• Editor’s Update

    Counter Currents - Jul 12th 2024 2:55pm EDT

    Image source: UpNorthMemories on Flickr words There’s some very exciting news this week. 1. Our 2024 Fundraiser This year, Counter-Currents is raising $300,000 to sustain and expand our work. Thus far we have received $77,849.50, so we are now more than one-quarter of the way to our goal! Our deepest thanks to everyone who helped […]

  • Elle Reeve’s Black Pill

    Counter Currents - Jul 12th 2024 8:25am EDT

    2,146 words Elle Reeve Black Pill: How I Witnessed the Darkest Corners of the Internet Come to Life, Poison Society, and Capture American Politics New York: Simon & Schuster, 2024 Elle Reeve made a career covering the “Alt Right,” its precursors, and its aftermath, including the Charlottesville trials and January 6, first for Vice then […]

  • England Swings: Post-Election Fallout

    Counter Currents - Jul 11th 2024 2:26pm EDT

    David Lammy, the UK’s new Foreign Secretary, who made sure to mention in his very first speech in the post that he is “a descendant of enslaved people.” (Image source; UK Parliament website) 2,607 words England swings like a pendulum do. Bobbies on bicycles two by two. Westminster Abbey, the tower of Big Ben. The […]

  • Hispanics: The Race that Isn’t

    Counter Currents - Jul 11th 2024 11:22am EDT

    Image source: Wikimedia Commons 1,426 words / 10:04 In the all-white neighborhood of my youth, the faraway people who are now known as “Hispanics” . . . or, more dubiously, as “Latinos” . . . or, unforgivably, as “Latinx” . . . were referred to with the catchall slur “Spics.” It wasn’t until I reached […]

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  • Remembering Carl Schmitt (July 11, 1888–April 7, 1985)

    Counter Currents - Jul 11th 2024 9:32am EDT

    Carl Schmitt, 1888–1985 1,099 words Carl Schmitt was born on July 11, 1888 in Plettenberg, Westphalia, Germany — where he died on April 7, 1985, at the age of 96. The son of a Roman Catholic small businessman, Carl Schmitt studied law in Berlin, Munich, and Strasbourg, graduating and taking his state exams in Strasbourg […]

  • Culture as Programming: A Case Study of Frau Löwenherz, aka Leonie Plaar, Part 2

    Counter Currents - Jul 10th 2024 3:01pm EDT

    2,742 words Part 2 of 2 (Part 1 here) The role of a cultural milieu in programming each individual is not merely illustrated by considering what Leonie Plaar would have been like 80 to 100 years ago. It is further demonstrated by the realization that, in many ways, the choices and utterances she makes are […]

  • Notes on Plato’s Gorgias, Part 9

    Counter Currents - Jul 10th 2024 9:46am EDT

    Statue of Pallas Athena, goddess of wisdom, at the Austrian Parliament. 1,871 words Part 9 of 14 (Part 1 here, Part 2 here, Part 3 here, Part 4 here, Part 5 here, Part 6 here, Part 7 here, Part 8 here) There is a deeper problem with Plato’s account of justice in the Gorgias. He […]

  • Rolling Back Progressive Extremism

    Counter Currents - Jul 9th 2024 2:04pm EDT

    words Eric Kaufmann The Third Awokening: A 12-Point Plan for Rolling Back Progressive Extremism New York, Nashville: Post Hill Press, 2024 Eric Kaufmann is best known as the author of Whiteshift (2019), a thick book on the future of white majorities in Western nations. The book’s thesis is that whites must be offered a bit […]

  • The Worst Week Yet: June 30-July 6, 2024

    Counter Currents - Jul 8th 2024 12:27pm EDT

    Mug shot of DaShawn Watkins by the Pennsylvania State Police. 2,004 words / 13:40 Grindr Date Takes Grisly Turn: Black Male Charged With Murdering 14-Year-Old White Tranny & Dismembering Him with Electric Saw Using the homosexual hookup app Grindr, the star-crossed lovers arranged for a lakeside rendezvous in the middle of the night at a […]

  • I’m On Team Normal

    Counter Currents - Jul 8th 2024 9:48am EDT

    Image from Shawn Braley, Valley News 1,181 words About a year and a half ago, an associate professor at a European university reached out to me over Facebook. He politely invited me to an interview. This is what he wrote (links added): I am working on an academic project about novels, novellas and short stories […]

  • Reggie Jackson’s Tortured Negro Soul

    Counter Currents - Jul 7th 2024 9:05am EDT

    47 words / 8:42 Jim Goad has produced a short film to accompany his latest essay, “Reggie Jackson’s Tortured Negro Soul,” on the fact that although he’s widely considered a baseball legend in America, slugger Reggie Jackson still can’t get over the racism he allegedly encountered in his youth. See below. https://counter-currents.com/wp-content/uploads/videos/Goad-ReggieJacksonsTorturedNegroSoul.mp4

  • Nowa Prawica przeciw Starej Prawicy Rozdział 13: Biały nacjonalizm a kwestia chrześcijańska

    Counter Currents - Jul 7th 2024 8:46am EDT

    874 słowa English original here; Translations: French, Slovak, Spanish Część 15 (Rozdział 1, Rozdział 12) We współczesnym białym nacjonalizmie istnieje silna anty-chrześcijańska tendencja. Argumentacja wygląda mniej więcej tak: chrześcijaństwo jest jedną z głównych przyczyn upadku białej rasy z dwóch powodów. Po pierwsze, daje ono Żydom uprzywilejowane miejsce w sakralnej historii ludzkości – rolę, którą wykorzystali […]

