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

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)

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

Gavin and Alex discuss the Cult of the Regressive Left

It's funny that these guys just did a video together, when just yesterday I made a short post about the way both of these commentators are being smeared through Wikipedia, which seems like a trivial complaint, but when you consider the fact that many people (including myself) get comfortable with Wikipedia being a source of… Continue reading Gavin and Alex discuss the Cult of the Regressive Left

Against Bilderberg 2017

I won't do too much writing here, I just wanted to post a couple of videos of impromptu interviews that I came across this morning from a small protest that took place against the Bilderberg Group conference in June 2017 at Chantilly, Virginia, USA. The first clip is of a man named Dominic who traveled… Continue reading Against Bilderberg 2017