The Distributist – Political Black Ice

Although hesitant to adopt a set political label, The Distributist, whose channel includes wide-ranging philosophical discussions and in-depth analysis of civilizational political strategy, nonetheless considers himself part the ‘Western Tradition’. In typical rigorous fashion, The Distributist defines this with the C.L.E.A.R. acronym. C for Christendom, L for lived philosophy, E for ethical, A for ageless…

Ireland 1845-1850 – the Perfect Holocaust

In the middle of the 19th century, Ireland faced a crisis that killed 5.2 million of her people. The most common historical narrative is that the over-dependence on potatoes led to a famine when the crop became blighted by disease. Christopher Fogarty, author of the ‘The Perfect Holocaust’ and many works on this time period,…

Edward VIII – The Man Who Would Be King

Edward the VIII, King of England and Germanophile, was forced to abdicate on December 11th, 1936. He died in Paris, France, at age 77 in 1972 with his wife Wallis Simpson and no children. The reasons for his abdication are disputed, but the two most common are his involvement with the divorcee (and American) Simpson,…

William Joyce – Twilight Over England

William Joyce, derisively nicknamed Lord Haw-Haw by the British press during wartime, was executed on January 3rd, 1946 of treason after a brief trial. Prior to and during the Second World War, Joyce sought to reform the British system away from benefiting the merchant class and more towards benefiting the citizenry through restrictions on trade…

Amerika – a Nation Occupied

“America is like a healthy body and its resistance is threefold: its patriotism, its morality and its spiritual life. If we can undermine these three areas, America will collapse from within.” -Joseph Stalin. In the 1987 television miniseries ‘Amerika’, the United States has indeed collapsed – and the Soviet Union has occupied it along with…

Screening Sandy Hook – Deanna Spingola

Whenever a crisis occurs – especially one with tragic overtones such as that with Sandy Hook Elementary in 2012 with the shooting of 20 children – all manner of people come forward to offer opinion, speculation, and conjecture on agendas and theories that only have a tenuous connection to the truth. While a free society…

2018 – Year in Review

As the Trump administration unravelled bits of the Neocolonial American Empire in Korea and Syria, the death of John McCain and George HW Bush represented a shift in American politics in 2018 away from overseas aggression and more towards pro-worker trade deals and border security at home. And while the prospects for online activism have…

Yuletide After Dark – Requiem for a Century of Self Destruction

The legend of the Christmas Truce of 1914 told that amidst the fighting of the most devastating and impersonal war to date, English and German soldiers met at various points on December 25th to exchange gifts, sing songs, and reflect on why they were killing their own brothers in Europe. The Myth of the 20th…

Industrialized Agriculture and its Consequences – Mischa Popoff

Agriculture is without question foundational to civilization. It makes possible the surplus of food – and time – necessary for large populations to congregate and develop in areas such as industry, art, science and culture. As the global population has swelled to over 7 billion, the advances in agricultural production has both enabled and bound…

100th Episode – Ryan Landry

Ryan Landry of The American Sun joins us for our 100th episode to discuss the legacy of HW Bush, the Trump Administration, trouble in France, and a few other important developments in our world today. — Brought to you by — Very special guest Ryan Landry http://theamericansun.com The Myth of the 20th Century – Episode…

Minding the Gap – Homeschooling

The future well being of one’s children is arguably the most important thing a parent can focus on. In addition to choosing a good mate, encouraging strong peer groups while your child is maturing have been shown as the two most important factors in helping them develop successfully. Beyond that, education is arguably an important…

Israel’s Military Industrial Complex

With a history of conflict with its neighbors beginning as early as the days of the British Mandate in Palestine all the way up through the 21st century, Israel has managed not only to survive but thrive in terms of military strength and the destabilization of its neighbors. With a population 3% the size and…