Author Archives: James Wald

Caste Masculinity: Sports and the War on White Manhood

The Greek orator and statesman Pericles has given us the following aphorism. “We do not say that a man who takes no interest in politics is a man who minds his own business; we say that he has no business here at all.” This has been reduced many times in the wider vernacular, especially as, […]

Putting Shylock to Shame: The Moneylender Portrayed as Hero

There is a certain threshold beyond which the sociopathy of a Jewish intellectual like Yaron Brook achieves an almost alien quality. It is one thing to be a sociopath; quite another to extoll the total untethering of the individual from any kind of higher morality as the greatest cause to which one can devote their […]

On Neocons and Neurotics: Yaron Brook and the Folly of Preemption

Though America is undoubtedly more politically polarized than ever, the view that the War in Iraq was a fiasco is something that almost everyone outside of think tanks or the military industrial complex can agree on. For those familiar with the works of paleocons like Pat Buchanan and Paul Gottfried, the idea that the war […]

Alexander Dugin on the Heartland versus the Heartless: The Neocon and Neoliberal Plan for Russia (and America)

There is a marked difference between freedom and liberty, a distinction which highlights the greatest defect of liberalism (especially as it has come to be understood in postmodern discourse). “Liberty” implies liberation from something, which marks freedom as a negative category. Because of the connotations of liberty commonly understood in the West before the rise […]

A Review of “Fistfights with Muslims in Europe: One Man’s Journey through Modernity”

A Review of Fistfights with Muslims in Europe: One Man’s Journey through Modernity, by Julian Langness Fistfights with Muslims in Europe is the kind of book that is essential reading for young people curious or alarmed by developments in Europe and Scandinavia. I can certainly relate to Mr. Langness’s experience. As a young man I was stationed […]