September 19, 2016 Greg Johnson 7 comments
Greg Johnson Interviewed by Darryl Cooper on White Nationalism, Pathological Altruism, the Jewish Question, & More
I was interviewed for more than two hours by Darryl Cooper on his The Decline of the West podcast. To listen, click here. I want to thank Darryl for having me on, and I hope this is just first of many conversations. (more…)
September 8, 2016 Greg Johnson 18 comments
Counter-Currents Radio Podcast No. 161
Greg Johnson Interviewed by Laura Raim about the Alt Right
July 13, 2016 Alexis de Tocqueville 2 comments
Translated by Guillaume Durocher.
Taken from Alexis de Tocqueville, De la Démocratie en Amérique (Paris: Gallimard, 1986), vol. 1, “Public Spirit in the United States,” 353-56. The title is editorial.
This essay examines Alain de Benoist’s book Beyond Human Rights, translated into English in 2011 by Arktos, originally published in French in 2004. This book is a powerful condemnation of the Western idea of natural rights, which it claims to be intrinsically associated with the idea that all humans across the world have human rights. It objects to the imposition of human rights obligations on an otherwise multicultural humanity. (more…)
June 20, 2013 Simon Lote 4 comments
Sortition in Modern Republican Theory
Republican theorists of the 16th and 17th centuries recognized the merits of sortition, and included the practice when drawing up their ideal constitutions.
In 1520, Niccolò Machiavelli, in a proposal to the Medicis, published the Discourse on the Government of Florence, arguing that none of the previous governments worked for the common good and merely represented the interests of one faction at the expense of the other, be they Medici, aristocratic, or popolo. (more…)
November 24, 2010 F. Roger Devlin 3 comments
Greek & Barbarian
The Landmark Herodotus: The Histories Edited by Robert B. Strassler
New York: Pantheon, 2007
Independent scholar Robert Strassler has produced far and away the best English edition aimed at the general reader of the work which remains the fountainhead of the Western historical tradition. Let us hope there is still a fit audience out there for it—men, that is, capable of learning what Herodotus has to teach.
October 26, 2010 F. Roger Devlin
An Aristocracy of Industry?
Andrew Fraser’s Reinventing Aristocracy
The Constitutional Reformation of Corporate Governance
Brookfield, Vermont: Ashgate Publishing Company, 1998
If you own even a single share of stock, you have probably been pestered with letters requiring your opinion on matters of corporate policy well beyond your competence to decide. (more…)