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Greg Johnson

Greg Johnson, Ph.D., is the Editor-in-Chief of Counter-Currents Publishing, Ltd. and North American New Right. Email
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Here’s the Thing: Selected Interviews, vol. 2

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Greg Johnson
Here’s the Thing: Selected Interviews, vol. 2
San Francisco: Counter-Currents, 2020
230 pages

Release Date: December 15, 2020

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Remembering Friedrich Nietzsche
(October 15, 1844–August 25, 1900)

Phil Eiger Newmann, Friedrich Nietzsche, 2020.

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Friedrich Nietzsche was born this day in 1844 in the small town of Röcken, near Leipzig, Saxony, in the Kingdom of Prussia. He died in August 25, 1900, in Weimar, Saxony, in the Second German Reich. The outlines of Nietzsche’s life are readily available online.

Nietzsche is one of the most important philosophers of the North American New Right because of his contributions to the philosophy of history, culture, and religion.

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Remembering Aleister Crowley
(October 12, 1875–December 1, 1947)

Aleister Crowley by Charles Krafft

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Aleister Crowley was an English poet, novelist, painter, and mountaineer who is most famous as an occultist, ceremonial magician, and founder of the religion and philosophy of Thelema. But ironically Crowley’s supposed Satanism and Black Magic are far less frightening to most people than his politics. For Aleister Crowley was also a man of the Right.

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Three Pillars of White Identity Politics:
Part 2: Culture

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Part 2 of 3; part 1 here

It is easy to understand why kinship alone is not a sufficient foundation for a harmonious society. Studies of identical twins raised in different environments give remarkable evidence of how fine-grained genetic determinism really is.

But imagine identical twins raised in really different environments: one in Yemen, the other in New York City. Read more …

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Three Pillars of White Identity Politics:
Part 1: Kinship

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Part 1 of 3

Author’s Note:

This lecture was written for the Scandza Forum in Zagreb, Croatia, on May 2, 2020. Unfortunately, the event was postponed due to Covid-19. Read more …

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Now Available!
Graduate School with Heidegger

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Greg Johnson is publishing yet another new book:

Greg Johnson
Graduate School with Heidegger
San Francisco: Counter-Currents Publishing, 2020
220 pages

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Now in E-book Version!
It’s Okay to Be White:
The Best of Greg Johnson

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Greg Johnson
It’s Okay to Be White: The Best of Greg Johnson
Hollywood: Ministry of Truth, 2020
226 pages

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Remembering Roy Campbell
(October 2, 1901–April 22, 1957)

Roy Campbell

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Roy Campbell was a South African poet and essayist. T. S. Eliot, Dylan Thomas, and Edith Sitwell praised Campbell as one of the best poets of the inter-war period. Unfortunately, his conservatism, Nietzscheanism, and Catholicism, as well as his open contempt for the Bloomsbury set and his participation in the Spanish Civil War on the Fascist side, have led his works being consigned to the memory hole. Read more …

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The Counter-Currents Newsletter, September 2020

Albrecht Dürer, Saint Jerome in His Study, 1514.

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There are some changes to our newsletter this month. Because of a change in our server and some downtime, we don’t have complete statistics that are commensurable with our previous records. So we have had to come up with new measures of success.

1. Our Webzine and Traffic

In September, we added 84 pieces to our webzine, including four podcasts. Our Top 20 articles, with the number of reads, are below. Read more …

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Remembering Maurice Bardèche
(October 1, 1907–July 30, 1998)

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Today is the birthday of Maurice Bardèche (1907–1998), the French Neo-Fascist writer. Bardèche was a prolific and highly versatile author of literary, film, and art criticism, history, journalism, and social and political theory. He published twenty-odd books and countless essays, articles, and reviews. Read more …

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Remembering Savitri Devi
(September 30, 1905–October 22, 1982)

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Savitri Devi was a philosopher, a religious thinker, and a tireless polemicist and activist for the causes of animal rights, European pagan revivalism, Hindu nationalism, German National Socialism, and — after the Second World War — pan-European racial nationalism. She also sought to found a religion, Esoteric Hitlerism, fusing National Socialism with the Traditionalism of René Guénon and Julius Evola. All told, she was one of the most extraordinary personalities of the 20th century. Read more …

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Remembering Martin Heidegger:
September 26, 1889–May 26, 1976

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Translations: RussianSlovak, SpanishUkrainian

Martin Heidegger is one of the giants of twentieth-century philosophy, both in terms of the depth and originality of his ideas and the breadth of his influence in philosophy, theology, the human sciences, and culture in general.

