Is White Nationalism Destroying The West?

Submitted by Ryszard Witek

The New York Times recently ran an article that, at first glance, looked like it could be interesting.  The author Sasha Polakow-Suranksy produced an article titled “White Nationalism Is Destroying the West“.

My curiosity was piqued, I must admit.

A provocative and audacious thesis, I was looking forward to see the case he made.  Unfortunately the author doesn’t deliver the goods.  His article not only lacks original insights, worse it completely fails to even address the claims of the villains, the White Nationalists.  Instead we are treated to a few anecdotes about various deplorable right-wingers, while the author merely states his thesis over and over again:  White Nationalism will ruin Western liberal democracy.

A more honest and interesting article would have been simple to write.  At root we have a set of conflicting claims.  The author’s claim is clearly stated in the title of his essay.  The claims of the White Nationalists are never clearly stated or evaluated in the article, only hinted at, then mocked and dismissed.

Still, the claims of the White Nationalists are simple enough to find.  They can be summarized as:  “White Civilization will be destroyed by large waves of racially, religiously, and culturally alien immigrants.”

A better article might have tried to evaluate both claims. So let’s do what the journalist class refuses to do for them, here and now.

Stipulating for the sake of discussion that the authors warning is true, what are we likely to face if we lose ‘liberal democracy’ in our nations?  What will the average citizen’s life be like in a post-democratic western nation where White Nationalism’s pernicious goals have been fully realized?

And, contra-that, what happens if we lose our civilization itself.

If the White Nationalist’s claim that we will be washed away by a tsunami of immigration turns out to be true.   What sort of world will that be for ourselves and our progeny?

The author’s worry is a future West that loses its “liberal democracy”, having fallen into some other type of political organization, under the influence of White Nationalist philosophy.   Perhaps France becomes a dictatorship, or Holland takes up military rule, maybe Spain returns to the rule of their King? These sorts of outcomes are anathema to the author, to be deeply feared and opposed.  But are they really that horrible?

I think that many White Nationalists, in truth, would find these outcomes acceptable, and maybe even preferable to a future where the form of the political system is maintained, but the essence of the nation is lost.  And, it is likely that many ordinary French, Spanish or Dutch would prefer the nation to survive, rather than the political system currently in place.   France’s glorious history as a Nation extends back as far as 486 AD. The current political system, which Sasha is so worried about, dates to only to 1952, being generous, or perhaps to 1968 if one considers the revolution of that year a successful one, as many do.

Nations changing political systems is a regular feature of European History.  The nations affected by repeated changes in their form of government have still always remained a part of the West, a part of our European civilization.  Forty years of Poland being ruled as a Communist dictatorship did not ruin Poland, it still exists and is experiencing a renaissance.  The dictator Franco ruled Spain from 1936 to 1975, before, during and after his rule Spain was still Spain.  The essence of a nation may be reflected in a long-standing political system, but it is not the core of the nation.  At least not to most citizens.

Of course, the entire concept of Democracy is that majorities mold their laws to suit their beliefs.   So whether French cooking would be legal in a majority Muslim “France” when it violates many Sharia precepts is an open question.  It seems likely under the scenario that Sasha Polakow-Suransky favors that eventually the “liberal” part of the democracy will fade away under the pressure of the aggressive alien culture.  Gay rights is unlikely to survive in a majority Muslim state, especially one where laws are decided by popular votes.

Let us now evaluate the claims of the White Nationalists.

Their claim is: if present trends of mass immigration continue the West will soon no longer be the West.  France will no longer be French in any important sense when 70% of its people are Islamic Africans and Middle Easterners.

This claim is so simple that it takes extreme contortions to even try to invalidate it.   The author doesn’t bother but goes back to attacking his straw man, the horrors of the end of liberal democracy.

The authors preference for a ‘Western State in Name Only’, where some semblance of the old law remains, but the people and culture have been superseded, over a ‘Western State without Liberal Democracy’ probably has a lot to do with his background and position.  He is a first-generation Jewish. immigrant to the United States.

A rootless cosmopolitan if you prefer.

It is not too surprising that he prefers an outcome which preserves the mechanism of “liberal democracy”, which as currently understood includes an almost pathological over-emphasis on the rights of ‘others’, outsiders, newcomers, and minorities.

One can certainly understand a native born French, Polish or American citizen being quite unimpressed with the trade-off being suggested.   Better from our point of view to throw over a failing political system, but save the homeland itself.

