Richard Spencer

Richard Spencer

Richard Spencer is the executive editor of the Alternative Right webzine and former managing editor of Takimag.


Taki's TV

Taki TV – Catcher In The Rye Author Dies

Taki TV – Catcher In The Rye Author Dies

Jan 29 2010

“I’m known as a strange, aloof kind of man,” Salinger told the New York Times, in 1974. “But all I’m trying to do is trying

Taki's TV

Taki TV – The Problem With The Fed

Taki TV – The Problem With The Fed

Jan 29 2010

This extraordinary film from The Mises Institute—which features Ron Paul, Joseph Salerno, Hans Hoppe, and Lew Rockwell—is a clear and compelling analysis of the Fed,

Obamunism

The Great Liberal Fallacy

The Great Liberal Fallacy

Jan 14 2010

I have trouble even talking with people about "€œhealthcare reform."€ The problem is, whenever someone says something like "€œ46 million Americans are uninsured!"€ (usually followed

Neocons

Was Irving Kristol a CIA Plot?

Was Irving Kristol a CIA Plot?

Sep 24 2009

Sure, we should all give "€œtwo (very qualified) cheers"€ for Irving Kristol (1920-2009), the tireless writer, political eminence grise, and longtime editor at Commentary, Encounter,

War

Willful Blindness

Willful Blindness

Sep 09 2009

In two successive editorials in the Washington Post, George Will has officially announced that it's time to bring our national boondoggles to an end and

Zeitgeist

Holocaust Revisionism

Holocaust Revisionism

Aug 29 2009

I should first admit that it took quite a lot for me to actually go see Inglourious Basterds, Quentin Tarantino's latest about a special Army

Obamacare

Sickos

Sickos

Aug 10 2009

Though it's been said that a "€œliberal"€ is someone willing to argue against his own position in a dispute, a characteristic quality of the contemporary

Blogosphere

The Narcissism Revolution

The Narcissism Revolution

Jun 20 2009

It will be Twitterized! Leave it to the neocons, their congressional allies, and much of the "€œconservative"€ blogosphere to make Barack Obama look like an

Law

America’s Wise Latina Lady

America’s Wise Latina Lady

May 26 2009

Once upon a time, there were The Founders. Though tragically trapped in their slave holding and lack of gender and ethnic diversity, these wise fellows

Zeitgeist

White Like Us

White Like Us

May 22 2009

For a webzine attempting to carve out an "€œAlternative Right,"€ and one dedicated to a fearless assault on PC in all its varieties, the topics

The Stupid Party

A Hypocrisy That Can Win Again

A Hypocrisy That Can Win Again

May 13 2009

Someone once told to me that at a John Randolph Club meeting back in the "€˜90s, a man in the audience asked Sam Francis whether

Bizarro World

Thoroughly Modern Marxism

Thoroughly Modern Marxism

May 01 2009

Not too long ago, Christopher Hitchens was busying himself justifying George W. Bush, the neocons, and the Iraq war"€”er, "€œliberation"€"€”on avowedly Marxian grounds. (It would

Taki's TV

Taki TV – Cheney for President

Taki TV – Cheney for President

Apr 29 2009

Ross Douthat worries that Republicans might not be socialist enough.

Grassroots

Are the Tea Parties Radical and Paranoid Enough?

Are the Tea Parties Radical and Paranoid Enough?

Apr 16 2009

According to Paul Krugman, the some 700 "€œTea Parties"€ that sprung up in all 50 states yesterday weren"€™t really about taxes and government spending. They

Takimag TV

Peter Schiff: “€œThe American Economy is a Ponzi Scheme”€

Peter Schiff: “€œThe American Economy is a Ponzi Scheme”€

Mar 09 2009

Back when Treasury Secretary "€œHank"€ Paulson was informing us all that the U.S. economy was "€œfundamentally healthy,"€ and the global economy A-okay, Peter Schiff was

Media

Front-Porch Socialism

Front-Porch Socialism

Mar 06 2009

I"€™m always glad to see the proliferation of websites and blogs of the "€œAlternative Right"€ (broadly defined), and I was thus delighted to learn of

Taki's TV

Taki TV – Peter Schiff Interview

Taki TV – Peter Schiff Interview

Mar 04 2009

Peter Schiff discusses the sub-7000 Dow, the reason for all those “mortgage-backed securities,” his father and the income tax, and why the real economic collapse

Economy

The Economic Apocalypse Isn”€™t So Bad

The Economic Apocalypse Isn”€™t So Bad

Feb 11 2009

So cheer up! Austin's essay on the distinction between "€œtragic"€ and "€œcomic"€ libertarianism was sparked, I gather, from some email conversations between the two of

Media

Culture Snores

Culture Snores

Feb 05 2009

The webzine Culture11 officially closed up shop last week, ending a four month run as the web's alternative conservative destination.  Late last summer, I first

Zeitgeist

Prince Harry’s Hate Crime

Prince Harry’s Hate Crime

Jan 13 2009

I guess I"€™m supposed to be shocked and dismayed by the clips, released this weekend, of Prince Harry using some rather mild racial language and

Uncategorized

A Damn Foolish Thing

A Damn Foolish Thing

Jan 08 2009

Why Israel Loses Asymmetric Wars I"€™ve been reluctant to write about Israel's bombardment and invasion of Gaza this past two weeks for the simple reason

Uncategorized

The Old Right and the Antichrist

The Old Right and the Antichrist

Dec 16 2008

The following address was given to the H.L. Mencken Club's Annual Meeting; November 21-23, 2008. Before William F. Buckley settled on writing God and Man

Uncategorized

Save American Industry, Dump the Big Three

Save American Industry, Dump the Big Three

Dec 13 2008

The majority of the American people oppose bailing out the Bit Three automakers at a clip of 61 to 36, and it was thus perfectly

Politics

Size Matters

Size Matters

Dec 11 2008

The Beltway Right is still venting its collective spleen over Bill Kristol's latest Times op-ed in which he argues, rather elliptically, that the conservative movement

Zeitgeist

The Death of AIDS

The Death of AIDS

Dec 09 2008

This weekend I attended an engrossing production of The Seagull on Broadway"€”and I was lucky enough to be accompanied by the intelligent and beautiful great

Media

The End of Frum?

The End of Frum?

Nov 19 2008

David Frum has been purged off into the sunset at NR... He’s leaving his NRO blogging gig at the end of the year and plans