Much of the friction within the Right in this country, and especially on the Dissident Right, can be rendered into a schematic conflict between two primal urges of the spirit. I call these the Republican Urge and the Monarchal Urge. Everyone on the Right has these urges, and falls into one of three categories. (more…)
John G. Grove
John C. Calhoun’s Theory of Republicanism
Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2016
Recognized as a brilliant political mind during his time, today John C. Calhoun is generally caricatured as an apologist for slavery and Southern secession. Comparatively little attention is given to his political philosophy. John G. Grove’s John C. Calhoun’s Theory of Republicanism is a long-overdue appraisal of Calhoun’s worldview and makes the case for why he should be recognized as one of America’s great political thinkers. (more…)
Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 399 Bitcoin Nationalism
Counter-Currents Radio host Greg Johnson welcomed Karl Thorburn to talk about Bitcoin Nationalism, current events, and of course YOUR QUESTIONS on the latest stream, and it is now available for download and online listening.
Topics discussed include:
The SPLC article on crypto (more…)
Let’s talk about nationalism.
You’ve probably been told that there are two kinds of nationalism: ethnic and civic. This is true. You’ve probably been told that nationalism is a Left-wing phenomenon. This is partially true. (more…)
With Brasillach in Spain & Germany: Remembering Robert Brasillach (March 31, 1909 – February 6, 1945)
Here we have a continuation of the narrative presented in past installments, describing Brasillach’s auto-tour through wartime Spain in July 1938, accompanied by his brother-in-law Maurice Bardèche and their friend Pierre Cousteau. As before, I have translated it directly from Brasillach’s memoir Notre avant-guerre (1938-41). (more…)
Remembering Jean Raspail (July 5, 1925–June 13, 2020)
On June 13, 2020, the French explorer and novelist Jean Raspail died in Paris at the age of 94. Many were the nationalists, identitarians, and traditional Catholics who paid tribute at his passing. Former European MP and co-founder of the European identity movement Iliade, Jean-Yves Gallou, stated that Raspail was “the man who foretold the destructive impact of blame culture and anti-racism on our civilization back in 1973.” (more…)
I had been aware for some time of the phrase “the engineer’s fallacy,” but unaware of its provenance and exact definition. I struck lucky on the ‘net, because this gentleman claims to have invented the phrase, and this short piece repays inspection.
Mr. Kelly’s definition of the Engineer’s Fallacy is pleasingly simple: (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)
Greg Johnson Interviewed by Darryl Cooper on White Nationalism, Pathological Altruism, the Jewish Question, & More