For most Jews, who do not see themselves first as “French” or “American” but rather as members, first and foremost, of their Jewish tribe his position makes sense.   Maintaining nations that are open to ‘others’ may well be the highest political goal for members of immigrant tribes.  Maintaining the essential character of the nation itself, of little or no importance.

But there is no reason offered why a White citizen of a Western nation should favor this policy.  Endless heckling by the author substitutes for any sort of logical argument against natives favoring nationalism.   (Interestingly Jews in Israel are pretty fanatic about Israel remaining “The Jewish State”, and most would laugh at the idea that Jewish Nationalism is a danger to Israel.  In fact Jewish Nationalism (Zionism) created Israel.)

And so it goes.

In America outspoken voices of the Tribe, like the Neocons, repeatedly tell us that America is a “proposition nation”, that merely liking some vague idea of America is what makes us all Americans.  I say vague, because it keeps getting more vague all the time.

The Weekly Standard crew liked to pretend that love of the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were the signifying traits of Proposition Nationalism, at least in the Bush era.  But now, more and more, as the Left deconstructs the Founders as racist slave-owners, and denigrates American heroes like Robert E. Lee, adherence to a set of quintessentially American values is not a prerequisite for membership in the nation.

As the Alt-Right often says: “America is a shopping mall”.

There is, according to the emerging left-right establishment consensus, no litmus test whatsoever for being American, no legal, racial, historical or philosophical test.  An illegal alien Chinese who snuck in on a container ship to work off the books in Chinatown, speaks no English, and has never heard of Thomas Jefferson, is just as American as a sixth generation American, whose family built up our great cities and fought in our many wars.

The reason the author is reduced to merely repeating his thesis over and over instead of evaluating the actual beliefs of the White Nationalists he denigrates is that he holds the losing hand.  Like the pushy woman in the airport line who keeps insisting “I have to catch my flight”, he is repeating the only argument he has, but it’s not compelling.

Finally, it’s interesting to look at this author’s background in some detail.  Where does the author of this breathless warning in the newspaper of record come from?  Who is Sasha Polakow-Suransky?  Wikipedia informs us that “He is the younger brother of Shael Polakow-Suransky; both are the children of Valerie Polakow and Leonard Suransky, South African Jews who were anti-apartheid activists in South Africa before emigrating to the United States in 1973 to avoid possible arrest.”

In 1973 South Africa still had the wherewithal to identify subversives and eject them for the good of the nation, but it was not enough.  The claims and agitation of people like the author’s parents took hold, and eventually carried the day.   Had the Polakow-Suransky family been allowed to stay in South Africa they would today find a nation that is all but uninhabitable for the Whites who created it and called it home for 400 years.

Here we see the outcome of citizen replacement, something which Sasha rejects as being a real concern for whites. The citizens of South Africa, all whites, built a society on a terribly flawed foundation of massive guest-worker labor.  Like America’s illegal immigrants, these guest workers were not afforded citizenship or voting rights.  This system, while flawed in allowing whites to become a minority in their own country, was able to build a society that functioned at a high level.  In the 1960s South Africa was considered a first world nation, like Canada, and gave us the first heart transplant, as well as  a space program.

In South Africa today, as a result of the end of the Apartheid system, the nation transitioned instantly from a white majority political system (where only the whites voted and had political power) to a black majority polity, where whites were reduced to a 20% minority in a country they had built and ruled for generations.   It is, therefore, the most instructive example of what we can expect in the West, should the White Nationalist claims prove true.

The New York Times themselves admit in an opinion piece published in 2015 “What Happened to South African Democracy”:

“For much of the black population, fear and despair arise out of the sense that while South Africa became a democratic nation after apartheid, in many ways very little has changed.”

But our main concern, using South Africa as an example, is how the whites citizens have faired. South Africa has created a kind of African parody version of “liberal democracy” that the author is so obsessed with.  Are the white South Africans threw in with the “liberal democracy” project pleased with their choice?

Clearly, the answer is that the situation of whites in South Africa has degraded terribly, as indeed it has for many blacks.  Beset by majority imposed legal impediments to employment, subject to an overwhelming crime and rape epidemic, stuck in a rapidly declining economy, terrorized and murdered on their farms, it is an appalling situation.  The fate of South African whites could not be a more poignant warning if it were created as fiction.  It is not fiction though, it is the terrible outcome of a nation that foolishly favored political form over national essence, and is paying the price for this foolish mistake with their children’s blood.

