The Great Purge: The Deformation of the Conservative Movement

Where Conservatism Went Wrong:
A Review of The Great Purge: The Deformation of the Conservative Movement

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Paul E. Gottfried & Richard B. Spencer (eds.)
The Great Purge: The Deformation of the Conservative Movement
Arlington, Va.: Washington Summit Publishers, 2015buckley

All political movements need a history, and such histories, if well-constructed, almost always coalesce into myth. Once mythologized, a movement’s past can inform its present members about its reason for being, its need for continuing, and its plans for the future. And this can be accomplished quickly – and without the need for study or research – in the form of what Edmund Burke called “prejudice.” “Prejudice,” Burke says, “is of ready application in the emergency; it previously engages the mind in a steady course of wisdom and virtue, and does not leave the man hesitating in the moment of decision, skeptical, puzzled, and unresolved.”

Prejudice is a time-saver, in other words, and it puts everyone on the same page. These are two invaluable things for any movement which aims to effect political change. For those who wish to participate in any of the various factions of the Alt Right and learn its history and myth, they do not need to go much farther than The Great Purge: The Deformation of the Conservative Movement.

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Spencer Quinn: My Top Three Non-Alt Right Books

My Top Three Non-Alt Right Books

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Sharing books, in my opinion, does more than almost anything to keep cultures vibrant. Thanks in part to the ascendancy of Donald Trump, we on the Alt Right are at present experiencing an uptick of culture which is both exciting and a bit daunting. Several years ago, I had written off many of the goals of white nationalism, but now, I am not so sure. It’s a good time to be on the Alt Right. 

As we all know, a wide range exists on the Alt Right regarding opinions or beliefs on important matters. This is how it should be. On the other hand, unanimity prevails when it comes to our three core issues: 1) race differences are real and significant, 2) whites need to attain a positive racial identity, and 3) whites must reclaim ethnocentric homelands for ourselves if we wish to survive in the long run. For us, this is clearly not just the best way forward, but the only way forward. Reading material, of course, helps keep us on the same page regardless of whether we agree or disagree on certain issues. Many Alt Right websites publish books, and, of course, many of us are familiar with them. Further, many sites like this one publish historical authors and reviews of historical works whose perspectives jibe well with the current Alt Right zeitgeist.

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Kevin Beary’s Savaged States of America

Kevin Beary’s Savaged States of America

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Kevin Beary

Thomas Hart Benton, Cradling Wheat
Thomas Hart Benton, Cradling Wheat

Savaged States of America: A Futuristic Fantasy
In Qua Urbe, 1998

“Why, sometimes I’ve believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast.”—Lewis Carroll, the White Queen, Through the Looking Glass 

“Modern life’s absurdities render the satirist’s role redundant.”—Anon.

“Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in no other”—Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanac

 “The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.”—H. L. Mencken

Kevin Beary’s dystopian novel about mid twenty-first century America is one of the better latter-day efforts directed at white nationalists, and it is surprising to me that it is not more popular with its target audience. Beary is a natural-born fiction writer; he has the uncanny ability to paint with words as all of the memorable novelists have been able to do.

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Kerry Bolton’s Perón and Perónism

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Kerry Bolton
Perón and Perónism
London: Black House Publishing, 2014

Perón and Perónism is an excellent resource on the political thought of Argentina’s three-time president Juan Domingo Perón. It places him firmly among the elite ranks of Third Position thinkers. His doctrine of Justicalism and his geopolitical agenda of resistance to both American and Soviet domination of Latin America have demonstrated enduring relevance. Influenced by Aristotle’s conception of man as a social being and the social teachings of the Catholic Church, Perón proved to be an insightful political philosopher, developing a unique interpretation of National Syndicalism that guided his Justicalist Party. While his career was marked by turmoil, he pursued an agenda of the social justice, seeking the empowerment of the nation’s working classes as a necessary step towards the spiritual transformation of the country. Perón’s example stands as a beacon to those who seek the liberation of man from the bondage of materialism, and the liberation of the nation from foreign domination.

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Kerry Bolton: Early Reactions to Imperium

Early Reactions to Imperium

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Editor’s Note:

Francis Parker Yockey
Francis Parker Yockey

Kerry Bolton’s ongoing research for a new and definitive biography of Francis Parker Yockey and a complete collection of Yockey’s shorter writings and correspondence continues to turn up new and previously-thought-to-be-lost materials, including issue no. 4 of Yockey’s Frontfighter newsletter, containing one of Yockey’s lost works, which included in the following article.

When Francis Parker Yockey, Anthony Gannon, and Guy Chesham of Union Movement’s overseas liaison office, and over 140 others, departed from Sir Oswald Mosley’s movement in bitter circumstances, Chesham had written to Mosley that Imperium had already been accepted among advanced political thinkers. Imperium did appeal to advanced thinkers. Major Gen. J. F. C. Fuller, father of modern tank warfare, who had been Mosley’s military adviser in the British Union of Fascists; and Captain Basil Liddell Hart, official British military historian of World War I, who had been involved in the pro-Mosley milieu before the war in the June Club, both gave Imperium enthusiastic endorsements. Fuller called Imperium the most prophetic book since Spengler’s Decline of The West. Liddell Hart referred to it as “a work of genius.” Gannon states that Yockey met Fuller and Hart in person and “emerged well from such meetings.”[1]

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The Islamization of the Teaching of Western Civilization

The Islamization of the Teaching of Western Civilization

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In the United States today only two percent of colleges offer Western Civilization as a course requirement. I teach Western Civ in two parts, but they are not required, and I had to change the title to “Sociology of Western Civilization” for approval. Since I decided to teach this subject ten years ago, I have detected in new texts, and in newer editions of older texts, a growing emphasis on Islam in their narration of the cultural history of the West.

