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EVERY time a racist, anti-white event goes down, which is often, conservative media call it “identity politics.” “The left is playing identity politics.”

Whatever is gripping and convulsing the country, it’s not identity politics. Blacks are not being incited against Hispanics. Hispanics are not being turned on Asians, and Ameri-Indians aren’t being urged to attack the groups just mentioned. Rather, they’re all piling on honky.

That’s anti-white politics or animus.

The anger of the multicultural multitudes is directed exclusively at whites and their so-called privilege. Anti-whitism is becoming institutionalized, systemic and therefore dangerous.

Never once, however, is the thing called what is it: Non-stop and dangerous incitement to hate innocent whites for their alleged pigmental privilege.

Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS) is a proxy for the white-hot hatred of whites. White men, especially.

“Trump supporters” is a proxy for “white persons.” The conflation of “white” and “Trump supporter” was made by one anti-white, anti-Trump, professional agitator: He is Trevor Noah of the “Daily Show.” Like me, Noah is a South African, unlike yours truly, Trevor Noah is neither funny nor very bright. But, as an anti-white agitator, he knows of what he speaks.

Conservatives, for their part, persist in avoiding the anti-white issue.

Used mainly by media conservatives, “identity politics” is invoked, consciously or unconsciously, it would seem, because conservatives want to be nice. To be nice, you must be in denial of things not nice.

Conservatives refuse to come to terms with the fact that our politics are almost exclusively anti-white, and not anti-Other, more exotic identities.

It’s also considered politically incorrect or “racist” to defend whites—even if whites as whites are being dangerously maligned and marginalized; even if there is an anti-white sentiment that runs through our institutions, both public and private.

And God help those who perpetuates the idea of white ethnocide, say in South Africa. Do that, and you are, then, libeled as a racist.

The logical paradox is that to warn of systemic hatred against browns and blacks is considered racially virtuous; to fear the same for whites is deemed incorrigibly racist.

So, for fear of being dubbed racists, media conservatives simply look the other way. They refuse to acknowledge our anti-white politics.

Here’s the primitive dynamic or dance conservatives go through when wanting to hide from the realities of anti-white politics:

They pretend that “identity politics” is an extension of Democratic politics and aims to divide one and all.

To that end, conservatives routinely shout about how the “Dems are dividing us.” By so doing, conservatives, always eager to get along, also virtue-signal their position as seekers of national unity. “We’re in this together; Democrats aren’t.”

That’s a whole other level of denial, given that, it’s not exclusively identity politics that Democrats are presiding over, but politics dangerously anti-white.

Again: Blacks are not berating Hispanics for dominating industries they previously dominated. Asians aren’t complaining about Ameri-Indians being given university slots they’ve earned. Rather, blacks, Hispanics, Asian Indians and others are all piling on whites.


Ilana Mercer has been writing a weekly, paleolibertarian column since 1999. She’s the author of Into the Cannibal’s Pot: Lessons for America From Post-Apartheid South Africa (2011) & The Trump Revolution: The Donald’s Creative Destruction Deconstructed (June, 2016). She’s on Twitter, Facebook & Gab. Also on YouTube: “How Democracy Made Us Dumb.

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  1. If they were to vote their actual interests, Native Americans would go 100% for Trump. They of all people know what happens when you lose control of immigration.

  2. Whiteness is a strawman because whiteness does not exist. European and Aryan both exist, but “white” is a construct with no biological or historical idea. So to accept “whiteness” is to accept the loaded terms of your anti-European, anti-Aryan, and anti-Christian oppressors.

    • Replies: @Nicholas Stix
  3. Will Ilana Mercer care to elucidate who runs the media and why this group has an interest in inviting hatred against White people. I am sure we would appreciate this knowledge from Ilana Mercer, a fellow White person.

  4. I guess Ilana has something here. Anti-white hatred seems (from what i read) to have become autonomous & self perpetuating in some quarters.
    However, i would add, (by way of a quibble) that anti-white hatred is made possible by political correctness & ID politics. They are the validating soil from which this poisonous plant grows. The NYT “1619” project is a perfect example of the fertiliser (shit) in the soil upon which anti-white hatred grows.

  5. KenH says:

    Well Tucker Carlson sometimes reports on the anti-white bigotry of leftist outlets like CNN and MSNBC but treads very lightly and usually just giggles and snickers as to say that the anti-white left is just crazy and everyone can see it. That’s the typical unserious conservative response to this. But they aren’t crazy and they are deliberately and maliciously fomenting hatred and dehumanizing whites as irredeemably racist and the source of all of America’s problems.

    Anytime the subject of race arises conservatives head for the hills and ride out the storm.

