Far Right on Rise in Europe, Says Report

Peter Walker and Matthew Taylor, Guardian (London), November 6, 2011

The far right is on the rise across Europe as a new generation of young, web-based supporters embrace hardline nationalist and anti-immigrant groups, a study has revealed ahead of a meeting of politicians and academics in Brussels to examine the phenomenon.

Research by the British thinktank Demos for the first time examines attitudes among supporters of the far right online. Using advertisements on Facebook group pages, they persuaded more than 10,000 followers of 14 parties and street organisations in 11 countries to fill in detailed questionnaires.

The study reveals a continent-wide spread of hardline nationalist sentiment among the young, mainly men. Deeply cynical about their own governments and the EU, their generalised fear about the future is focused on cultural identity, with immigration–particularly a perceived spread of Islamic influence–a concern.

“We’re at a crossroads in European history,” said Emine Bozkurt, a Dutch MEP who heads the anti-racism lobby at the European parliament. “In five years’ time we will either see an increase in the forces of hatred and division in society, including ultra-nationalism, xenophobia, Islamophobia and antisemitism, or we will be able to fight this horrific tendency.”

The report comes just over three months after Anders Breivik, a supporter of hard right groups, shot dead 69 people at youth camp near Oslo. While he was disowned by the parties, police examination of his contacts highlighted the Europe-wide online discussion of anti-immigrant and nationalist ideas.

Data in the study was mainly collected in July and August, before the worsening of the eurozone crisis. The report highlights the prevalence of anti-immigrant feeling, especially suspicion of Muslims. “As antisemitism was a unifying factor for far-right parties in the 1910s, 20s and 30s, Islamophobia has become the unifying factor in the early decades of the 21st century,” said Thomas Klau from the European Council on Foreign Relations, who will speak at Monday’s conference.

Parties touting anti-immigrant and Islamophobic ideas have spread beyond established strongholds in France, Italy and Austria to the traditionally liberal Netherlands and Scandinavia, and now have significant parliamentary blocs in eight countries. Other nations have seen the rise of nationalist street movements like the English Defence League (EDL). But, experts say, polling booths and demos are only part of the picture: online, a new generation is following these organisations and swapping ideas, particularly through Facebook. For most parties the numbers online are significantly bigger than their formal membership.

The phenomenon is sometimes difficult to pin down given the guises under which such groups operate. At one end are parties like France’s National Front, a significant force in the country’s politics for 25 years and seen as a realistic challenger in next year’s presidential election. At the other are semi-organised street movements like the EDL, which struggles to muster more than a few hundred supporters for occasional demonstrations, or France’s Muslim-baiting Bloc Indentitaire, best known for serving a pork-based “identity soup” to homeless people.

Others still take an almost pick-and-mix approach to ideology; a number of the Scandinavian parties which have flourished in recent years combine decidedly left-leaning views on welfare with vehement opposition to all forms of multiculturalism.

Youth, Demos found, was a common factor. Facebook’s own advertising tool let Demos crunch data from almost 450,000 supporters of the 14 organisations. Almost two-thirds were aged under 30, against half of Facebook users overall. Threequarters were male, and more likely than average to be unemployed.

The separate anonymous surveys showed a repeated focus on immigration, specifically a perceived threat from Muslim populations. This rose with younger supporters, contrary to most previous surveys which found greater opposition to immigration among older people. An open-ended question about what first drew respondents to the parties saw Islam and immigration listed far more often than economic worries. Answers were sometimes crude–“The foreigners are slowly suffocating our lovely country. They have all these children and raise them so badly,” went one from a supporter of the Danish People’s Party. Others argued that Islam is simply antithetical to a liberal democracy, a view espoused most vocally by Geert Wilders, the Dutch leader of the Party for Freedom, which only six years after it was founded is the third-biggest force in the country’s parliament.

This is a “key point” for the new populist-nationalists, said Matthew Goodwin from Nottingham University, an expert on the far right. “As an appeal to voters, it marks a very significant departure from the old, toxic far-right like the BNP. What some parties are trying to do is frame opposition to immigration in a way that is acceptable to large numbers of people. Voters now are turned off by crude, blatant racism–we know that from a series of surveys and polls.

