Fundraiser Update & this Weekend’s LivestreamHappy Birthday to Us!Greg Johnson
It was eleven years ago today that Counter-Currents went online. That first month, we had 6,145 unique visitors. Last month, we had 246,560. Since then, Counter-Currents has published 9,377 articles, reviews, and other items. We have also published more than 70 books.
From the start, Counter-Currents aimed at creating an Anglophone version of the European New Right, but since English is now the lingua franca, our audience has been global. Our aim is to promote the metapolitical conditions for white identity politics around the world.
Counter-Currents is about everything, from a white point of view. We believe that race-conscious whites are the legitimate heirs of European culture and the legitimate representatives of our race’s interests in the political realm. Thus our field of combat is culture, history, and fundamental ideas, which we bring to bear on the crises of our times.
The last eleven years have been a time of enormous growth and opportunities. There’s no question that white identity politics is on the rise. Brexit and Trump sent shockwaves through the political establishment of the white world, but they were merely expressions of deep seated forces leading to the rise of nationalism, populism, and white identity politics, including the destruction of white societies due to multiculturalism, non-white immigration, and globalization. Counter-Currents‘ growing audience reflects this change of consciousness. But we have also contributed to its growth, deepening, and maturation.
But the rise of white identity politics has triggered a hysterical and repressive reaction by the establishment. Counter-Currents‘ effectiveness can be measured by our rising audience. But it can also be measured by the efforts of the political establishment to censor us on social media, strangle traffic to our site, and choke off sales and donations.
- Counter-Currents has been banned by Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. Our Twitter ban came just a couple of days ago. I found out about it on GAB, which says it all, really. Frankly, I was a bit insulted that it took Twitter so long to ban me, but that might be because I never made much use of the platform in the first place.
- Counter-Currents has been subjected to repeated search-engine shadow bans by Google and ongoing DDOS attacks to strangle traffic.
- Counter-Currents has been banned by PayPal, blacklisted by the entire credit card processing industry, and had most of our titles purged from Amazon and Barnes & Noble, i.e., 80% of the global bookselling industry.
We must be doing something right!
So far, they have slowed us down, but they have not stopped us, and that is due in large part because of the support of loyal readers like you.
1. This Weekend’s Special Three-Hour Birthday Livestream
To thank you all, I would like to invite you to our special live birthday party.
On Sunday, June 13th, at noon PST, 3 pm EST, 8 pm UK time, & 9 pm CET, Greg Johnson will be joined by fellow Counter-Currents Brain Trust members Millennial Woes and Frodi Midjord PLUS MANY OF YOUR FAVORITE COUNTER-CURRENTS AUTHORS, on DLive and Odysee.
Send your questions, comments, and donations through Entropy: entropystream.live/countercurrents
2. Our Fundraiser
Another way to measure Counter-Currents‘ impact is our annual fundraiser.
Counter-Currents is trying to raise $200,000 this year to sustain and improve our work. Since last week’s update, we have received 26 donations totaling $3,096.68 for a total of 436 donations and a grand total of $58,449.09 since we started our fundraiser on March 10th. That means we are well over one-quarter of the way to our goal. We are deeply grateful to everyone who has helped out. Full information on how to donate appears below.
3. Our Latest Incentive to Give: Our Paywall
Counter-Currents extends special privileges to those who donate $120 or more per year.
First, donor comments will appear immediately instead of waiting in a moderation queue. (People who abuse this privilege will lose it.)
Second, donors will have immediate access to all Counter-Currents posts. Non-donors will find that one post a day, five posts a week will be behind a “paywall” and will be available to the general public after 30 days.
Naturally, we do not grant permission to other websites to repost paywall content before 30 days have passed.
What will go behind the paywall? The short answer is: stuff you really want to see, including:
- Most of my new articles and reviews
- The reposts of our weekly livestreams
- Selected works by our most popular authors like Jim Goad, Robert Hampton, Spencer Quinn, Collin Cleary, Beau Albrecht, Nicholas Jeelvy, Morris V. de Camp, James O’Meara, Kathryn S., Richard Houck, Margot Metroland, and more.
We generally won’t put things behind the paywall that deal with current events. Instead, we will focus on evergreen material that won’t seem irrelevant after 30 days.
How do you access these privileges?
To subscribe to the paywall, we need three things from you:
- the name you want to appear on your comments (should not be your real name)
- an email address (the most secure address does not contain your real name and is from an encrypted email provider like ProtonMail)
- your payment
To register, just fill out this form and we will walk you through the payment process. There are a number of different payment options.
If you are in the United States, the easiest way to pay for your paywall subscription is by e-check. It is as secure, fast, and convenient as a credit card. All you need is your checkbook:
Note: To register, you need to do more than just send an echeck payment. You need to fill out the form as well, or we won’t know what to do with the echeck payment.
4. How to Send Money to Counter-Currents
Counter-Currents, like all advocates of dissident ideas, depends upon the generosity of readers like you to survive and thrive. If you are a past donor, welcome back. If you are contemplating making your first donation, do it in thanks to the past donors that made it possible for you to find Counter-Currents, and pay it forward so others can experience the same delight in discovery.
There are several ways to help out.
If you are in the United States, E-checks are the fastest and most convenient way to send money to Counter-Currents. All you need is your checkbook.
(2) Credit Cards
Currently the only way we can take credit card donations is through Entropy, a site that takes donations and comments for livestreams. Visit our Entropy page and select “send paid chat.” Entropy allows you to donate any amount from $3 and up. All comments will be read and discussed in the next episode of Counter-Currents Radio, which airs every weekend.
(3) Bank Transfers
It is also possible to support Counter-Currents with bank transfers. Please contact us at [email protected].
(4) Gift Cards
Gift cards are a useful way to make donations. Gift cards are available with all the major credit cards as well as from major retailers. You can either send gift cards as donations (either electronically or through the mail), or you can use them to make donations. Simply buy a prepaid credit card and click here to use it. If you can find a place that sells gift cards for cash, they are as anonymous as sending cash and much safer.
(5) Cash, Checks and Money Orders
Sometimes the old ways are best. The least “de-platformable” way to send donations to Counter-Currents is to put a check or money order in the mail. Simply print and complete the Word or PDF donation form and mail it to:
Counter-Currents Publishing, Ltd.
P.O. Box 22638
San Francisco, CA 94122
Thank you, Boomers, for keeping your checkbooks, envelopes, and stamps. There are youngsters reading this site who have never written a check or put a letter in the mail.
(6) Bill Payment Services
If you wish to make monthly donations by mail, see if your bank has a bill payment service. Then all you need to do is set up a monthly check to be dispatched by mail to our PO box. This check can be made out to Counter-Currents or to Greg Johnson. After the initial bother of setting it up, you never have to think about it again.
In addition to old-fashioned paper donations, those new-fangled crypto-currencies are a good way to circumvent censorious credit card corporations.
- Click here to go to our crypto donation page.
- Click here for a basic primer on how to get started using crypto. Do not, however, use COINBASE. COINBASE will not allow you to send money to Counter-Currents. (Yes, it is that bad.)
(8) The Counter-Currents Foundation
Note: Donations to Counter-Currents Publishing are not tax deductible. We do, however, have a 501c3 tax-exempt educational corporation called The Counter-Currents Foundation. If you want to make a tax-deductible gift, please email me at [email protected]. You can send donations by mail to:
The Counter-Currents Foundation
P.O. Box 22638
San Francisco, CA 94122
(9) 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.
Remember: those who fight for a better world live in it today.
Thank you again for your loyal readership and generous support.
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