    The whole Jewish media and political strategy is for non-whites/POC to see themselves as victims of white racism and to see each other as allies against the menacing white population. This is almost a call for non-whites to genocide whites as Paul Craig Roberts has noted on several occasions.

    Once again Ilhana rightly bemoans the symptoms and correctly characterizes identity-politics as anti-white politics but refuses to identity the Jewish cause. After all it’s no secret anymore that Jews own almost all media outlets.

    • Agree: fool's paradise, Alden
    • Replies: @Realist
  6. As a German, to me it looks like a jewish press thank you for the work of the Greatest Generation.

  7. Who is this columnist kidding?

    Israel- first is quite definitely identity politics.

    It’s not difficult to identify either its practitioners or the harm their subversion visits upon their host country, the United States.

    Maybe that’s what she fears………

  8. As far as “white hatred” goes, I think the black comedian and activist Dick Gregory said it best long ago: when you treat people like dogs, some of them are going to go mad.

    Even people of good will fumble defining and identifying structural racism, for acknowledging what a huge task it will be to abolish it is daunting and frightens most of us out of taking action. In truth, nothing more than flawed human nature is revealed in our shared racist past and present. But racial antipathy has become the most emotional and embarrassing scandal of the American civic religion because its intractability all but voids the self-congratulatory delusion that America is the new Zion, with a holy destiny to reform the world in its image.

    No wonder some of us wish it were all a simple morality play with identifiably “bad” actors and “good” actors. As H.L. Mencken said, for every complex problem, there is a simple solution. And it is always wrong.

    • Replies: @Joseph Doaks
  9. Realist says:

    Well Tucker Carlson sometimes reports on the anti-white bigotry of leftist outlets like CNN and MSNBC but treads very lightly and usually just giggles and snickers as to say that the anti-white left is just crazy and everyone can see it. That’s the typical unserious conservative response to this.

    It is clear that Tucker is being controlled and it is getting worse. Or Tucker is part of the Deep State and part of the charade.

    The whole Jewish media and political strategy is for non-whites/POC to see themselves as victims of white racism and to see each other as allies against the menacing white population. This is almost a call for non-whites to genocide whites as Paul Craig Roberts has noted on several occasions.

    While many Jews are culpable in the anti-White movement, Ilana exempted, the worst are the anti-White, Whites.

    After all it’s no secret anymore that Jews own almost all media outlets.

    Whites have allowed it.

    • Replies: @KenH
  10. Realist says:

    Nice video…and factual.

  11. nickels says:

    Are jews white, lol?

    • Replies: @Curmudgeon
  12. Again: Blacks are not berating Hispanics for dominating industries they previously dominated. Asians aren’t complaining about Ameri-Indians being given university slots they’ve earned. Rather, blacks, Hispanics, Asian Indians and others are all piling on whites.

    The above mentioned actually benefit massively from living in culturally European countries rather than tepees, mud huts, favelas even Indian slums without basic human waste disposal facilities.

    The question is who is pushing nonsense like ‘white privilege’, reparations and colonial guilt that these groups are parroting?

    Who is also pushing for open borders? This is despite books like Camp of the Saints, Germany Abolishes Itself and The Death of the West plus people like late American ecologist Garrett Hardin and German economist Hans-Werner Sinn warning about third world immigration?

  13. Bartolo says:

    It´s so glaringly obvious. I wonder if the taboo will ever fall.

  14. @Just Passing Through

    Another ‘fellow White person’ wrote an opinion piece in 2017 in the New York Times titled “Britain Is a Nation of Immigrants”.

    She could careless about ‘nativist’ objections.

    rachel shabi
    @ rachshabi

    My piece for the Guardian: As Labour found out, if the left doesn’t challenge and dismantle nativist forces, it risks getting bulldozed by them instead…

    A multicultural hell hole, that we never voted for

  15. nickels says:

    This is all very jewy.
    Shes trying to keep you on the reservation.
    Identity politics doesn’t work unless there are enough white nationalist boogey men to keep the fires fanned.
    And it works, of course as divide and conquer. The jew hides as a white except when they don’t.

    Reality is that you are either a Christian (and therefore a lover and defender of western society) or you aren’t, in which case you work to its destruction.

    • Replies: @nickels
  16. nickels says:

    Minor correction-I suppose there is a middle group not Christian but not working against western society. But you’re a moocher. Go get baptized and wake up.

  17. Diversity = Fewer whites
    Inclusion = No whites.

  18. @nickels

    Are jews white, lol?

    The Jewish controllers are shapeshifters. They are what they need to be. They aren’t “white” when provoking anti-White rhetoric, but are ‘white” when being attacked by non-Whites.