“[These groups are] saying to voters: it’s not racist to oppose these groups if you’re doing it from the point of view of defending your domestic traditions. This is the reason why people like Geert Wilders have not only attracted a lot of support but have generated allies in the mainstream political establishment and the media.”

While the poll shows economics playing a minimal role, analysts believe the eurozone crisis is likely to boost recruitment to anti-EU populist parties which are keen to play up national divisions. “Why do the Austrians, as well as the Germans or the Dutch, constantly have to pay for the bottomless pit of the southern European countries?” asked Heinz-Christian Strache, head of the Freedom Party of Austria, once led by the late Jörg Haider. Such parties have well over doubled their MPs around western Europe in a decade. “What we have seen over the past five years is the emergence of parties in countries which were traditionally seen as immune to the trend–the Sweden Democrats, the True Finns, the resurgence of support for the radical right in the Netherlands, and our own experience with the EDL,” said Goodwin.

The phenomenon was now far beyond a mere protest vote, he said, with many supporters expressing worries about national identity thus far largely ignored by mainstream parties.

Gavan Titley, an expert on the politics of racism in Europe and co-author of the recent book The Crises of Multiculturalism, said these mainstream politicians had another responsibility for the rise of the new groups, by too readily adopting casual Islamophobia.

“The language and attitudes of many mainstream parties across Europe during the ‘war on terror’, especially in its early years, laid the groundwork for much of the language and justifications that these groups are now using around the whole idea of defending liberal values–from gender to freedom of speech,” he said.

“Racist strategies constantly adapt to political conditions, and seek new sets of values, language and arguments to make claims to political legitimacy. Over the past decade, Muslim populations around Europe, whatever their backgrounds, have been represented as the enemy within or at least as legitimately under suspicion. It is this very mainstream political repertoire that newer movements have appropriated.”

Jamie Bartlett of Demos, the principal author of the report, said it was vital to track the spread of such attitudes among the new generation of online activists far more numerous than formal membership of such parties. “There are hundreds of thousands of them across Europe. They are disillusioned with mainstream politics and European political institutions and worried about the erosion of their cultural and national identity, and are turning to populist movements, who they feel speak to these concerns.

“These activists are largely out of sight of mainstream politicians, but they are motivated, active, and growing in size. Politicians across the continent need to sit up, listen and respond.”

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  • German

    Its is not because of facebook.

    It is because of youtube.

    We all, and especially the young generation, have seen the race riots in France, Italy, America and Britain. We wouldn’t know anything about them without the Internet and the videos of flash mobs.

  • Anonymous

    “In five years’ time we will either see an increase in the forces of hatred and division in society, including ultra-nationalism, xenophobia, Islamophobia and antisemitism, or we will be able to fight this horrific tendency.”

    I am betting (and praying for) the former.

  • olewhitelady

    Moslems are not being represented as the enemy; they are representing themselves as the enemy. Most in Europe appear to live in conclaves, refuse to adopt the particular nation’s culture, and threaten Europeans with dhimmitude. Anyone with a spine would resist this!

    Apparently, young people in Europe are not cowed by allusions to the Nazis, as were some of the older generations. And what sensible person will believe that it’s okay for non-whites to have ethnic pride, but not okay for whites? Even most of the liberals who spout it don’t really believe it.

  • Anonymous

    “…or France’s Muslim-baiting Bloc Indentitaire, best known for serving a pork-based “identity soup” to homeless people.”

    Never heard of this group Bloc Indentitaire before — but what a brilliant idea! Not that the homeless are any sort of desirable demographic to add to our ranks, but it’s a PR stunt that would have to bring at least partly positive media attention. The MSM would predictably condemn the “Islamophobia” of this act, but the condemnation couldn’t be complete because of the charity-for-the-homeless aspect of the gesture.

  • margaret

    or France’s Muslim-baiting Bloc Indentitaire, best known for serving a pork-based “identity soup” to homeless people.

    What is wrong with serving pork in a country that has been eating pork for 500,000 years?

    Only a liberal anti White could find fault with that.