  • Editor’s Update

    Counter Currents - Jul 5th 2024 4:23pm EDT

    370 words There’s some very exciting news this week. 1. Our 2024 Fundraiser This year, Counter-Currents is raising $300,000 to sustain and expand our work. Thus far we have received $75,506.68, so we are now more than one quarter of the way to our goal! Our deepest thanks to everyone who helped out.  Since Summer […]

  • The Rose from Pennsylvania: An Interview with Margot Metroland

    Counter Currents - Jul 5th 2024 2:11pm EDT

    Robert N. Taylor, Moon Mistress 3,299 words I love reading Margot Metroland’s essays and I love when she helps me to remember the various writers and forgotten figures of the American underground of the past. Margot has undoubtedly led a very interesting life and has known many personalities, artists, and interesting people. Judging by her […]

  • Notes on Plato’s Gorgias, Part 7: Crime and Punishment

    Counter Currents - Jul 5th 2024 10:35am EDT

    A contemporary coin depicting Archelaus, King of Macedonia. (Image source: Wikipedia) 2,056 words Part 6 of 14 (Part 1 here, Part 2 here, Part 3 here, Part 4 here, Part 5 here, Part 6 here) Doing Injustice vs. Suffering It Polus grudgingly accepts Socrates’ argument, yet he doesn’t really believe it. Nor does he think […]

  • Remembering Jean Raspail: July 5, 1925–June 13, 2020

    Counter Currents - Jul 5th 2024 10:15am EDT

    Jean Raspail in 2015. (Image source: Wikimedia Commons) 597 words The French writer and explorer Jean Raspail was born on July 5, 1925 and passed away in 2020, less than a month shy of what would have been his 95th birthday. He is best-known to the world for his prophetic anti-immigration novel from 1973, The […]

  • Reggie Jackson’s Tortured Negro Soul

    Counter Currents - Jul 4th 2024 11:58am EDT

    Reggie Jackson (Image source: Wikimedia Commons) 1,368 words / 8:35 On Thursday, June 20, Major League Baseball sponsored an event called “A Tribute to the Negro Leagues” at Rickwood Field in Birmingham, Alabama, where Negro players used to vie against other Negro players back before the brave and holy Negro Jackie Robinson famously broke baseball’s […]

  • Celebrate July Fourth with Counter-Currents!

    Counter Currents - Jul 4th 2024 9:31am EDT

    788 words Happy Independence Day to our American readers! It is easy for race-conscious Americans to become cynical about July 4th, which is now an occasion for celebrating an egalitarian civil religion fabricated from a misinterpreted line in the Declaration of Independence, “. . . all men are created equal . . . ,”  sometimes paired […]

  • The Bikeriders

    Counter Currents - Jul 3rd 2024 3:50pm EDT

    words There aren’t a lot of good movies these days. Jeff Nichols’ The Bikeriders is the best new film since Todd Field’s Tár, which came out in 2022. The Bikeriders is set in the Chicago area in the mid-to- late sixties. It tells the story of the Vandals Motorcycle Club (actually called the Outlaws). The […]

  • A Million Questions Why: Sacrificing Liberty

    Counter Currents - Jul 3rd 2024 11:18am EDT

    4,455 words Something that I see being referenced a lot on the dissident Right is the attack on the USS Liberty during the Six-Day War in June 1967 as an ironic statement on the “greatest ally” myth. It’s usually merely a mention: the Liberty. Everybody is simply expected to know what it is all about. […]

  • My Little Valentine

    Counter Currents - Jul 2nd 2024 11:38am EDT

    820 words In November of last year, I commented on a fundraising article by David Zsutty titled “Counter-Currents at the Crossroads.” I mentioned that I had just donated for the first time and that my wife was pregnant. I received several congratulatory messages from writers and commenters. I was elated by their response. This support […]

  • The Worst Week Yet: June 23-29, 2024

    Counter Currents - Jul 1st 2024 12:40pm EDT

    1,948 words / 14:11 Joe Biden’s Cognitive Decline: A Symbol of America’s Deterioration In case you’re one of the three or four people left on the planet without an Internet connection, you’re aware that Joe Biden’s handlers didn’t pump him full of enough speedballs and smart pills last week to save him, and the Democratic […]

  • What Happened to the Irish Anti-Migration Vote? A Report on the Irish Local and European Elections

    Counter Currents - Jul 1st 2024 7:49am EDT

    A scene during the November 2023 anti-immigration riots in Dublin, which were apparently forgotten by the time of the elections. (Image source: Wikipedia) 2,021 words Three things tell us there is widespread enthusiasm in Ireland for mass remigration of our foreign guests: 1. Opinion polls before — and after — the elections showing that 80% […]

  • Buttocks-‘n’-Basketball Bash Banned in Blacktown

    Counter Currents - Jun 30th 2024 1:43pm EDT

    67 words / 8:50 Jim Goad has produced a short film to accompany his latest essay, “Buttocks-‘n’-Basketball Bash Banned in Blacktown,” on the cancellation of and fallout that followed from a high school event featuring a group of lard-assed black women in bikinis dribbling and twerking in the school gym for cash prizes in a […]

  • editors update

    Counter Currents - Jun 28th 2024 5:08pm EDT

    You can pre-order the Centennial Edition of Francis Parker Yockey’s Imperium here. 358 words There’s always a lot going on at Counter-Currents, and this week is no exception. 1. Our 2024 Fundraiser This year, Counter-Currents is raising $300,000 to sustain and expand our work. We had a slow start to the campaign because of debanking, […]