Author Archives: Alain DeBenoist

Migrants: “humanitarian” interventions generally make things worse

The interview that follows was first published in Boulevard Voltaire; translated from the French by Tom Sunic Q: The photo of that Syrian child stranded on the beach is now in the process of turning a new page in European opinion. In our epoch of “storytelling” it evidently suggests that the migrant issue is a […]

The logic of capitalism; the unemployed and the superfluous

Translated from the French by Tom Sunic Below is the interview A. de Benoist gave recently to Boulevard Voltaire. Q: Despite repeated promises of politicians, both from the right and the left, nothing seems to be stopping the rise in unemployment. Is it something inevitable? A: Officially, there are 3.5 million unemployed in France, which […]

The Surveillance Society and Freedom-Curbing Legislation are nothing new…

The God Hermes slaying the hundred-eyed monster Argus (figure on vase, c. 5th B.C.) Translated from the French by Tom Sunic Q: Radar on the roads, security cameras at every street corner. One gets a big impression of being constantly under surveillance.  With the recently adopted law on intelligence gathering, how far can these freedom curbing […]