  • Anonymous

    “Jamie Bartlett of Demos, the principal author of the report, said it was vital to track the spread of such attitudes among the new generation of online activists far more numerous than formal membership of such parties. “There are hundreds of thousands of them across Europe. ”

    Lenin, Hitler, Stalin, Mao, Pol Pot, the Perons, every dictator makes lists of enemies to eliminate once they get in power.

    Once in power, every dictator ceaselessly searches for dissidents and eliminates them. The internet activists need to be careful of the door crashing on at 3/am. I understand that Lenin established the gulag as early as 1919. Do the liberals have a gulag ready for the nationalist dissidents? I would not be surprised.

    I lived in Europe when it was the common market. Northerners spoke of the PIGS. Portugual, Italy, Greece and Spain. Northerners predicted that those countries would destroy the common market and European Union within 100 years. The prediction has come true 70 years early.

  • neanderthalDNA

    “In five years’ time we will either see an increase in the forces of hatred and division in society, including ultra-nationalism, xenophobia, Islamophobia and antisemitism, or we will be able to fight this horrific tendency.”

    By committing civilizational suicide by opening the floodgates to EVEN MORE ALIENS!!!

    Hey Europe – that evil old bastard Hitler killed and exploited your fellow European WHITES. What is all this stupid guilt about and how does it justify surrendering your hard won freedoms to foreign theocratists and black subsaharans?

    ????????

  • Anonymous

    Consider the source of this article, the left. Anything the right does that isn’t spineless capitulation to their agenda is “far right extremism” (and every other negative term they can think to throw at it).

    And naturally for them, they are in complete denial that a re-emergence of nationalism is a direct and entirely appropriate response to the left’s own historic extremism that has gone virtually unchecked in Western countries for the last fifty years. Any resistance to their onslaught of bigotry against historic majorities is labeled “extremism”, whatever-phobia, blah, blah, blah. It’s complete nonsense.

  • highduke

    When far-right activity is represented by ‘web-based young men’ we can be sure that we’re talking about *virgin geek pagans* and that’s EXACTLY who you attract when you make a sick fetish out of IQ even though it has ZERO survival & spiritual value to your people. When you have 15 000 violent skinheads marching in your capaital like Moscow then you prove me wrong.

  • Question Diversity

    Gavan Titley, an expert on the politics of racism in Europe and co-author of the recent book The Crises of Multiculturalism, said these mainstream politicians had another responsibility for the rise of the new groups, by too readily adopting casual Islamophobia.

    That is completely the opposite of Glenn Spencer’s mentality, that the “far right” is succeeding because the lamestream parties, especially the lamestream conservative parties, won’t address Islam head on.

  • b

    “…average to be unemployed…”

    It funny that they think poverty is the sole cause. And this “cause” just happens to befall from nowhere.

    Their continuous rehashed beliefs and with the same practices will really bring further down their own dissolution. Their best bet is to try to understand that many of the concerns from the opposing side are legitimate and try to address the to curb the right. Rather they do the exact opposite because that is all they know.

    Lets just say the pot of boiling water is going to over flow.

    True change where not only parties shift but whole societies, gov, and medias change as well. Every level of society fits their world view and only theirs.

    Their media now flipping out.

  • CuriousQuisling

    It is because of the Internet. It is the one uncontrolled form of media. When media is free, the response of the populace will be free as well. And the free, informed response is a move to the Right, to the Far Right, to the New Right, European flavor.

    Q.

  • Anonymous

    Keep in mind, folks, that the Guardian is an extremely left-wing paper that claims it is against hatred, but when it confronts its enemies, it is just about the biggest hatemongering paper on earth!! What hypocrisy!! Never trust it!! If you are white and love your country, then they hate you with a burning passion!!

  • Anonymous

    ““…or France’s Muslim-baiting Bloc Indentitaire, best known for serving a pork-based “identity soup” to homeless people”

    I remember that incident. A coalition of imams, rabbis and the French equivalent of the ADL got together and denounced the serving of this tasty pork, turnip, onion, leek, carrot, and potato soup as both islamaphobic and anti Semitic.

    Jews arrived in France with the Romans. For 2,000 years they managed to co exist with the pork eaters. Now they join with the Muslims to denounce pork.

    I’m pretty sure the pork soup was served by Le Pen’s nationalist party.

