Counter-Currents/North American New Right Newsletter: March 2015Greg Johnson
Dear Friends of Counter-Currents,
Here are our web traffic statistics and top articles for March.
1. Our Readership and Web Traffic
I have reversed the order of our traffic table so the latest month appears on top. Our traffic remains plateaued. March numbers are pretty much the same as January numbers. (Both months have 31 days.)
There was a slight bump in traffic due to the attack on CC by The Washington Post, but there was a bump in traffic in January because of the Charlie Hebdo massacre. The fact is that virtually every month, there is a story that brings increased traffic to the site. Which means that these bumps get averaged out over the long run. I do note with some satisfaction that the number of pages viewed did increase dramatically in March, even though the average number of visits and unique visitors per day did not.
|Month||Unique Visitors||Number of Visits||Pages Viewed||“Hits”||Bandwidth|
|March 2015||86,251||173,236||749,068||1,545,146||14.21 GB|
|February 2015||76,322||148,894||526,666||1,208,728||10.92 GB|
|January 2015||86,263||171,544||612,211||1,348,105||13.35 GB|
|December 2014||78,658||152,838||538,903||896,560||9.73 GB|
|November 2014||86,254||172,786||678,026||741,633||7.93 GB|
|October 2014||85,852||174,240||678,119||748,061||8.15 GB|
|September 2014||61,485||121,651||448,701||505,472||8.92 GB|
|August 2014||62,415||127,630||438,270||501,703||8.62 GB|
|July 2014||63,223||149,786||456,117||536,178||8.79 GB|
|June 2014||58,147||116,084||327,309||366,568||7.16 GB|
|May 2014||59,321||116,293||321,397||363,432||7.08 GB|
|April 2014||56,511||110,621||318,831||367,018||6.91 GB|
|March 2014||65,619||117,881||335,592||380,785||7.89 GB|
|February 2014||55,805||100,271||300,207||346,026||6.18 GB|
|January 2014||82,567||209,131||1,130,149||1,224,623||98.64 GB|
|July 2013||82,106||200,961||1,619,899||1,813,531||124.29 GB|
|June 2013||80,409||197,258||1,730,633||1,884,016||103.77 GB|
|May 2013||95,667||221,260||1,758,299||1,897,099||103.67 GB|
|April 2013||81,328||192,910||1,528,169||1,634,540||91.16 GB|
|March 2013||83,303||189,545||1,477,001||1,778,006||94.98 GB|
|February 2013||81,999||185,688||1,396,374||1,498,502||75.33 GB|
|January 2013||100,054||208,004||900,577||1,012,979||40.81 GB|
|December 2012||109,265||224,793||926,117||1,143,248||37.53 GB|
|November 2012||107,956||199,912||584,115||755,419||29.95 GB|
|October 2012||81,739||157,152||410,096||416,362||16.36 GB|
|September 2012||66,719||132,503||455,938||493,856||17.73 GB|
|August 2012||41,616||96,314||305,729||329,353||12.23 GB|
|July 2012||52,304||108,340||367,589||373,470||12.52 GB|
|June 2012||55,112||110,246||400,141||404,162||13.66 GB|
|May 2012||56,323||111,533||400,243||404,483||15.70 GB|
|April 2012||56,772||110,029||421,446||428,678||16.08 GB|
|March 2012||55,572||106,029||441,170||475,719||16.36 GB|
|February 2012||53,345||99,607||376,288||411,915||14.43 GB|
|January 2012||56,633||107,644||408,373||433,736||21.38 GB|
|December 2011||49,845||97,223||337,881||344,210||13.65 GB|
|November 2011||44,445||88,824||330,664||339,521||14.22 GB|
|October 2011||45,590||90,444||337,137||468,197||17.78 GB|
|September 2011||45,427||88,782||422,902||481,909||11.67 GB|
|August 2011||40,002||81,012||502,282||2,083,593||53.18 GB|
|July 2011||30,186||66,093||416,309||1,952,047||71.23 GB|
|June 2011||28,629||57,920||264,928||1,004,128||22.78 GB|
|May 2011||36,596||78,103||274,841||1,334,472||47.59 GB|
|April 2011||20,091||58,037||223,291||2,729,449||54.65 GB|
|March 2011||29,768||62,077||220,053||2,485,001||52.21 GB|
|February 2011||29,737||61,519||213,121||2,081,558||40.13 GB|
|January 2011||28,583||60,005||198,249||1,736,067||34.06 GB|
|December 2010||26,161||50,975||192,905||1,101,829||27.79 GB|
|November 2010||26,054||48,336||171,833||915,553||26.39 GB|
|October 2010||17,848||35,921||140,365||611,367||17.93 GB|
|September 2010||17,063||34,510||147,051||580,550||16.39 GB|
|August 2010||12,174||22,348||93,379||333,614||10.17 GB|
|July 2010||9,387||17,329||119,254||348,172||10.01 GB|
|June 2010||6,145||10,328||70,732||200,824||6.08 GB|
2. Our Webzine
In March, we added 70 pieces — passing the 4,000 articles mark — and more than 800 comments to our webzine.
