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Equal & Opposite – On Dispositionalism

In a recent post for The Spectator Australia I signaled the end (perhaps prematurely) of my willingness to put up with the endless stream of disappointments issuing forth from the … Continue reading

16 June 2017 · 2 Comments

Equal & Opposite – Charles Wooley is a Clever Chap

Charles Wooley, as you may have heard, is a clever chap. The 60 Minutes reporter has written a very clever piece in The Australian about the clever things he would’ve … Continue reading

8 June 2017 · 2 Comments

Getting Hammered at Notre Dame

The ink is still drying on my last piece of writing about the London terror attack, and before I can pick up my pen to write about the terrorist shooting … Continue reading

8 June 2017 · 1 Comment

London: Apocalypse at Airstrip One

I have been conditioned by the world of fiction to regard London as an impregnable fortress. In Skyfall, MI6 could be blown up by terrorists yet keep on working from … Continue reading

5 June 2017 · 9 Comments

Equal & Opposite – Catholic and Traditionalist Realignment in Australian Politics?

In 2015, STF published its first symposium. The theme: ‘Quo Vadis Conservatism; or, Do Traditionalists have a Place in the Current Party Political System?’1 Some of its contributors agreed that, … Continue reading

6 May 2017 · 2 Comments

Equal & Opposite – Pharyngula and the Future of Christianity in the West

Every Sabbath, Christians in the Middle East face the too-real possibility of martyrdom. As they wash their face in the morning, they catch themselves in the mirror and ask, am … Continue reading

29 April 2017 · 2 Comments

Against FrontPage’s Neocon Interventionism

The word ‘FrontPage‘ is used in the title because praise for Donald Trump’s recent military attack on Syria is the editorial position and the consensus view of that website magazine. … Continue reading

24 April 2017 · 1 Comment

Why Exemptions only for the Religious?

The debate over whether or not to legalise same-sex “marriage” is predictably being portrayed as a tug-o-war between the purveyors of “freedom” on one side and the so-called “religious right” … Continue reading

23 April 2017 · 2 Comments

Equal & Opposite – Much Ado About Marriage

Does anyone know what ‘marriage’ is anymore, let alone why they think gays should (or shouldn’t) be part of it? The answer is, basically, ‘No’ on both counts. For our … Continue reading

22 April 2017 · 3 Comments

“Our Democracy” under attack by “Lone Wolves”?

The mainstream press can no longer deny the “new normal” of progressive Europe, which now evidently involves the slow-burn effect of the consequences of decades-old idiocrat immigration and citizenship policies … Continue reading

24 March 2017 · Leave a comment

Meeting Mark Latham – A Curious Identitarianism for Australia

A contingent of STF stalwarts attended an event organised by dissidents within mainstream party politics that featured guest speakers Mark Latham and Ross Cameron. They shared ideas about many things, … Continue reading

15 March 2017 · 2 Comments

Is Western Civilization Misogynistic?

Resentment combines hatred and love/desire. Self-hatred and dissatisfaction often leads to imagining that someone else has it better and to resentfully desiring to be that someone. That other person is … Continue reading

19 February 2017 · 6 Comments

Social Media Networking and the Suspension, and Reinstatement, of GAB

After various dissident right factions successfully usurped the cultural hegemony of progressivism in 2016 – culminating in the landslide electoral victory of US president Donald Trump – the corporatist left … Continue reading

12 February 2017 · 2 Comments

The Year in Review: 2016, Year of the Pivot

If 2015 was the Year of the Quickening, as reported in our last annual review, then the year that has passed represented a period in which the political consensus throughout … Continue reading

2 January 2017 · 4 Comments

Tremors in the Overton

One of the interesting aspects of living towards the outer edges of the civilised world is that the Cathedral1 signal is far more refined than it is in the United … Continue reading

18 November 2016 · 5 Comments

What Really Happened to Poland’s Anti-Abortion Law?

