Yockey has, of course, been written about before, but Bolton’s work is so massive and content-rich that it is certainly the most important book ever written about Yockey (or will ever be written). (Translated from Finnish)
The Scandinavians are suffering from memory loss. We’ve forgotten to remember who we are. […] The complex world of ideas of our ancestors is difficult to navigate in these times, but there are aids. […] In Alain de Benoist’s book, we learn of the runes and the various theories of their origins, and Benoist’s own reflections about their symbolism and applications. (Translated from Swedish)
Political Justice: A Traditional Conservative Case for an Alternative Society by Alexander J. Illingworth
In a review for Amazon entitled Move over Scruton I wrote that; ‘If, like me, you’re a liberal and looking to understand the honourable members to your right, this book is an excellent primer. Written by Alex J. Illingworth, co-founder of The Burkean political blog, the book is a concise exposition of British conservatism with the oak tree firmly rooted in Aristotelian soil.
Maurras shows that what began as the reflection of intelligent writers on their independence from the state turned into a degenerate intelligentsia that became power hungry.
Richard Houck, the author of Liberalism Unmasked joins me today for a discussion on his book about Liberalism. We also take on ethno-masochism from the left, environmentalism, and the metaphysical grounding of the family unit.
Clearly an optimist, the author views the election victory of Donald Trump as a significant turning point in American history, hailing the win as “a revolt against globalist policies, against open borders, against a loss of rights, a total rejection of the Liberal narrative. … The 2016 election was the start of a revolution.” If this revolution is to progress and succeed, Houck argues that the Liberal rot has been so extensive that almost every institution will have to be razed and rebuilt.
This essay is formed by three intertwined theses. The first attempts to correlate the current global chaos with the end of modernity as a consequence of the failure from fundamentally unrealistic, egalitarian ideologies that maintain our civilization at present. (Translated from Spanish)
Houck has accomplished the very rare feat of being both accessible and challenging; Liberalism Unmasked doesn’t seek to preach to the converted, nor is it too esoteric, but it offers a comprehensive dismantling of each of the Left’s shibboleths. In many ways it actually reminded me of Tucker Carlson’s Ship of Fools, though where Carlson gives the benefit of the doubt to our ruling class as being merely ignorant and mediocre at best […], Houck takes the extra step and identifies the really insidious strains animating the Left.
Friberg’s 114-page book is a brief manual geared towards anyone who’s tired of the current political system. […] It also lays the foundation for the ideas that the West needs to overcome its current challenges. (Translated from Finnish)
Jim & Lorin talk about mental illness, Cesar Sayoc, Don Lemon, the Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting, and introduce the first installment of Lorin’s Cat Lady saga • Interview with Richard Houck, author of Liberalism Unmasked.
The story is surely triggering and certainly pessimistic, but not defeatist. And in the end the octogenarian anomalous novelist: part mystic, part curmudgeon, part prophet (perhaps), retains a Faustian hope, a Faustian vision of an aesthetocractic future “under the rule of a tiny number of race-conscious Caucasian geniuses.”
History is just repeating itself again though, and a veteran of the Algiers Putsch named Dominique Venner wrote about this over 50 years ago in an essay called For a Positive Critique. I consider the writing to be a seminal treatise that accomplishes exactly what the title suggests: It’s a check-list of pitfalls for right-wing nationalistic movements to avoid. He even specifically names the type of archetype causing these problems, referring to them as “Notables”.