Author Archives: Andrew Joyce, Ph.D.

Ezra Pound, Jewish Activism, and the Struggle for Cultural Memory

“The terror of Pound for Kazin and the rest of us, if we are honest, is Pound’s racism” Theodore Weiss, The New York Review of Books, 1986.  I often take great pleasure from looking into the past and finding, among persons and works of great genius, ideas that we very closely share. It’s not terribly […]

On Europe and “the Faith”

“Too often you have not been welcomed…Forgive the closed-mindedness and indifference of our societies, which fear the change of lifestyle and mentality that your presence requires.” Pope Francis, 2016. “Europe is the faith, and the faith is Europe…I say again, renewing the terms, The Church is Europe: and Europe is The Church.” Hillaire Belloc, 1920.  […]

The Jewish Origins of the Open Borders Movement

In a 2015 essay on ‘Whiteness studies’ I attempted to lay the groundwork and contextualization for a more developed study of the scale and devastating impact of contemporary Jewish intellectual activism in our colleges, universities, and wider culture. In that essay I noted the importance of Jewish activists including Noel Ignatiev, Ruth Frankenberg, Ricky Marcuse, […]