The 2021 Fundraiser & this Weekend’s LivestreamBook Publishing UpdateGreg Johnson
1. This Weekend’s Livestream
On Sunday, July 11th, 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 to talk about current events and YOUR QUESTIONS, on DLive and Odysee. Send your questions, comments, and donations through Entropy: entropystream.live/countercurrents
2. Our Fundraiser
Counter-Currents is trying to raise $200,000 this year to sustain and improve our work. Since last week’s update, there has been a lull in the fundraiser, but we still received 20 donations totaling $890 for a total of 543 donations and a grand total of $70,206.41 since we started our fundraiser on March 10th. That means we are more than 35% of the way to our goal–but of course, the year is more than 50% over as well. We are deeply grateful to everyone who has helped out. Full information on how to donate appears below.
3. Update on Publishing Projects
Most of my time this year has been wrapped up in various book editing projects.
- The biggest project is getting Francis Parker Yockey’s The Enemy of Europe out. I have decided to release all versions on the same day, and because of the time needed to print and ship the limited edition hardcovers, the new release date is October 1 of this year.
- I am also working on getting my essay collection The Year America Died to press in August. We will start taking orders once the book is actually at the printers.
- I have recently reprinted three volumes of the Centennial Edition of Savitri Devi’s Works that had gone out of print: Gold in the Furnace, Defiance, and Forever & Ever.
- I am very pleased to announce that the next volume of the Centennial Edition will be Savitri Devi’s Memories and Reflections of an Aryan Woman, her late overview of her thought with special reference to Traditionalism. The entire volume has now been translated from French and will be edited for release late this year once The Enemy of Europe goes to press.
- I am also pleased to announce the next Savitri Devi volume after that will be Hard as Steel. Originally written in German and addressed to young German comrades, it makes frequent mention of Nietzsche. One third of the book has been translated, and the translator will finish work this summer.
- After Hard as Steel is completed, I will commission a translation from the French of Savitri’s book The Lotus Pond: Impressions of India.
- The Jonathan Bowden anthology Reactionary Modernism will go to press sometime in September.
- Also scheduled for late this year is a collection of speeches and interviews by Charles Krafft on his life, art, and politics.
- I have decided that the next book of my own writings that I will publish after The Year America Died will be my lecture course on The Trial of Socrates.
My work is sustained by you, dear reader, both as a book buyer and as a donor. Your support will help bring these projects to conclusion. For me, editing these books is a labor of love, but it takes money to pay translators, jacket designers, and printers. (Just paying for the translations of the three Savitri books will top $10,000.)
4. 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.
5. 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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