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Imperialism, Neo Imperialism

In modern discourse, the term imperialism is generally considered by both mainstream historians and leftists to be a “dirty” word. The former regard it as a relic of the past, conjuring up images of pith helmets and colonial settlements, the Scramble for Africa and the “Great Game” in Central Asia. In Marxist discourse, the term […]

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Against Democracy

Democracy is one of the championed pillars and ideals of the modern world- it is consistently toted as a sign of “progress” and development, and as a way to make society the happiest. To call a government a dictatorship is a slur, and the western media describes governments it opposes as undemocratic, totalitarian, authoritarian, etc, […]

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In Defense of Monarchy

Monarchy is a principle as old as history itself. The natural order of human history was with notable exception a society based around a king and his court, or the chief and his tribe from the noble to the yeoman down to the serf. It is a principle which was held to have an authority […]

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Tolerance as hypocrisy and as superstition

Modernists and liberals often deride conservatives for their beliefs in what the liberals often consider to be superstitious fallacies.  After all, to the modernists, if human history is the unbridled march of progress from barbarism to what they call “civilization,” the Far West now represents the summit of that said “civilization,” the past and its mystic […]

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The Wisconsin Shooting and the state of “White Nationalism”

The recent shooting in Wisconsin comes less than a month after a similar incident in Colorado. The one crucial difference here is the apparent ideological underpinnings that the media is playing up; already is an image of the shooter, Wade Page, with a swastika behind him and the word “NAZI” emblazoned on the front page […]

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Is Southern Agrarianism America’s Final Hope?

If there is any hope for the future of America, it lies in the South. While it is duly noted that the American spirit, generally speaking, is different from that of the Old World, in that it is more libertarian, it is in the South that there is yet a semblance — though arguably an obscured […]

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An alliance between Muslims and the European ‘Far Right’? – Part 1

Note from the Editors: This article originally appeared in French under the title “Osons Marine?” on the website of Albert Ali, a French-Muslim writer as a response to the President of the Muslim Collective of France.  The latter had made statements warning Muslims against voting for the “Far Right” party Front National in the upcoming French […]

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Juche as a Third Positionist Ideology

Paul Shepard contributed to the writing of this article Juche is the state ideology of DPRK – the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. It is usually translated as “Self-Reliance,” or “the Spirit of Self Sufficiency,” but can be literally translated as “main body”.  The Juche Idea holds that the most important task of socialist construction […]

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One continent: Europe’s future goes through Eurasia

This article was contributed by Thierry Vanroy.  Recently, Russian Prime Minister Putin made some interesting comments on American geopolitical ambitions. The U.S. “wants to control everything” and takes decisions unilaterally on key questions, Putin said on a campaign stop yesterday in the Siberian city of Tomsk, 3,100 kilometers (1,900 miles) east of Moscow. “Sometimes I […]

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LETTER: Syrians must forge their own path for the future

To the Editor: I have been a frequent reader of RidingTheTiger, and have thus far been impressed by the quality of the articles.  The authors have presented interesting facts in a clear manner, and for this I thank them. As we watch the current situation in Syria unfold, I’d like to weigh in with some […]

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