Category Archives: Politics

SPLC: “McInnes, Molyneux, and 4chan: Investigating pathways to the alt-right”

The $PLC has a new report titled “McInnes, Molyneux, and 4chan: Investigating pathways to the alt-right” written by “the Hatewatch Staff”. They are increasingly worried about how Alt-Lite and other identitarian-oriented individuals and sites are gateway drugs to dastardly Alt … Continue reading

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Memes: The Alt Right’s Art-Form

I have a new piece up at VDARE that touches upon the Alt Right’s use of memes as a form of art.

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Publius Exitus

Publius is leaving for a Hillsdale College gig (one hopes it is the primary reason). Nonetheless, the proximity of these two sentences to each other is most unnerving: “National Security Council spokesman Michael Anton is leaving the Trump administration, the … Continue reading

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Chappaquiddick (2018): Advance Reviews

Richard Roeper writes: Chappaquiddick reminds us that without the Kennedy name and influence, the man who drove a car off a bridge, swam to shore and left a young woman to die, and then went into hiding and defense mode, … Continue reading

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Ethnic Nationalism For Me, But Not For Thee

In his brief TAC essay “In Defense of Ethnic Nationalism”, Skomantas Pocius, a Ph.D. candidate in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago, and a native Lithuanian, riffs on this venerable theme: The story of Lithuania should … Continue reading

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George Hawley: Is the Alt-Right Collapsing?

While his recent book on the Alt Right was fairly balanced and rather level-headed, yet still politely condemned the AR itself, George Hawley’s recent speech to the (ahem) “Berkeley Center for Right-Wing Politics” is smug and gloating, and more clearly … Continue reading

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Alt Right: “Rumors of My Death are Greatly Exaggerated”

Progs are desperately trying to establish an “Alt Right is Dying” narrative, which they of course hope will be a self-fulfilling prophecy. Amanda Carpenter has written a piece in Salon titled “Alt-right is dying, but powerful conservatives are mainstreaming its … Continue reading

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Devine: The Challenge of the Alt-Right

Philip Devine, a professor at Providence College, discusses “The challenge of the alt-right”: [The Alt Right] rejects liberalism root and branch, including the sorts of liberalism Americans call conservative. Its unabashed tribalism is a response to the failings of both … Continue reading

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TAC v. Commentary

In boomer, CivNat journals like TAC, things like this are routine. First, in Commentary, Noah Rothman writes a derisive piece against ‘nationalists’, expressing his latent fear that ‘blood and soil’ nationalism is a real threat in both Europe and the … Continue reading

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Michael Brendan Dougherty: “Confiscating the Nation”

Writing in NR (of all places), Michael Brendan Dougherty has a rather bold piece titled “Confiscating the Nation”. The opening salvo: If post-nationalists succeed in deconstructing national loyalties, they will find that loyalties based on blood or creed come roaring … Continue reading

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