“Localism” is a favored tendency among paleoconservatives of the Rod Dreher variety. They dream of a politics rooted in small towns that just focus on their immediate surroundings. No national or international concerns intrude into the idyllic rural town. (more…)
Ten Questions for Radical Environmentalist Derrick Jensen, Part I
Part 1 of 2 (Part 2 here)
Derrick Jensen, the hardcore and prolific Green activist, is easily one of the most interesting public intellectuals of our time. His willingness to take ideas to their logical end point – and make no apology for it – keeps him from being easily categorized. (more…)
“We Are at the End of Something”:
The American Renaissance Interview
American Renaissance: You have said that modernity is the enemy of identity. Could you explain this idea further?
Alain de Benoist: When one considers modernity, one must consider two meanings of the word. The first is known to everyone: It is the changes of life that come with more material wealth. But modernity is also the product of an ideology that appeared in the 17th and 18th century with the Enlightenment. (more…)
The Stark Truth
Robert Stark Interviews William van Nostrand
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The West is one bitter old codger.
He’s lived long enough to see all of his truths twisted. He’s surrounded by fools. All the things he gave his life to are broken now, and he’ll never make it out to the garage to rifle through his worn out tools.
There is no new poetry in The West. (more…)