Counter-Currents/North American New Right Newsletter: February 2012Greg Johnson
Dear Friends of Counter-Currents,
1. Our Readership and Web Traffic
If you visited our website in February, you were one of 53,345 unique visitors. These visitors paid us 99,607 visits. The pages you viewed were among the 376,288 pages viewed in February.
|Month||Unique Visitors||Number of Visits||Pages Viewed||“Hits”||Bandwidth|
|June 2010||6,145||10,328||70,732||200,824||6.08 GB|
|July 2010||9,387||17,329||119,254||348,172||10.01 GB|
|June 2011||28,629||57,920||264,928||1,004,128||22.78 GB|
|July 2011||30,186||66,093||416,309||1,952,047||71.23 GB|
|August 2011||40,002||81,012||502,282||2,083,593||53.18 GB|
|September 2011||45,427||88,782||422,902||481,909||11.67 GB|
|October 2011||45,590||90,444||337,137||468,197||17.78 GB|
|November 2011||44,445||88,824||330,664||339,521||14.22 GB|
|December 2011||49,845||97,223||337,881||344,210||13.65 GB|
|January 2012||56,633||107,644||408,373||433,736||21.38 GB|
|February 2012||53,345||99,607||376,288||411,915||14.43 GB|
In February, our traffic plateaued. Our daily averages were basically the same as January’s, but since February was two days shorter, the overall totals were slightly lower.
2. Our Blog
In February, we added 58 posts to the website, for a total of 1,523 posts since going online on June 11, 2010. We also added over 500 new comments.
3. February’s Top Twenty Articles (with date of publication and number of reads)
- Trevor Lynch, review of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, February 10, 2011: 4,987
- Trevor Lynch, review of Pulp Fiction, June 29 and July 6, 2011: 4,273
- Gregory Hood, review of Scarface, February 27, 2011: 4,082
- Irmin Vinson, “Some Thoughts on Hitler,” April 20, 2011: 3,544
- Black Invention Myths, “The Invention of Peanut Butter,” February 5, 2011: 3,178
- Matt Parrott, “The Real Ron Paul Scandal,” February 7, 2012: 2,636
- Matt Parrott, “It’s Game Over in America,” February 6, 2012: 2,561
- Trainspotter, “The Case Against Ron Paul,” February 8, 2012: 2,026
- William Pierce, “Destroying the Past,” February 3, 2011: 1,725
- Greg Johnson, “Black History Month Resources,” February 1, 2012: 1,685
- Kevin MacDonald, “Stalin’s Willing Executioners,” February 23, 2012: 1,655
- Andrew Hamilton, “Overpopulation in Context,” February 17, 2012: 1,564
- Greg Johnson, “Jews to Mormons: We’ll Tell You What to Think,” February 21, 2012: 1,444
- Matt Parrott, “The Color of Capitalism,” February 13, 2012: 1,443
- Andrew Hamilton, “Debunking another Lie: Lawrence H. Keeley’s War Before Civilization: The Myth of the Peaceful Savage,” February 24, 2012: 1,426
- Greg Johnson, “Rammstein’s ‘Amerika,'” February 22, 2012: 1,417
- James J. O’Meara, “The Ugly Liberal,” February 20, 2012: 1,360
- Counter-Currents Radio, “Mark Weber on the Jewish Question Today,” February 9, 2012: 1,354
- William Pierce, “Lies for Profit: The Myth of Black History,” February 2, 2011: 1,275
- Trevor Lynch, Review of Person of Interest, February 18, 2012: 1,219
Trevor Lynch’s review of the original The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo remained our top article for the third consecutive month. Hollywood’s massive promotion of their remake has brought thousands of new readers to our site. Irmin Vinson on Hitler and Gregory Hood on Scarface remained among our most popular pieces. Four of our Black History Month pieces were in the top 20. Matt Parrott, Trevor Lynch, and Greg Johnson each had three pieces in our top 20. William Pierce and Andrew Hamilton each had two.
Four of our top 20 articles are about films or TV shows: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Scarface, Pulp Fiction, and Person of Interest. Hollywood and the television industry are the primary media of anti-white propaganda. Racially conscious analyses of movies and TV are thus highly effective at drawing traffic and combating enemy propaganda. (See Trevor Lynch, “Why I Write.”)
4. Where Our Readers Are: The top 20 Countries
Our web statistics program gives us a country-by-country breakdown of our readership. Here are the top 20 countries:
1. United States
2. Great Britain
15. Russian Federation
17. Czech Republic
5. Where Our Readers Are: The Top 20 Cities
1. New York City
3. San Francisco
12. Vancouver, B.C.
18. Los Angeles
19. Washington, D.C.
Nine of our top cities are in the United States. Four are on the West Coast of North America: San Francisco, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Vancouver, B.C.. Three are in Canada: Toronto, Winnipeg, and Vancouver. Two are in Australia: Melbourne and Sydney. Two are in England: London and Manchester. Six of them are national capitals: Washington, D.C., London, Berlin, Stockholm, Athens, and Dublin.
6. Our Latest Books
In February, we brought out two new books: Irmin Vinson’s Some Thoughts on Hitler and Other Essays and Leo Yankevich’s Tikkun Olam and Other Poems. In April we will bring out North American New Right, vol. 1 and Kerry Bolton’s long-awaited Artists of the Right.
7. We Need Your Help
Like all promoters of unpopular ideas, Counter-Currents depends upon the generosity of donors. The chart above indicates that we have made immense gains in a little more than a year and a half. We are reaching people, and we will reach more with your help. If you have been thinking about helping our efforts, please make a donation today.
You can make two different types of donations:
- A single donation of any size.
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To make a donation, click https://counter-currents.com/donate/
We call those who make a recurring donation of $10/month or more “the Vanguard.” One incentive to join the Vanguard is that we have decided to limit the deluxe hardcover edition of our annual journal North American New Right to 200 numbered copies, which will be available only to Vanguard members, i.e., donors who give $120 or more in a given year, either in lump sums or by monthly donations.
The donation page also explains other incentives available to monthly donors: https://counter-currents.com/donate/
8. The Amazon.com Affiliate Program
Wouldn’t it be great if you could choose where your sales taxes go? Well, Amazon.com’s Affiliate Program allows you to earmark 7% of your Amazon purchases to Counter-Currents at no additional cost to you. That is about the average sales tax that Americans pay.
That’s why we are so grateful to all of you who have been using Counter-Currents affiliate links to make your purchases at Amazon.com. These links are embedded in our articles, and there is a large one at the top of our right hand navigation bar.
Each month, we receive about $200 in Amazon affiliate commissions. This is particularly impressive, given that only a small percentage of our readers are actually using these links — I would estimate fewer than 10% of the people on this newsletter list. (This is just a guess. Amazon.com protects your privacy even when you buy through an affiliate link.) If everyone reading this were to take part in this program, our support would grow considerably.
To use the Amazon Affiliate program, click on the following link, which is also at the top of the right hand navigation bar:
If you have Amazon.com bookmarked on your computer, click the link above and then replace your bookmark with the page that appears. This will allow you to go directly to Amazon.com, and Counter-Currents will receive the same commission.
This link takes you to the Non-Fiction Books page. For some reason, Amazon.com will not allow us to construct a link to their home page. Also, we cannot build links to Amazon.com stores outside the US.
If there is a particular Amazon.com page to which you usually go first, email me and let me know, and I will happily construct a custom affiliate link for you. It is that important that we make it easy for you to participate.
Note: The affiliate link gives Counter-Currents a commission on anything you buy on Amazon.com, on any page, so long as you enter Amazon through one of the links.
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