    • Agree: nickels
  19. Radek says:

    It’s the same old record being replayed and old arguments recycled. Ilana Mercer has nothing new or interesting to say. All the arguments copied and pasted from various white nationalist websites. The distinct South African accent during the boring, drunken rambling indicates Ilana has not been in America long. I have little sympathy with white nationalism but even if I were a white nationalist, why the fuck would I listen to the rantings of an immigrant and a foreigner, speaking in a funny accent when there are the authentic home grown varieties who are able present their case in a much more articulate manner? And my, oh my, the cross eyed, parrot faced, potty mouth is dumb enough not to realise that most white nationalists would not pay the slightest attention to a Jewish female and immigrant because virtually all of them are anti semitic to a various degree. An increasing number of white nationalists accept Israel not out of love but because they want all Jews living in America to go to Israel.

    • Replies: @ILANA Mercer
  20. The nose is behind all of the anti-white propaganda.

    Non-whites are empowered by the nose, given agency by the nose, in order to harm whites.

    These things are so obvious to me, that it’s hard for me to remember a time when I did not understand these simple facts…..but most whites live in utter darkness…..having no understanding of where the animosity is coming from and why.

    The key is to understand who benefits… understand that the nose has specific interests and those interests are usually satisfied, while whites are not allowed to have any interests and white interests are never satisfied, never even considered.

    You can apply the “who benefits?” rule to any aspect of foreign or domestic policy and you’ll see that the nose always wins and white people always get fucked. And this ongoing disaster, this slow motion train wreck the nose has set up against Christendom, is sure to end in tragedy for all concerned.

  21. Rich says:

    Ilana is right. Trouble here is that some can’t understand that the overwhelming majority of Jews are White. Ilana knows that when the darker hued finally gain enough strength, they will attack everyone with Pale skin, Christian, Jew or Pagan. We have to stand together and build a future our children. How does dividing White skinned people help the cause of saving White skinned people? Do the Wogs begin at Calais? The Irish Sea? The Volga?

    American Southerners were professionals at who was White, how about we use a system that worked for a long time? Under that system, Jews were White, and allowed to vote. And many fought for the Confederacy.

  22. Oh, complete bullshit. You don’t understand how identity politics works. Kind of stupid I guess. Maybe because you are a woman.

    Identity politics works this way, for your information. They get everybody–including whites, including white racists, it don’t matter to them–talking all about identities. And thus not talking about money, which is the only thing that matters. Do you know what I mean by money? I mean how the rich people stole it and won’t give any back to the whites, blacks, reds, and yellows they stole it from. And thus, every single second, like the seconds I am spending refuting you, and the seconds you spent writing your double-agent, doing-what-the-CIA-pays-you-to-do article, no, every single second we spend talking about race instead of class, or identity instead of money, is exactly, precisely, what our owners want. They do not care if, like you, they support pro-white, anti-black, or the other way around. As long as you are talking about anything but wha de money went, you doing their bidding, and they laugh at your earnestness. (Unless, of course, maybe like you, one works for them.)

    • Agree: nickels
  23. That’s not the South I remember. Maybe yours came out of a textbook written in a cubicle Tel Aviv.

    Talk about hasbara…

    • Replies: @Rich
  24. @Just Passing Through

    I appreciate your comment.

    If Ms. Mercer was authentic and honest, she would identify the man behind the curtain. But Mercer never does this and it looks as though she never will. What is she even doing here?

    There are many eloquent voices able and willing to explore the subject of anti-white ‘identity politics’, as well as the origins of anti-white political movements inside the West. But Mercer is not one of them.

    Mercer pretends to examine the various failings and inconsistencies of (((liberalism))) but she all-too-frequently refrains from identifying this movement’s key architects, moguls, cheerleaders, and enablers–as well as the often-mysterious source of their unity and alienation.

    Ironically, Mercer pretends to sympathize with the plight of whites in the West while she sidesteps any discussion of kosher taboos, Jewish-lead intellectual movements, and the galaxy of pro-Zionist power-players who dominate the West’s ‘liberal’ establishment.

    The blacks and browns Mercer excoriates are mere the foot soldiers in this undeclared war. The floodgates of anti-white propaganda, on the other hand, are covered with Jewish fingerprints. Mercer hasn’t noticed?

    Zionist Mercer is a playing cryptodefense for the very clique that has orchestrated Europe and America’s ongoing immigration disaster, along with the rise (and legitimacy) of anti-white identity politics inside our fraying civilizations.

    Mercer’s deceitful hasbara involves mixing hard-hitting facts about blacks and browns while strategically omitting historic details which describe the subversive strategies executed by the world’s most blameless, fragile, and important ‘victims’.

    Mercer’s persistent deceptiveness reveal her as not only a fraud, but a double-agent.

