The following text is adapted from remarks Ruuben Kaalep gave at the 20th American Renaissance conference on August 12, 2023. Mr. Kaalep is a politician with the Conservative People’s Party of Estonia (EKRE), and a former member of the Estonian Parliament. He is also one of the founders of the EKRE’s youth group, Sinine Äratus, or Blue Awakening. (more…)
Tag: ethnic nationalism
The following is the text of Gregory Hood’s opening statement in the “Ethnonationalism vs. Imperialism” debate with Greg Johnson that was held at the recent Counter-Currents Spring Retreat. Dr. Johnson’s opening statement, which preceded this one, can be read here.
It’s not a question of whether you want to live in an imperium or not. You’re going to live under an imperial rule of some kind. The only question is whose it’s going to be. (more…)
The following is the text of Ruuben Kaalep’s opening talk from the Spring Conference that was held in Tallinn on May 13-14, 2023.
How to secure ethnic continuity? This is a fundamental question that has been asked by nationalists in every country around the world. I will go a step further and say that it is a fundamental nationalist question. One who knowingly and positively asks this question is an ethnic nationalist. (more…)
Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 436 Ask Me Anything with Greg Johnson
Last weekend’s Ask Me Anything on Counter-Currents Radio with Greg Johnson is now available for download and online listening.
Topics discussed include:
00:01:24 What are your thoughts on Italy banning Russian ships from their ports?
00:01:50 What are your thoughts on animal testing? (more…)
Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Tell You Everything You Need to Know About Global Politics
London: Elliot and Thompson (2015)
The physical realities that underpin national and international politics are too often disregarded in both writing about history and in contemporary reporting of world affairs. Geography is clearly a fundamental part of the “why” as well as the “what.” (more…)
The Vices of The Virtue of Nationalism
Hazony on Ethnic vs. Civic Nationalism
In my review of Yoram Hazony’s The Virtue of Nationalism, I focused on the book’s virtues. Here I wish to examine some of its vices.
The positions I defend in The White Nationalist Manifesto (San Francisco: Counter-Currents, 2018) are broadly compatible with the main arguments of The Virtue of Nationalism. We both hold that nations are ethnic groups and that the best political system is the nation-state, because it promotes peace between peoples and leaves them free to become who they are, to live according to their unique identities. (more…)
If you are new to Counter-Currents, the following transcript of Greg Johnson’s interview (audio here) with French Marxist journalist Laura Raim is an excellent place to start. It is the first interview in Greg Johnson’s new book, You Asked for It: Selected Interviews, vol. 1, now available from Counter-Currents.
Greg Johnson Interviewed by Laura Raim about the Alt Right (Transcript)
August 21, 2015 John Law
The Invention of Civic Nationalism Against Europeans
Separation of Ethnicity from Civic Identity
Western nation-states should be based on civic values alone, individual rights, private property, and equality under the law, without any reference to ethnicity. This is one of the most powerful contemporary tenets. (more…)