JULIUS EVOLA & RADICAL TRADITIONALISM

by E. Christian Kopff

Julius Evola (1898-1974) was an important Italian intellectual, though he despised this term intensely. As poet and painter, he was the major Italian representative of Dadaism (1916-1922). Later he became the leading Italian exponent of Integral Traditionalism or Perennialism, the intellectually challenging esotericism of René Guénon (1886-1951).

LIBIDO FOR THE STUPID

by Paul E. Gottfried

After the appearance of Sarah Palin’s ghost-written Going Rogue in November 2009, the former Alaska governor saw her celebrity soar. Her book sold over 600,000 copies within 36 hours of the time it went on sale. And even that paradigmatic liberal Oprah Winfrey worked hard to have Sarah on her TV programs. FOX News went agog over her 320-page work, and for about a week, her face was more visible on FOX than that of any of the channel’s other favorites.

WHY AN ALTERNATIVE RIGHT IS NECESSARY

by Richard Hoste

In 2009,  Human Events named its "Conservative of the Year."

Their choice hadn't passed an important piece of legislation. He didn't write a philosophical treatise on conservative principles. His selection had nothing to do with his position on healthcare, the economy, gun rights, immigration, or affirmative action. Dick Cheney became America's most important "conservative" for his criticism of the Obama administration's handling of the war on terror.

THE ALTERNATIVE RIGHT AND THE IMPOSSIBILITY OF CONSERVATISM

by Kevin DeAnna

It’s 1964. A stranger approaches and tells you two political movements will arise in the near future, the New Left and the New Right. One of these movements will dominate American politics for a good quarter century. Indeed, political scientists will define the entire period in terms of the ascendancy of this group; historians will write books naming this age after the movement’s most successful leader. Politicians, scholars, and activists on right and left will go so far as to call it a “Revolution.”