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Requiem For A Dream: The Broken Pedestal Of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The John F. Kennedy assassination papers released by President Trump several weeks ago were in large part a disappointment. Most of the established theories remain unchanged, and very little was revealed about Oswald himself other than that there was panic among very prominent American communists after the shooting. Eyebrows, however, were raised about the contents of several reports unrelated to JFK—and there has been panic among very prominent American academics as a result. The Thor’s Oak int

The Old New Left: Student Radicalism in the 1930s

Ho Chi Minh! Ho Chi Minh! There has long prevailed a certain exceptionalism about the 1960s. It all went so well with the decade prior, with Father Knows Best on the air... and then, the Yippies are nominating a pig for President, "free love" reigns freely indeed, and the Jews sell America out in 1965. Except really big this time around. It wasn't that exceptional, not even the youthful vitality. For there was a student radical movement contemporaneous (sometimes collaborating with) the New Deal

Charles Reemelin's Critical Review of American Politics (1881)

[Best read as an appendix to the previous article on electoral violence.] Charles Reemelin was a man who hated America. Not out of envy, spite or hatred, but out of in-depth personal experience. Sure, he insisted on simply being a patriot who sought to deliver America from the tyranny of partyism, but the subtext is obvious, especially in his case. On the other hand, his vision of what America's political future ought to be was, sans a few of his Teutonic eccentricities, on the money in terms of

The Wild Socialism of Oscar Wilde

I have been told that Oscar Wilde was a clever man. In books of quotations I have found hundreds of quotes attributed to Wilde on a variety of topics, and some of them do indeed strike me as being quite clever. They have a certain wit and porcelain white charm that makes them excellent for impressing people when spoken at the right time and the right place. If your prime ambition in life were to delight your friends at dinner parties, I suspect that the only quotes you would ever need on the tip

Deutschland Über Alles

The recent federal elections in Germany were met with woe by many, with joy by many others, and with surprise by nearly all. Ms. Angela Merkel, who has been the dominant force in German politics since ascending to the chancellorship in 2005, was able, by most accounts, to secure a fourth term as leader of Germany. However, her party, the Christian Democratic Union of Germany, in fact suffered what might be called a downturn, losing more than eight percent of its voter share since the previous

Electoral Violence in America, or: Why Your Country Had to Be Pozzed

M.G. Miles over at Those Who Can See, has recently compiled an article on the hidden history of American demographics. It is one of the most capable presentations of the "cumulative migration" thesis of American decline: that successive waves of migration from Southern and Eastern Europe and ultimately from elsewhere have diluted the Anglo-American native stock and destroyed social capital, leading to today's Weimerican Republic. Indeed, M.G. actually understates his case in that particular post

Revolution And Pussy: The Sam Kriss Story

"A motto for the young leftist: revolution and pussy." -Nicholas Gomez Davila Ever since the giant flesh bomb of Harvey Weinstein's sexual harassment allegations went off in the middle of downtown Hollywood a specter has begun haunting, not only Hollywood but the entire Left-Liberal establishment itself. It's hard to say what exactly was the actual cause of this tsunami, as the Weinstein allegations, while certainly shocking, were surprising to no one with even the slightest bit of inside knowle

Change

Change is a fetish in modern society. The point of philosophy, argued Marx, isn't to understand the world, but to change it; and today the same is held to be true of every field of human endeavour. Something called "evolution" is supposed to be the fundamental ontological truth of all being, and change an moral end in itself, in fact, a categorical imperative. Change isn't merely permitted, but required. It is not, as Liberal rhetoric would have it, the fruit of the unleashing, under the rule of