Category Archives: Civic Nationalism

Rod Dreher’s Implicitly White Weekend

Rod Dreher reports on his Weekend At The (implicitly white) Bruderhof, which saw Ross Douthat discussing Patrick Deneen (Why Liberalism Failed) thesis: Douthat said there’s tension between that prescription and the description Deneen gives of a late modern civilization that … Continue reading

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On Michael Brendan Dougherty’s “The Church of Grievance”

In “The Church of Grievance”, Michael Brendan Dougherty distills the sense of transcendence that SJWs long for: But something is changing in victim politics. It is no longer an emotive call for political reform, or restitution for wrongs done. The … 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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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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Peter Brimelow on CivNat vs. WN

In a Slate piece titled “A Brief Conversation With White Nationalist Peter Brimelow at CPAC”, the VDARE founder expresses a sentiment many of us struggle/struggled with: “[M]y heart is with civic nationalism, but my head is with racial nationalism. Because I … Continue reading

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TAC: Tucker Carlson Profile

In TAC, Alan Pell Crawford has a lengthy profile of TC (“Tucker Carlson: The Populist Paladin of Primetime”). I, for one, thank God that TC is at the 8pm slot on FNC. In all likelihood, he is the best we … Continue reading

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Rod Dreher’s Cognitive Dissonance: Pt. 2,814

Rod Dreher’s cognitive dissonance on matters of race, and the role of implicit whiteness in the BenOp things he so admires, takes a hilarious turn in his recent column “Poverty as Culture”. Dreher is responding to Jesuit priest Paddy Gilger’s … Continue reading

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Red Ice: Civic Nationalism Is Not Strong Enough To Defend The West

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The End of the Patience of Civic Nationalism

One thing that has been a real phenomenon, relatively speaking, is the number of A-level conservative pundits who are reaching the end of their Civic Nationalism’s patience. First was Ann Coulter, who quickly and decidedly went from worshipping Chris Christie … Continue reading

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