3. March’s Top 20 Pieces (with number of reads)
- Greg Johnson, “Washington Post Attacks Counter-Currents,” 6,042
- Greg Johnson, “Irreconcilable Differences: The Case for Racial Divorce,” 4,895
- Claus Brinker, “The NPI Mini-Conference,” 4,075
- Greg Johnson, “The Smartest Guy in the Room,” 3,851
- Marian Van Court, “Finding Your Soul-Mate with the Utmost Efficiency,” 3,470
- Claus Brinker, “Anissimov’s Critique of Democracy,” 3,369
- James J. O’Meara, “Bibi We Hardly Knew Ya,” 3,047
- Greg Johnson, “Three Questions on Identitarianism,” 3,039
- Colin Liddell, “Semiotics, Swastikas, and Shadowplay,” 2,941
- James J. O’Meara, “Robert Durst: Jinx or Jew?,” 2,689
- Greg Johnson, “Two Steps Forward, One Step Back,” 2,661
- James J. O’Meara, “The Scholar as Storm Trooper: Goldwin Smith on the Jewish Question,” 2,479
- James J. O’Meara, “It’s Trad, Dad,” 2,392
- Trevor Lynch reviews To Live and Die in L.A., 2,271
- Marian Van Court, “Heretical Thoughts on Abortion and Eugenics,” 2,251
- Greg Johnson, “Does the Manosphere Morally Corrupt Men?,” 2,003
- Greg Johnson, “The Counter-Currents/North American New Right Newsletter, February 2015,” 1,900
- Greg Johnson, “What is Phenomenology?,” 1,760
- Greg Johnson, “What is Metaphysics?,” 1,719
- Bill Hopkins, “Ways Without a Precedent,” 1,628
Greg Johnson wrote 10 of the top 20 articles in March. James O’Meara wrote four. Claus Brinker, a new author, wrote 2 of our top 10 pieces, which is a very strong debut. Congratulations Claus, and thanks. Marian Van Court wrote 2 as well. Colin Liddell and Bill Hopkins each had one.
One lesson that we have learned over the last couple of months is that there is a healthy interest in intellectually heavyweight topics like metaphysics, Hegel, Nietzsche, Husserl, and Heidegger. What an amazing community of people — writers and readers — we are creating here.
4. March’s Top Countries
For the first time, France is our number 2 country, displacing Great Britain, which has been number 2 as long as we can remember.
- United States
- Great Britain
- Russian Federation
5. March’s Top Cities
As one might expect, Paris has shot up in our rankings. This is the first time London has been displaced from the number two spot.
- New York
- Los Angeles
- San Francisco
- Washington, D.C.
Our top cities include 8 US cities (3 on the West Coast), 2 Australian cities, and 10 national capitals.
6. Our Book Publishing
In March, Counter-Currents published Son of Trevor Lynch’s White Nationalist Guide to the Movies. In April, we will publish Collin Cleary’s What is a Rune? Other books that will appear in the near future include Savitri Devi’s The Lightning and the Sun (at long last!) and F. Roger Devlin’s Sexual Utopia in Power.
After those, and before our 5th anniversary on June 10th, we will try to bring out several more titles: North American New Right, vol. 2; Jef Costello’s novel Heidegger in Chicago; Julius Evola’s East and West; and maybe a new collection of Greg Johnson’s writings called White Extinction.
Greg Johnson’s New Right vs. Old Right is coming out this year in French, Spanish, and Swedish translations. Collin Cleary’s Summoning the Gods will appear in French translation.
7. Our Podcasts
At the beginning of the year, we vowed to do at least one weekly podcast. Since the beginning of March, we have stepped up the frequency of our podcasts. We are doing a mix of new and archival recordings, including never-before-heard interviews with Arthur Jensen and Muriel Gantry and speeches by Jonathan Bowden.
In May, we will resume publishing Greg Johnson’s philosophy lectures on Wednesdays, completing his course on “The Pursuit of Happiness” and then moving on to other topics, including Socrates, Aristotle, aesthetics, and philosophy on film.
8. Speaking and Networking Events
In March, Counter-Currents held a dinner in Atlanta to honor novelist Tito Perdue. (Read his talk here; listen here; listen to his two-part interview here and here.) In April, Greg Johnson will be giving talks in New York City and in Europe.
9. Our Amazon Affiliate Membership
In March, under pressure from the SPLC, which was amplified in the pages of The Washington Post, Amazon.com dropped Counter-Currents from its Affiliate Marketing program, which earned us about $6,000 per year — a substantial financial hit to a business as small as ours. The SPLC’s aim, of course, is to put us out of business. Fortunately, our readers have rallied to our aid.
10. Five Easy Ways You Can Help Counter-Currents
- Like our Facebook page and recommend that your friends do as well: https://www.facebook.com/counter.currents.publishing.
- Review our books at Amazon.com.
- Link our articles and recommend them to your friends.
- Buy our books, which helps us break even.
- Donate, to keep us in the fight.
11. Our Mailing List
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None of this would be possible without our writers, donors, proofreaders, and above all, you, our readers. Thank you!
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