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Suicide of the West: Towards a Universal Homogeneous Super-State

This is the text of a presentation given to the Sydney Traditionalist Forum on 23 November 2018 by Prof. Ted Sadler, as part of the Forum’s “Quarterly Inquiry Series”. ♣ … Continue reading

4 February 2019 · 1 Comment

Daniel Friberg, The Real Right Returns: A Handbook for the True Opposition (Arktos, 2015)

This book is primarily a collection of essays by Daniel Friberg, who has long experience within the Right, despite his relative youth, and is presently CEO of Arktos Media Ltd., … Continue reading

25 June 2018 · 1 Comment

2017 Symposium II – Kristor J. Lawson

Toward A New Aristocracy It is easy to show by a gedanken policy test¹ that, everything else held perfectly equal, a society ruled by its best – by its aristoi … Continue reading

24 December 2017 · 2 Comments

The Red Badge of Remembrance

At this year’s February Symposium, Mr. M. W. Davis issued a rousing call for Traditionalist men and women to return to traditional, national dress as an indispensable act of counterrevolution.1 … Continue reading

10 July 2017 · 1 Comment

Poetry by Luke Torrisi: “How to Save Boiling Frogs”

I find that every now and then I am refresh’d by Marine Le Pen Once or twice, she cuts it fine Too much “1789″ But if I tire of such … Continue reading

5 March 2017 · 1 Comment

Juan Vázquez de Mella on the Fruit of the French Revolution

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”).

22 December 2016 · 1 Comment

René Guénon and Eric Voegelin on the Degeneration of Right Order [Part I]

I Introduction The Diadochic Kingdoms No area of Western history is quite as recondite as that of the Diadochic empires, the successor-kingdoms that sprang up in the wake of Alexander … Continue reading

19 July 2016 · 6 Comments

2016 Symposium – Alain de Benoist

Irreplaceable Communities Communities, whether they are ancient or recent, of an ethno-cultural, linguistic, religious, sexual nature or other, are natural dimensions of membership. No individual can exist without membership, even … Continue reading

30 April 2016 · 3 Comments

2016 Symposium – Michael Tung

A World Turned Upside Down: Finding True North in the Last Hour In this essay I will attempt to sketch out the Traditionalist view of the cosmos and the framework … Continue reading

30 April 2016 · 1 Comment

2016 Symposium – Alain de Benoist

Irremplaçables Communautés Les communautés, qu’elles soient anciennes ou récentes, de nature ethno-culturelle, linguistique, religieuse, sexuelle ou autre, sont des dimensions naturelles d’appartenance. Aucun individu ne peut exister sans appartenance, fût-ce … 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

The Ancien Régime was Less Bloody than the Enlightened World

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”).

28 April 2016 · 2 Comments

2015 Symposium – Thomas F. Bertonneau

Prelude, Fugue, and Riffs On Baudelairean Traditionalism I The Prelude Edwin Dyga invites a response to the question, Whither Conservatism – or rather “Quo Vadis, Conservatism,” a nicely history-minded verbal … Continue reading

17 October 2015 · 1 Comment

Quote of the Week: Michael Anissimov, “A Critique of Democracy”

“The first step to being able to consider democracy as an option, rather than a mandatory necessity for any civilized country, is to go back to the Enlightenment and look … Continue reading

6 April 2015 · 1 Comment

Reactionaries Demand: That The Revolution Stop

“Reactionaries demand that the revolution stop because the Guillotine has done enough.” (Thomas Carlyle Club for Young Reactionaries; Radish Magazine) “That a good man be ‘free’, be permitted to unfold himself … Continue reading

13 March 2015 · 3 Comments

Reactionaries Know: Political “Progress” is a Myth

“Reactionaries know political ‘progress’ is a myth: technological advances hide societal decay. ” (Thomas Carlyle Club for Young Reactionaries; Radish Magazine) “Various forces have attempted to set up a defense against … Continue reading

27 February 2015 · 1 Comment

Reactionaries Demand: That The Reign of Terror Stop

“Reactionaries demand that the reign of terror stop because the Guillotine has done enough.” (Thomas Carlyle Club for Young Reactionaries; Radish Magazine) “That a good man be ‘free’, be permitted … Continue reading

13 February 2015 · 1 Comment

Reactionaries Know: Political “Progress” is a Myth

“Reactionaries know political ‘progress’ is a myth: technological advances hide societal decay.” (Thomas Carlyle Club for Young Reactionaries; Radish Magazine) “The various aspect of the contemporary social and political chaos … Continue reading

30 January 2015 · 3 Comments

Quote of the Week: Joseph de Maistre, “Generative Principle of Political Constitutions”

“Those who have been happy to corrupt old institutions while preserving their external forms have perhaps done as much damage to mankind. Already the influence of modern universities on morals … Continue reading

22 December 2014 · Leave a comment

Essays on the Frankfurt School, Part IV: Natural Rights

“I hold it to be the inalienable right of anybody to go to hell in his own way.” — Robert Frost One of the most confusing developments of the late … Continue reading

5 March 2014 · Leave a comment

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