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[Excerpted from the latest Radio Derb, now available exclusively through VDARE.com]

I’m keeping a wary eye on Africa recently. When this new coronavirus first came up, there was a general vague opinion that Africa would not be seriously affected.

For one thing, the place is warm, and the virus doesn’t like a warm climate. For another, Africa is young. The median age in Kenya is 20; in Nigeria, 18; in Niger, fifteen. Median age in the USA is 38; in Switzerland 42; in Japan 47. The virus wreaks most havoc among old people.

Lately, though, I’ve been reading stories about the economic impact on Africa of all the lockdowns and slowdowns in the developed world provoked by the WuFlu.

On remittances, for example—money sent back to the home countries in Africa by Africans working in Europe, America, or the Middle East. Nigeria gets $24 billion a year from remittances; as people are laid off in the host countries, the World Bank says that number will drop by a quarter. [Migration and Development Brief 32: COVID-19 Crisis Through a Migration Lens, April, 2020]

Then there are falling commodity prices—oil only the most-publicized case. A lot of African countries depend on commodity exports:

Nigeria may have one of the worst governments in the world. Even in good times, the country was in poor shape. But now, with oil prices falling to all-time lows, Nigeria is about to go the way of Venezuela and Zimbabwe with total economic collapse.

The Nigerian government depends on oil for 60 percent of its revenue and 90 percent of its foreign exchange. But with prices for several oil benchmarks falling below zero, Nigeria is generating massive losses for every barrel it produces. Add this to a rising debt load, bad economic policies, and political instability, and you have a recipe for disaster.

Oil Price Apocalpyse Will Bankrupt Nigeria, Africa’s Richest Nation, by William Ebbs, CCN.com, April 21, 2020

And while it’s natural to mention Venezuela and Zimbabwe in this context, compare the population figures: Venezuela 29 million, Zimbabwe 15 million; Nigeria 214 million. (It may be more: at this point they’ve lost count.)

That’s nearly five times Venezuela and Zimbabwe together—a whole lot of human misery. [Virus triggers African unrest: Riots break out in Johannesburg over food shortages and Lesotho’s under-fire PM deploys army to ‘restore order’ as Covid-19 claims over 1,000 lives across the continent – including Nigerian presidential aide, by James Gant, Daily Mail, April 18, 2020.

That’s just the economic consequences. The impact of the coronavirus itself is unclear. VDARE.com’s Lance Welton and science writer Jon (Taboo: Why Black Athletes Dominate Sports and Why We’re Afraid to Talk About It) Entine have both noted that Africa seems to be a “cold spot” for coronavirus and have speculated on possible explanations. But African countries are not famous for rigorous statistics; nor, come to think of it, for excellence in provision of healthcare.

That latter point has led to some interesting sidebar stories. I liked this one, from BBC News, April 23rd: Coronavirus: Why some Nigerians are gloating about Covid-19.

Who is gloating, and why? It’s ordinary Nigerians doing the gloating.

The targets of the gloating—the gloatees—are upper-class folk, especially politicians.

Quote from the BBC News story:

These are the kind of people who normally jet off to the UK, Germany, or the US at the slightest headache because Nigeria’s state hospitals are poorly funded, run-down, and lack adequate equipment …

But with borders closed and each country haunted by its own Covid-19 nightmare, Nigeria’s big men and women are now forced to use their country’s hospitals, prompting a stream of taunts and jokes.

The Chief of Staff to Nigeria’s president actually died from coronavirus April 17th, in a Nigerian hospital. [Abba Kyari, Nigerian President’s Right-Hand Man, Dies, by Ruth Maclean, NYT, April 23, 2020]

It’s cruel to say it, but you can’t help suspect that as the virus seeps out from the elites to the common folk, the gloating will likely turn into something nastier.

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The phrase hovering in my mind here is “lifeboat ethics.” We’re talking about a billion people here, most of them at a low standard of living in badly-governed countries. Serious widespread economic collapse might send a lot of them—and a lot of a billion is a lot—fleeing to refugee camps, or across the Mediterranean—perhaps even across the Atlantic.

