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What Did the Founders Mean By “Liberty”?

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If there is a singular, inarguable principle that lies at the heart of America, it is liberty. The “Statue of Liberty” is perhaps our most iconic landmark, and the “Liberty Bell” in Philadelphia is one of our oldest national symbols. Read more …

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How Power Invented Individualism

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The recent online debates between Alt Righters and various classical liberal dissidents have resulted in a a string of victories for our side. In fact, the opposition has at times appeared too flimsy to be taken seriously. Carl Benjamin (Sargon of Akkad) has been ridiculed for nitpicking his way through his debate with Richard Spencer, then responding to criticism by placing the paper crown of the ‘liberalists’ upon his head; and even the more erudite Tarl Warwick (Styxhexenhammer666) could do little more than throw ‘what ifs’ at Greg Johnson’s case for an ethnostateRead more …

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Az európai harci szellem

Tanulmány két harcos fejéhez. Leonardo da Vinci vázlata az Anghiari csata című falképhez (Szépművészeti Múzeum)

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A szerző megjegyzése

Az alábbi beszédet 2018. április 8-án Helsinkiben az első alkalommal megrendezett Ébredés Konferencián adtam elő. A szervezők arra kértek, hogy az európai harci szellemről beszéljek. Szokás szerint kicsit improvizáltam, és eltértem az előkészített szövegtől. Szeretnék köszönetet mondani a szervezőknek, a találkozó mintegy 200 résztvevőjének, és annak a Counter-Currents olvasónak, akinek az adománya lehetővé tette, hogy a konferenciára utazzak. Read more …

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The European Fighting Spirit

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Hungarian version here

Leonardo da Vinci, Study of Two Warriors’ Heads for the Battle of Anghiari

Author’s Note:

This is the text of my talk from the first Awakening Conference, which was held in Helsinki on April 8, 2018. The topic I was asked to speak on was the European fighting spirit. As usual, I improvised a bit and departed from my prepared text. I wish to thank the organizers of the Awakening Conference, the approximately 200 people who attended the meeting, and the Counter-Currents reader whose gift made this trip possible.   Read more …

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Zardoz: Natural Order Against the Left

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John Boorman’s films are implicitly white, as they address themes that pertain to people of white European descent, whether historical, philosophical, or mythical. For the latter, an example would be the film Excalibur that I recently reviewed. Zardoz is a film that addresses the philosophical. This is another of Boorman’s films that the critic Roger Ebert neither understands nor cares for – and I suspect more the latter, for the film is a biting satire directed at creamy bourgeois Leftists. 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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Fašistický sen, část 2

Arno Breker – Fackelträger (1940)

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Druhý díl ze třídílné minisérie, první část naleznete zde, závěrečnou třetí tady.

Fašismus v protikladu k tomu demokratickému předkládá svůj vlastní alternativní obraz člověka i pojetí svobody, od onoho velebeného demokratického velice odlišné.

Demokracie svobodu nijak neomezuje, snad kromě zákazu škodit ostatním. 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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On French Politics, Populism, Trump, Hungary, & Being a Right-wing Intellectual

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Translated by Garrett Deasy

The following is an interview with Alain de Benoist that was published by the Hungarian magazine Mandiner on November 4, 2017. It was translated from the original French. Read more …

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The Left as Cosplay

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Whatever happened to the perfectly good term ‘fancy dress’? I suppose one might argue that ‘cosplay’ emphasises the element of play to it, of playing the role the costume suggests. One such man who loves to do this is Justin Trudeau. There is nothing terribly wrong with that – except that he does it when representing the country he is prime minister of on the world stage. Even worse, the majority of Canadians seem to think this is perfectly normal.  Read more …

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Co je to identitářství

Členové Identitás Generáció před kinem Corvin, jedním z největších center odporu během Maďarské revoluce v roce 1956, u připomínky jejího šedesátého výročí 23. října 2016.

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Následující esej jsem napsal na žádost maďarské pobočky Generace Idenity Identitás Generáció, za účelem překladu do maďarštiny. Původní anglická verze se poprvé objevuje zde.

Byl jsem požádán, abych představil koncept identitářství. Jakkoliv se toho velmi rád zhostím, je poněkud paradoxní, aby evropské skupině kázal o identitářství právě Američan. Read more …

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The Devil in the Detail:
A Review of Ryszard Legutko’s The Demon in Democracy

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Between Capital & Archaic Socialism

Jean-Claude Michéa

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Jean-Claude Michéa
Notre Ennemi, le Capital
Paris: Climats, 2016

Following the election of Donald Trump as the forty-fifth President of the United States, there was a flood of YouTube clips of Clinton supporters, mostly female, throwing tantrums of biblical proportions (the reader will know the sort of thing: he rent his garments and covered himself with sackcloth, etc.) which afforded this writer both amusement and bewilderment. The tearful outbursts of grief were without insight or intelligence of any kind, with one exception. Read more …

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Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 183
Interview with C. B. Robertson

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Greg Johnson talks to Chris Robertson about his book In Defense of Hatred. Topics include:

  • Chris’ intellectual journey
  • Matthew Crawford, author of Shop Class as Soulcraft and The World Beyond Your Head 

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State, Movement, People, Part 4

