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Kevin MacDonald’s Individualism and the Western Liberal Tradition:
The Kinship Cut-Off

William Dobson, Portrait of a Family, Probably that of Richard Streatfield, 1645.

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Have you spent countless hours searching for the origins of individualism in the philosophical treatises of the Western Canon? Reading Kevin MacDonald’s Individualism and the Western Liberal Tradition may make you think this was wasted time: the origins of individualism lie in the pedestrian world of family life. Read more …

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Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 265
Thank You, Corona Chan

141 words / 72:56

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Greg Johnson and Fróði Midjord talk about how the coronavirus outbreak has revealed the intellectual bankruptcy, corruption, and incompetence of the current system and how it creates an opening for sensible nationalist policies.

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How Coronavirus Will Change the World

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Coronavirus is going to change the world. I just hope that I live to see it, along with the people I care about.

I call the Coronavirus the “Globalvirus,” because globalism is the underlying condition that made it all possible.

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Queen of the AWFLs

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Affluent white female liberals (AWFLs) suffered their own personal 9/11 last week. Their queen Elizabeth Warren dropped out of the presidential race. Read more …

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Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 262
Nostalgia for a Lost Future:
A Conversation with Xurious

215 words / 70:38

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Greg Johnson talks to composer Xurious about his intellectual, political, and artistic journey and the censorship of his music by YouTube. Read more …

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R. R. Reno’s Return of the Strong Gods

Cover of R. R. Reno's Return of the Strong Gods1,694 words

R. R. Reno
Return of the Strong Gods: Nationalism, Populism, and the Future of the West
Washington, DC: Regnery Gateway, 2019

Most of the people who come to the Dissident Right do so in spite of the Dissident Right. It is a common experience for those who become red-pilled to discover that the hatred they have experienced from the Establishment for the “sins” of being white or heterosexual or male Read more …

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Alexandre Kojève a konec dějin

Alexandre Kojève

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English original here

Poznámka autora: Následuje přepis řeči, kterou jsem v roce 2000 přednesl v Atlantě. Odstranil jsem příliš košaté větné konstrukce, stejně jako občasnou interakci s publikem.

Žijeme v době bohaté na předpovědi konce věků. Loni, na konci roku 1999, oslavovala drtivá většina silvestrovských hýřilů o rok předčasně konec milénia. Read more …

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Bojovný duch Evropanů

Achilles in examinen Hectora saevit (1766)

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English original here

Poznámka autora:
Následuje text mého projevu na první konferenci Probuzení (Awakening-konferenssin), pořádané v Helsinkách 8. dubna 2018. Read more …

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Alain de Benoist’s Against Liberalism

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Alain de Benoist
Contre le libéralisme: La Société n’est pas un Marché
Monaco: Éditions du Rocher, 2019

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Communist Entropy in the Chilean Miracle

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For years, contemporary Chile was considered a remarkable demonstration of the inevitable triumph of economic and political liberalism. Read more …

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Słowo liberałowie nie mogą usłyszeć

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Coyote Ugly

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I spend a good deal of my time pondering the many patterns and complexities of human behavior that have spawned our current state of affairs. Itʼs quite a mess to untangle – a daunting problem with no easy solutions. Read more …

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Kevin MacDonald’s Individualism & the Western Liberal Tradition

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Kevin B. MacDonald
Individualism and the Western Liberal Tradition: Evolutionary Origins, History, and Prospects for the Future
Self-published, 2019

Kevin B. MacDonald is famous – or notorious, depending on who you ask – for examining the Jewish ethnic group from a genetic, Darwinian, and cultural perspective. Read more …

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The Roots of Liberalism’s Contemporary Crisis

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Patrick J. Deneen
Why Liberalism Failed
New Haven, Ct./New York: Yale University Press, 2018

Patrick Deneen, a Professor of Political Science at the University of Notre Dame, wrote the present study in 2016, completing it shortly before Donald Trump’s election. In February 2019, a paperbound edition with a few revisions and a new Preface was published.

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On the Ruin & Conquest of Britain, Part 2

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Part 2 of 3 (Part 1 here)

“I pondered all these things, and how men fight and lose the battle, and the thing that they fought for comes about in spite of their defeat, and when it comes turns out not to be what they meant, and other men have to fight for what they meant under another name.”

— William Morris, A Dream of John Ball, about the very first English Peasants’ Revolt against an alien elite

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What Capitalism Has Left to Say

4,996 words / 32:13

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Charles Robin
La gauche du capital: libéralisme culturel et idéologie du Marché
Paris: Krisis, 2014

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Chatty Cathy’s Poison Pill

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Jill Lepore
This America: The Case for the Nation
New York: W. W. Norton, 2019

The theme of This America isn’t what Jill Lepore thinks it is.

