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Lo que los Neocons entendieron bien:
Una reseña de Arguing the World

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El documental de Joseph Dorman, Arguing the World (1998), y el respectivo libro (Arguing the World: The New York Intellectuals in their Own Words, 2000) cuentan la historia de cuatro intelectuales judíos de Nueva York. — Daniel Bell (1919–2011), Nathan Glazer (1923), Irving Kristol (1920–2009), y Irving Howe (1920–1993) — quienes tuvieron un impacto tremendo y duradero en ámbitos académicos, decisiones políticas y la cultura en general.  Read more …

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Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 167
The Northwest Forum
What’s Wrong with the Arts

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Charles Krafft in his bunker

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What the Neocons Got Right:
A Review of Arguing the World

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Joseph Dorman’s documentary Arguing the World (1998) and its companion book  (Arguing the World: The New York Intellectuals in their Own Words, 2000) tells the story of four New York Jewish intellectuals — Daniel Bell (1919–2011), Nathan Glazer (b. 1923), Irving Kristol (1920–2009), and Irving Howe (1920–1993) — who went on to have a tremendous and enduring impact not just on academia, but on political policy and the culture at large.  Read more …

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All Bark, No Bite:
Michael Walsh on the Frankfurt School

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Michael Walsh
The Devil’s Pleasure Palace: The Cult of Critical Theory and the Subversion of the West
New York: Encounter Books, 2015

I had high hopes for Michael Walsh’s The Devil’s Pleasure Palace: a mini-history of the Frankfurt School and its pernicious effects on Western Civilization. This is a story that definitely needs to be told, even if the horse we’re beating has been dying for a while now. Read more …

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Frankfurt School Revisionism

Max Horkheimer & Theodor Adorno

Max Horkheimer & Theodor Adorno

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This is the transcript by V. S. of Richard Spencer’s Vanguard Podcast interview of Jonathan Bowden about the Frankfurt School and Cultural Marxism, released on February 16, 2012. You can listen to the podcast here

Richard Spencer: Hello, everyone, and welcome back to Vanguard! And welcome back, Jonathan Bowden, Read more …

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Roger Scruton’s Fools, Frauds & Firebrands

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Roger Scruton
Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left
New York: Bloomsbury, 2015

The recently published Fools, Frauds and Firebrands: Thinkers of the New Left by the British conservative philosopher Roger Scruton is a revised and updated version of a book he wrote three decades ago. In the Introduction, he recalls how the previous publication was received with pure horror:  Read more …

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Ezra Pound on Endless Trial

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Robert Casillo
The Genealogy of Demons: Anti-Semitism, Fascism, and the Myths of Ezra Pound
Evanston, Ill: Northwestern University Press, 1988.

Robert Casillo’s The Genealogy of Demons is unique in Pound studies because the explicit purpose of it is to give critical insight into Pound’s anti-Semitism, and it accomplishes this by way of multiple techniques, which it must employ, because Pound’s anti-Semitism is prismatic. Read more …

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Speaking Freely

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bowdenemotesThe following text is the transcript by V.S. of the question and answer session following Jonathan Bowden’s lecture “T. S. Eliot” at the 34th New Right Meeting in London on Saturday, August 6, 2011. Read more …

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Forgetting Max Horkheimer:
February 14, 1895 to July 7, 1973

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Max Horkheimer died 41 years ago today. Director of the Institute of Social Research from 1930 till 1953, Horkheimer was a leader of the Frankfurt School, a group that became identified with Critical Theory, a wholly speculative concoction blending Marxism and Freudian psychoanalysis.

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“Politically Incorrect”

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I recently caught the December 3, 2012 rerun of the popular syndicated TV quiz show Jeopardy! hosted by Canadian-born half-Ukrainian/half-French Alex Trebek. In the Final Jeopardy round the question (technically, the answer) in the category “Phrase Origins” was: “This 2-word adjective for ‘going against accepted speech or conduct’ Read more …

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Psychopathology of the Left:
Some Preliminary Notes

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The following essay was later incorporated into Kerry Bolton’s The Psychotic Left: From Jacobin France to the Occupy Movement, available from Black House Publishing

The ‘Right’ of the political dichotomy, including even social and moral values that have traditionally been regarded – until recently – as normative, has for approximately eighty years, been the subject of analysis not just politically and sociologically, but psychologically.  Read more …

