Category Archives: Political Theory

Tablet: “Are the Neocons Still Republicans?”

In Tablet, a Jewish ethnocentric magazine, Chris Pomorski has a piece asking “Are the Neocons Still Republicans?”. Pomorski looks at that element of: the Republican foreign-policy establishment, which has been dominated for several decades by the ideological clique known as … Continue reading

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Spengler vs. Evola

In The American Conservative, Akhilesh Pillalamarri has a brief piece on “Spengler vs. Evola”: The apocalyptic worldview promoted by prominent political figures such as Steve Bannon in the United States and Aleksandr Dugin in Russia is premised on the notion … Continue reading

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American Affairs

American Affairs is a brand new political journal, with a nationalist bent. From the journal’s Mission Statement: The conventional party platforms no longer address or even comprehend the most pressing challenges facing American institutions. Economic mobility is down and inequality … Continue reading

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The Cosmopolitan Gesture

From Greg Johnson’s post “What’s Wrong with Cosmopolitanism?”: The cosmopolitan gesture is different. It is not a search for a new place to put down roots. It is an aspiration to deracination, to rootlessness. It is an attempt to sever … Continue reading

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NRx Summary of Trump’s Victory

In “Reactionary Political Theory on Contemporary America”, Vincent Hanna summarizes the Mencius, NRx interpretation of Trump’s victory: Reactionaries attend to political reality, not to political form. In politics, reactionaries study power, because politics is the struggle for power. Reactionaries study … Continue reading

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Dugin v Neo-Liberalism/Neoconservatism

On my ever-growing ‘To Do’ list is to get a better understanding of Alexander Dugin’s philosophy, as his position appears to be integral to Putin’s foreign policy. James Wald has a very good piece in The Occidental Observer on “Alexander … Continue reading

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Alasdair MacIntyre on the BenOp

From Alasdair MacIntyre’s seminal philosophy book After Virtue (hat tip: Rod Dreher): It is always dangerous to draw too precise parallels between one historical period and another; and among the most misleading of such parallels are those which have been … Continue reading

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Strauss & Identitarianism

In a brief post on “Strauss and Identiarianism”, Charles Lyons writes: Leo Strauss is an important 20th century thinker on the American Right, particularly the neoconservative movement. He had a very strong Jewish identity, and viewed his philosophy as a … Continue reading

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The Libertarian Bubble

Some 20+ years ago, I was a Marxist. Then, some 15+ years ago, I became a libertarian. In terms of domestic political issues (e.g., welfare), it’s empirical weight was like a light-switch, and as a political philosophy it’s theoretical consistency … Continue reading

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Strauss & Identitarianism

Charles Lyons has a brief piece on “Strauss and Identitarianism”: Leo Strauss is an important 20th century thinker on the American Right, particularly the neoconservative movement. He had a very strong Jewish identity, and viewed his philosophy as a means … Continue reading

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