With our own countries in recession, our own people clamoring for help, and fears of contagion, shall we keep up our open-handed policy to refugees when refugee numbers swell into the tens of millions?

Will the Europeans continue to tolerate Refugee Racket charities unloading Africans in the ports of Italy, Spain, and Greece?

I fear we may find out.

John Derbyshire [email him] writes an incredible amount on all sorts of subjects for all kinds of outlets. (This no longer includes National Review, whose editors had some kind of tantrum and fired him.) He is the author of We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism and several other books. He has had two books published by VDARE.com com: FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT (also available in Kindle) and FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT II: ESSAYS 2013.

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  1. unit472 says:

    I’d keep an eye on Mexico too. Its already in recession and remittances are a major revenue source. Its covid cases are rising although I suspect its ability accurately measure the infections are limited.

    With supply chains and food production disrupted there may not be any ‘there’ there for the Third World to move too. I haven’t seen much response to the UN’s plea for help dealing with locusts in East Africa. The Great Reckoning maybe at hand.

  2. TG says:

    Ethics? You dare to talk about ETHICS?

    The elites of the western world are opening the borders of their contries to massive immigration from the overpopulated third world because they love cheap labor almost (ALMOST) more than they love life itself.

    The instant (THE INSTANT) that the rich no longer feel the need to import massive numbers of third-world refugees – either because wages here have been driven down to third-world levels, or because they fear revolution, or both – the borders will close and there will be no complaining, no screams of racism, no court challenges, period.

    And the third world will not suffer, because they are already crushed to the limits of subsistence, and you can’t do worse.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @Daniel H
  3. SafeNow says:

    I can remember William F. Buckley musing about a future invasion, at the time Camp of the Saints was published. He said, What will you do? Will you shoot them? Will you starve them? (He also observed that immigration laws seem harsh and even inhumane when applied to particular people.)

    Thus, Buckley presciently asked, perhaps rhetorically, What, specifically, is the plan? This essay frames the question (“shall we keep up?”; “will we tolerate.”) — but does not suggest what, specifically, might the plan be.

  4. mijj says:

    WuFlu … ? … Oh! .. of course you mean the USBioFlu.

    • Thanks: Mary Marianne
    • Replies: @anonymous
    , @fish
  5. Serious widespread economic collapse might send a lot of them—and a lot of a billion is a lot—fleeing to refugee camps, or across the Mediterranean—perhaps even across the Atlantic.

    Calma te, cabron.

    I would be far less surprised if there was widespread slaughter of the corrupt assholes in charge.

    They seem to be over-represented in covid19 infections in SSA.

    If SSAns are as superstitious as I believe them to be (and they are), they will attribute infections in the lower orders to malevolence on the part of the higher, and will view their Overlords as the causa causans – and the local witch-doctors’ prescription will be an intensive course of machete therapy.

    It’ll be one of those times that we will look on and envy our Dusky Chums, who will – once they machetify away the parasitic drain on their love and their labour – be set to be an ‘economic miracle’ that will rival China.

  6. BuelahMan says:

    Ridiculously, Derb starts the show suggesting that Hitler killed more than Stalin. How can he be this clueless at this point?

    I’m sick to death of these people regurgitating the same old lies as if they have never learned anything about WWII, except what the jews push.

    Moronic.

  7. anonymous[245] • Disclaimer says:
    @mijj

    Like several of the other Lite-Right columnists here (see also, Buchanan, Kersey, Malkin, Mercer), Mr. Derbyshire loves his Uncle Sam. These Chinadidits can’t make their case and are afraid to consider unExceptionalian “conspiracy theories.” All they can do is slip in cute little smears like “WuFlu.”

    • Replies: @Neuday
  8. @SafeNow

    ¿Qué quieres decir con ‘nosotros’, hombre?

    Large masses of uninvited foreigners crossing your borders is the classic definition of an invasion. You use an appropriate level of force to repel them. If they refuse to be repelled, you up the force as needed to stop the incursion.

