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All Dissent is Hate Speech

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29 August 2017 · 1 Comment

The Cultural Revolution: Red China and the United States Compared in Iconic Events

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 August 2017 · 1 Comment

Guest Video: “Can Foreigners Wear Kimono?”

Today’s Guest Video is by Yuta (“That Japanese Man Yuta” on YouTube) and is titled “Can Foreigners Wear Kimono?” This is an interesting digression from the more explicitly political, cultural … Continue reading

19 August 2017 · 1 Comment

The “Pay Gap” Myth

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”).

6 June 2017 · 1 Comment

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

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

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

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

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

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 – M. W. Davis

Fogeyism: in Theory and Practice “A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly … Continue reading

11 February 2017 · 2 Comments

2017 Symposium – James Kalb

Identity and the Civilization of the West Identity has become a problem today. No one seems sure where it comes from, what it is for, or what difference it should … Continue reading

11 February 2017 · Leave a 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 – Urho Lintinen

Restraint: An Heroic Tale in Three Acts Every now and then, a social phenomenon reported by the omnipresent media drives me to engage with a recurring cycle which begins with … Continue reading

11 February 2017 · 2 Comments

2017 Symposium – Luke Torrisi

The Unspoken Moral Questions of Identity Myself against my brother. Myself and my brother against my cousin. Myself, my brother and my cousin against the foreigner. — Arab proverb. At … 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

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

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

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

Guest Video: “Black Lives Matter: Civil War”

Today’s Guest Video is presented by The Black Pigeon: “Black Lives Matter: Civil War.” How does one explain the phenomenon of the “Black Lives Matter” movement. The Black Pigeon summarises that: … Continue reading

23 July 2016 · 1 Comment

Quote of the Week: Vox Day, “SJWs Always Lie”

“This tendency to project their own thoughts, feelings and tendencies on others can be one of the normal individual’s most powerful weapon against the SJW. The accusations made by SJWs … Continue reading

18 July 2016 · 1 Comment

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

Guest Video: “Muhammad Ali was a RACIST – and that’s OK”

This Saturday’s Guest Video is provided by the “Black Pigeon”, titled “Muhammad Ali was a RACIST – and that’s OK”. Muhammad Ali did on 3 June this year. In this Saturday’s video, … Continue reading

11 June 2016 · Leave a comment

Guest Video: “Woman Accusing a Man of ‘Mansplaining’ Gets as Good as She Gives”

This Saturday’s Guest Video is provided courtesy of the YouTube account of “Greg Graham”, and shows Australian Senator Mitch Fifield demolishing Labor Senator Katy Gallagher who accused Fifield of “mansplaining” during a … Continue reading

4 June 2016 · 2 Comments

Guest Video: “College Kids Say the Darndest Things”

This Saturday’s Guest Video is provided by the Family Policy Institute of Washington and titled “College Kids Say the Darndest Things.” We are often denounced as “fascists” and “bigots” for … Continue reading

30 April 2016 · 2 Comments

2016 Symposium – Thomas F. Bertonneau

Shostakovich’s “Leningrad” Symphony: Art Transcending Politics The topic is not only compound but complex, associating itself with numerous difficulties.  The term transcendence, for example, is more often associated with religion … Continue reading

30 April 2016 · Leave a comment

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

Quote of the Week: James Kalb, “Against Inclusiveness”

“It is very difficult for liberal public discussion to reject and suppress the clear indications of science and scholarship, but inclusiveness must do so in order to deny the stubborn difference among … Continue reading

11 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 · 1 Comment

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

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

Bonus Quote No.10 (Special March ’16 Mardi Gras Edition): Gary Dowsett, Gay Information Quarterly Journal (1982)

“And I also have a friend, a paedophile, who is working very hard on making sense out of his relations with boys. These relations consist of, among other things, a … Continue reading

20 March 2016 · 24 Comments

Bonus Quote No.9 (Special March ’16 Mardi Gras Edition): Roz Ward, Introducing the Safe Schools Coalition

“Safe Schools Coalition is about supporting gender and sexual diversity. It’s not about celebrating diversity. It’s not about stopping bullying. It’s about gender and sexual diversity. It’s about same sex … Continue reading

20 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

Bonus Quote No.8 (Special March ’16 Mardi Gras Edition): Franklin Kameny and Richard Isay cited by Robert Reilly

“At a Human Rights Campaign dinner, which celebrated him as an LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) civil right hero, the late Franklin Kameny said, ‘I have tended not to adjust myself … Continue reading

5 March 2016 · Leave a comment

Bonus Quote No.5 (Special March ’16 Mardi Gras Edition): Tamara Metz, “Disestablish Marriage!” 2013

“As long as the government doles out marital status and uses it to distribute benefits and privileges, our commitment to freedom and equality demand that marriage be available to same-sex … Continue reading

5 March 2016 · Leave a comment

Bonus Quote No.4 (Special March ’16 Mardi Gras Edition): Masha Gessen, Sydney Writers’ Festival, 2012

“I also think equally that it’s a no-brainer that the institution of marriage should not exist […] fighting for gay marriage generally involves lying about what we are going to … Continue reading

4 March 2016 · Leave a comment

Bonus Quote No.2 (Special March ’16 Mardi Gras Edition): Marshall Kirk and Hunter Madsen, 1989

“We can extract the following principle for our campaign: to desensitize straights to gays and gayness, inundate them in a continuous flood of gay-related advertising, presented in the least offensive fashion possible. … Continue reading

2 March 2016 · Leave a 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

Quote of the Week (Special March ’16 Mardi Gras Edition): Roz Ward, “The Role of the Left in the Struggle for LGBTI Rights” Marxism Conference 2015

“LBGTI oppression and hetronormativity are woven into the fabric of capitalism […] This push to fit people into these physical and social gender constructs that promote heterosexuality is still incredibly strong … Continue reading

29 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 Rainbow Noose

Update (7 February 2016, 1:00pm): See our report of today for background on this meme: “Marriage Alliance Gets the #RainbowNoose”. SydneyTrads is the web page of the Sydney Traditionalist Forum: an … Continue reading

7 February 2016 · Leave a comment

Dear “Social Justice Warriors”…

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 January 2016 · 1 Comment

Quote of the Week: Jean Starobinski, “Action and Reaction”

“Recall that in their use of force the tyrannies of the twentieth century all tried to pass themselves off as revolutions and that they sought, systematically or incidentally, to discredit … Continue reading

25 January 2016 · 1 Comment

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

Dear “Anti Racists”…

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”).

15 January 2016 · 2 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

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