  • Anonymous

    The soviet union collapsed 20 years ago. Where does the Guardian get its orders from now that the comintern is gone?

  • ATBOTL

    Europe’s future is looking good, as nationalists continue to gain support. Nationalist parties are within striking distance of forming governments in Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands and France. As the article notes, the “far right” in Europe is supported disproportionally by younger people.

    Meanwhile in America, we can’t get the GOP leadership so come out straightforwardly against illegal immigration, let alone legal immigration. The “Tea Party” is mostly made up of people (often much)over 50.

  • Anonymous

    This was sent to me by a family member who is always telling me what a conspiracy theory nut I am. She seems to have changed her tune and tells me that she’s quite worried about this and the announcement that there will be a national emergency test run by DHLS.

    http://goo.gl/UEyZa

  • Anonymous

    “Voters now are turned off by crude, blatant racism—we know that from a series of surveys and polls.”

    That’s because they have been brainwashed to be ashamed of asserting their rights in their own country! Once the Newspeak code barriers are broken, little by little, the point will come when the poll will reveal that they are NOT turned off by admitting the truth that everyone is a racist and they prefer their own in their own land.

  • Anonymous

    9 — highduke wrote at 7:37 PM on November 7:

    “When far-right activity is represented by ‘web-based young men’ we can be sure that we’re talking about *virgin geek pagans* and that’s EXACTLY who you attract when you make a sick fetish out of IQ even though it has ZERO survival & spiritual value to your people. When you have 15 000 violent skinheads marching in your capaital like Moscow then you prove me wrong. ”

    As usual, you don’t know what you’re talking about. Every skinhead I’ve every met, including some Russian ones here were more akin to pagan war god mentality and had no fealty to Christianity in their symbols or attitudes, even when sporting the cross pattee. And they know how to use the internet. Rather than criticize negatively the first brave voices of decent in Western Europe, you ought to cheer them on.

  • Rhialto

    Is the set of people who responded to demo’s facebook advertisements a random sample of the “far right”? Or were the responders simply classified as being far right because they were persuaded to respond? The term “far right” is not defined in the article.

    This study reminds me of the ones discussed in Fraud Case Seen as a Red Flag for Psychology Research, Amren Nov 4.

  • Jason Robertson

    Interesting to see how The Guardian and its weekend version The Observer kept our latest UK immigration-control scandal from its “liberal” readership, until TV publicity and other papers forced them to do so, though like their partner in crime, The [so-called] Independent, they have managed to turn it on inside pages into an attack on the so-called Conservative govt. The Guardian editorial (November 8) typically warns that the “crisis rhetoric of almost all political discussion of migration is gravely damaging” because it “undermines public confidence” and recruits the “extreme right”; the “conversation about immigration must grow up”! There has been no grown-up permissible national political DEBATE about immigration for half a century.

  • mike in cleveland

    The left is wrong,this isn’t racism. These ppl come to their countries and refuse to assimilate, refuse to learn the language of land and many live off assistance from the government. They go to countries and try to push muslim beliefs. The ppl want their country back!

  • Jack in Chicago

    “…or France’s Muslim-baiting Bloc Indentitaire, best known for serving a pork-based “identity soup” to homeless people.”

    Jack replies – this is an excellent propaganda deed. WN in the United States need to get out from just typing on a computer key board to do exciting, positive street actions. And helping local poor homeless people. feeding them in a politically incorrect, anti Islamic immigrant way – what could be better than that? This puts the PC multi cults in power – puts them in the position of trying to ban patriots from trying to feed/help homeless people. That’s a win win for us – let’s do it. And it’s always a great idea to support local, pro White charities – there are poor White people in your area that could use some help, you won’t become a socialist if you help local people, and even if you do become a little socialist, it will be in a White socialist way.

  • Question Diversity

    Some here have lauded the relative youth of the European “far right.”

    While I’m definitely glad for the help, I don’t think the populist-nationalist wing of European politics will really start seeing real success until they have some age diversity. I used to be young, and back in those days, I was hesitant about political movements and organizations that were replete with younger people. Something instinctually warned me inside that I shouldn’t bother if the movement or organization doesn’t have its fair share of people with predominately silver hair running things. As I came to learn, a really good org needs an additional fair share of middle aged people with a little bit of silver in their hair as sort of a middle management. An org with 99% young people and an older leader, without any middle aged middle management, is also to be avoided (think: Pierce).

