Monthly Archives: July 2020

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The Counter-Currents 2020 Fundraiser:
We Are Heretics

Copernicus and his globe.

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This year, Counter-Currents is trying to raise $150,000. Since our last update, we have received 28 donations totaling $2,492.16. Because we have a matching grant, that amount has been doubled to $4,984.32. The next $615 donated left in our matching grant will be doubled. We have so far received 408 donations totaling $67,323.32. Read more …

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On Bioleninism

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I have a special relationship with the concept of bioleninism. While I’d been based and redpilled for a while, reading Spandrell’s initial posts in early 2018 resonated with me on a deep level. It jumpstarted my own path as a commentator and a more active participant in dissident politics. In fact, for the bulk of 2018, I functioned as a Read more …

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The Last Battle
Part I: Might Makes Right

Justice Robert H. Jackson at the Nuremberg Trials.

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David Irving
Nuremberg: The Last Battle
London: Focal Point Publications, 2004

Author’s Note: Thanks are due to the great Mark Weber of the Institute for Historical Review for his editorial advice. Read more …

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Knut Hamsun’s Hunger

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Oh, what strange freaks one’s thoughts are guilty of when one is starving.

— Knut Hamsun, Hunger

Back in my misspent youth, I took a seminar on creative writing. One of the instructors gave the class a piece of advice which I never heeded. She said that if you want to be good enough at writing to make a living at it, don’t be good at anything else. Read more …

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Living Monuments

Caspar David Friedrich, Wall at Dusk, 1837-40.

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My ancestors arrived in the Tidewater region of this continent around 400 years ago, and lived and died almost entirely beneath the Mason-Dixon line. As a Catholic, a Southron, and an Anglo-American, I am filled with sorrow and impotent rage at the sight of my forebears being demonized by those who are so manifestly inferior to them. Read more …

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Counter-Currents Needs You!
Call for Transcripts

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Counter-Currents has produced or become the curator of a great number of audio and video recordings over the years. Some of these have already been transcribed, but many have not. Read more …

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Kevin MacDonald’s Individualism & The Western Liberal Tradition
Part 9: The Moral Argument for White Interests

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We have now reached the last chapter of Kevin MacDonald’s Individualism and the Western Liberal Tradition. This indispensable book argues that both the rise and decline of the West can be explained in terms of the genetically selected predisposition Europeans have for creating communities that emphasize the moral reputation Read more …

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Now in Audio Version!
Confessions of a Mall Rat

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To listen in a player, click here. To download the mp3, right-click here and choose “save link as” or “save target as.” Read more …

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The Hamilton Cult

Lin-Manuel Miranda as Alexander Hamilton.

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Alexander Hamilton is arguably the most popular Founding Father of our era — and it’s all thanks to one incredibly cringe hip-hop musical.

Hamilton first premiered in 2015 and has been a popular sensation ever since. Its tickets go for astronomical prices and its soundtrack sold millions of copies. Read more …

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Family Systems & History

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Emmanuel Todd
Lineages of Modernity: A History of Humanity from the Stone Age to Homo Americanus
Cambridge, England, and Medford, MA: Polity Press, 2019

Much of today’s dominant globalist ideology derives from development theory, a body of thought which shares with Marxism the view that economic relations are the basis of social life and sees the races of mankind as fundamentally equivalent beneath the superficial cultural differences which have arisen over history. Read more …

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Hokusai:
Beyond the Great Wave

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Hokusai: Beyond the Great Wave was an exhibition of Hokusai’s works mounted by the British Museum in the summer of 2017. This ambitious event sought to contextualize Hokusai’s famous In the Hollow of The Wave, better known as “The Great Wave,” Read more …

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Brief Thoughts on Tao Te Ching

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Author’s note: Cited passages are taken from the 1988 Stephen Mitchell translation, London, Macmillan.

Tao Te Ching, the “Book of the Way,” was ostensibly composed by the pseudonymous Lao Tzu, about whom next to nothing is known, sometime around the time of Confucius (551-479 BC). It’s things like this that add even more irresistible mystique to this slender volume, Read more …

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Singing in Secret:
William Byrd’s Catholic Music

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Earlier this year, the Marian Consort, a vocal ensemble known for performing Renaissance music, released an album of Catholic sacred music by English composer William Byrd. The album, entitled Singing in Secret: The Clandestine Catholic Music of William Byrd, is one of the finest sacred music releases in recent memory. Read more …

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Livestream Today:
Kevin MacDonald on the Immigration Lobby

Kevin MacDonald speaks at the Scandza Forum Stockholm, May 20, 2017

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Guide to Kulchur has invited Kevin MacDonald to discuss the extensive struggles between the Jewish immigration lobby and the American anti-immigration movement in the early parts of the twentieth century. The interview will take its starting point from topics in Daniel Okrent’s 2019 book, The Guarded Gate. Read more …

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Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 282
More Culture-Jamming with Morgoth

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On the Counter-Currents Radio fundraiser livestream for July 26th, 2020, Greg Johnson is joined by special guest Morgoth to discuss culture, nostalgia, individualism, music, television, and the End of History. Read more …

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Storytelling

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Storytelling (2001) is the most politically incorrect movie I have ever seen. Indeed, it is so un-PC that it could never have been made today.

