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Subversive is a podcast by Alex Kaschuta about ideas that may not fit neatly into the Overton window and could use a nudge, or a sledgehammer. Alex chats to thinkers across the spectrum from iconoclast philosophers, rogue scientists, *real* journalists, and our true intellectual elite, Twitter anons. If you want to support the show or my work in general, head to my Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/aksubversive
 
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I speak with Charles about his perspective on the dictum “No Enemies to the Right,” on its practical application, its potential limits, its pitfalls, its reception by people not trained in the finer points of political philosophy and tactics, and the conflicts he has been involved in trying to defend his position. Charles Haywood is the maximum lea…
 
I speak with Peachy about life with young children, becoming redpilled at the office, being your children's supreme dictator, having as many children as humanly possible, the futility of dating, sacred drag queens, and much more. Peachy Keenan (pen name) is a writer, contributing editor at the American Mind, and the author of the upcoming Domestic …
 
We speak about the current state of the right wing after a turbulent decade, the promise of electoral victories, resisting the blackpill, good omens and worrying signs, possible heroes and false friends - and much more. Patrick Casey is a writer and the host of Restoring Order. He has written for Chronicles, American Greatness, and the American Sun…
 
I speak to CA about Twitter’s new management and what it means for the regime, biting the bullet on anti-liberalism and charging through the chaos, NRx as a valuable framework, effective altruism, and much more. Covfefe Anon is a Twitter poster @covfefeanon and recent Substack Owner/Operator at Tradeoffs and Conflicts; Institutions and Egregores --…
 
I speak to Michael about how trans went from a niche sexual fetish to the next rights revolution, about the common misunderstandings in the field, the differences between male and female sexual orientation, compassion for sexual minorities, and the thorny conversations around pedophilia. Michael Bailey is a psychologist, behavioral geneticist, a pr…
 
We speak about what is so unsavory about the classics in our current time, about culture, education, and entertainment as an embedded experience in a way it has never been before, about Twitter spaces as an incredible new forum, and much, much more. Athenian Stranger is a famed Twitter Space host @Athens_Stranger , a philosophical maximalist, and t…
 
I speak with Soso about the main fault lines on the online right, between a focus on religion vs. a focus on immigration and the simmering conflict between family and vitalism. We also speak about aesthetics as a superior way of relating to reality - and much more. You can find Soso's writing on Twitter at @chernayakoshka --- Send in a voice messag…
 
I speak with Lin about the British empire, £2.5bn for refugee hotel stays, the decline of public services in the UK, housing in the UK and its final form, the Deanobox, amoral constitutionalism, anarcho-tyranny, and much more. Lin Manuel Rwanda is a Twitter poster @lmrwanda, you can find his essays at IM1776 and in other outlets soon. --- Send in a…
 
I speak with Steve about the people's republic of California, Liberalism under total honesty about hate-facts, applying Moneyball-style analysis to base reality, the possibility of meritocracy, the conflation between IQ and human worth, the strange relationship between Asians and affirmative action, the legacy of Barack Obama, Abortion’s effect on …
 
I speak with REN about being in your body as an act of defiance against a regime that wants to enslave you through disembodiment. We also speak about the virtues of slonking, weight lifting, women in "the movement," medical malpractice, frankenfood, covid amnesty, and much more. Raw Egg Nationalist is an author and the editor of Man’s World magazin…
 
I speak with Amy about all manner of unspeakable subjects - from racial achievement gaps to the question of IQ, to the possibility of liberalism under a de facto caste system, to Jewish overrepresentation in the upper echelons of almost every field, to reading Jared Taylor and much much more. We leave no stone unturned. Amy Wax is an American lawye…
 
I speak to Morgoth about the current state of the dissident right, Liberalism in a tailspin with the progressive view of history a mirage propped up on vulnerable infrastructure, blackpills, assisted and non-assisted suicide, therapy culture, and the world reserved for us after liberalism as a post-human landscape. Morgoth is a veteran YouTuber and…
 
I speak with Katherine about a bizarre, relatively new outgrowth of the American psyche, the phenomenon of the school shooter. Beyond the "we need fewer/more guns" debate, there is a numb silence about the worldview that fuels the actual motivations of these young men. They are labeled and put away in the monster pile. But could it be that, in some…
 
I speak to Sam about the shifting tides in UK politics, about a new "very right wing" government implementing price fixing, about energy strategy and fumbling it on a continent-wide scale, and about the decriminalization of crime in the UK and what alternatives may look like. Sam Ashworth-Hayes is a journalist who has been featured in The Spectator…
 
I speak with Helen about finding love, marriage, traditional gender roles, having and raising children, and doing it all under the watchful eye of gnostic rainbow millenarianism. Helen Roy is a writer, wife, and mother. She’s a contributing editor for the American Mind and the host of the Girlboss, Interrupted podcast. https://girlbossinterrupted.p…
 
We speak about the future of industrial agriculture, food safety, regenerative agriculture, economies of scale and local specialization, the wonders of LARPing, US crime rates and the new islands of “failed states” within the country, and much more. William Wheelwright is an anonymous Twitter poster, you can find his work @ploughmansfolly on Twitte…
 
