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Generation Identity And The Alt-Right: A Comparison

Most observers on this side of the pond have probably never heard of Generation Identity or the Identitarian movement in Europe until Lauren Southern’s harrowing exploit on the Mediterranean. In blocking an empty Doctors Without Borders-operated ship from prowling the waters for refugee boats, she earned herself the ire of the Left and wider recognition for the budding Identitarian movement on the continent. But what is the group exactly? What are their real influences and motivations? And how do they compare to the nationalist-populist movement in the United States? We have our own peculiar far-right phenomenon here in the States, most notably the “Alt-Right.” Although that term encompasses Nathan Damigo’s Identity Evropa, which models itself aesthetically if not ideologically on the European Identity movement, Americans do not have a solid analogue to Generation Identity. At most, Richard Spencer of Alt-Right.com and Greg Johnson of Counter-Currents Publishing associate themselves with some of the European New Right thinkers such as Alain de Benoist and Guillaume Faye, who have exercised a certain… Keep Reading

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Lauren Southern Detained By Italian Forces For Defending Western Civilization From Migrants

Libertarian web sensation Lauren Southern was detained for a brief period today for attempting to prevent migrants from being trafficked into Italy alongside a group of French-based nationalists. Southern livestreamed the entire incident on her Periscope account, which showed the chaotic incident to subscribers as it unfolded. As the large vessel came into view, Southern found her bearings. She declared, “If the politicians won’t stop the boats, then we’ll stop the boats!” Keep Reading

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