The Western press has recently departed from its usual practice of ignoring the political developments occurring this year in Poland and instead dedicated much time and ink in decrying the … Continue reading

13 October 2016 · 4 Comments

Muslim Woman and SWPL Ally Harass Man at Curtin University

It’s all over the internet – video of a man being accosted by a Muslim woman on the campus of Curtin University in Western Australia. We only have part of … Continue reading

22 September 2016 · 5 Comments

Brendan Eich’s “Brave” Web-Browser

In late February this year, we called out to the technosphere of neoreaction with a plea to urgently create alternative social media platforms so that the specter of the ‘great … Continue reading

31 July 2016 · 3 Comments

A Friendly Public Service Announcement: The List of NSW “Safe Schools Coalition” Participants

Earlier toady, Miranda Devine of The Daily Telegraph reported the identity of the 135 schools that have signed up to the so-called “safe schools coalition” in New South Wales.¹ The extreme nature … Continue reading

25 July 2016 · 2 Comments

Yesterday, Australia Voted…

After knifing Tony Abbott and assuming leadership of the Liberal Party, Malcolm Turnbull promised to usher in an age of fiscal discipline, tax cuts and deregulation, which would inevitably lead … Continue reading

3 July 2016 · 2 Comments

Great Britain Votes for National Sovereignty

Though the votes are still being counted, it certainly appears that the people of the United Kingdom have “chosen their own side” and decided to pursue the politics of national … Continue reading

24 June 2016 · 2 Comments

Happily on the Wrong Side of History

We in the “Dissident Right” have routinely declared that progressive leftism’s internal contradictions renders modern liberal statecraft fundamentally unsustainable in the medium to long term. For that, we are constantly denounced as being … Continue reading

13 June 2016 · 3 Comments

Pro Marriage Campaigners Get the #RainbowNoose (Again)

Would it strike the reader as somewhat odd if a defendant in court proceedings were to be kept in the dark about the verdict in his case, and that he … Continue reading

12 April 2016 · 1 Comment

Apparently, an explanation is required…

Last Month, we departed from our regular custom of posting a Quote of the Week by including an additional impromptu ten quotes commemorating the start of the so-called “Sydney Gay … Continue reading

2 April 2016 · Leave a comment

New Zealanders vote to Keep Their Flag

In a setback to “progressives” in New Zealand, the push to belittle and erase the traditional symbols of national identity has been defeated in the country’s recent referendum to replace the … Continue reading

25 March 2016 · 1 Comment

A Call to the Technosphere of #NRx: “Time to Deploy!”

It has been predicted that 2016 will be the year of the “Great Shutdown”. Such prophesies convey perhaps too much dramatic suggestion; for the shutdown to be truly effective it will have … Continue reading

29 February 2016 · 4 Comments

The Mainstream Press of a Healthy Country

The current issue of the Polish conservative weekly wSieci features a cover on which a White woman is being violently clawed at by what appear to be men of Middle Eastern complexion. … Continue reading

18 February 2016 · Leave a comment

The Petty Circular Firing Squads of Feminist Journalism in Australia

Over the past few days, a furore has erupted in the Australian media over an interview on Sydney-based Channel 7 breakfast show Sunrise on Thursday 11th of February 2016, with … Continue reading

16 February 2016 · Leave a comment

Justice Antonin Scalia, Requiescat in Pace

We offer our condolences to our American confederates on this day, for the passing of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia of the Supreme Court of the United States. Appointed by President … Continue reading

14 February 2016 · 2 Comments

Marriage Alliance gets the #RainbowNoose

In a move that has ironically validated the claims of Australia’s main pro-marriage lobby group, FaceBook has temporarily “blocked” Marriage Alliance from using its platform. The 24 hour block was … Continue reading

7 February 2016 · 1 Comment

“The Politics of Disarmament is Suicidal”

While the Rest of the West moves towards incremental civilian disarmament, some are beginning to realise that the policies that enfeeble a nation are not the way to face an … Continue reading

30 January 2016 · 4 Comments

Ave Et Vale – Roderick Ian West

“Do not suppose, that in thus appealing to the ancients, I am throwing back the world two thousand years, and fettering Philosophy with the reasonings of paganism.” – Bl. John … Continue reading

26 January 2016 · 4 Comments

Melbourne Man Urges Emma Watson to Practice Her Feminist Multi-Culti Liberalism

An individual going by the name of Oscar Izard has started a petition urging actress Emma Watson to actually practice the multicultural feminism she advocates. The petition, which can be found … Continue reading

19 January 2016 · 3 Comments

@WrathofGnon, Thanks for all the Fish!