A well-established older text is The Western Heritage, by Donald Kagan, Steven Ozment, and Frank Turner. This is a relatively conservative text by the standards of today. I have the tenth edition at hand, published in 2010 (a new 11th edition has just come out). I can’t say when this text began to include sections on “the Western debt to Islam,” cute captions on topics such as “European Embrace of a Black Saint” or an alleged “Multicultural Book Cover” from Carolingian times. But it is clear that the 2010 edition, in comparison to the first editions, with the first going back to 1979, has felt the impact of political correctness. The Wikipedia entry on the first edition(s) of this text observes:

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The Jew as Citizen: Raymond Aron & Civic Nationalism, Part 1

The Jew as Citizen:
Raymond Aron & Civic Nationalism, Part 1

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Raymond Aron
Essais sur la condition juive contemporaine
Paris: Éditions Tallandier, 2007, originally Éditions de Fallois, 1989

Raymond Aron
Memoires: 50 ans de reflexion politique
Paris: Éditions Julliard, 1983

Introduction

 (1905–1983) was a French Jewish political scientist and commentator. He is remarkable for being one of the most eloquent advocates of civic nationalism – calling the culturally homogeneous nation-state “the political masterpiece” – and a critic of Jewish ethnocentrism. Drawing from Aron’s memoirs and a posthumously published collection of his writings on Jewishness, I hope to show the limits of his national ideal: even he, in an off-hand way, would occasionally recognize that the possibility of ethno-racial kinship, differences, and solidarity. Indeed, his passionate attachment to Israel’s existence–something which I believe even surprised him and led to his harshest writings, against President Charles de Gaulle, no less, and which he somewhat regretted–also showed that for all his intellectual defense of the French Republic, the bonds of blood meant what he called “a particular love”  for Israel. There is a fascinating dialectic between his reason as a French citizen and his passion as a Diaspora Jew, a tension which led him towards and I believe can only be fully resolved with ethnonationalism.

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The Fantastic Reality of David Abbott’s Dark Albion

This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things:
The Fantastic Reality of David Abbott’s Dark Albion

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David Abbott
Dark Albion: A Requiem for the Englishdarkalbion-195x300
Ramsgate: Sparrow Book Publishers, 2013

Boy, was I excited to get this for review! According to Amazon, this book is ‘’to be enjoyed by fans of dark fantasy” and a “stunningly original collection of short stories, featuring tales of terror and horror’” in fact, “acclaimed Occult author Philip Cooper describes this book as ‘great stuff, and a chilling candlelight read!’” Yes, it’s “a wonderfully twisted collection of horror short stories, featuring weird and disturbing tales, which make up the world of Dark Albion.”

Well, of course, I’m just being silly. Searching Amazon for some information about David Abbot’s book, and lazily typing “dark albion david” I found two recent books by that title, by authors named David.[1] That the other David writes fantasy — dark, disturbing fantasy, it would seem; horror, if you will — may prove, I think, more than a coincidence.

So anyhoo, this past Sunday I finished off an early morning plate of huevos rancheros, delivered from the nearby Mexican place, took a seat by a sunny window with a cheese tamale, and began to dive into Dark Albion.

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Jack Donovan’s A Sky Without Eagles

Jack Donovan’s A Sky Without Eagles

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Jack Donovan

DonovanEaglesA Sky Without Eagles: Selected Essays and Speeches 2010-2014 
Milwaukie, Or.: Dissonant Hum, 2014

[Editor’s Note: Mr. Donovan’s success wit h his first book is commendable.

With this second volume, and his talk of Brotherhood being a necessary part of what he considers ‘manly’, not to mention necessary, may be observed, first hand, in the story of the ‘silent brotherhood’, who paved the way for such imitation.

(See Bruder Schweigen at the heading of the Blog)

We hope that Mr. Donovan remains in the public eye, where his opinions matter. The Staff]

A Sky Without Eagles is Jack Donovan’s eagerly anticipated follow-up to The Way of Men (2012) – which has now sold an astonishing ten thousand copies. This anthology collects a number of essays and talks Donovan has given since 2010. In the earlier essays we encounter glimmers of the ideas that later wound up in The Way of Men. And in the essays written since that book’s publication we find him developing and expanding upon those ideas. It therefore seems fitting to begin with a very brief summary of the argument of The Way of Men.

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Song of Albion: Rise of The West – The Second Part

Song of Albion:

Rise of The West – The Second Part

Frank L. DeSilva

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[Editor’s Note: For those who have read the first volume of Rise of The West, it is important to mention that the second volume, in many respects, is more poignant, direct, and concise on matters of importance to all ethno-nationalists, especially those of Western stock.

The following is an excerpt from the Author’s Foreword.

Song of Albion is also available on Kindle. The Staff]

~ Author’s Foreword ~

 

The American Gulag, built to house those who, for one reason or another, subverted the law and intent of the existing order. Every Nation requires a place to house those who would subvert the law of the land, both in the present and, most importantly, in the future.

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