The Counter-Currents 2020 Fundraiser: Weekend Livestreams & Michael Anton’s “The Case for Trump”Greg Johnson
This year, Counter-Currents is trying to raise $150,000. Since our last update, we have received 48 donations totaling $2,188.33. Because of the remaining money in a matching grant, $615 of that amount has been doubled, for a total of $2,803.33. Thus we have so far received 456 donations totaling $70,126.65. I want to thank everyone, especially the generous donor who gave us the matching grant, for getting us almost halfway to our goal.
Details on how you can help out appear below.
This Weekend’s Livestreams
Saturday, August 15, at noon PST, 3:00 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, August 16, at noon PST, 3:00 PM EST, 21:00 CET, No White Guilt will join Greg Johnson to talk about his work, the ongoing collapse of multicultural America, and your questions, on the Counter-Currents DLive channel: https://dlive.tv/Counter-Currents
These livestreams are not just to inform and entertain. They are also fundraisers.
If you wish to send paid chat donations to Counter-Currents, please go to our Entropy page and select “send paid chat.” Entropy allows you to donate any amount from $3 and up. You can also enter a comment or question. All comments and questions will be read and discussed in our upcoming livestreams.
Michael Anton’s “The Case for Trump”
This weekend on The Writers’ Bloc, we will be discussing Michael Anton’s Claremont Review of Books essay “The Case for Trump.” Anton is the author of the famous “The Flight 93 Election” arguing for Trump in 2016. Anton also worked briefly in the Trump Administration.
Anton supported Trump’s nationalist and populist policies on trade, immigration, and foreign affairs. He acknowledges that Trump has been largely a disappointment on these issues but notes that Trump faced unprecedented handicaps as president:
- His lack of political experience
- The opposition of his own party
- The opposition of the Deep State
- The insane opposition of the Left, including the Russiagate and Ukrainegate impeachment hoaxes
I would also add:
- The COVID pandemic and ongoing racial turmoil
But if Trump’s America First positions were correct on trade, immigration, and foreign policy, then the question really comes down to: Who is more likely to advance those positions in the next administration, Donald Trump or senile Joe Biden and his running mate, Brown Hillary?
Obviously, Trump is the better choice. It is a completely predictable argument.
What is really interesting about Anton’s essay is his frank acknowledgment that America has lost all semblance of national unity and is little more than an economic zone. But instead of seeking to rebuild national unity, he suggests that Republicans simply try to hold on to power by offering greater economic opportunity. Anton is aware that tribal politics is dominant among non-whites, but he recommends that Republicans try to hold on to their white base with economic populism while competing with Democrats to pander to non-white tribalism.
In short, the same old Republican losing strategy that has allowed America to decline into a failed state. There’s a lot more to say about Anton’s argument and specific proposals. So join this conversation on the Writers’ Bloc this Saturday.
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If you want to leave a question or comment, they will be read and discussed on the next Counter-Currents Radio livestream, which air on Sundays noon PST/3pm EST on DLive: https://dlive.tv/Counter-Currents
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The Counter-Currents Foundation
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The Counter-Currents Foundation
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Remember Us in Your Will
Finally, we would like to broach a very delicate topic: your will. If you are planning your estate, please think about how you can continue helping the cause even after you are gone. The essay “Majority Estate Planning” contains many helpful suggestions.
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