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Automatic for the People

Automatic for the People by Ilana Mercer When Uncle Sam threatens some blighted and benighted region of the world—ostensibly on behalf of the American People and for their own good—our representatives call it peace through strength. It is then that … Continue reading

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Ominous Stirrings in the World of Woke

Ominous Stirrings in the World of Woke by David Ashton The ideology of “equality, diversity, inclusion”, which some call “Wokeism”[i], is spreading into every nook and cranny of our national life. Perceptive observers compare it to a new “faith”[ii], recently … Continue reading

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Storming the Citadels of Statism

Storming the Citadels of Statism by Ilana Mercer  Hardcore libertarians differentiate between pro-Trump patriots and Black Lives Matter detritus. BLM rioters trashed, looted and leveled their countrymen’s private property, their businesses. Democratic stormtroopers harassed their fellow Americans—meek men and women … Continue reading

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“Unequal Equals, Helots Egalités”

“Unequal Equals, …Helots Egalités” A. R. Kneen on the ‘great reset’ On 29th September 2020, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stated: Building back better means getting support to the most vulnerable while maintaining our momentum on reaching the 2030 agenda … Continue reading

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A More Perfect Union

A More Perfect Union by Stuart Millson Within minutes of the Brexit transition period ending on New Year’s Eve – the moment when the United Kingdom finally left the economic jurisdiction of the European Union – the leading lights of … Continue reading

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Locked Down then Locked Out

Locked Down then Locked Out by Ilana Mercer AS A COINAGE GOES, DEEP TECH is superior to the term Big-Tech. It better captures the deforming power and tentacular reach into state and civil society of the high-tech monopolists. That reach … Continue reading

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Mendicant Order

Mendicant Order by Bill Hartley There is a large restaurant in Leeds city centre and at the side of the building is a fire escape. The doors to the fire escape are blocked and given the prominent location it might … Continue reading

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MAGA Patriots, in the House

MAGA Patriots, in the House by Ilana Mercer Why repeat hackneyed phrases about annus horribilis 2020? Recall the opening paragraph of “A Tale of Two Cities,” by Charles Dickens. Interspersed in that epical introduction are countervailing, sweetness-and-light words. Excise these—and … Continue reading

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ENDNOTES, January 2021

ENDNOTES, January 2021 In this edition: Stuart Millson’s Wagner The twilight of the gods, the violence and feuds of the great characters of The Ring Cycle, the exploits of knights and Die Meistersinger of mediaeval Nuremberg – these are some of … Continue reading

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A Christmas Story

A Christmas Story by ILANA MERCER Described by one critic as “one of those rare movies you can say is perfect in every way,” “A Christmas Story,” directed by Bob Clark, debuted in 1983. Set in the 1940s, the film … Continue reading

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