‘White fragility’ first developed by Dr. Robin DiAngelo, is described as a “state in which even a minimum amount of (white) racial stress becomes intolerable, triggering a range of defensive moves.” This doctrine suggests white people accustomed to lifetimes of privilege, clutch at their jewels whenever fairly critiqued. It states that as whites own both… Continue reading Why ‘White Fragility’ is Nonsense: Part 1
A rarely discussed fault line in this polarized cultural landscape, is that between individualism and tribalism. On one side, cultural Marxists and the alt- Right share an overriding belief in race’s importance and therefore tribalism, and that race should be a cornerstone of life, culture as well as politics. Contrastingly, traditional conservatives and pragmatic progressives… Continue reading Individualism and Tribalism: What’s the Right Balance?
With much of the news cycle dominated by #UniteTheRight rally and subsequent protests which led to the deaths of several people, these events deserve some critical attention. It seems that on such an angry, divisive occasion, no- one (aside from extremist agitators on either side of the spectrum), was able to benefit from such a… Continue reading Responding to the madness in Charlottesville
Although I rarely criticize those on the Right fighting common enemies, the following piece makes valuable remarks regarding Mark Latham’s criticism of ‘identity politics’, and the broader rhetoric of anti- SJW talking points. In truth I like Mark Latham, his videos and positive transformation from former Labor leader to anti- SJW journalist. And on identity… Continue reading Meeting Mark Latham – A Curious Identitarianism for Australia
While much of the past 30 years has been dedicated towards building colourless societies, these attempts have often failed. After Nelson Mandela proclaimed his country to be a ‘rainbow nation’, recent decades have seen increasing hostility between South Africa’s white and black populations. Additionally, the 2008 election of Barrack Obama was supposed to symbolize the… Continue reading Is ethnonationalism the way forward?