The Strange Death of the Alt-Right

When I first became aware of the term 'alt-right', only about a year ago, I couldn't put my finger on exactly what it meant. It seemed to represent various unrelated or semi-related tendencies that gave the impression that they formed more than the sum of their parts. An unintentional coalition of Trump supporters and Republican dissidents,… Continue reading The Strange Death of the Alt-Right

Interview with Chris Shaw

Chris Shaw is an independent writer and researcher that I became aware of through an address he gave to the Libertarian Alliance titled 'The Libertarian Moment.' He has his own blog, The Libertarian Ideal ('for secession, decentralism, mutualism and organic tradition'), through which he espouses his unique and varied philosophical, political and economic views. Chris… Continue reading Interview with Chris Shaw

Trump’s Third Statement on Charlottesville

To put things into perspective, I should say right from the start that I am not a Trump admirer. While I don't believe that his presidency has turned out to be the disaster that I anticipated prior to the election, I still consider him to be a loose cannon that was too inexperienced and under-qualified… Continue reading Trump’s Third Statement on Charlottesville

Reflections on the Charlottesville Conflict (Part 1)

For the last few weeks I've been holidaying with my partner in Tobago, and have only caught wind of the 'Unite the Right' march and the Charlottesville conflict passingly through popular media. I'm going to do a lot more research in the coming days, but for now I'd like to record some of my preliminary… Continue reading Reflections on the Charlottesville Conflict (Part 1)

Big Narstie: Casual anti-PC champion

So Big Narstie, UK grime MC, faced criticism for the part he took in an Oxford debate recently. Cannot lie, it was rather silly. Not only did it not make any sense whatsoever, it was short, unprepared, and the humour wasn't up to his usual standard. I feel like he got off on the wrong… Continue reading Big Narstie: Casual anti-PC champion

Interview with Keir Martland

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Keir Martland, leader of the Ludwig von Mises Centre UK (or Mises UK). This is a rebranding and continuation of the Libertarian Alliance as previously spearheaded by Sean Gabb. From Keir's personal bio: 'Keir Martland is the Director of the Ludwig von Mises Centre UK, having previously been Director… Continue reading Interview with Keir Martland

The Google Diversity Memo is the Counter-Culture Manifesto We Need

You've probably already heard about this controversy by now, but in case you're unaware, Google scientist James Damore was recently fired for writing an internal memo titled 'Google's Ideological Echo Chamber', (politely) criticising Google's diversity measures and recommending alternatives for maximising career opportunities for the under-represented (especially women). The reason that this was so controversial… Continue reading The Google Diversity Memo is the Counter-Culture Manifesto We Need

Muslims Reacting to Homosexuals

I don't want to write much here, just sharing an interesting video I just came across. Three British Muslims watching 'homophobia awareness' sort of videos and giving a no-nonsense response. I have no sort of social justice sentiment to push here, no agenda at all, just thought this was an interesting video that some of… Continue reading Muslims Reacting to Homosexuals

Rhodes Must Stand

As I've made quite clear in a previous text, I am opposed to the 'Rhodes Must Fall' campaign, and am opposed to the radical revision of history in general. It is not in spite of Rhodes' zealous attitude towards colonialism and his galling and excessive national and racial chauvinism that I make this stand, but… Continue reading Rhodes Must Stand

Communism as Spectre (Introduction)

As a born again anti-communist, I cannot deny that I still find the Communist Manifesto to be a powerful, enchanting and intoxicating work. Although I now consider communism (in its Marxist manifestation, in contrast to nineteenth-century anarchist-communism which retrospectively might better be called something like anarchist-communalism) to be fundamentally corrupt - not just corrupt in… Continue reading Communism as Spectre (Introduction)