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The Stark Truth  
Robert Stark Interviews Paul Gottfried on the Frankfurt School

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Identity vs. Globalism in Stockholm:
The 2013 “Identitarian Ideas” Conference

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No American of European descent who sets foot on the sacred soil of Europe can help but feel a powerful connection back to his European heritage, no matter how far in the past it might be, nor can any such person who is not deluded escape the feeling of urgency that grips those who experience first-hand the death spiral in which this continent is currently locked. Such have been my feelings over the past several weeks, after I arrived for the first time on the European continent, specifically in Sweden.  Read more …

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Utilisateurs de Twitters de tous les pays, Unissez vous !
La Nouvelle Gauche Digitale en tant qu’opposition contrôlée

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Version originale anglaise: partie 1, partie 2, partie 3, partie 4

Partie 1 de 4

Traduction ukrainienne ici, traduction allemande ici 

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Marxism & the Frankfurt School

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The following is a transcript by Davied E. Clarke of Jonathan Bowden’s highly informative and entertaining speech at the 13th meeting of the New Right in London on January 12, 2008. The audio is available on YouTube here

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Video of the Day 
Byron Jost’s Minority Rule

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Video of the Day 
NXSchell’s “The Enemy Within”

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Ethnic Hegemonies in American History, Part 3

Norman Rockwell, "The Problem We All Live With," 1963

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Part 3 of 3

The Rising Tide of Color

The Civil Rights Movement opened doors for some African-Americans, especially those with some European ancestry. Read more …

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Ethnic Hegemonies in American History, Part 2

Thomas Hart Benton, "Bootleggers," 1927

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Part 2 of 2

The First World War and the Great Depression

In 1912 Woodrow Wilson, a Democrat, became president for eight years when regular and Progressive Republicans split. Read more …

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Твітеристи всього світу єднайтеся!
Цифрові нові ліві як контрольована опозиція

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Повчальна стаття Тоні Карталуччі [1] під назвою «Революційний чинник Гугла – Альянс молодіжних рухів: кольорові революції 2.0» була оприлюднена на сайті Global Research [2]. В ній Карталуччі зосереджується на Альянсі молодіжних рухів (AYM), або ж Movement.org. Read more …

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Desafios Pós-modernos:
Entre Fausto & Narciso

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Tradução: para o inglês por Greg Johnson
[Para o português pela Equipe Yrminsul]

Parte 1

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Twitterer der Welt, vereinigt euch!

Eine weitere Revolution mit dem Etikett „Made in the USA“

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Ein aufschlußreicher Artikel von Tony Cartalucci [1] mit dem Titel „Google’s Revolution Factory – Alliance of Youth Movements: Color Revolution 2.0“ ist von Global Research veröffentlicht worden [2]. Read more …

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Robert Stark on West-Coast White Nationalism

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Robert Stark has posted an article at the Voice of Reason entitled “Tolkien versus the Frankfurt School: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly of the Left” in which he comments favorably on my recent VOR interview with Tom Sunic and on my article “West-Coast White Nationalism.” Read more …

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Twitterers of the World Unite!
The Digital New Left as Controlled Opposition, Part 1

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Part 1 of 4

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An enlightening article by Tony Cartalucci,[1] entitled “Google’s Revolution Factory – Alliance of Youth Movements: Color Revolution 2.0,” has been published by Global Research.[2] Read more …

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Postmodern Challenges:
Between Faust & Narcissus, Part 3

Jean-Paul Sartre, 1905–1980

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Part 3 of 3

Translated by Greg Johnson

The Babbitt with the Sartrean Paradox

In 1945, the tone of ideological debate was set by the victorious ideologies. We could choose American liberalism (the ideology of Mr. Babbitt) or Marxism, an allegedly de-bourgeoisfied version of the metanarrative. Read more …

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Postmodern Challenges:
Between Faust & Narcissus, Part 2

“Organisation Todt” by Kettler, circa 1933–1945

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Part 2 of 3

Translated by Greg Johnson

The Encysted Metanarrative . . .

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Postmodern Challenges:
Between Faust & Narcissus, Part 1

The wise old Faust in FAUST (1926), directed by F. W. Murnau

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Part 1 of 3

Translated by Greg Johnson

In Oswald Spengler’s terms, our European culture is the product of a “pseudomorphosis,” i.e., of the grafting of an alien mentality upon our indigenous, original, and innate mentality. Read more …

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