  9. Woodsie says:

    “First, put the oxygen mask on your own face,” is the life-saving instruction given at the start of every flight.

  10. Anonymous[345] • Disclaimer says:
    @TG

    The instant (THE INSTANT) that the rich no longer feel the need to import massive numbers of third-world refugees – either because wages here have been driven down to third-world levels, or because they fear revolution, or both – the borders will close and there will be no complaining, no screams of racism, no court challenges, period.

    That’s what happened to pass the US 1924 immigration act. In that case, it was the political threat to the Anglo-Saxon US political structure.

    And the third world will not suffer, because they are already crushed to the limits of subsistence, and you can’t do worse.

    Not suffer because the dead feel no pain. The White population, worldwide, is already declining because of both increased mortality and decreased fecundity. The Whites, Lord love them, tried to be a tent pole, holding up the entire world. They are buckling now, and the tent will come down on everybody else. Africa, and to an extent Latin America, is now dependent on the charity of the People’s Republic of China. Such as it is.

    • Replies: @HallParvey
  11. @SafeNow

    USA is never a helpless country. And this virus is not the Big One, indeed. With previously poor countries like China becoming more able, the world should’ve been in a stronger position against this virus.

    But no, there we have Trump and Tom Cotton who are good at nothing except attacking China.

    What is needed is for powerful countries, countries in East Asia and West Europe and USA etc. to win against the virus in their own countries quickly and then to help Africa by sending in med help.

    But no, it is already about immigration, immigation, and immigration. Trump’s favorite and only topic.

    • Replies: @Johnny Smoggins
  12. You can pretty much bet that just as there are “climate refugees”, there will be “virus refugees”.

    The best hope for the west is a complete economic collapse because otherwise there’s gong to be a brown and black flood coming ashore soon.

  13. That’s just the economic consequences.

    Tourists also won’t be coming to see elephants and lions. Most African countries already run persistent trade deficits i.e basically import more than they export.

    Dare we forget Paddy idiots Bono of U2 and ‘Sir’ Bob Geldof pushing for African debt relief less than twenty years ago. Now look at the moral hazard – another sovereign debt crisis is looming in Africa because of economic stresses like Latin America back in the 80s.

    But African countries are not famous for rigorous statistics; nor, come to think of it, for excellence in provision of healthcare.

    Their health systems would be much worse minus external props be it U.S. taxpayers funding drugs for millions living with HIV/AIDS and the Gates Foundation (infant mortality, malaria and TB). Without foreign donors the West African Ebola outbreak of 2013 to 2016 would have never been contained.

    The emperor’s new clothes – race is just a social construct.

    Will the Europeans continue to tolerate Refugee Racket charities unloading Africans in the ports of Italy, Spain, and Greece?

    Italy and Malta have already closed ports to racketeering. Media attention on the pandemic also means these hustlers have feeble ’empathy’ and ‘outrage’ leverage.

    • Replies: @songbird
  14. Anon[369] • Disclaimer says:

    Dare we forget Paddy idiots Bono of U2 and‘Sir’ Bob Geldof pushing for African debt relief less than twenty years ago.

    (((Geldof)))? Paddy??

    • Replies: @Micko
  15. Svevlad says:

    Oh well. Invade or be invaded. This’ll turn into a big bloodbath, I suspect billions dead, at least half the world population

    Imagine that, so much damage from being a retard around disease. Meanwhile Belarus laughs and gloats as we, the scum, die

  16. Anonymous[381] • Disclaimer says:

    The real fact is this:

    The political elite that runs the west – Hag ridden to the nth degree by The Economist magazine – puts a higher value, and has far, far more love and respect for black Africans than it does for the electorates of their ‘own’ nations, (which the casually and habitually refer to as “filthy shitty white trash” when talking amongst themselves).

    The upshot is to expect massive uncontrolled black African immigration to the west to accelerate in an exponential fashion in the near future.

    I’ll be even bolder and state here, forwith, that ethnic genetic Europeans will be extinct on their native continent in a century or two hence.