I spoke with Jeremy about the history of immigration in the United States, the difference between settlers and immigrants, what the allegiance of our government class is towards citizens and non-citizens, brain gain and brain drain, immigration as apprenticeship, immigration as a fertility patch, and much more. Jeremy Carl is a Senior Fellow at the…
 
I speak with Aleksandar about our age of incoherence, the strange duality between the accelerating complexity of the online narrative and essential systems breaking down in reality, and much, much more. Aleksandar is an anonymous poster who has had many lives on Twitter, from @ajdhenry and "Turning Point Dyatlov Pass" to recently @FaucciMane, and i…
 
I speak with Emmet about what is wrong with the grid and the probability of ever more blackouts, the decay of our technological commons and the demise of their caretakers, our strange, apocalyptic media-infused relationship with nuclear power, the nightmare of an EMP, and much more. Emmet Penney of the Ex-haust podcast, editor in chief at Gridbrief…
 
I’ve been looking to record this episode for a while, given that Eastern Europe is both in the news and has gotten a new reputation as a bastion of “based politics.“ To enlighten me on the subject, I brought in my friend Dan Dima, one of the most well-read people I know, especially on Romanian and Eastern European history and political philosophy. …
 
I speak with Lee about the meaning of patriotism under the rainbow flag. We also speak about a desire for wild places and the frontier, homeschooling, family culture, being at home in your hometown, and more. You can find Lafayette’s work on his Twitter page @Partisan_O and on his Substack https://ruins.substack.com/ --- Send in a voice message: ht…
 
I speak with Ed about the current state of UK politics and the failures of its post-war conservative movements, the population collapse and why it is happening, grooming gang scandals, Eastern European fashion trends that may or may not include mullets, and much more. Ed West is an author, journalist, blogger, owner/operator of a substack called Wr…
 
I speak to Peter about our unprecedented information infrastructure and how it has captured the public discourse, and how we relate to others and ourselves. We also speak about Web 3, limbic capitalism, being powerless without common myths, and much more. Peter Wang is CEO and Co-founder of Anaconda, a software developer and former physicist, and a…
 
In this special Subversive episode, I'm joined by one of the most influential and observant social critics of our age, a man who has seen it all and lived to tell the tale. We speak about crime, anarcho-tyranny, the allure of violence, the concept of evil, religion, liberalism, decadence, mental illness, identity, stigma, and much, much more. This …
 
I'm joined once again by Curtis to discuss and dissect what is closest to a declaration of the propositions of the Deep Right. We focus primarily on the five principles as laid out in his Substack post: Principles of the Deep Right: Timelessness, Neutrality, Vitalism, Realism & Absolutism, but as always with Curtis, exciting tangents abound. Curtis…
 
speak with Yoram about what distinguishes British/American conservatism and how exportable it actually is, the liberal idea that politics can address itself to the public sphere alone, the possibility of democracy, the disenchantment of life downstream from technology, and much more. Yoram Hazony is an Israeli philosopher, a Bible scholar, and a po…
 
I speak with Helena about the incredible speed at which transgender ideology has captured the liberal mind, what is behind it, and how it feels to have been to hell and back as a female to male trans person and then as a detransitioner. Helena Kerschner is a 23-year-old girl who has believed herself to be transgender since she was a teen. She is no…
 
The lovely Louise is back on the show to speak about motherhood, "Cultural Deathgrip Syndrome," sexual disenchantment, sex education based on consent, the idea that sex is a skill, abortion, the inherent inequality of sex, the rough sex defense, and much, much more. Louise Perry is a writer, campaigner, a columnist at the New Statesman, and the aut…
 
I speak with Luke about being an autonomous self in an overabundance of memetic and mimetic opportunity, about choosing unchosen bonds again, the positives of mimesis given that it is inescapable, metaphysical boredom, expertise, identity, and much more. Luke Burgis is Entrepreneur-in-Residence and Director of Programs at the Ciocca Center for Prin…
 
I speak with Matt about how living together is possible when two different religious systems clash, about voice vs exit, Elon buying Twitter as an act of statesmanship, the accelerating "Current Thing" ratchet, civil rights law, based captains of industry as modern saviors, how we find each other and how we converge on a positive vision. Matt Peter…
 
Mary joins me once again to chat about her upcoming book, cyborg theocracy, modern feminism as class war, the power of the state in relationship to women, Bronze Age Mindset, the concept of "progress", prostitution, the devouring mother as the animating force behind liberalism, and much much more. Mary Harrington is a writer and contributing editor…
 
I speak to Walter about what makes one a dissident at the moment and what the nature of a coalition can be that unites a Romanian mom with a Hollywood chad-type, the necessity of free speech and freedom for the creative, what the true believer archetype looks like from the top and how many of them there are, what power looks like up close and much …
 
I speak to Carlo about modernity as the elimination of the supernatural, atheism as the ultimate outcome of rationalism, the role of Marxism in the developments of recent history, transgender ideology as the next step in a gnostic unraveling, the convergence of the thought of Girard and Del Noce, asking questions as the first step and much more. Ca…
 