We would like to take this opportunity, by way of demure, and express gratitude to the Twitter personality known as Wrath of Gnon for his witty counter-cultural series of memes, many … Continue reading

18 January 2016 · 3 Comments

Brazilian Founder of Femen renounces Feminism, Embraces Christianity

The founder of Brazil’s ‘chapter’ of the international pornographic protest movement Femen has renounced feminism, embraced pro-life politics, apologised to Christians and expressed a desire to reenter communion with the Catholic … Continue reading

17 January 2016 · 6 Comments

The Year in Review: 2015, Year of the Quickening

Wieża Babel sama upada.¹ [“The Tower of Babel falls under its own weight”] 2015 has been an interesting year. If it is to be immediately remembered for anything it is for … Continue reading

1 January 2016 · 2 Comments

Human Nature News – Feminist Bigotry

The recent Higher School Certificate (HSC) results indicate that boys are more likely to make strategic subject choices, entering subjects that lead to career success. The Federal Minister for Education, … Continue reading

22 December 2015 · 5 Comments

Human Nature News – European Genetic Origins: New Research

People want to know from where they came. Adopted children yearn to know their biological parents. The middle aged middle class are willing to invest time and money to discover … Continue reading

8 December 2015 · 2 Comments

Human Nature News – Ways to Whiteness

Peter Baldwin, who served as a minister in the Hawke and Keating Labor governments, has written a fascinating assault on whiteness studies, a branch of “critical race theory”.1 There is … Continue reading

24 November 2015 · 3 Comments

Radio Carpe Diem Website Launched

Friends and supporters of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum will be interested to note the launch of Radio Carpe Diem‘s new website. Carpe Diem, which broadcasts in Sydney Australia at 88.9FM … Continue reading

15 October 2015 · 2 Comments

Anti-Genocide Protest Heckled by Racist Whites at Sydney’s Town Hall

It was a sunny Spring day in Sydney – with the train system malfunctioning, traffic choking the weekend roads and new residential unit towers popping up like weeds wherever industry … Continue reading

11 October 2015 · 9 Comments

OzConservative Back Online

We are pleased to read news of the re-emergence of the Australian traditionalist blog OzConservative. A brief report on the Orthosphere states that the recently missing Melbourne based blog, administered by Mark Richardson, is now … Continue reading

26 September 2015 · 3 Comments

So, ‘Diversity is Strength’, is it?

While European elites incrementally embrace the dystopic nightmare of Jean Raspail’s Camp of the Saints as the inevitable future of the continent, traditionalists of the Occidental ‘dissident-right’ can only look … Continue reading

14 September 2015 · 2 Comments

Rally Protesting Forced Mass Third-World Immigration, Warsaw Poland

It appears that  the block of Central European nations – Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland – steadfastly refuses to buckle under the pressure of its Western ‘partners’, particularly their … Continue reading

12 September 2015 · 2 Comments

A Mere Holding Action

Last week, 11 August 2015, the Coalition party room held what the media has described as a marathon session, during which a spirited debate was held on whether or not … Continue reading

16 August 2015 · 3 Comments

“Marriage Alliance” Launched in Australia

A major organised block of opposition to the so-called “marriage equality” push in Australia has been launched today. Marriage Alliance is an association of individuals and groups who plan to push back … Continue reading

3 August 2015 · 21 Comments

A Tale of Two Lambdas

To those of us following the series of disasters that pepper the landscape of the Culture Wars over the last several decades – gradual but persistent cultural-moral erosion, successive demographic displacement of … Continue reading

2 August 2015 · 3 Comments

“Filial Appeal” to Pope Francis Underway

Catholic supporters of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum will be interested to note that we have received correspondence from the Associazione Supplica Filiale concerning the Vatican’s position on marriage and homosexual unions. Supplica Filiale … Continue reading

1 August 2015 · 4 Comments

WordPress Glitch

Admin Notice In the last hour, we’ve noticed that our logo (feature image), custom menu and background image have all disappeared from our website. Attempts to correct this at the … Continue reading

27 July 2015 · 2 Comments

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