    The will all come to pass.

    Most certainly.

  17. @yakushimaru

    “What is needed is for powerful countries, countries in East Asia and West Europe and USA etc. to win against the virus in their own countries quickly and then to help Africa by sending in med help.”

    Why exactly should the west help Africa? Since China is now a rich country that’s busily colonizing Africa, they can save the day. We have enough Africans thanks, China can take millions of “virus refugees” and get diversity. Everyone wins.

  18. Daniel H says:
    @TG

    The instant (THE INSTANT) that the rich no longer feel the need to import massive numbers of third-world refugees – either because wages here have been driven down to third-world levels, or because they fear revolution, or both – the borders will close and there will be no complaining, no screams of racism, no court challenges, period.

    The plutocrats will NEVER willingly close the borders. Never. You think wages can get too low? They are never low enough for management/capital. When White folk are 10% of the population of their traditional homeland you think that will make them pause? No way. If 10% is good, 2% is better. Revolution? Ha, they will ride out any revolution. They intended to ride out the French, the Bolshevik, whatever. Whatever comes they intend to stay on top. They don’t fear revolution.

    The plutocrats/state hate you. You must understand this. They hate you and they seek to destroy you. They will NEVER relent.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  19. Dumbo says:
    @SafeNow

    What will you do? Will you shoot them?

    It doesn’t seem that Americans have much problem shooting foreigners, as long as they are outside their borders (Iraq, Vietnam, etc). So if migrants are entering and replacing the local population, it’s not because they are “invading”, but because they are being purposely brought in by the elites, for cheap labor or other reasons. But if it was more useful to shoot them, believe me, they would create the conditions for that too. Anglo elites are not all about “fair play”, it’s a myth. They can be ruthless when they want to.

  20. Derer says:

    It is 60 years since hated white-man was kicked out of Africa, and sadly Africa has been declining ever since. Mismanaged by their corrupted leaders – their rich Swiss bank account is disclosed only after a violent overthrow or early death – Africa is in a desolate state even without Covid19. They are now following the hated white-man to Europe.

    Unfortunately, European self-destructive elite in Brussels, in their pea-sized brain, think that African, or ME problems for that matter, will be solved by accepting their uneducated impoverished masses from their resource rich lands.

  21. I think capitalism is the answer to the coronavirus. I mean look how well it has done so far. More capitalism. More capitalism. Yay.

    Think of the logic of the free market. If you can make statistically more money by more people dying, then go for it you must. Simple. It is the iron law. To do anything else would be immoral according to the morality of capitalism.

    Here’s a nice article discussing how to deal with capitalists properly, an article which includes a lot of free-market, capitalist “choice” among products.

    https://www.currentaffairs.org/2020/04/the-five-hottest-guillotines-of-2020-ranked

  22. Anon[378] • Disclaimer says:

    Another great show Derb! I look forward to it every week.

  23. songbird says:
    @Amerimutt Golems

    Dare we forget Paddy idiots Bono of U2 and ‘Sir’ Bob Geldof pushing for African debt relief less than twenty years ago.

    Geldof is at least part Jew. His mother may have possibly been Irish – I’m not sure, but he’s more of a ruthless cosmopolitan. He’s 1/4 Catholic, at most.

    I’ll give you Bono, but since he is not Catholic, I suspect he is more Anglo than the average Irishman. Of course, there are plenty of cucked Catholics.

    • Thanks: Dan Hayes
  24. Speaking of Africans and COVID-19, Cameroonian musician Manu Dibango died of COVID on March 24 (he was 86, living in France). Watch the video to see some terrific dancing.

    • Replies: @Lidia
  25. Anonymous[381] • Disclaimer says:

    All I can say is this:

    Just look at what happened the last time a white nation thought they were being ‘smart’ by importing black Africans by the boatload. (No, I don’t mean contemporary Italy, but a certain nation closer to home a mere few centuries ago).

    If that doesn’t curdle the blood and frightens the bejesus out of you, then nothing but nothing will – including the most lurid descriptions of the ‘delights’ of Hades reserved for sinners in the Hereafter.

