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Counter-Currents Still Under Siege

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RabbitSiegeCrop [1]There is a new group working to shut down Counter-Currents. The Care2 website, which hosts petitions for various Left-wing and environmental causes, claims its “Hottest Petition [2]” (more than 95,000 signatures at this time — it went up by a thousand as I was writing) is to “Tell Amazon and PayPal: Stop funding neo-Nazis and white supremacists! [3]” And the one target mentioned by name is “Counter Currents” [sic], a “white nationalist publisher.”

To put this in context, Counter-Currents is now more unpopular among the extreme Left than the state of Indiana, [4] which is also being targeted for economic destruction.

Since these petitions are all about moral preening and status signaling, the names of all the signatories are actually displayed. It makes for some interesting reading.

For a couple of years now, Heidi Beirich of the Southern Poverty Law Center, a wealthy and powerful Jewish hate group, has been writing letters to Amazon.com and PayPal to get them to stop doing business with Counter-Currents. The SPLC wants to put us out of business because they fear the ideas that we advocate.

Beirich, however, was frustrated with lack of progress until Caitlin Dewey of the Washington Post ran a story on her efforts, a story which focused almost entirely on Counter-Currents. It worked. Within a few days, Amazon.com shut down our Affiliate Marketing account, which was bringing in about $6,000/year. This is not much in absolute terms, but it amounts to about 20% of my meager income.

A few more hits like this, and I will have to stop working for the movement and turn Counter-Currents into just another Right-wing hobby project. There are legions of professional Jews, Blacks, and other non-whites, but only a tiny handful of full-time professional white advocates. And the SPLC and other such groups have people who are paid lavish salaries with benefits to starve us into silence.

Fortunately, I anticipated the hard times ahead and started our Summer Fundraiser early. In the first week, we received 25 donations totaling $3,101.33. Since then, we have received 30 more donations, totaling $2,744.27. Our grand total is now $5,845.60. In short, in a couple of weeks, our donors have rallied to basically make whole the loss we suffered through the SPLC’s good works.

Even more importantly, we have gotten a number of new donors, including new recurring donors, which is a very encouraging trend. Some donors have made symbolic donations of $19.33. Others have made donations of $315 or more, which is symbolic of the SPLC’s $315 million in the bank. We are now only 999,994 such donations away from having as much as the SPLC (which is just one of many groups lobbying against us).

I want to thank all of our donors for your generous vote of confidence.

Care4 Counter-Currents

I was tempted to set aside fundraising and get back to what I do best: writing, translating, and publishing. But the Care2 petition reminded me that the enemy never stops working to silence me, so I can never stop asking for your support. I want you to Care4 Counter-Currents. If you have not given yet, please give today.

You can make two different types of donations:

Recurring donations are particularly helpful, since they allow us better to predict and plan for the future. We have several levels for recurring donations. Please visit our Donations [5] page for more information.

We can also customize the amount of a monthly donation.

There are several ways to make one-time donations:

As a special incentive, I will give an autographed hardcover copy of my book New Right vs. Old Right to anyone who donates $315 or more.

Since somebody at Amazon.com clearly thinks that your money is somehow tainted by association with our ideas, such that they do not want to pay even 7% for a referral from Counter-Currents, the next time you are tempted to buy something from Amazon, why not just donate the entire amount to Counter-Currents? (We got one donation last week that apparently originated from this train of thought.)

Please give generously! Please give soon, while you can. Let’s show these social justice kittens that every time they try to set Counter-Currents back, our supporters turn it into an opportunity. In fact, I am going to let Care2’s petitioners set my 2015 fundraising goal: $1 for every signature. At the rate they are clicking away, I am going to be working really hard to meet my goal. Let’s give new meaning to the phrase “Fuck you money.”

Thank you for your loyal readership and support.

Greg Johnson