Jill Lepore is a Harvard Professor of American History, and an incredibly prolific author – twenty-five books, and many essays in The New Yorker – with a fluid, appealing writing style. Read more …

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Decline of the West, Part 4

Aubrey Beardsley, The Fat Woman (1894)

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Part 4 of 7 (Part 1 here, Part 3 here, Part 5 here)

Darryl Cooper: I want to get into a few other questions. Doing my research for this interview, I didn’t read too deeply into your views on capitalism and liberal democracy, but I got the impression that you’re probably at least as critical of those things as I am, and I’m very critical of both of them. Read more …

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The Word Liberals Can’t Stand to Hear

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Polish version here

Each summer, Hungary’s currently ruling party, Fidesz, holds its Bálványos Summer Open University and Student Camp in Tusnádfürdő (Băile Tuşnad), Transylvania. Read more …

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Answering Sargon of Akkad

Carl Benjamin, aka Sargon of Akkad

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The following is a transcript of a conversation that took place between Greg Johnson and Millennial Woes in January 2018. The original audio is here. We would like to thank S. C. for the transcript.

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American Christianity

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The strange sight of the Pope, on the World Day of Migrants and Refugees, welcoming eight North African children sporting T-shirts boasting, “welcome, protect, promote, and integrate” rather summed up the dismal state of the leadership of the faith that some say was once the embodiment of Europe. Read more …

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Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 238
Coulter, Conservatives, & Character

161 words / 63:40

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A New & Improved Conservatism?

Sohrab Ahmari

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A curious debate erupted within American conservatism last week.

New York Post opinion editor Sohrab Ahmari took aim at Conservative Inc. foolishness, which he dubs “David French-ism,” in a First Things essay. Ahmari, a Persian Catholic convert, argues French-ism makes conservative Christians surrender to the awe-inspiring power of secular liberalism. Read more …

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World War II Uniforms—The Army’s Snooze Button to Stay in the American Dream

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In modern America, image is everything. Even war. Therefore, the United States Army is rolling out new uniforms reminiscent of something old—the iconic “pinks and greens” of the World War II “Greatest Generation.”

Probably not by coincidence,” The New York Times explained, “that’s what the Army was wearing the last time the nation celebrated total victory in a major war.” Read more …

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The Failure of Liberalism

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The following is the transcript of a speech that Jonathan Bowden delivered to a meeting of the British National Party in Thringstone, Leicestershire on March 12, 2010. The transcript was made by J. B. The video can be seen below.

Thank you very much. I would like to thank [inaudible] for inviting me up here and driving me up here for this meeting. I’ve spoken in Leicestershire a few times, and this is the fourth time.

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Letter from the Third Reich

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Translated by Guillaume Durocher

Translator’s Note: This article is translated from the French version in Emil Cioran, Apologie de la Barbarie: Berlin – Bucharest (1932-1941) (Paris: L’Herne, 2015), pp. 67-71. Read more …

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Video of the Day
A Recently Rediscovered Speech by Jonathan Bowden!
The Essence of the Right

121 words / 53:52

A long-lost video of a speech that Jonathan Bowden delivered to a meeting of the British National Party in Thringstone, Leicestershire on March 12, 2010 was recently unearthed and given to our friends at the Scandza Forum. We are also presenting it here on the occasion of what would have been his 57th birthday, on April 12. Read more …

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The Day of the Triffids as a White Survival Parable

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The Day of the Triffids is a 1951 novel by the English science fiction writer John Wyndham. Prior to serving in the Second World War, Wyndham wrote short stories for pulp magazines, and The Day of the Triffids was his first book, published when he was 48. It launched his short but illustrious career as a science-fiction horror writer whose premises were simple enough that they could be easily grasped, yet were boldly original. Read more …

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“Hotter than Georgia asphalt”
David Lynch’s Wild at Heart

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Wild at Heart is not David Lynch’s best movie, but it is my favorite. I would argue, for instance, that Blue Velvet, The Elephant Man, and The Straight Story are all better films. But for some reason they do not call me back year after year like Wild at Heart.

Wild at Heart was released in the summer of 1990, when Lynch was riding high on Twin Peaks mania. It won the Palme d’Or at the 1990 Cannes film festival, albeit over vocal protests. Read more …

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Lament for a Nation:
A Retrospective

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George Grant
Lament for a Nation: The Defeat of Canadian Nationalism
Montreal: McGill-Queens University Press, 2005

One of the oddities we find in the history of political philosophy is that the foundational text of Canadian nationalism is a work lamenting the end of Canada. The 1965 work of philosopher and theologian George Grant, Lament for a Nation: The Defeat of Canadian Nationalism, set off a wave of nationalism throughout the country. Read more …

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