• The Union Jackal, February 2024

    Counter Currents - Feb 27th 2024 3:15pm EST

    Keir Starmer, likely the next PM of the United Kingdom. (Official UK Parliament photo) 2,110 words You can’t appease everyone When Labour leader Sir Keir Starmer was paying attention at Reigate Grammar School in the 1970s and I wasn’t, he may have come across that old conundrum; What happens when an unstoppable force meets an […]

  • The Worst Week Yet: February 18-24, 2024

    Counter Currents - Feb 26th 2024 12:26pm EST

    2,391 words Google’s New AI Image Generator Wants You to Imagine There’s No White People Google, which is the world’s most-visited website and fourth-biggest company, permeates and ultimately controls all of our lives in a frightening cluster of ways I don’t even want to think about, because I wouldn’t be surprised if they’re already able […]

  • 50,000 Years of Failure

    Counter Currents - Feb 25th 2024 11:56am EST

    35 words / 11:45 Jim Goad has produced a short film to accompany his latest essay, “50,000 Years of Failure,” on the 50,000-year-old mess that is Papua New Guinea, where the main pastimes include rape, murder, and cannibalism. See below. https://counter-currents.com/wp-content/uploads/videos/Goad-50000YearsOfFailure.mp4

  • Saturday’s Livestream Greg Johnson Talks Philosophy with Keith Woods, James Tucker, & Millennial Woes

    Counter Currents - Feb 23rd 2024 6:12pm EST

    Plato and Aristotle, detail from Raphael’s The School of Athens, 1510-1511 159 words On Saturday, February 24th,  Greg Johnson talks philosophy with on the Counter-Currents Radio Livestream. In hour one, Greg welcomes Keith Woods to talk about his debate with Neema Parvini a.k.a. Academic Agent on ideology vs. power. You can read their exchange here: […]

  • Tucker Carlson Interviews Lydia Brimelow as VDARE Is Under Siege

    Counter Currents - Feb 23rd 2024 2:29pm EST

    Lydia Brimelow and family. 900 words Immigration patriots Peter and Lydia Brimelow, the husband and wife duo who run VDARE.com, are in a dogged fight for survival in the face of politically-motivated lawfare by white-hating black New York Attorney General Leticia James. Their scrappy resistance fight received a much-needed shot in the arm Tuesday night […]

  • Lent Observations

    Counter Currents - Feb 23rd 2024 1:16pm EST

    Ivan Kramskoy, Christ in the Wilderness (1872) 1,465 words I started to seriously observe Lent with my grandmother on my mom’s side of the family about 15 years ago. She was Eastern Orthodox, and I am too – or at least I was baptized as such as a baby. On Fat Tuesday I usually stop […]

  • 50,000 Years of Failure

    Counter Currents - Feb 22nd 2024 2:14pm EST

    1,488 words / 11:35 Archeological evidence suggests that at some dim juncture 40,000 to 50,000 years ago, migrants originating from Africa arrived in what is now known as Papua New Guinea. Ever since their arrival — and I’m gonna be completely frank here — they haven’t accomplished much worth writing home to mom about. The […]

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  • The Counter-Currents Book Club: F. Roger Devlin’s Sexual Utopia in Power

    Counter Currents - Feb 21st 2024 8:03pm EST

    You can buy F. Roger Devlin’s Sexual Utopia in Power here. 196 words Join us on March 3rd at noon PST, 3 PM EST, or 9 PM CET for the next meeting of the Counter-Currents Book Club, where we will be discussing F. Roger Devlin’s Sexual Utopia in Power with our panel: author F. Roger […]

  • Remembrance of Things Punk: Viv Albertine

    Counter Currents - Feb 21st 2024 2:08pm EST

    2,136 words Albertine was one of those who took on too much in order to remain perpetually dissatisfied with herself. — Marcel Proust, Remembrance of Things Past We were trying to write great pop songs, but ended up creating something new by accident. — Viv Albertine, Clothes, Boys, Music Viv Albertine Clothes Clothes Clothes Music […]

  • Crowdsourcing Request: Missing Citations in Francis Parker Yockey’s Imperium

    Counter Currents - Feb 20th 2024 2:49pm EST

    You can pre-order the Centennial Edition of Francis Parker Yockey’s Imperium here. 597 words Whenever possible, the new Centennial Edition of Francis Parker Yockey’s Imperium provides citations for all quotes as well as explanatory notes for unfamiliar terms and references. (The other volumes in the set, The World in Flames: The Shorter Writings of Francis Parker […]

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  • The Boy and the Heron

    Counter Currents - Feb 20th 2024 2:24pm EST

    677 words At the age of 83, Japanese filmmaker Hayao Miyazaki is the greatest creator of animated films since Walt Disney. But Miyazaki is not resting on his laurels. Instead, just last year he released The Boy and the Heron, his 12th feature film. The Boy and the Heron was released in Japan in July […]

  • Against Circumcision

    Counter Currents - Feb 20th 2024 1:35pm EST

    2,705 words The Icelandic government considered a bill in early 2018 banning the non-therapeutic circumcision of newborn boys. If passed, the law would have found such acts punishable by up to six years in prison. The reason for the ban, according to Silja Dögg Gunnarsdóttir, the member of Parliament who created the bill, was simply […]