    • Agree: Haxo Angmark, Wally
  25. Rich says:

    The South you think you know comes out of Hollywood. Jews served in the Confederate government and Confederate military. They had full rights of citizenship, were permitted to vote, own property and serve on juries. Of course there’s ethnic differences, Jews, Prods and Catholics always had their own communities and were often suspicious of each other. But all were considered White by their respective state governments.

  26. So you’re saying that Jewish folk in the Confederate States not only enjoyed exactly the same rights as those in the North, but also enjoyed the legal right to slavery?

    Maybe some one should pitch Spielberg to make a film about it.

  27. KenH says:

    Whites have allowed it.

    Whites have been maximizing the internet for years to fight back and disseminate the truth about race and the Jewish question. Now they are being doxxed, deplatformed from major social media platforms and deprived of access to capital and payment processors like Paypal.

    Are whites doing this to themselves or are the Jews, who control or have influence over major social media platforms and online payment processors doing this to us? Just because the Jews are also enlisting renegade whites as proxies in this war against white racial activists doesn’t mean we are doing it to ourselves.

    • Agree: mark green, anarchyst
  28. Quebecer says:

    All those who visit read this column on a regular basis will now recognize that familiar moment
    where ‘Ilana Mercer is Jewish’ becomes the focus of too many comments.

    Most white people are not even aware that a war against them is being waged. Making them
    realize this is happening is job one. This offensive depends heavily on useful idiots
    trying to be ‘less-racist-than-you’. If they wake up to the truth, whoever is trying to use
    them becomes powerless. So Ms. Mercer’s comment is a useful contribution to our struggle

    Oh, and I’m right-handed. Does it mean I’m talking on behalf of all right-handed people ?
    Does it also mean I’m not allowed to comment about left-handers. Sheesh

    • Replies: @Joseph Doaks
  29. “Focus”?

    Yes, we’re definitely at a point in this thread where Mercer’s inability to even acknowledge (let alone focus upon) the Israel lobby’s assault on the resources and interests of Americans as she drones on about a “war on whites” raises obvious eyebrows and questions.

    Unable to account for her highly selective indignation and narrative, her “supporters” merely invoke the “Cry the perpetual victim” defence instead of trying to address the obvious. Apologies to Paton for paraphrasing him.

    Par for the course.

  30. The way of the tribe. Nothing more, but also nothing less. They yearn for the “good old days” of their Messiahs – Lenin and Stalin!

  31. anon[404] • Disclaimer says:

    Something that Negroes do not realize is that the White man is the Negroes best friend around the world. Negroes are considered slaves in South America, Middle East, Asia,,,,,,,everywhere except the Western world. The Democrats are facing oblivion as they are backed into a corner like a rat; they will pull any trick in order to get a record number of minority / female voters out. The Real Enemy is the Democrats and their financial backers.

  32. Who are Trump’s financial backers – Sheldon Adelson, Paul Singer, Bernie Marcus etc. etc. etc.?

    Should we fear them – or merely the war with Iran they are trying to have the U.S. fight on behalf of Israel?

  33. My, my salvery has indeed returned to America.

    The president has enslaved himself to the Israel lobby and is trying to drag the rest of the citizenry with him.

    Most unbecoming in a “leader”.

  34. @CIA Agent or Russian Troll

    What about “blackness”? Is that, too, “a construct with no biological or historical idea”?

    Racist garbage.

  35. @Observator

    The structural racism of which you speak is to be found in the genome of blacks in America. Racial antipathy arises from our influential cultural and political leaders refusal to acknowledge this fact.

    Simple. And it is Mencken who is wrong.

  36. @Quebecer

    Thanks for the sensible comment.

  37. olla says:

    Genomes? As in an inbred/hardwired set of character traits that are persistent and unmistakable?

    Traits like a supremecist sense of entitlement and exceptionalism which begets disgraceful behavior that smothers any criticism with accusations of intolerance and bigotry?

    Yup, seen that before. Actually, see it more and more every day in the lobbies of D.C.

  38. @Radek

    The venom-spitting commentator is correct. The video I made is entirely cut-and-paste out of two columns written by … myself. They are:

    1. “It’s Not ‘Identity Politics,’ It’s Anti-White Politics,” by Ilana Mercer, February 28, 2019

    2. “Why Conservatives Ignore White-Hating Politics,” by Ilana Mercer, September 19, 2019

    None of the reader’s preferred sites could have come up with this; certainly not any member of Con Inc.

    Peter Brimelow did email me to remark on the courage it took to write # 1. Alas, Mr. Brimelow never published my “It’s Not ‘Identity Politics,’ It’s Anti-White Politics,” likely because nobody on his side thought to make the points.

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