    That’s what I like about AR: You have every age of posters (who have admitted their ages) from mid-teens to seventies.

  • white is right, black is whack

    1 — German wrote at 5:58 PM on November 7:

    Its is not because of facebook.

    It is because of youtube.

    We all, and especially the young generation, have seen the race riots in France, Italy, America and Britain. We wouldn’t know anything about them without the Internet and the videos of flash mobs.

    Oh, come on. That’s just ‘racist’ reporting of ‘the white media’ trying to ‘distort’ the views of blacks and muslims and hispanics, etc. And if even if it’s true that the ‘youths’ are attacking whites, why, who can blame them? It’s all because of ‘slavery’ and ‘jim crow’ and ‘colonialism’ and a shifting of the tectonic plates and weight gain that the ‘evil white men’ has caused them. (sarcasm)

  • highduke

    RE: Post 19 – The difference is that Russian pagans step up and go demonstrating through the streets among other real world activites while the ‘unemployed web-based young men’ in the West don’t but instead cream at online discussions of IQ and passively troll Fabebook because they’re into WN only because they’re lonely and they failed to get ahead so they scapegoat the system for their personal inadequacies instead of taking it to the streets like in Russia if they were really MEN.

  • highduke

    And anybody who doubts my characterization of these people better explain why else Youth for Western Civilization has 100 members in a few campuses out thousands or why else haven’t we seen a single protest gathering organized via social networking sites by these internet racialist activists.

  • Anonymous

    German #1: This is why the FCC is trying to control the Internet, and there is debate about this, right now, in the US Senate.

    Go to the website for Grassfire.com and sign the petition to keep the Internet, for Business, Social, and Political purposes, and free speech, open to all people.

  • Anonymous

    #15: The Guardian, like all other rags that pass as Newspapers, get their marching orders from the Globalists that own them. That is the CFR, Trilateral Commission, etc.

    Who do you think is behind it? The answer stares us right in the face, and yet, most people can’t see it.

    Try the websites http://www.freedomforceinternational.com, http://www.informationclearinghouse.com, and http://www.brasschecktv.com. They are packed with information that you can use.

  • Anonymous

    Jack #23: Charity begins at home. I wrote that on another post, and had advocated that White AmReners set up Soup Kitchens to feed Homeless White men, mostly our Military Veterans, as well as displaced families that lost their jobs, and their homes.

    We have to help the most helpless among us, from our children, the unborn of unwed, single White mothers, who feel abandoned, to our sick, handicapped, and elderly. All of our people need our help.

    Let’s see about a Christmas Coat Drive, as well as toys for our children, and a hot meal, in a safe environment, for those less fortunate than us, with no family to share Thanksgiving and Christmas with.

    Once we feed and clothe our brothers and sisters, who will come to realize who put them in their currnt situation, we will have a new host of voters that will support Candidates and political positions that benefit us.

    People listen better on a full stomach, and in warm clothing.

  • Anonymous

    “a police examination of (Anders Breivik’s) contacts highlighted the Europe-wide online discussion of anti-immigrant and nationalist ideas.”

    Which probably caused a few policemen to become supporters of white racial consciousness. Any rational person, when exposed to ideas which are well founded, will adopt them.

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous wrote at 9:28 pm:

    “The Soviet Union collapsed 20 years ago. Where does The Guardian gets its orders from now that the Comintern is gone?”

    Easy answer: from George Soros!

  • Robert Sharpe

    The Guardian is an anti-semitic, Marxist newspaper forever reporting how dangerous and shocking it is when white civilisation moves to defend itself.

  • Xenophon

    This is the best news I’ve heard in quite a while.

  • Netzach

    ““We’re at a crossroads in European history,” said Emine Bozkurt, a Dutch MEP who heads the anti-racism lobby at the European parliament. “In five years’ time we will either see an increase in the forces of hatred and division in society, including ultra-nationalism, xenophobia, Islamophobia and antisemitism, or we will be able to fight this horrific tendency.””