  • The Seer Alois Irlmaier and His Great Prediction

    Counter Currents - Feb 20th 2024 12:26am EST

    Alois Irlmaier 2,305 words If you have visions, go see a doctor! — Helmut Schmidt First comes prosperity like never before. Then follows an apostasy like never before. Then comes an unprecedented corruption of morals. Then a great number of foreigners come into the country. There is high inflation. Money loses more and more of […]

  • The Worst Week Yet: February 11-17, 2024

    Counter Currents - Feb 19th 2024 11:36am EST

    2,601 words Everyone (Except White Supremacists) Agrees: It’s a White Supremacist World! As I stumble pell-mell into the morass of news stories, opinion columns, and academic essays that help me to form a mental hologram of what the hell is going on in this world every week, it seems as if everyone agrees that we […]

  • The Mother Who Mistook an Oven for a Crib

    Counter Currents - Feb 18th 2024 11:20am EST

    53 words / 9:31 Jim Goad has produced a short film to accompany his latest essay, “The Mother Who Mistook an Oven for a Crib,” on Mariah Thomas, a black woman who burned her one-month-old baby to death in her oven last week, telling authorities that she mistook the oven for her baby’s crib. See […]

  • Where George Grant Went Wrong

    Counter Currents - Feb 16th 2024 2:23pm EST

    George Grant 1,844 words George Grant’s Lament for a Nation was most obviously wrong in its immediate predictions about Canada. He thought that Anglo-Canada would seek direct annexation by the dynamic American Republic. Many of his errors stem from a conflation of economics with cultural and political destiny. Even now that Canada is almost entirely […]

  • War and Genocide in Gaza with No End in Sight

    Counter Currents - Feb 16th 2024 1:47pm EST

    1,665 words Israel’s war of annihilation against the Palestinian people grinds on. New revelations about operations in the south of war-torn Gaza and the West Bank, as well as hawkish plans for the post-Palestinian occupation of the territory, are prominent in the news. Despite condemnations from around the world, the Israeli war machine continues to […]

  • The Mother Who Mistook an Oven for a Crib

    Counter Currents - Feb 15th 2024 1:01pm EST

    1,328 words / 9:23 Prosecutors in Kansas City, Missouri say that on Friday, February 9 — two days before the Kansas City Chiefs won the Super Bowl and five days before a lone Kansas City gunman shot and killed one person and injured over a dozen others during a post-Super Bowl victory parade — a […]

  • Caught in a Time Loop: The Eternal Return of Leftist Hysteria

    Counter Currents - Feb 15th 2024 11:52am EST

    An anti-AfD rally that was held in Berlin earlier this month. 1,315 words It’s 2016-2020 all over again, it would seem. Those were the years when the German mainstream media did not go one day without publishing at least one headline telling us how dumb, dangerous, and insane Donald Trump was. Well, Trump is slowly […]

  • The Dark Side: Paul Kersey’s Whitey on the Moon

    Counter Currents - Feb 14th 2024 2:56pm EST

    You can buy Paul Kersey’s Whitey on the Moon here. 2,500 words Black people do not like to think about history too much, because Black people don’t exactly have an excitingly stellar history . . . — Paul Kersey, Stuff Black People Don’t Like: 365 Days in Black-Run America We once went to the Moon. […]

  • Game 101, Part 2

    Counter Currents - Feb 14th 2024 11:53am EST

    3,696 words Part 2 of 2 (Part 1 here) Sinister Womanizer Secret 6: Don’t let rejection get you down It hurts to be rebuffed, especially when it’s done with undeserved cruelty. For some guys, getting kicked in the face enough times will produce a condition called approach anxiety. (It’s aversive classical conditioning, rather like being […]

  • Game 101, Part 1

    Counter Currents - Feb 13th 2024 6:47pm EST

    2,656 words Part 1 of 2 Ovid was the world’s first pickup artist to share his secrets about the art of love, which he did in flowery Latin verse. This classic from 2 AD was one-of-a-kind for ages. Then, in 1970, Eric Weber’s groundbreaking book emerged: How to Pick Up Girls! This was the first […]

  • On Tracy Chapman’s “Fast Car”

    Counter Currents - Feb 13th 2024 3:35pm EST

    1,577 words Five years ago I wrote an essay called “Rediscovering a Song” in which I discussed my mistaken initial assessment of “Cat’s in the Cradle,” the famous 1970s hit by Harry Chapin. I had put that assessment in a box in my mind, sealed it up, and never bothered to reopen it until many, […]

  • The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

    Counter Currents - Feb 13th 2024 12:06pm EST

    1,248 words John Huston’s The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (1948), starring Humphrey Bogart and Walter Huston, is a classic drama about three white prospectors searching for gold in the wilds of Mexico. Since the movie is older than most of my readers, I feel free to summarize key plot elements, but I will leave […]

  • The Worst Week Yet: February 4-10, 2024

    Counter Currents - Feb 12th 2024 1:42pm EST

    2,347 words Joe Biden Forgets the Reasons Why People Accusing Him of Having a “Poor Memory” are Wrong Last Monday, the United States Department of Justice released a 388-page report by Special Counsel Robert K. Hur declining to prosecute President Joseph Robinette Alzheimer Biden for mishandling classified documents. What was fascinating from a strictly malevolent […]