I speak with Ben about life as an expat in Eastern Europe as storm clouds are gathering, the Zeitgeist of the last few decades under the shadow of all-encompassing technology, the new landscape of conservative magazines, identity as a product, navigating Twitter beefs, and his book "Noughties: Eleven Echoes of a Dismal Decade" Ben Sixsmith is a wri…
 
My friend Gio is back on the podcast as we engage in a sprawling discussion across very online spaces. We discuss his new project as a documentarian of the new right sphere, its warring factions, and memetic and mimetic dynamics, we also speak about beauty, the dating marketplace, dating archetypes, bronze age liberalism, "liminal spaces" and non-s…
 
I speak to Michael about his stance on Ukraine, on what it means to be contrarian under forced context collapse, on a possible escalation of the war, sanctions, the involvement of western NGOs, "do-something-ism" and much more. Michael Tracey is a journalist, a political commentator, and owner/operator of the Michael Tracey Substack. You can also f…
 
I speak with AA about his political evolution and how it mirrors mine, about Libertarianism and its discontents, about the "current thing" as it manifests itself in the conflict in Ukraine, about blackpills and whitepills, and much more. Academic Agent is an internet renaissance man, one of the most prolific and successful content producers on the …
 
Covfefe Anon joins me to discuss the ongoing dysfunction of the West, the 54th Clause of the Magna Carta, the woman question, history entangled with technology and the market, "do-somethingism" and much more. Covfefe Anon is a Twitter poster offering commentary from an NRx perspective. The threads and resources referenced in our chat: 1-2% executio…
 
I'm joined for a second time by James as we discuss what it means to be human and why this is worth holding on to as the tide of technology threatens to sweep us away. We also speak about technology as both tool and master, the future of one religion or many, the religious wars of the future, the old gods and the new, anarchoprimitivism, the power …
 
I speak to Anatoly about the view from inside Russia, why he returned after decades in the West, what Putin's intentions and aspirations are, the mood in Russia, the outline of the nationalist forces that have emerged in the last decade, his correct and false predictions about the war. We also speak about fertility decline, murder rates and Scienti…
 
I speak to Spencer about being a classicist in a post-modern world, hysteria as the baseline feeling, the longing for order and guidance, and how it manifests under a system where order is seen as fundamentally oppressive. We also speak about being gay and adjacent to the dissident right and BAP's perspective on the origin of homosexuality. Spencer…
 
I chat with Ben about the escalating situation in Ukraine, the waning US empire, and the Covid truth regime, from origins to medications to side effects, animal reservoirs of the virus, and what you can do to strengthen yourself against its likely effects as Omicron comes for us all. Ben Braddock is an anonymous Twitter poster @GraduatedBen, a writ…
 
The audio is a bit choppy as we had some connection issues, but it's mostly intelligible. I chat with Thomas about Ukraine and historical precedents, Chinese dominance vs. Western hegemony, technology as a motor of history, Liberalism, Religion as a vacuum that needs to be filled, scale, localism, having children and the global fertility decline, g…
 
Zero returns to discuss fracturing factions on the dissident right, publishing a book through crypto sorcery, the 1000 pod stories submitted to the Passage prize, the war with rationalists, human rights, veganism, Covid as a guiding light to lost souls, and the things that make the liberal mind and much more. Zero HP Lovecraft is a writer, anonymou…
 
I speak to Anacreon about confluent online spheres, about reaching the same conclusions about liberalism via different redpill flavors, about high trust societies, social capital and how hard this is to build and how easy to burn, believing in progress, talking to your neighbors, Liberal democracy, the nuclear family, hard work and equality of oppo…
 
I speak to Pedro about his merciless attacks on neocons, being faced with accusations of antisemitism and surviving them, the "new right" candidates and political recalibration, the slow death of fusionism, "Trans" as a profound distortion of reality, Trump as necessary but not sufficient, castizo futurism and much more. Pedro Gonzalez is an associ…
 
I speak with Blake about limbic capitalism, regulating technology, the dream of a one-income family, libertarianism and its discontents, the problems of scale, "CRT is anti-white", ultra-woke/uber-based Silicon Valley, Immigration and H1B visas, the rights of citizens, pointing out the elephant in the room, the GAE egregores, demons, and mind virus…
 
I speak to Amanda about the role of women on the dissident right, making subversive art, difficult family life, growing up in Hollywood, therapy culture, trying to make right-wing movies, can republicans create change in the administrative state, the new threats on Ukraine, John McAfee and the archetype of the heroic outcast, masculinity and making…
 
I speak to illustrator Owen Cyclops @owenbroadcast about the meaning of creating "right-wing art", leaving the framing of the left and building our own perspective on reality, his evolution from psychedelic hermit to Christian family man, conspiracy theories, psychedelics as a portal to enlightenment or a trap, worldviews and cosmologies as a neces…
 
I chat to rogue researcher Emil Kirkegaard about the fraught intersection between intelligence research and genetics. Which knowledge is allowed, which knowledge is ignored, and which knowledge is simply unacceptable. You can find Emil's work on his Substack https://kirkegaard.substack.com/ and he is on Twitter @kirkegaardemi --- Send in a voice me…
 
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