    Oh, this is just absolutely brilliant. Who was it who relentlessly attacked all the elements of unity in Europe – family, religion and nation? Who goes on and on about the joys of diversity and promotes atomistic individual identity? Hint: Not the so-called far right. As for hatred, that’s a case of pot calling kettle black. Every movement has its hateful members and every movement likes to accuse others of being hateful. It’s all nothing but tiresome bleating.

    “…France’s Muslim-baiting Bloc Indentitaire, best known for serving a pork-based “identity soup” to homeless people.”

    That was a smart stunt. Especially since the Quran (or was it in some Hadith collection?) explicitly allows eating of forbidden foods in the case nothing else is available. Muslim who goes hungry can eat that pork soup with no problems, and if he decides to eat elsewhere, then what’s exactly his problem? What BI did wasn’t even discriminatory. Not that the clueless liberals, clueless Muslims or most likely BI knew that.

    “Others still take an almost pick-and-mix approach to ideology; a number of the Scandinavian parties which have flourished in recent years combine decidedly left-leaning views on welfare with vehement opposition to all forms of multiculturalism.”

    This just goes to show the author knows nothing about Scandinavia. Traditionally this area has been egalitarian, communal, and fiercely nationalistic. “We take care of our own” might be a good slogan. It’s not pick-and-mix. It’s just Nordic version of paleoconservatism, to give a rough metaphor.

    “Gavan Titley, an expert on the politics of racism in Europe and co-author of the recent book The Crises of Multiculturalism, said these mainstream politicians had another responsibility for the rise of the new groups, by too readily adopting casual Islamophobia.”

    Yeah, right. I’m sure this is why the Neo-Nazis are strongest in Sweden and Germany, both nations which have been by far the most strident in preventing any real nationalism from entering politics and public discourse. Of course you can deter people from trying to solve problems through politics, but the thing is, then some of them will try to to solve things through violence. The best deterrent against violent extremism is an accepted political party.

    …well, unless the party in question is tolerant and understanding about its kind of extremists. It’s starting to look like we have a situation like this in Finland with Green Alliance and Left Alliance parties.

    highduke,

    “When far-right activity is represented by ‘web-based young men’ we can be sure that we’re talking about *virgin geek pagans* and that’s EXACTLY who you attract when you make a sick fetish out of IQ even though it has ZERO survival & spiritual value to your people. When you have 15 000 violent skinheads marching in your capaital like Moscow then you prove me wrong.”

    Thank you, but I’ll pass. I don’t want serial-killer Neo-Nazi gangs rampaging through streets, posting beheading videos on Internet like jihadis and shouting their contempt at judges. Unlike Russia, we’ll do this the civilized way, and leave whatever violence is necessary to the professionals at police and army. If possible, anyway. For now, it still is.

    http://goo.gl/nwHxK

    As for “virgin geek pagan” being somehow typical representative of Internet-exploiting community, it’s just not true. Not when cheap Internet access is pretty much omnipresent.

    The other thing you need to consider that the kind of person who’d become WN in USA will typically become an ethnonationalist in Europe. Finn, Swiss, Hungarian or whatever. White nationalists in Europe tend to be either skinheads (some OK, many low-IQ with impulse control problems) or tinfoilhat anti-Semites. There simply isn’t an intellectual and civilized WN tradition in Europe like that typified by AmRen, and for the foreseeable future there won’t be one either. As such, 15 000 skinheads marching through an European capital city is like 15 000 ghetto gangstas or Islamists doing the same, the only real difference being that the barbarians marching are of your own race. Hellfire and damnation on that.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t know about the Guardian, but Demos was founded and is still being run by actual honest-to-God Communists. They ARE the radical left.

  • Anonymous

    26 — highduke wrote at 10:42 AM on November 8:

    “RE: Post 19 – The difference is that Russian pagans step up and go demonstrating through the streets among other real world activites while the ‘unemployed web-based young men’ in the West don’t but instead cream at online discussions of IQ and passively troll Fabebook because they’re into WN only because they’re lonely and they failed to get ahead so they scapegoat the system for their personal inadequacies instead of taking it to the streets like in Russia if they were really MEN.”

