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Guest Video: “How Feminism Has Made Women Unhappy”

This Saturday’s Guest Video is from a talk given by Dr. Jordan Peterson at Ryerson University, and is provided by the “Vertigo Politix” YouTube channel. The video is a short … Continue reading

11 March 2017 · 3 Comments

Poetry by Mark Richardson: “Dear Sisters”

I know that you can wear a smiling face, that is no true measure of your inner grace. Men meeting men take care not to provoke, And keep their peace, … Continue reading

2 March 2017 · 3 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

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

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

Guest Video: “Research Shows ONLY MEN Pay Taxes”

Today’s Guest Video is from The Black Pigeon Speaks, titled “Research Shows Only Men Pay Taxes”. The so-called “Pay Gap” between the sexes, which purports that men are paid more … Continue reading

8 October 2016 · 1 Comment

Julius Evola on Man and Woman, King and Farmer

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”).

7 October 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

Quote of the Week: Guillaume Faye, “Sex and Deviance”

“Indeed, feminism is above all a form of masculinism. To imitate men, to become a man, not only socially but also sexually: such is the unthinkable idea¹²¹ of feminism, which … Continue reading

11 July 2016 · 1 Comment

2016 Symposium – Kristor J. Lawson

The Social Contract with the Logos Society as manifest in all its organs and instruments – including the individual – is mediated by a web of agreements among disparate entities … Continue reading

30 April 2016 · Leave a comment

2016 Symposium – James Kalb

Liberalism as a Religion The strange and increasingly nonfunctional condition of Western political and social life cannot easily be changed, because its causes are quite basic. To endure any length … Continue reading

30 April 2016 · 3 Comments

“Will Trade Racists for Rapists”

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”).

11 March 2016 · Leave a comment

Bonus Quote No.7 (Special March ’16 Mardi Gras Edition): Eve Ensler, The Vagina Monologues, 1998

“Now people say that it was kind of rape. I was only thirteen and she was twenty-four. Well, I say, if it was a rape, it was a good rape … Continue reading

5 March 2016 · 2 Comments

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

Guest Video: “Why Women Destroy Nations / Civilizations – and Other Uncomfortable Truths”

This Saturday’s Guest Video is provided by an individual known on YouTube as the “Black Pigeon”. The video, which is provocatively titled “Why Women Destroy Nations / Civilizations – and … Continue reading

27 February 2016 · Leave a comment

Guest Video: “Migrant Europe: Suicide via Self-Congratulatory Altruism”

This Saturday’s Guest Video is provided by an individual known on YouTube as the “Black Pigeon”. Titled “Migrant Europe: Suicide via Self-Congratulatory Altruism” graphically illustrates two aspects of the current … Continue reading

20 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

Dear Fat Acceptance Activists…

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”).

12 February 2016 · 2 Comments

Guest Video: “The Vicious Snake”

In light of the pending Iowa Republican Caucus – which is scheduled to commence Monday 1 February at 7:00pm, i.e. roughly twelve hours after the publication of this post – SydneyTrads … Continue reading

2 February 2016 · 1 Comment

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

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

Guest Video: “What is Cultural Marxism?”

This Saturday’s Guest Video is provided by user “Thorium” who writes that “to understand the emergence of political correctness, social justice, modern feminism, etc., one must first understand the history … Continue reading

9 January 2016 · 2 Comments

Dear Young Women…

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”).

1 January 2016 · 3 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

Dear Third Wave Feminists…

SydneyTrads is the internet portal and communication page of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum: an association of young professionals who form part of the Australian independent right (also known as “dissident … Continue reading

11 December 2015 · 1 Comment

2015 Symposium – Luke Torrisi

Don’t Mention the War! Conservatives’ Forgotten Role The Paleoconservative or Traditionalist is a lonely soul.1 They often feel displaced, going about their business in a dissociative state. They are grateful … Continue reading

17 October 2015 · Leave a comment

2015 Symposium – Johannes Ekjord

The Rise of the Right in Europe: The Need for Traditionalism I The Current Situation Ever since the end of the Second World War, the ideology that underpins social democracy and … Continue reading

17 October 2015 · Leave a comment

2015 Symposium – Paul Edward Gottfried

Paleoconservatism: A Vanishing Traditional Right The apparent discontent and turmoil among Australian traditionalists after the ousting of the former Prime Minister by the socially liberal Malcolm Turnbull, as reported in … Continue reading

17 October 2015 · Leave a comment

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

Quote of the Week: Mary Eliza Haweis, “The Art of Beauty”

“Alas, when people complain of men not marrying (even they who are able), they forget how little women offer in exchange for all they get by marriage. Girls are so … Continue reading

20 July 2015 · 1 Comment

Quote of the Week: George Orwell, “As I Please”