One is tempted to ask Sasha if his parents have any remorse, if they regret their role in replacing a functional first-world state with a failing African dystopia.   Regardless of the author’s feelings, astute readers should view his back story as an ominous preview of where this kind of myopic Jewish liberalism actually leads.

While Polakow-Suransky’s piece falls far short of providing a serious overview of his topic, it’s publication, particularly in the still influential New York TImes, serves the careful reader as a stark warning.  To avoid the sort of outcomes that his family helped bring about in South Africa we need to reject the obsession with form over essence.  We must not allow ourselves to be persuaded against taking our own side in things. We must not favor weak and poorly defined concepts like “liberalism”, or  even “liberal democracy” over the continued existence of our people and our nations.

Instead, we must insist on accurate and fair-minded evaluations of the claims of our home grown political dissidents, even those whom our elites freely demonize.  In rejecting the author’s cartoon level pronouncements we take an important first step, the journey’s completion requires we and find alternate and reliable sources which help us grow our understanding of the challenges and risks posed by the White Nationalist critique of the current order.

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  • “In much of Europe, fear of jihadists (who pose a genuine security threat) and animosity toward refugees (who generally do not) have been conflated in a way that allows far-right populists to seize on Islamic State attacks as a pretext to shut the doors to desperate refugees, many of whom are themselves fleeing the Islamic State, and to engage in blatant discrimination against Muslim fellow citizens.”

    “and animosity toward refugees (who generally do not)”

    *Citation needed

  • I challenge everyone who makes mention of “white privilege” this question: If I moved to China, would the Chinese give me welfare and free housing, grants to open business, and chastise each other for not trying to speak my language & understand me? No? Then why aren’t we taking about Chinese privilege? Then I move onto the next question if I moved to Japan, India, Guatemala….
    What if I moved to Saudi Arabia and tried to drive a car or wear a mini skirt? They prob wouldn’t take “but in my culture a woman is allowed to wear miniskirts and drive around alone” as an answer.

  • good article. we need to highlight south Africa at every opportunity. people can always argue moral or ethical points but theirs really no argument against the reality of third world majority rule and what that means for whites. .

  • What is called ‘hate speech’ is really Hate Back Speech. It’s a matter of hating back at those who hate you. If Jews hatefully insult and denounce your people, you should HATE BACK at the Jews. Hate them back with gladness. If Jews give you Hate, they deserve Counter-Hate. Why should your people be forced to Love a people who Hate them?

    In America, Jews spew hate on whites, but whites are expected to praise Jews and support Israel.

    Jews use media to spew nothing but Hate Speech against White Americans. It is time for White Americans to fight back with Hate-Back-Speech or Counter-Hate Speech.

    Fight hate with Counter-Hate. Fight Chutzpah with Schutzstaffel.

    • The problem is that America’s political leader and preeminent religious leader both knew the negative implications of Jewish power and did little to stop it.

  • I have checked The New York Times’ Twitter feed several times today, but they have not tweeted a link to this article. Evidently, they fear comments that are not on their own comments section, and thus can not be censored.

  • This article signals a geuine belief among our direst enemies that they feel they have taken over our civilization and can do with it what they wish. We have all suspected it, and now we have increasing evidence. Oh, boy.

    • Now, if I point out a consistent and provable thought patterns displayed by this author’s ethnic/religious group, it would be “hate.”

      When did pattern recognition take on such intense moral dimensions? Does noticing that the sun sets in the west every single day make me Good or Evil? or determine the fate of my eternal soul? Why would it?

  • The New York Times article is intiguing, as is the joint House-Senate Resolution condemning white nationalism I see many commentators, even on Alt-Right sites, saying how totally impossible a white nation is in North America. But if it is a total pipe dream, on a par with arguing for a restoration of the House of Windsor as U.S. head of state, why does it merit such attention on the part of TPTB? On some level, white nationalists inspire genuine fear.

    • The left is correct in characterizing the brew-ha-ha over kneeling in the NFL as racial. And it appears that white people have won. Of course, white people are not allowed to claim an explicitly racial victory, but everyone knows this was a flexing of white economic might. The left fears this kind of white power.

    • I want to know why Trump signed that resolution and condemned about 100 million Americans, whose only crime is to put Americans first.

  • Ashkenazi-Jewish supremacist is destroying the west.
    Ethnic Japethites have the west according to God’s promise to Noah and Japeth in the book of Genesis.
    Ethnic Shemites have the Middle East, Arabs and Hebrews are all the same Shemetic family.