    27 — highduke wrote at 11:12 AM on November 8:

    “And anybody who doubts my characterization of these people better explain why else Youth for Western Civilization has 100 members in a few campuses out thousands or why else haven’t we seen a single protest gathering organized via social networking sites by these internet racialist activists.”

    Maybe it’s because they haven’t got much palpable support beyond the internet so far. You’re very proud of Slavs because you’re a Slav (and I have Russian grandparents), but you are working far too hard at knocking these guys than seems justified. You seem to be doing a lot of unnecessary chest pounding for us here.

    Russians have a long history of tolerating intolerance (if I may for a moment, folks). This gives your 15,000 Russian pagans some cultural and popular support, while it’s been really beaten down and out of Euros in the West. Interesting that it is Socialism/communism products acting (or expressing) very different outcomes. Rather proves that culture and background has more to do with political expression of ideas than the actual protocols of an ideology.

    And I’m the one who has for years been telling the Amren community that Pre-Christian European religions are best for saving the West. I’m also the one who countered your IQ rant as well. Try getting anything done without intelligence on your side! Get over the idea that it can only be one way. So I don’t wish to take anything away from those Russians in the streets trying to save their race and culture. With a little more thought, you might become more supportive of the fledgling Western nationalists. It doesn’t have to be an east/west contest.

  • Anonymous

    Emine Bozkurt is of Turkish descent.

  • cajunrebel87

    I am a 24-yr-old White Nationalist Woman.

  • Anonymous

    When times get hard, folks in adversity tend to turn to their

    kinship networks–the prodigals, even moreso. The abiding sense

    of “us/them” takes over. Specific details may be news. The overall circumstance will be historical drama. Once again we’ll

    see photos of crowds in which everyone is racially homogeneous

    with the simple caption: FAMILY GATHERING.

  • cajunrebel87

    I wish we were marching in the streets, but once we start, the blacks will try violent clashes and the media will twist it in the commie way they usually do, and the marchers will be put in the FEMA camps.

  • Jason Robertson

    You need a multi-pronged campaign – streets, media, lobbying, front organisations, internet, infiltration, &c.

    Not sure we must have “pre-Christian pagan religions”. If you don’t believe in God or even if you do, you aren’t likely to believe in Odin and Valhalla, or Zeus and Olympus.

    Why waste energy on another sectarian war? Just defend religious freedom against both shariah totalitarians and those “liberals” who use multiculturalism solely to destroy churches, whose family values they particularly despise, and to replace homosexuality as an activity permitted only to consenting adults in private.

    Just concentrate on publicising and defending the whole great European heritage – artistic, musical, intellectual, military, scientific (whether or not much of its best work was Christian), and on preserving the race that produced this civilization, especially our most creative technological elite.

    White Nationalists can debate the respective merits or existence of Jesus or Jupiter, Mimir or Mithras, Prime Mover or No-one At All, AFTER political victory.

  • Johnny English

    The “study” emanates from Demos, a think-tank with close links to the sinister Cultural Marxist change agent (masquerading as an educational charity) Common Purpose, which is rabidly pro-mass immigration/multiculturalism. AmRenners unfamiliar with this evil latter organisation are advised to research it.

  • Anonymous

    #43: I recommend two books that put things in perpsective on what we currently face in our Society.

    They are “Revolution and Counter-Revolution” by Plinio Correra de Oliveira, and “From Liberation Theology to the New Eco-Feminist Theology” by Juan Antnio Montes Verras, a Chilean anti-Communist.

  • Johnny English

    As a codicil to my early posting (#43), I note with horror (but not, alas, surprise) that the new head (yes, you read that right) of the Civil Service in Britain is Sir Bob Kerslake – a leading light (if that is quite the right metaphor) in Common Purpose.

    That Marxist rag, the Guardian, is concerned about the appointment, but only, of course, on the basis of some incomprehensible technicality, not on that of the manifestly sinister track record and affiliations of the man himself:

    http://www.guardian.co.uk/public-leaders-network/2011/nov/16/sir-bob-kerslake-new-head-civil-service?newsfeed=true

  • TDK-180

    # 2:

    So do I!

    # 3, 11, 16 & 30:

    VERY good comments!

    # 39:

    Sounds just like something for me…

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