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Globalism, Don Juan and the Perennial Philosophy

The perennial philosophy involves the notion that there are certain metaphysical truths that transcend any particular culture: that there is essentially just one wisdom tradition and it identifies a hierarchy … Continue reading

20 February 2017 · 5 Comments

2017 Symposium – Thomas F. Bertonneau

Identity: The Future of a Paradox When Publius Virgilius Maro, more familiarly Virgil, accepted the commission from Augustus, formerly Gaius Octavius, to create an identity for the Roman people by … Continue reading

11 February 2017 · 1 Comment

2017 Symposium – Richard Cocks

Philosophy and The Crisis of the Modern World To find a way out of the current confusions and rifts in modern Western societies, and for its various countries to regain … Continue reading

11 February 2017 · 1 Comment

2017 Symposium – Tomislav Sunić

European or Ethnic Identity? In light of the mass migrations of non-Europeans to Europe we must redefine the notion of the political. The notion of the political is eternal, although … Continue reading

11 February 2017 · 3 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

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

Quote of the Week: John Red Eagle and Vox Day, “Cuckservative”

“Are all cultures the same? Even today’s establishment cultural relativists won’t deny difference in fashion, color schemes, music and the many other superficial trappings of culture. Bring up values, however, … Continue reading

12 September 2016 · 1 Comment

Feminism, Children and the Future

During World War I, Serbia had the most casualties of any country as a percentage of the population; between 16.67% to 27.78%.1 This meant that subsequently there was a very … Continue reading

20 August 2016 · 5 Comments

Political Correctness and the Death of Education – Requiem for a Dream

In The One By Whom Scandal Comes (2014) René Girard writes: “Every culture takes a dim view of anyone who does not unconditionally prefer the native to the foreign, the inside … Continue reading

13 August 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

Alice Teller on the Hypocrisy of Progressives

SydneyTrads is the web page of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum: an association of young professionals who form part of the Australian independent right (also known as “non-aligned right”).

29 April 2016 · 2 Comments

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

Guest Video: “Feminists vs Nationalists | Stockholm Train Station Rampage Lie”

This Saturday’s Guest Video is provided by an individual known on YouTube as the “Black Pigeon”. This video is provided as a response to the popularity of last week’s video, … Continue reading

5 March 2016 · Leave a comment

What’s Good for the Goose, Should be Good for the Gander

This week’s featured poster can be said to be part of an informal series of counter-counter-cultural “campus agitprop,” in which students who are defamed, libeled and otherwise targeted by so-called “progressive” … Continue reading

22 September 2015 · 6 Comments

Faux-Conservatism Alive and Well at Sydney University

Every so often I am provided with a piece of writing, where the author purports to be a “conservative”, so that I may offer comment as to its bona fides. … Continue reading

18 September 2015 · 4 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

Quote of the Week: Mark Steyn, “After America”

“Two generations ago, America, Canada, Australia, and the rest of the developed world took it as read that a sovereign nation had the right to determine which, if any, foreigners … Continue reading

6 July 2015 · 1 Comment

Antipodean Reflections on America’s 4th July Celebrations, 2015

This may be one of the most ironic Independence Day anniversaries celebrated by our American cousins across the pond. With the recent media driven controversies continuing to rage over the … Continue reading

4 July 2015 · 2 Comments

Pearls of Wisdom from the Foreign Minister

To become a Minister of State, one has to be a cultivated professional with years of experience, and most importantly wisdom, strong character, a proven ability to both lead and serve … Continue reading

21 April 2015 · 1 Comment

Australian Establicons: Expressions of European Identity must be Qualified

There are times when we have to wonder whether or not the Tony Abbott Experiment is not some complex trolling initiative a la the Manchurian Candidate. Not having been satisfied with his string … Continue reading

18 March 2015 · 1 Comment

Quote of the Week: Jean Raspail, “Camp of the Saints”

“The journalist’s pen gave him many a size and shape, but one thing never changed: his contempt for tradition, his scorn for Western Man per se, and above all the … Continue reading

12 January 2015 · 1 Comment

Acknowledgment of Nation

“I acknowledge the Federal Commonwealth, created by the nation under the Crown to defend its undivided sovereignty over all Australia’s lands and waters. “I acknowledge the Christian Anglo-Celtic pioneers and … Continue reading

27 December 2014 · 2 Comments

The Bitter Fruit of Idiocracy

We’ve written previously about the rising specter of anarcho-tyranny in Australia. It seems that as every week passes by, there is yet another example of how this insidious dive into … Continue reading

24 September 2014 · 2 Comments

It’s OK to say NO to Cultural Marxism

SydneyTrads is the internet portal and communication page of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum: an association of young professionals who form part of the Australian paleoconservative, traditionalist conservative, and independent right.

16 May 2014 · 2 Comments

It’s OK to say NO to Cultural Marxism

SydneyTrads is the internet portal and communication page of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum: an association of young professionals who form part of the Australian paleoconservative, traditionalist conservative, and independent right.

9 May 2014 · Leave a comment

Quote of the Week: Lawrence Auster, “The Path to National Suicide”

“The global conception of morality results, I would argue, in a distortion of morality rather than its fulfillment. Ethics could be defined as a sense of responsibility toward other human beings and … Continue reading

21 April 2014 · Leave a comment

It’s OK to say NO to Cultural Marxism

SydneyTrads is the internet portal and communication page of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum: an association of young professionals who form part of the Australian paleoconservative, traditionalist conservative, and independent right.

18 April 2014 · Leave a comment

It’s OK to say NO to Cultural Marxism

SydneyTrads is the internet portal and communication page of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum: an association of young professionals who form part of the Australian paleoconservative, traditionalist conservative, and independent right.

4 April 2014 · Leave a comment

It’s OK to say NO to Cultural Marxism

SydneyTrads is the internet portal and communication page of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum: an association of young professionals who form part of the Australian paleoconservative, traditionalist conservative, and independent right.

28 March 2014 · Leave a comment

It’s OK to say NO to Cultural Marxism

SydneyTrads is the internet portal and communication page of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum: an association of young professionals who form part of the Australian paleoconservative, traditionalist conservative, and independent right.

21 March 2014 · Leave a comment

Quote of the Week: Ian Douglas Smith, “Bitter Harvest”

“As I departed, Soames  mentioned that they were sorry that I would be out of the country and thus unable to attend the independence celebrations, as they had been hoping … Continue reading

14 October 2013 · Leave a comment

Stark Options for Australia’s Future

Since yesterday’s celebration of our national genesis, we have been reflecting on the future of this island nation with heavy hearts. Despite the superficial flag waving and expressions of civic … Continue reading

27 January 2013 · Leave a comment

Australia Day 2013

There is much to reflect on this Australia Day, 26 January 2013. This Antipodean island continent that has remained, so far, strongly part of the Anglosphere (subject of course to … Continue reading

26 January 2013 · Leave a comment

Award for National Self-Effacement at Sydney University’s Student Paper

Universities in Australia have been hot-beds of radicalism for decades since the social revolt of the 1960’s permeated all facets of academic and student life. Leftist politics has therefore dominated … Continue reading

12 October 2012 · Leave a comment

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