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Equal & Opposite – Much Ado About Marriage

Does anyone know what ‘marriage’ is anymore, let alone why they think gays should (or shouldn’t) be part of it? The answer is, basically, ‘No’ on both counts. For our … Continue reading

22 April 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

“Our Democracy” under attack by “Lone Wolves”?

The mainstream press can no longer deny the “new normal” of progressive Europe, which now evidently involves the slow-burn effect of the consequences of decades-old idiocrat immigration and citizenship policies … Continue reading

24 March 2017 · Leave a comment

Poetry by Luke Torrisi: “Lost in the Wilder-ness”

From a window I can choose a whore Schnapps until I hit the floor Indulge myself with magic herb Nude on T.V. does not disturb What I do mustn’t matter … Continue reading

7 March 2017 · 2 Comments

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

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

Quote of the Week: Howard S. Schwartz, “Society Against Itself”

“Political correctness has to generalize. Meaning is structured around the pursuit of a fantasy, and that fantasy is never realized. This means that, in principle, meaning cannot be verified directly. … Continue reading

10 October 2016 · 1 Comment

Guest Video: Black Lives Matter vs All Lives Matter Supporters

Today’s Guest Video is from Joey Salads, a “social experiment” titled “Black Lives Matter vs All Lives Matter Supporters”. In the video, the host carries a “Black Lives Matter” sign … Continue reading

1 October 2016 · 1 Comment

Gaius Sallustius Crispus on Statehood

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”).

30 September 2016 · Leave a comment

Quote of the Week: Ernst Jünger, “The Forest Passage”

“Fundamentally, freedom and tyranny cannot be considered in isolation, although we observe them succeeding each other in time. It can clearly be said that tyranny suppresses and eliminates freedom – … Continue reading

19 September 2016 · 1 Comment

Poetry by E. Antony Gray: “Forward the Foundation”

Tongue-in-cheek, the writers speak of what thing might befall them A serious joke, the tone is weak As if it might forestall them; Such is the joke itself, you see … Continue reading

3 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 · 4 Comments

Quote of the Week: Evan Sayet, “The Kindergarten of Eden”

“The Modern Liberal was born into a life as close to paradise as any human being since God first created man. Having come of age in or after the 1960s, … Continue reading

15 August 2016 · 1 Comment

Julius Evola: Modern Capitalism is as Subversive as 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 independent right (also known as “dissident … Continue reading

5 August 2016 · 1 Comment

Candour Magazine on the Centralisation of the Press and its effect on Democracy, 1956

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 July 2016 · 1 Comment

Joseph de Maistre on the State of France

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”).

23 June 2016 · Leave a 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: “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

Quote of the Week: Slavoj Žižek, “The Sublime Object of Ideology”

“When a discipline is in crisis, attempts are made to change or supplement its theses within the terms of its basic framework – a procedure one might call ‘Ptolemization’ (since when data … Continue reading

2 May 2016 · 3 Comments

2016 Symposium – Gwendolyn Taunton

Nietzsche: The Physician of Culture Do not be afraid of the stream of things: this stream turns back on itself: it runs away from itself not only twice. Every ‘it … Continue reading

30 April 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 – 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

2016 Symposium – Barry Spurr

“Falling towers”: T.S. Eliot, the Decline of the West and the Doctrine of the Incarnation I Central to T.S. Eliot’s Anglo-Catholic faith and practice, which he pursued from the time … Continue reading

30 April 2016 · 6 Comments

Quote of the Week: Hans-Hermann Hoppe “Democracy: The God that Failed”

“It should be obvious then that and why libertarians must be moral and cultural conservatives of the most uncompromising kind. The current state of moral degeneration, social disintegration and cultural … Continue reading

25 April 2016 · 1 Comment

Quote of the Week: Alain de Benoist, “The Problem of Democracy”

“Democracy has changed. It was initially intended to serve as a means for the people to participate in public life by appointing representatives. It has instead become a means for … Continue reading

18 April 2016 · Leave a 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

Bonus Quote No.3 (Special March ’16 Mardi Gras Edition): Ginger Gorman, The 7:30 Report, 2013

