Category Archives: European New Right

Alain Soral FAQ, Part 3

Part 1 Part 2 What are Alain Soral’s relations with foreign nationalists? Soral can be said to support all nationalists worldwide who are opponents of “the Empire.” He has previously called himself an “alter-nationalist,” modeled on the borderless-Left’s “alter-globalist.” Put another way: “Nationalists of the world, unite!” In particular, Soral has said that Hugo Chávez’s brand […]

Alain Soral FAQ, Part 2

Go to Part 1. Where is Alain Soral coming from? Or, from “Game” to Social Conservatism Born on October 2, 1958, Alain Soral had by all accounts a miserable family life, beaten by his father, a downwardly-mobile déclassé who was convicted of fraud and lost his properties. He went to Paris in 1976 doing odd jobs. Despite […]

Alain Soral FAQ, Part 1

Alain Soral has become an influential presence on the French political and cultural scene. The following attempts to shed some light on this complex and fascinating figure. Part 1: What are Alain Soral’s political positions? What is Alain Soral’s influence? How has Alain Soral become so successful in building an audience? Part 2: What is […]

Satan Lives in Moscow

The Ukrainian crisis has instigated an effort by the West to get into Putin’s mind, and this has inevitably led to his advisor, Prof Alexander Dugin, a leading Eurasianist and the architect of Putin’s geopolitics. Inevitably, Dugin’s anti-liberalism has been a source of grave concern for American commentators. His book, The Fourth Political Theory, has […]

Nationalist Parties in the European Union: Electoral Goals and Political Hopes

This is an abridged version of the talk to American Freedom Party members, given in Los Angeles, July 6, 2013. At first sight it appears that launching a nationalist or a racialist, or a so-called right- wing party in Europe is a relatively easy task — easier than in the USA, where the two party […]