s too soon to say, because World Wars have started with similar provocations.

It is, however, safe to say that Donald Trump has made his dumbest foreign policy decision yet, for the same reason he made all of his other dumb foreign policy decisions: listening to the Israel First lobby Read more …

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Against Accelerationism

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Accelerationism is the idea that the best way to achieve White Nationalist goals is to accelerate the decline of the present system. This will supposedly have two effects. First, acceleration will weaken the system’s ability to maintain power, including to oppress dissenters. Second, acceleration will anger and awaken the white masses, making them more receptive to our message.

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Remembering Alan Watts:
January 6, 1915–November 16, 1973

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Alan Watts was born on this day in 1915. A prolific scholar and dazzling stylist, Watts is best known as the chief popularizer of Asian philosophy for the Beat and Hippy movements, but he was also an original thinker in his own right and a quiet man of the Right. In commemoration of his birth, I wish to draw your attention to these works at Counter-Currents: Read more …

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Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 254
Martin Scorsese’s The Irishman

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Greg Johnson and John Morgan reconvene our weekly podcast to discuss Martin Scorsese’s latest film, The Irishman.

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Remembering J. R. R. Tolkien:
January 3, 1892–September 2, 1973

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“I am in fact a Hobbit.”—J. R. R. Tolkien

John Ronald Reuel Tolkien is a favorite author of New Left “hippies” and New Right nationalists, and for pretty much the same reasons. Tolkien deeply distrusted modernization and industrialization, which replace organic reciprocity between man and nature with technological dominion of man over nature, a relationship that deforms and devalues both poles. Read more …

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2020 Vision

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2019 was Counter-Currents’ best year in terms of traffic and overall performance:

  • We published 895 pieces on the site.
  • After being plateaued for more than a year, our traffic began to rise in June. In November, it was basically double what it was in May.
  • We had a total of 4,205,172 visits to the site in 2019.
  • We had 1,966,053 unique visitors for the year.

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Ben Novak’s Hitler & Abductive Logic

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Ben Novak
Hitler and Abductive Logic: The Strategy of a Tyrant
Lanham, Md.: Lexington Books, 2014

“Search your feelings. You know it to be true.”

Ben Novak’s Hitler and Abductive Logic is one of the most exciting academic books I have ever read, a daring and imaginative synthesis of philosophy, history, biography, and literature. Read more …

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Jim Goad’s The Bomb Inside My Brain

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Jim Goad
The Bomb Inside My Brain
Stone Mountain, Ga.: Obnoxious Books, 2019

One thing White Nationalists need to change the cultural and political mainstream are people who are not White Nationalists but who nevertheless publicly support some of our claims and stand up for the legitimacy of our concerns, our right to speak our minds, and our right to participate in the political process. Read more …

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The UK Voted for National Populism

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When Brexit won and I heard “Land of Hope and Glory” played at one of the celebrations, I found myself tearing up, much to my surprise. Of course, it makes sense. England is my ancestral homeland. But actually feeling it came as a surprise. It was one of those “Welcome to the human race” experiences. Read more …

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Christmas Reading at Counter-Currents

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The Meaning and History of Christmas

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White Identity Politics

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Greg Johnson
White Identity Politics
San Francisco: Counter-Currents, 2020
180 pages

White Identity Politics is the sequel to Greg Johnson’s ground-breaking work The White Nationalist Manifesto. Like the Manifesto, it is a slender volume, written in a highly accessible style in order to maximize its readership and impact. Read more …

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Christmas Special  
Merry Christmas, Infidels!

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Translations: Czech, FrenchGerman, Swedish

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It was about twenty years ago when I first noticed that the greeting “Merry Christmas” was being replaced by the bland, neutral “Season’s Greetings” and “Happy Holidays.”

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