“I was putting together a series of interviews on gender. This particular interview was with a couple who were gay dads, and they had been on a long journey to … Continue reading

3 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

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 – 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

A Tale of Two Lambdas

To those of us following the series of disasters that pepper the landscape of the Culture Wars over the last several decades – gradual but persistent cultural-moral erosion, successive demographic displacement of … Continue reading

2 August 2015 · 3 Comments

Quote of the Week: Alisdair MacIntyre, “After Virtue”

“It is always dangerous to draw too precise parallels between one historical period and another; and among the most misleading of such parallels are those which have been drawn between … Continue reading

25 May 2015 · Leave a comment

Australian Establicons: Intentional Blindness is a Virtue

One could be forgiven for thinking that we have entered a new phase of collective political stupidity, where our national ‘leaders’ seem committed to manage – and not oppose – the … Continue reading

20 March 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) “Various forces have attempted to set up a defense against … Continue reading

27 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

Elites Fear Le Pen More Than Le Sword

The response to the latest Islamist attacks against the West, this time in Paris, has become a familiar refrain. It is the same one used following the Sydney cafe siege last … Continue reading

15 January 2015 · 2 Comments

Progressives are “Shocked, Shocked!”

Hostages have been taken at Sydney’s Lindt Café on Martin Place. Islamist flags have been placed over the windows of the Café. Customers at the Café have been forced to … Continue reading

15 December 2014 · 3 Comments

Quote of the Week: Hans-Hermann Hoppe, “Democracy – The God that Failed”

“Let me now come to an evaluation of contemporary conservatism, and then go on to explain why conservatives today must be antistatist libertarians and, equally important, why libertarians must be … Continue reading

1 December 2014 · Leave a 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

Anarcho-Tyranny Threat Levels Continue to Rise

Only four days ago, SydneyTrads noted the rise of anarcho-tyranny in Australia as a result of the Coalition government’s plans to demand that citizens returning from terror stricken regions of the globe may … Continue reading

6 August 2014 · 2 Comments

Quote of the Week: Guillaume Faye, “Archeofuturism”

“Moreover, as the philosopher Raymond Ruyer, detested by the left-bank intelligentsia, foretold in his two important works, Les nuisances idéologiques and Les cents prochains siècles, once the historical digression of … Continue reading

7 July 2014 · Leave a comment

Quote of the Week: Markus Willinger, “Generation Identity”

“We, the identitarian generation, demand a future for Europe. And we will give Europe a future. Yet this future will demand of us lives of constant struggle. It will be … Continue reading

3 March 2014 · 4 Comments

Quote of the Week: José Ortega y Gasset, “Revolt of the Masses”

“My thesis, therefore, is this: the very perfection with which the XIXth Century gave an organisation to certain orders of existence as caused the masses benefited thereby to consider it, … Continue reading

17 February 2014 · 1 Comment

Quote of the Week: Markus Willinger, “Generation Identity”

“We are the changing times; we are the rising wind; the new generation. We are the answer to you, for we are your children. “You’ve thrown us into this world, … Continue reading

7 October 2013 · 1 Comment

“Death of Hazel Hawke” and “Diversity Strikes London, Again”

Who was it who said we lived in a boring world? Two events in yesterday’s news prove that history has certainly not yet ended (pace Fukuyama) and that after the … Continue reading

24 May 2013 · Leave a comment

Quote of the Week: Carl Schmitt, “The Crisis of Parliamentary Democracy”

“Thus democracy appeared to have the self-evidence of an irresistible advancing and expanding force. So long as it was essentially a polemical concept (that is, the negation of established monarchy), democratic convictions … Continue reading

13 May 2013 · Leave a comment

Quote of the Week: Jonathan Bowden, Interview at the Union Jack Club, 21 November 2009

“Q. Why aren’t you a liberal?” “A. Well, I think basically because liberalism is not a three dimensional view of life. I don’t think it’s at all deep or at all sincere […] … Continue reading

29 April 2013 · Leave a comment

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