The Meaning of Monarchy

1812017ndbIn Canada, one is hard-pressed to conceive of any form of nationalism that is not royalist to the core. Likewise, we ought not be surprised that those who seek to erase Canada’s ethnic foundations and political heritage also seek the destruction of its monarchic foundation. Yet for many Canadian defenders of the monarchy, arguments in its defence will fall back on cultural attachment, or perhaps personal admiration of Her Majesty. While these are unquestionably healthy sentiments, it is vital to understand the power of our monarchy as an incarnation of the realm, a symbol of those forces which have shaped our civilization. The monarchy is at once the state’s foundation stone, compass, and embodiment. Continue reading

Fraser on the Rise and Fall of Anglo-Saxons

RIR-160608_95711569Andrew Fraser, a Canadian-born professor and author of The WASP Question, recently appeared on the Swedish Red Ice Radio podcast to discuss his research on our shared ethnic origin and why British-descended people today from Dixie to Canada to Australia seem unable to take their own side and advocate for their ethnic and national interests like other peoples of the world. Continue reading

The Pro-Southern Instinct in the Loyalist Tradition

SPF273There is, of course, a long tradition in my country of sympathy for the South. Our own Confederation – note the similarity in the term used for the union of the provinces of British North America into the Dominion of Canada to that chosen by the Southern states after secession – occurred in 1867, two years after General Lee’s surrender at Appomattox. The triumph of the North in the American internecine war was the catalyst for the Confederation of Canada. Only five decades previously the United States had failed in an attempt to conquer British North America, they had declared their “Manifest Destiny” to rule all of North America, and now, the side that Britain and its North American provinces had openly sympathized with, had lost. Confederation was considered a prudent move to ward off another invasion by Yankees drunk with their own victory over their Southern brethren. Continue reading

The ‘Wasp’ Question

298743This is where the roots of the present problem lie. That essentially what happens is that the Puritans developed a whole new way of thinking about the world that was rooted in that secular realm, in the autonomy of that secular realm. What they, what the Puritan revolution, created in the English people, was what you might call a kind of an inner directed character … People started to think of the world in terms of the results that could and should be realized, and it was that capacity to achieve results that justified whatever it was people were doing, and so justification by origins or reference to tradition becomes far less important … Continue reading