Heidegger was born on September 26, 1889, in the town of Meßkirch in the district of Sigmaringen in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. He died on May 26, 1976 in Freiburg and was buried in Meßkirch. Read more …

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Remembering T. S. Eliot:
September 26, 1888–January 4, 1965

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Thomas Stearns Eliot was one of the 20th century’s most influential poets, as well as an essayist, literary critic, playwright, and publisher. He won the Nobel Prize for literature in 1948. Born in St. Louis, Missouri, from old New England stock, Eliot emigrated to England in 1914 and was naturalized as a British subject in 1927.

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The Counter-Currents 2020 Fundraiser
A New Matching Grant Offer

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Counter-Currents is trying to raise $150,000 this year. Thus far, we have received 628 donations totaling $80,685.66, for which we are enormously grateful. Thus we are more than halfway there! Read more …

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Did Heidegger Say the Holocaust Was Jewish “Self-Annihilation”?

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The Charge

One of the most sensational charges against Heidegger is that he claimed that the Holocaust was the “self-annihilation” (Selbstvernichtung) of the Jews. This charge was first made by Italian philosophy professor Donatella di Cesare in an article in Corriere Della Sere on February 9, 2015: “Heidegger: ‘Jews Self-Destructed’: New Black Notebooks Reveal Philosopher’s Shocking Take on Shoah.”[1] Read more …

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Remembering Francis Parker Yockey
(September 18, 1917–June 16, 1960)

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Francis Parker Yockey was born 103 years ago today, September 18, in Chicago. He died in San Francisco on June 16, 1960, an apparent suicide. Yockey is one of America’s greatest anti-liberal thinkers and an abiding influence on the North American New Right. In honor of his birthday, I wish to draw the reader’s attention to the following works on this site.

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This Weekend’s Livestreams
Millennial Woes & The Writers Bloc

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Saturday, September 12, 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, September 13, at noon PST, 3:00 PM EST, 20:00 UK time, Millennial Woes will join Greg Johnson to talk about current events, life as a dissident, and your questions, on the Counter-Currents DLive channel: https://dlive.tv/Counter-Currents

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The Counter-Currents 9/11 Symposium

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For the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Counter-Currents published a symposium (linked below) which, sadly, still remains relevant as the organized Jewish community and various white traitors, dupes, and tools agitate for yet another war with one of Israel’s enemies based upon lies and sanctimony. Read more …

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Remembering D. H. Lawrence:
September 11, 1885–March 2, 1930

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David Herbert Lawrence was born on September 11, 1885 in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England and died from tuberculosis on March 2, 1930 in Vence, France, at the age of 44.

The fourth son of a nearly-illiterate coal miner, Lawrence rose by dint of genius and hard work to become an internationally famous, often censored, and sometimes persecuted novelist, poet, essayist, and painter.

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Michael Anton’s Defense of Civic Nationalism

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Michael Anton is one of a handful of American conservative intellectuals who is pro-Trump, pro-nationalist, and pro-populist. He is the author of the much-discussed 2016 essay “The Flight 93 Election.” For a time, he was a national security official in the Trump administration. His new book, The Stakes: America at the Point of No Return is a powerful case for re-electing Donald Trump as the last chance to avoid America’s decline into a one-party Leftist banana republic like California. Read more …

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Utopisme technologique et nationalisme ethnique

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C’est le texte de mon discours à la quatrième réunion  du Forum de Scandza à  Copenhague, Danemark, le 15 septembre 2018. Dans mon précédent discours au Forum de Scandza, j’ai argué que nous devons créer des messages ethnonationalistes pour tous les groupes blancs, même les randonneurs. C’est mon Epître aux Randonneurs. Je veux remercier tous ceux qui étaient présents alors, et tous ceux qui ont rendu le Forum possible. Read more …

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The Counter-Currents 2020 Fundraiser
Why the Left Keeps Winning

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The Nation is the flagship magazine of the American Left. It is also the oldest continuously published weekly magazine in the United States.

