Guillaume Faye, “The Golden One” and the Metapolitical Legion

March 12, 2021

March 7 marked two years since the death of Guillaume Faye, the former number two of the French nouvelle droite (new right). His death wasn’t big news in the media. In academic research, Faye exists mostly in the shadows of the so-called number one of the new right, Alain de Benoist. This...

Jean de Viguerie, a Counter-Revolutionary Historian in Post-1968 France

April 28, 2020

The luminaries of contemporary counter-revolutionary thinking are not well-known and their publications are seldom reported, much less reviewed. France is one of few countries where counter-revolutionary groups are still active, mostly within the Catholic fundamentalist (“intégriste”)...

Debating the Intellectual Leader of the French New Right

April 25, 2018

As Umberto Eco warned and as Alain de Benoist shows, fascism can return in the most unexpected of disguises. I am the author of two books about the French nouvelle droite (ND): Where Have All the Fascists Gone? and Rethinking the French New Right: Alternatives to Modernity. In 2014, I published...