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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

Guest Video, “The End Game: Why the West is Lost”

Today’s Guest Video is by the Black Pigeon, titled “The End Game: Why the West is Lost”. The seventeen minute presentation is a summation of a private exchange the Black … Continue reading

13 May 2017 · 2 Comments

Poetry by Luke Torrisi: “Circle of Enrichment: The Refugee and The German Woman”

Refuge Sneaker Lost Station Bowed Dread Stalking Fright Park Falling Sleazing Yelp Dying Steeple Fumble Tree Pain Abused Blame Why Near Daunting Refuge Seeker Tossed Nation Crowd Head Walking Night … Continue reading

29 March 2017 · 2 Comments

Poetry by Luke Torrisi: “What Would Enoch Say”

I see the Tiber foaming, or is that the Thames I spy? It’s hard for me to tell these days – it’s all red to my eye. That wisp of … Continue reading

25 March 2017 · 2 Comments

Guest Video: Enoch Powell, 1968 Speech to the West Midlands Area Conservative Political Centre

Today’s Guest Video is an extract from Enoch Powell’s 1968 speech to a meeting of the West Midlands Area Conservative Political Centre. More commonly known as the “Rivers of Blood” … Continue reading

25 March 2017 · 1 Comment

Poetry by Luke Torrisi: “The Queen’s Lament”

Boudicca looks down at her feet Weeps for her sons and daughters She did not suffer her defeat To stand idle by such slaughters In bronze cast solid, firm and … Continue reading

24 March 2017 · 3 Comments

Poetry by Luke Torrisi: “Stuck in a Rutte”

He shrinks yet he wins, He hails himself hero I’d give him a fiddle, And watch him play Nero A small patch of land, Much reclaimed from the sea Blessed … Continue reading

18 March 2017 · 1 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

Poetry by Derek Turner: “Mediterranean Refugee Crisis”

On watch – In a long slow timeless wash Reflux of freighted waters Slim frigates ride – Grey grace the warping waves bestride And fall and rise again like Greeks … Continue reading

25 February 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

2017 Symposium – Valdis Grinsteins

Identity and the New Nationalism. Where is it going in Eastern Europe? I During the refugee crisis in 2015, it was clear that a huge difference existed in the immigration … Continue reading

11 February 2017 · Leave a comment

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 – Brett Stevens

Y3K Western identity never knew itself. Men of the West understood themselves as tribes and later nations, but never saw a need to unify as a civilization until they faced … Continue reading

11 February 2017 · Leave a 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

Guest Video: “How Chinese Colonization will Crash the World Economy”

This Saturday’s Guest Video is from the “Black Pigeon”, titled “How Chinese Colonization will Crash the World Economy”. This bears particular relevance to an Australian audience, especially those who cannot … Continue reading

3 December 2016 · 2 Comments

The Pagan Ordeal of Dominique Venner [Part III]

The BBC obituary for Venner begins with the following sentence: “Dominique Venner, the far-right French essayist who shot himself before the altar of Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris on Tuesday, … Continue reading

4 November 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

Guest Video: “EU to Dalai Lama: You’re a RACIST and a BIGOT”

This Saturday’s Guest Video is provided by the “Black Pigeon”. Titled “EU to Dalai Lama: You’re a RACIST and a BIGOT”. This video discusses how the European Union’s “instinctive distrust of democracy” … Continue reading

18 June 2016 · 1 Comment

A Reflection on Joseph Pearce’s “A Christian Response to Europe’s Crisis”

Joseph Pearce recently had a provocative article published in the UK’s Catholic Herald, titled “A Christian Response to Europe’s Crisis.”1 Some might not know who he is, but he comes … Continue reading

5 June 2016 · 5 Comments

Guest Video: “Western Values Heading Towards Oblivion”

This Saturday’s Guest Video is provided by the “Black Pigeon”. Titled “Western Values Heading Towards Oblivion” the “Black Pigeon” starts by noting the election of London’s first Muslim Pakistani Mayor, and … Continue reading

