Category Archives: Conservatives

Robert Stark interviews Romain d’Aspremont about The Promethean Right

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and Francis Nally talk to French author Romain d’Aspremont about his book The Promethean Right: Why the Right is Losing the Battle of Ideas and What its Revitalization Must Look Like (French Edition).

Topics:

The failure of conservatism and need for a progressive right that embraces utopianism and radical creativity
The mentality of defeat vs. traits of power (The New Man)
Transhumanism
Jason Reza Jorjani‘s Prometheism
Cosmological natural selection: the science of creating new promethean universes
The political situation in France

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Robert Stark talks to Luke Ford about the Capitol Hill Riots

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark talks to LA based journalist and blogger Luke Ford about the aftermath of the Capitol Hill Riots. Check out Luke’s stream on YouTube and Periscope, and follow him on Twitter.

Topics:

The degree of responsibility Trump bares for the unrest at the Capitol
Trump’s contesting of the election and his failure to substantiate legal claims
Trump’s presidential legacy and the reasons why he lost the election
Media coverage of the riots and the political limitations of pointing out hypocrisy
The real life consequences of Hyperreality and the E-Personality
The online crackdown on the right and the motives of Big Tech
The political process and significance of the impeachment of Trump
Why Luke doesn’t think the unrest will impact America’s standing in the world
The post-Trump GOP
The hype about LA in decline and why Luke thinks LA will continue to thrive

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2020 Election Post-Mortem with Hunter Wallace

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark talks to Hunter Wallace about the 2020 election results and why Donald Trump lost. Hunter Wallace is an Alabama based blogger at Occidental Dissent and describes himself as a Nationalist, Populist, and Centrist. You can follow Hunter on Twitter.

Topics:

Why Hunter was swept up by the Trump phenomenon in 2016 but abstained this election
The stratums of the electorate  including Core Conservatives who set the agenda within the GOP and disaffected Market Skeptic Republicans who were sidelined by Trump
Why Trump lost ground with White voters including the White Working Class
2020 Autopsy: Class Analysis and why Class, Not Race, Explains Trump’s Rust Belt Defeat
Donald Trump Made Real Gains with Asians and Hispanics (ex. Tejano Vote In Texas)
Why dissident energy and higher levels of ethnocentrism are from the Center, not the right
Why The Jared Kushner Strategy and Trump’s brand of Identity Politics failed
Donald Trump’s “Platinum Plan” for Black America
Conservatives Lash Out Against Student Loan Debt Forgiveness
Tucker Carlson Challenges Voter Fraud Narrative
The Post-Trump GOP and why the party needs to move to the center on economics to remain viable

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Robert Stark & Matt Pegan discuss the California Ballot Initiatives

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Topics:

California’s tradition of ballot propositions, the pros and cons of direct democracy, and Christopher Lasch’s The Revolt of the Elites and the Betrayal of Democracy
Geographic breakdown of ideology in California (political ideology map)
Proposition 14 on Stem Cell research which is no longer restricted federally (No)
Proposition 15 on taxing commercial real estate at market value which would be good for urbanism (Yes)
Proposition 16 on Affirmative Action which is divisive and a form of austerity (No)
Expanding voting:  Proposition 17 which restores voter rights for felons (Robert Yes, Matt No) and Proposition 18 (No)
Proposition 19 which would exacerbate the Intergenerational Wealth Gap (No)
Proposition 20 which restricts parole (No on one size fits all crime bills)
Proposition 21: concern that rent control could limit the supply of new housing (No)
Proposition 22 on the Gig Economy (No)
Proposition 23 on requiring physicians for dialysis clinics (No)
Proposition 24 which lacks the support from key tech advocacy groups and could be a wolf in sheep’s clothing (No)
Proposition 25: replaces cash bail with risk assessment (Yes)
California congressional elections, True Con Republicans, and notable Democratic candidates including Shahid Buttar running against Pelosi and Yang Democrat David Kim
Robert’s presidential endorsement of Brian Carroll of the American Solidarity Party and Matt’s tepid backing of Trump
Trump’s missed opportunities for another stimulus and to challenge Biden on populist grounds
Why Biden’s return to normalcy is an insult to voters

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Robert Stark interviews Ben Winegard

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark talks to Ben Winegard about academic freedom, woke culture, the election, and future political trends. Ben Winegard is an assistant professor of psychology at Hillsdale College, and you can read his article at Quillette and follow him on Twitter.