“Nationalism is universally regarded as inherently Fascist, but this is held only to apply to such national movements as the speaker happens to disapprove of. Arab nationalism, Polish nationalism, Finnish … Continue reading

13 July 2015 · 3 Comments

Big Fat Liar

Another example of campus push-back against militant feminism, this time in relation to the false rape accusations of Lena Dunham at Oberlin College. For more information, see the commentary under … Continue reading

29 May 2015 · 1 Comment

Pretty Little Liar

The latest example of campus push-back against militant feminism. The above poster has been spotted throughout Columbia University and its surrounds, and features the image of Emma Sulkowicz* who accused … Continue reading

22 May 2015 · 3 Comments

“She May Look Clean… But”

SydneyTrads is the internet portal and communication page of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum: an association of young professionals who form part of the Australian independent right (also known as “dissident right” … Continue reading

15 May 2015 · 1 Comment

Quote of the Week: Bryce Laliberte, “What is Neoreaction”

“In one sense it the refusal to dialogue with modernism that allows neoreaction to develop, for the very idea of modernism is that dialogue only occurs in the case that … Continue reading

16 March 2015 · 3 Comments

Quote of the Week: H. P. Lovecraft, “The Conservative”

“Aversion to just war can arise from one of four causes; (1) unconscious physical cowardice engendered by long years of peace, (2) hysterical idealism produced from incomplete training in pure science, (3) … Continue reading

9 February 2015 · 1 Comment

Quote of the Week: Robert Lewis Dabney, “Discussions”

“It may be inferred again that the present movement for women’s rights will certainly prevail from the history of its only opponent, Northern conservatism. This is a party which never … Continue reading

5 January 2015 · 1 Comment

Quote of the Week: Paul Gottfried, “War and Democracy”

“But there are limits to how far democratic welfare states will go to sustain capitalism. Democracy’s support for feminism, for example, creates short-term benefits but also long term headaches for … Continue reading

8 September 2014 · Leave a comment

The Right’s Greatest Online Asset: Leftist Hate

Just as the establishment left’s greatest political asset is ‘establishment conservatism’ (due to the later’s apparent commitment to never oppose the essence of progressive dogma) the sidestream’s greatest virtual asset would … Continue reading

28 June 2014 · Leave a comment

A Gentler, Weaker Military

The Sydney Traditionalists have been on record strongly opposing the concept of female involvement in the armed forces.1 Some may ask how this accords with Western ideas of liberty and choice, but … Continue reading

14 June 2014 · 1 Comment

Poem: “Western Morality”

I see some women dressed in veils go by, And next to them, some women barely dressed. I contemplate this contrast, and ask why, Our western girls are eager to … Continue reading

5 June 2014 · Leave a comment

Thinking Right About Pop Culture: Kye Fleming and Dennis Morgan – I was Country When Country Wasn’t Cool

What follows are programme notes for the “Conservative Song” segment of Radio Carpe Diem compiled by Dominik Giemza. The notes were produced for a broadcast of Monday, 28 June 2010, and form … Continue reading

12 May 2014 · Leave a comment

Misandry: The Hate That’s OK

Let us engage in a small social experiment. Hands up those of you who know what “misandry” means. A couple of hands? That’s it? All right now, how many of … Continue reading

10 May 2014 · 1 Comment

Thinking Right About Pop Culture: Ben Folds Five – Brick

What follows are programme notes for the “Conservative Song” segment of Radio Carpe Diem compiled by Dominik Giemza. The notes were produced for a broadcast of Monday, 1 November 2010, and form … Continue reading

5 May 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.

2 May 2014 · Leave a comment

Thinking Right About Pop Culture: Brian Elliot and Madonna – Papa Don’t Preach

What follows are programme notes for the “Conservative Song” segment of Radio Carpe Diem compiled by Dominik Giemza. The notes were produced for a broadcast of Monday, 4 July 2011, and form … Continue reading

21 April 2014 · Leave a comment

Thinking Right About Pop Culture: Gwen Stefani – A Simple Kind of Life

What follows are programme notes for the “Conservative Song” segment of Radio Carpe Diem compiled by Dominik Giemza. The notes were produced for a broadcast of Monday, 19 July 2010, and form … Continue reading

14 April 2014 · Leave a comment

Timeless Truth: Review of “A Love that Spans the Ages” (Emile Joseph)

Emile Joseph has written several short pieces for SydneyTrads over the years, mostly fiction for the young at heart and a few dissertations about the use and misuses of the … Continue reading

10 April 2014 · Leave a comment

Thinking Right About Pop Culture: Delores O’Riordan – The Icicle Melts

What follows are programme notes for the “Conservative Song” segment of Radio Carpe Diem compiled by Dominik Giemza. The notes were produced for a broadcast of Monday, 25 October 2010, and form … Continue reading

31 March 2014 · Leave a comment

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