Director Todd Solondz is a really sick guy. His films Welcome to the Dollhouse, Happiness, Palindromes, and Life During Wartime can justly be accused of fixating on bullying, rape, pedophilia, abortion, suicide, and murder. Read more …

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The Little Things

Norman Rockwell, Freedom from Want, 1943.

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I think it is safe to assume that most Counter-Currents readers are familiar with the phrase “death by 1000 cuts,” which is an expression translated into English from the protracted Chinese torture process known as lingchi. In political-speak, its close cousin is the analogy of the slow boiling frog. Dissidents on our side of the great divide have an intuitive understanding that we’ve come to our current impasse through subtle but profound changes in policy and attitudes that our political enemies call “progress.” Read more …

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Angel of Avalon

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“My favorite singer out of all the British girls that ever were.”

— Robert Plant

I first came across the name Sandy Denny on the liner notes of the classic Led Zeppelin IV. Read more …

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Here I Go Again On My Own

Christian Krohg, Leif Eriksson Discovers America, 1893.

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After being stuck in the US for the last five months during the COVID-19 pandemic, I am finally back in Europe. Thanks to my friends in the Dissident Right, I get to spend the next few months in a small town that is overwhelmingly white. Reflecting on my travels this week reminded me of the many European historians and explorers Read more …

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This Weekend’s Livestreams:
The Writers’ Bloc & Morgoth

Morgoth's Review119 words

Saturday, July 25, at noon PST, 3 pm EST, 21:00 CET, Greg Johnson and Nicholas Jeelvy will join Fullmoon Ancestry on his Writers Bloc livestream on Dlive: https://dlive.tv/Fullmoon-ancestry.

Sunday, July 26, at noon PST, 3 pm EST, 20:00 GMT, 21:00 CET, Greg Johnson will do an Ask Me Anything livestream with special guest Morgoth on the Counter-Currents DLive channel: https://dlive.tv/Counter-Currents Read more …

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The Counter-Currents 2020 Fundraiser:
Gareth Jones & Honesty in Journalism

Gareth Jones

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In any age, people with the capacity to truly think for themselves are rare. Rarer still are those courageous enough to defy the established order and express heretical views. Most people are too unwilling to part with the security that conformity affords. The heretic values truth and justice above all else, even his own life.

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Wallet Lives Matter!
Or, Will the Real Racist Please Stand Up

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The anti-white, former ESPN personality Jemele Hill tweeted something stupid again recently. But it was inadvertently interesting, and so worthy of comment. She initially tweeted this: Read more …

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Pop Music is a Satanic Mind-Virus!
Part Three: Sweden, Yes

Icona Pop performs at Summerburst Festival, Gothenburg.

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White people are the undisputed masters of making catchy music. American and European pop songs make their way onto the airwaves of the entire world through a robust mechanism of economic globalization and sheer memetic power. But why is the music we make so catchy to just about all ears? And who doesn’t find our music appealing? It would be easy to chalk it up to the undeniable creative strength of our people, but like all endeavors in the arts in the modern world, songwriting has taken on the forms of science and cynical commercialism. Read more …

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It’s Okay to Be White

Just download and print!

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The Left characterizes the United States and other white countries around the world as systems of “white supremacy” and “white privilege.”

White Nationalists claim that the United States and most other white countries are committed to “white genocide”: the “great replacement” of whites by nonwhites, which is the predictable consequence of political decisions to promote sub-replacement white fertility, race-mixing, and race-replacement immigration. Read more …

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Towards a Right-Wing Critical Theory

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Amid the social turmoil of the late 1960s, the German Communist student Rudi Dutschke called for a “long march through the institutions” as the preferred strategy of ensuring the victory of global Marxist revolution. The success of this initiative is no more prominent in the West than in today’s academia, where Frankfurt School Read more …

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Video of the Day:
Stroszek: The Death of the American Dream

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Ty E of Soiled Sinema joined Fróði Midjord on Guide to Kulchur to discuss Werner Herzog’s Stroszek (1977), about the German drunk Bruno S. who moves to America in search of happiness and wealth, but is disappointed by what he finds. The conversation meanders into a general discussion about the death of the American dream, Read more …

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We’re the Bad Guys?

René Magritte, Golconda, 1953.

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The twofold crises of the Black Lives Matter movement and the COVID-19 pandemic are perfect opportunities for modern nihilists and culture-destroyers of every stripe to let off all the brakes. It is not often that world events align so cleanly with the rhetoric and goals of our enemies, which presents some troubling developments Read more …

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Are We Really Heading To A Civil War?

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Morris V. de Camp pondered the prospects of Civil War 2.0 in the pages of Counter-Currents this week, comparing our current situation to the tumultuous 1860s. While we’re experiencing high levels of social rancor, there’s little chance it will turn into another Civil War.

Here’s why a civil war is not likely to occur anytime soon. Read more …

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Life at the End of History:
Against Nineties Nostalgia

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To understand the man you have to know what was happening in the world when he was twenty.

— Napoleon Bonaparte

I grew up in the final years of the Cold War. If you aren’t old enough to remember the Cold War, let me tell you that it was a trip.

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Rhodesia Fights Back!

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If you’re watching a helicopter combat scene with the opening song in Act 3 of Die Walküre as the soundtrack, then the film is Apocalypse Now. If you’re watching a helicopter combat scene with music by Clem Tholet, John Edmond, or maybe even a disco track, it’s probably a documentary of the Rhodesian Bush War.

The results are familiar to us as what happens when whites are disunited and opposed by our own government. However, Read more …

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