Topics:

How Ben is both anti-woke and anti-Trump, politically homeless, and tepidly backs Biden
The impact of the election outcome on the culture war and civil unrest
Trump admits to “playing down” coronavirus threat in taped Woodward interviews
Trump’s synthetic populism and turn to Supply Side economics with advisor Larry Kudlow
The decline in conservatism and how the GOP can only survive politically if it adopts some form of socialism
The Democrats becoming the party of the urban professional managerial class
Ben’s prediction that the Democrats will push race based rather than class based wealth redistribution
The degree to which woke ideology is accelerating because of Trump
Ben’s preference for colorblind institutions and concern that ethnic fragmentation may be inevitable
Cancel culture in academia and the termination of Ben’s brother Bo from his position in academia
The hereditarian hypothesis
The value of thought experiments in academia to advance ethics
Ben’s love of Capybaras, Otters, and the season autumn

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Robert Stark and David Cole discuss updates on the Gospel of Gibson and the Election

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and David Cole discuss updates on their in-progress documentary the Gospel of Gibson, directed by Robert and produced by David. Check out the Gospel of Gibson on Indiegogo and IMDb and check out David’s articles on Takimag, his Youtube Vodcast, and book the Republican Party Animal .

Topics:

Recap of the background of David’s interview with Hutton Gibson on politics, theology, and the Gibson family
Success of the Indiegogo Fundraiser as an ongoing InDemand project with perks for contributors
The recent rehashing of an antisemitism allegation against Mel Gibson from Winona Ryder
The Woke reaction to Mel Gibson in the new film Force of Nature
How the production delay due to the pandemic creates an opening for Indy Films
Kamala Harris selected as VP nominee: Her focus on identity politics while Wall Street Sighs in Relief
David’s prediction that the class based left would be thrown under the bus in favor of race based identity politics
The futility of arguing that a Democratic victory will embolden civil unrest vs. the reality Trump must defend the status quo
Why Democrats are the real racists is a foolish meme
How the pandemic ruined Trump’s strategy to focus on economic conservatism rather than immigration
David’s advice on where to look for a wife
Mel Gibson in Lethal Weapon 2
David’s observations on the civil unrest in LA impacting wealthier areas
Why David thinks the exodus of rich and famous out of LA is over-hyped and that gentrification is here to stay

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Robert Stark interviews Republican Socialist Candidate for Kansas Senate Brian Matlock

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark talks to Kansas GOP Senate candidate Brian Matlock who is running as a Republican Socialist. Check out Brian’s campaign website and follow him on Twitter.

Topics:

Why Brian is running as a Republican Socialist
Politics inspired by the communitarian ethic of small-town America
The GOP socialist tradition going back to the Abolitionist Radical Republicans
A locally administered job guarantee
UBI as a supplement but not a replacement for a decent standard of living
The CARES ACT Corporate takeover
Modern Monetary Theory (one person’s spending is another person’s income)
The need for regulation of big tech
Agriculture policy of moving away from corporate industrial farming
The Nation’s crisis of despair
How neoliberalism creates conditions that breed reactionary politics and petty culture wars
The primary election on August 4th

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Robert Stark talks to Logo Daedalus about America’s Promethean Aesthetics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and Matt Pegan talk to Logo Daedalus to analyze the Promethean themes throughout American history in regards to culture and aesthetics. Logo is the author of Selfie, Suicide: or Cairey Turnbull’s Blue Skiddoo and you can follow him on Twitter.