  • Ezra Pound said that democracy is a government run by Jews which is why they love it so much. So this hand wringing Jewish author fears that white nationalism could supplant jewed Western democracies with pro-white authoritarianism which of course would not be good for diaspora jews.. Oh vey!

  • Always a Jew butting into the business of non-Jews. No wonder they were booted out of more than 300 nations over the centuries. They just can’t mind their own business and try to make every other people’s business their business.

  • White Nationalism made the West. Is the West. Maintains the West. It is a good and righteous thing for Whites to love themselves and their people.

    • It is certainly interesting that any Comparative Politics course at (((university))) centers around countries’ democratic status, without any discussion of why, or alternatives.

    • Democracy is natural to the individualist nature of white people. Our democracy has become distorted, because the media is dominated by one ethno-religious group, who control the discourse.

      • I’m not sure that individualism is a part of our nature. In my view it is just another symptom of Liberalism that at this point we have internalized.

  • The Jew author is full of it. Liberal Democracy works best with a homogeneous population. It is Diversity that undermines democracy by tribalizing politics. Look what Identity Politics is doing to Progs. Much of BLM is directed at urban Jewish democrats.

    Also, Diversity has created a caste system with Jews at the top, whites and east asians in the middle, and Mexicans as the servant class.

  • Within the space of two years, the Alt Right has gone from defensively reacting to the SPLC and ADL to going on a blitzkrieg offensive that has the entire legacy media on its heels and afraid.

    I think Spencer needs to keep doing his campus tours and small town flash mobs. This results in less hostile coverage from the local media, whose reporters are generally fairer than the soulless golem national legacy media like this Russian Jewess Sasha Polakow-Suranksy writing for the NY Times or Elle Reeve at Horrible Body Odor/Vice. Witness the good interview Spencer had with the Charlottesville NBC Affiliate.

  • Why hasn’t anyone done a takeover of the NYT? That would greatly change the conversation and culture of this country.

    Like, if you are the Mercers or other RW rich…

  • Just keep exposing the Anti-White Behavior of the Jew……….

    Spreading it everywhere……..

    We’re already winning in many ways…….

    And the Jew keeps pressing even harder…….relentlessly……..

    This is Good………

    Because in the Age of Instantaneous Social Media/Online Communication…………

    We have Ample Evidence to wake the Normies up……..

    An Endless Supply continually Refreshed……..

  • BTW, something else I’ve noticed: The modern culture says we should live authentically and express our feelings, and god knows we have seen this ideology ramped up lately in defense of these transgender degenerates.

    Why doesn’t that apply to white people when we say we don’t want to live in diversity dystopias, and we would prefer to keep our own white homelands?

    No, the elites call that expression of authenticity “hate speech.”

    And, frankly, I don’t see the problem with “hate.” It often arises as an appropriate emotional response to injustice, especially when the perpetrators can get away with their iniquities, either through their own wealth and power, or because they have wealthy and powerful enablers and protectors.

    • they act like being angry about something makes you wrong. being civil means using violence as a last resort. we have been perfectly civil, unlike them who are leaving us with no choice

  • I keep asking normie whites: How would a white ethnostate make life worse for you and your white progeny?

    • We already have white ethnostate’s they have just been invaded by foreigners with the aid of traitors.

    • The reply I always get is “it’s too late, they’re here and we’re stuck with them.” I basically have to stop there because if I suggest “physical removal,” they freak out and scream NAZI! Just like they’ve been programmed to.

  • These leftists and “true conservatives” actually believe that America has always been a country founded for everyone. They, especially cuckservatives, love to forget that our immigration policy was specifically designed to keep America white up until 1965. Even when desegregation was enforced, most Americans opposed it. The bizarre thing is that they’ll immediately do a 180 and claim that these ideas of equality that supposedly founded America weren’t allowed by white men.
    Also, it sure is nice to know that some dumb, third world squatter who hates this country is just as American as I am, someone with a direct ancestry that fought in the American Revolution, War of 1812, the Confederacy during the Civil War, and the Korean War.

    • The ancestry means jack shit unless you have sons and they have sons. Sons that are also white.

  • As was hinted in this article, if Western civilization only started in 1960 (according to liberals) then what does one call all that came before that?

    Also, I need to correct something written here, whites are less than 10% of the South African population, not 20%.

    • Considering the usual suspects graced us with what is called “progressive liberalism” – everything before that was simply antisemitic. We all know we can’t have that.

    • Now it’s only 5% white! Used to be over 30% white there. The nogs will breed like rabbits the whites will barely reproduce at replacement level.

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