28 May 2016 · 1 Comment

Guest Video: Armed French Man Defends Locals Against Diversity Mob

This Saturday’s Guest Video is a clip from French television. This clip illustrates the convergence of two points often made by the Dissident Right: that diversity plus proximity equals war, … Continue reading

21 May 2016 · 3 Comments

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 – Luke Torrisi

Politics, Transcendence and the Corner Store These days I find far too many people, who profess to be on the side against progressive politics and Cultural Marxism, only capable of … Continue reading

30 April 2016 · 2 Comments

Guest Video: Viktor Orbán, “Shall we be slaves or men set free — That is the question, answer me!”

Today’s Guest Video is provided courtesy of “Vlad Tepes” and the transcript is available at the website of the Prime Minister of Hungary. Other than the occasional video posted in … Continue reading

26 March 2016 · Leave a comment

Plan White – Redux

… now in Rainbow Pantyhose. Germany’s code name for the strategic plan of its September 1, 1939 invasion of Poland was Fall Weiss—“Plan White.” The plan envisioned a three-month long … Continue reading

12 March 2016 · 1 Comment

“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

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: “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 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

Guest Video: “Germany’s Jeopardy”

This Saturday’s Guest Video is provided by Dr. Frank Salter of Social Technologies Inc., “Germany’s Jeopardy”. Dr. Salter received his PhD at Griffith University but spent most of his career at the … Continue reading

13 February 2016 · Leave a comment

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

2015 Symposium – M. W. Davis

Voting Traditionalists are Here to Stay, And so is Party Politics In light of the recent Liberal Party leadership spill, traditional conservatives in Australia have favoured one of two courses … Continue reading

17 October 2015 · 1 Comment

2015 Symposium – Frank Salter

Australian Conservatism after Abbott: The Need for Social Movements Following the replacement of Tony Abbott by Malcolm Turnbull as prime minister, some conservatives are asking what can be done to … Continue reading

17 October 2015 · 1 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

2015 Symposium – Urho Lintinen

Impressions from the Old Continent I Introduction 2015 has seen steadily escalating polarization of political lines dividing European public sphere due to the re-emergence of the Greek financial crisis, rapidly … Continue reading

17 October 2015 · Leave a comment

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

“British”, apparently…

Only moments ago, Eliza Harvey of ABC24‘s free-to-air news referred to the perpetrators of the 2005 London Tube bombings as “British.” Not “British born”, but “British.” Tomorrow, London will be … Continue reading

6 July 2015 · 3 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

The Dalai Lama: A Bigot, Apparently

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

3 July 2015 · 2 Comments

Deconstructing ‘Progress’: Review of “The War on Human Nature in Australian Political Culture” (Frank Salter)

Dr. Frank Salter has been a critic of the progressive social project in Australia for at least the past several decades. It is rare to find an academic applying the skills … Continue reading

28 January 2015 · 3 Comments

Quote of the Week: Enoch Powell, “Freedom & Reality”

“‘Why?’ the people used to ask me, ‘is the Government bringing these people into our country in ever-growing numbers? And where is it all going to end?’ I tried to explain that the law … Continue reading

19 January 2015 · 6 Comments

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

What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

“When I was a Revolutionary Marxist, we were all in favour of as much immigration as possible. It wasn’t because we liked immigrants, but because we didn’t like Britain. … … Continue reading

8 January 2015 · 1 Comment

What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

“France has given in. Now there’s no turning back. The rest of the world will learn what has happened. Some will revel in our fall, some will suffer along with … Continue reading

7 January 2015 · 1 Comment

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

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

Sixth Documentary Screening, Friday 8 August 2014

Last evening the Sydney Traditionalist Forum hosted the sixth screening in its documentary series at the University of Sydney. This was the first event in the series for 2014 and … Continue reading

9 August 2014 · Leave a comment

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