Topics:

Online Trad subculture as a search for authenticity within the Simulation
Embracing America as a theme park
Archeofuturism: progress fused with nostalgia
How cultural elitism can contradict economic elitism and vice versa
Popularity of Neoclassical architecture in 19th Century America, The Soviet’s later adoption of Neoclassical architecture, and Art Deco as the pinnacle of archeofuturism in early 20th Century America
The Minimalist architectural trend of the 2010s, focus on functionality, Puritanical origins, and popularity in the Silicon Valley
Logo’s experience living in New York, notable architectural sites, and it’s state of decay
Neo-Trad architectural fad
What Internet Memes Get Wrong About Breezewood, Pennsylvania
Finding political symbolism in architecture
Celebrity Futurism
The ironies of Trump’s aesthetics
Mormonism as a manifest of America’s Promethean Spirit
How modern America started at the Chicago World’s Fair
The early Electric Park and Freedomland U.S.A. Theme Parks
Utopian Societies in 19th Century America and Utopianism through accessing the capital to build rather than politics


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Robert Stark and Matt Pegan discuss the Nationwide Civil Unrest

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark and Matt Pegan discuss the civil unrest that has occurred over the past week and the social and political ramifications. Note the show was recorded on June 3rd. Follow Matt on Twitter.

Topics:

The economic crisis due to the pandemic
How economic despair combined with identity grievance culture created a perfect storm
How in crisis people reject civility and revert to their base instincts and polarized narratives
Virtue signaling from Woke Capital
The relationship between bourgeois liberalism and the far left(see Opinion poll based on income)
How the civil unrest is a shock to many but shows the long time social breakdown of our society
How this hits close to home for Matt as an LA resident
How, unlike in past riots, looting was in wealthier areas such as LA’s Westside and Midtown Manhattan
Unrest spreads to Bay Area suburbs
How the pandemic made it hard to jail looters
Narratives about law enforcement
Trump’s handling of the crisis, and how he’s in the worst possible situation
Comparisons with past media narratives when dealing with right wing extremism
How the worst of rioting has been quelled but we could see long term urban decay

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Robert Stark interviews Scott Tungay

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Stark talks to Scott Tungay about the current situation in South Africa, the ongoing riots in America, and his views on social capital, land use, and wealth. Scott is originally from KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and immigrated to Kentucky to be with his American wife. He blogs at Department of Winning, has a Youtube channel with his wife Kelli, and is also on Twitter.

Topics:

Scott’s background, like many English South Africans, growing up believing in the Rainbow nation narrative and classical liberal values
How immigrating to America lit a nationalist spark
Scott’s passion for homesteading and Permaculture
Scott’s admiration for conservationist Wendell Berry and the Southern Agrarians
How Scott is currently stuck in South Africa which has one of the most draconian Lockdowns in the world
How the lockdown could be used as a power grab by the ANC, with businesses foreclosing, and a planned expropriation of White property
Why South Africa will fall, like Yugoslavia | With Scott Tungay by Willem Petzer
Different scenarios for South Africa, including a partition into smaller nations, Chinese intervention, and why a Rwandan scenario is unlikely
How most White South Africans are looking to emigrate
The ongoing riots in America, and why Scott thinks America is 20-30 years away from where South Africa is now
The media narrative about race relations, divide and conquer strategy, and long term un-sustainability due to economic breakdown
The failure of conservatism, and opportunity for a Third Position that is localist, anti-usury, and anti-globalist
The missed mashup that could have happened between Bernie and Trump
The Backto-the-land movement and New Urbanism as alternatives to the commercial squalor that destroyed small town Americana
How the lockdown proves the value of family and community over the corporate rat race
Economic Class Dynamics: The significance, slave, and survival economy
The importance of aesthetics: how beauty elicits care
The limits of meritocracy: how future economic survival will depend upon one’s In-group

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