The Democratic Mirage, Part IV
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Part I of this essay can be found here, Part II here, Part III here, and Part V here. THERE REMAINS IN ALL OF THIS only a single last safeguard to the honest operation of the democratic system: that is, … Read More

The Democratic Mirage, Part III
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Part I of this essay can be found here, Part II here, Part IV here, and Part V here. MOST ANYONE WHO WINDS UP at the vertices of capitalistic wealth in our day will almost necessarily display certain traits, by … Read More

The Democratic Mirage, Part II
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Part I of this essay can be found here, Part III here, Part IV here, and Part V here. MUCH IS MADE of the “civic sense” which might lead a citizen to become a politician. It is presumed—one really has … Read More

The Democratic Mirage, Part I
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Part II of this essay can be found here, Part III here, Part IV here, and Part V here. IT IS A PRINCIPLE as well known as it is rarely plumbed, that what stands nearest to us is for that … Read More

Charlottesville and the Right
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Update: The author is happy to report that the mistakes made at Charlottesville have not befallen men incapable of learning from them. Recent events clearly demonstrate that a new tack has been taken, and the model for an “activism of … Read More

The Secret Silencing
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This article was originally published on Counter-Currents. THE RECENT COORDINATED ATTEMPT following Charlottesville to smother the Right has forced a renewal of the ancient debate surrounding censorship—what it is, when and if it is ever just, how to combat it … Read More

The Dead or the Dying
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A FEW WORDS are certainly in order on the recent events surrounding the confederate monuments around the United States. I leave aside the complicated question of Charlottesville for the moment, save to mention that I stand with those who stood … Read More

Peoples and Fatherlands
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READING NIETZSCHE, one cannot avoid the impression that no philosopher prior, and but few since, has ever perceived at once so clearly and so deeply the European problem. That problem might be summarized briefly and superficially thus: Europe is simultaneously … Read More

A Window Through, Part III
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WE HAVE TWICE now made reference to a certain “gentleman” in our all-too-brief investigation of the migrant crisis, and we have not done so idly: we wish neither to make vague and ungrounded accusations against this man, nor to lay … Read More