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Part 4 of 4

Translated with notes by Simona Draghici

IV. Leadership and Ethnic Identity as Basic Concepts of National Socialist Law

1. National Socialism does not think abstractly and stereotypically. It is an enemy of every normativist and functionalist concoction. Read more …

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State, Movement, People, Part 3

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Part 3 of 4

Translated with notes by Simona Draghici

III. The Binary State Construction of Liberal Democracy and the German State of the Civil Service

1. The new triadic state structure of the twentieth century has long superseded the binary statal constitutional schema of the liberal democracy of the nineteenth century. Read more …

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Vivisecting the Femiblob, Part Two

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Part 2 of 2 (Part 1 here)

The Advantage of the Other

In 1683 the troops of the Ottoman Empire marched to the gates of Vienna, in the very heart of Europe. Their intention was clear: sack the city, rape and kill the inhabitants, and use it as a staging base for their expansion into the rest of Christendom. Although the Poles under John III Sobieski saved the day, Read more …

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What is Identitarianism?

Members of Identitás Generáció in front of the Corvin theater, the flashpoint of the October 1956 Hungarian Revolution, on October 23, 2016.

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Czech version here

The following is an article that was written at the request of the Hungarian branch of Generation Identity, Identitás Generáció, for translation into Hungarian, and is being run here in English for the first time.

I have been asked to introduce the concept of identitarianism. Read more …

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Vivisecting the Femiblob, Part One

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Part 1 of 2

For the love of money is the root of all evil: which while some coveted after, they have erred from the faith, and pierced themselves through with many sorrows.
–1 Timothy 6:10 (KJV) Read more …

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Does Hope Lie in the Proles?

Thomas Hart Benton, Coal, 1930

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Author’s Note:

This talk was given at the Fourth Meeting of the Northwest Forum on Saturday, June 24th. I want to thank everyone who organized and attended this event.  

Does hope lie in the proles, as Winston Smith asserts in Nineteen Eighty-Four? Read more …

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The Nature of the Liberal Scientist

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It has baffled me for a long time why scientists, among all people, are among the most fervent proponents of egalitarianism and race denialism. This phenomenon is more salient in the humanities and social sciences, on which many would have a second thought before qualifying them as “science.” Read more …

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American University, the Unwitting Microcosm of . . . American Universities

One of the racist bananas found at American University.

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I’ve generally tried to remain measured in my assessment of the growing entitlement of students across college campuses, aided and abetted by a delusional professoriate and administrators taking home six figures to gather data, print reports, and expel male students for having sex, but in light of recent events at Washington, DC daycare – sorry, I meant university, specifically American University – and the fact that I’ve just thrown out my shoulder, I’m not feeling particularly measured. Read more …

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St. Camille of the Alt Right

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Camille Paglia
Free Men, Free Women: Sex, Gender, Feminism
New York: Pantheon, 2017

“A very few have thought the problems through to the end and proposed constructive solutions . . . Such men are never popular with their ‘intellectual peers,’ since their very existence is an implied reproach.” – Colin Wilson[1] Read more …

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Berkeley: This is Real

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Everyone everywhere is living under the threat of violence; it is only the degree to which any given population is aware of this fact that differs. Americans who did not live through the civil turmoil of the 1960s have grown up with the idea of the political as being an abstraction Read more …

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Trump & the Globalist Convergence of the Left & Right against Nationalism

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This article comes from a talk given at The University of New Brunswick on March 16, 2017 by Professor Duchesne. The attendance was about fifty, mainly students, about eight academics, and some residents from NB. The talk lasted about twenty-five minutes followed by Q&A for about seventy minutes. At the end, many came out thinking that Trump may be an Emperor, after all. Read more …

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There Is Nothing the Alt Right Can Do about the Effeminacy of White Men

Cato the Elder: The Face of Rising Rome

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Some white men are identifying with the Alt Right as they realize that the goals and norms celebrated by our social order are underpinned by multiple deceptions, suppression of debate, anti-scientific notions about human equality, and unjust opposition to white identity Read more …

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The Protocols of the Elders of Hyperborea

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Imagine for a moment that you’re living in 2070-2090 or so, and liberal multiculturalism has completely triumphed in North America and Western Europe. There isn’t a young person alive who remembers white-majority societies Read more …

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Greg Johnson on White Nationalism on Reality Calls (Transcript)

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Editor’s Note:

This is a transcript of Greg Johnson’s interview with Tara McCarthy on The Reality Calls Show concerning White Nationalism. To listen in a player, click here. To download the mp3, right-click here and choose “save target or link as.” Read more …

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Our Choice is the Holocaust or Outer Space

Activists from the “Lifeline Expedition,” where whites put on chains and yokes to atone for slavery

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“But most of the people of the United States have been brainwashed. And I do mean, literally, brainwashed. And that’s the thing you’ve got to correct. You’ve got to bring people who are actually ignorant, not just ignorant of particular things, but ignorant in their behavior towards society in general. And if we want to win this, win a recovery of the U.S. economy, you’ve got to do that.” Read more …

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Pizzagate, Hegel, & Leonard Cohen:
Greg Johnson on Alex Fontana’s Fascist Pigs Podcast

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I joined Alex Fontana’s Fascist Pigs Podcast to talk about Pizzagate, sexual liberation, social decadence, Nietzsche’s conservatism, Hegel on will and freedom, liberalism, Rogue One, film as an art form, and Leonard Cohen. Click here to listen. Read more …

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