The Nation was founded on July 6, 1865, on the ashes of the Confederacy. The Nation was the successor to abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison’s The Liberator, which was closed after the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment to the US Constitution. Read more …

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Wallflower Psychology

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This is an attempt to understand the psychology of male wallflowers.

A “wallflower” refers to a girl who waits . . . and waits . . . and waits off to the side for a fellow to ask her out on the dancefloor. Some girls are wallflowers because they are unattractive. But others are just a bit too modest, shy, and diffident. Read more …

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The Counter-Currents Newsletter, August 2020
2020: A Year of Decision

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Dear Friends of Counter-Currents,

Future historians may look back at 2020 and declare it a pivotal year in history, like 1989, when Communism began its collapse in Europe; or 1914, when Europe threw itself into the abyss; or 410, when Rome was sacked; or even the birth of Christ, somewhere around the year 1. 2020 may be the beginning of the end of multiculturalism — and the beginning of the beginning for ethnonationalism. Read more …

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Notes on Populism

Norman Rockwell, Study for “Freedom of Speech”

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Populism seeks to rescue popular government from corrupt elites. Naturally, the elites strike back. The most common accusation from elite commentators is that populism is “anti-democratic.” As Yascha Mounk frames it, populism is “the people vs. democracy.” I argue that populism is not anti-democratic, but it is anti-liberal. (See Donald Thoresen’s review of Mounk’s The People vs. Democracy here.)

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Remembering Leni Riefenstahl
(August 22, 1902–September 8, 2003)

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Helene Bertha Amalie “Leni” Riefenstahl was born on this day in Berlin in 1902. She died in Pöcking, Bavaria, on September 8, 2003, just after her 101st birthday. She was a highly accomplished dancer, actress, photographer, and film director. 

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This Weekend’s Livestreams
The Writers Bloc, The Political Cesspool, & Interview with Ethan Ralph

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This weekend, Greg Johnson will appear on three livestreams:

Saturday, August 22, at noon PST, 3:00 PM EST, 21:00 CET, Greg will join Fullmoon Ancestry and Nicholas Jeelvy on The Writers Bloc on Dlive: https://dlive.tv/Fullmoon-ancestry. Topics include the launch of the National Justice Party, James Lawrence’s “Embrace the Blackpill,” and YOUR QUESTIONS on Entropy. Read more …

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Remembering H. P. Lovecraft
(August 20, 1890–March 15, 1937)

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Howard Phillips Lovecraft was born on August 20, 1890, in Providence, Rhode Island, and died there of cancer on March 15, 1937. An heir to Poe and Hawthorne, Lovecraft is one of the pioneers of modern science fiction, fantasy, and horror literature. Lovecraft is a literary favorite in New Rightist circles, for reasons that will become clear from a perusal of the following works on this website.

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Upcoming Livestream
Interview with Ethan Ralph

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Ethan Ralph

On the next Counter-Currents Radio livestream, I am going to interview a giant of the alternative media, Ethan Ralph of the Killstream. Ralph first came to prominence during Gamergate. During the peak of internet bloodsports on YouTube, Ralph’s Killstream had 15 to 20,000 live listeners on every show. But Ethan Ralph is not really center stage on his shows, so I want to make him the focus and learn more about the man himself. You can also share YOUR QUESTIONS on EntropyRead more …

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The Counter-Currents 2020 Fundraiser:
Weekend Livestreams & Michael Anton’s “The Case for Trump”

Michael Anton.

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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. Read more …

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