  26. Anonymous[381] • Disclaimer says:
    @Daniel H

    I know that.

  27. Stick says:

    The answer is simple, arrange a war.

  28. @Johnny Smoggins

    China has about 5 times the population size of USA while the total size of China’s economy is about the same as that of USA. It means, on average a Chinese is about one fifth as rich as an American. That is to say, China is not a rich country.

    Why help Africa? Because USA is exceptional? Because USA is still the most powerful, the richest?

    • Replies: @Daniel H
    , @fish
  29. Micko says:
    @Anon

    Bono and Bob were from families that moved from elsewhere. They were not ethnically micks. Thank God.

  30. Neuday says:
    @anonymous

    What’s the Mandarin word for hasbara?

    • Replies: @anonymous
  31. @Johnny Smoggins

    And why, when we talk about helping, you immediately jump like a Pavlovian to topics like “refugees” and “immigration”? Does it ever occur to you that “helping” usually means sending in goods and doctors?

    Say, when you were helping your neighbors, you do what exactly?

    Why is everything has to be about bringing people to your own home and your own country?

    • Replies: @jbwilson24
    , @Anonymous
  32. @SafeNow

    There is only one response to invasion. Repel all boarders, preferably on the borders. If the state cannot do it, then individuals need band together in common purpose and defeat the invaders. The Russians did it in in 1942, and the Texicans did so as well.

    Sieg Heil Viktoria

  33. @Johnny Smoggins

    Don’t be so naive. They’re not coming here for “economic opportunities,” none of them actually wants a /job/, so an economic collapse won’t deter them in the slightest.

    They come here for:

    1. White wimminz,
    2. Paved streets and clean running water,
    3. White wimminz,
    4. Cars and trains and air conditioning and indoor plumbing and nice buildings that aren’t made of twigs,
    5. White wimminz,
    6. The (to them) well-nigh unbelievable fact that the local native men cower and defer to them rather than slicing their heads off with machetes, as their own elders would do,
    7. White wimminz,
    8. Free stuff,
    9. White wimminz,

    and, last but not least, lest we all forget…

    10. White wimminz.

    • LOL: Trinity
  34. anonymous[245] • Disclaimer says:
    @Neuday

    Another cutie.

  35. I have long had a habit of denigrating Arabs, hating them for their invasions of Europe and the ugliness of their noses.

    HOWEVER, you do have to admit that the Arabs were more realistic than Europeans when it came to blacks. When the Arabs colonized Africa, they used it for slaves. They didn’t build hospitals, reduce child mortality, cultivate farms and hand out goodies to the locals.

    Immoral, yes, but look at the disaster the west has caused by feeding Africans. Do not feed them, do not let them relocate to your country. The Arabs castrated their male slaves, but all we had to do was to stop them from coming over on boats. A few students, as in Russia, and send them home afterward.

    Africa is probably the largest threat to the world’s infrastructure, since no other race on earth is so fond of destroying it as blacks.

    • Replies: @Bill Jones
  36. @yakushimaru

    “Why is everything has to be about bringing people to your own home and your own country?”

    Because that is what is happening. Helping people over there isn’t enough, we need legions of them over here.

    Don’t want to live around Pakis or Bantu? You are a racist Nazi.

    Besides, feeding a population that is having 7 babies per woman is a VERY VERY bad idea. Africa needs less people, not more.

    • Replies: @Mary Marianne
  37. Daniel H says:
    @yakushimaru

    China has about 5 times the population size of USA while the total size of China’s economy is about the same as that of USA. It means, on average a Chinese is about one fifth as rich as an American. That is to say, China is not a rich country.

    1) China’s population is about 4x the USA.

    2) China’s economy is larger than ours.

  38. Anonymous[513] • Disclaimer says:
    @yakushimaru

    Simply because that is what the *SHIT* which runs western nations is intent on doing.

    They demonstrate that every day in every way.

    Don’t try to kid me that it isn’t true.

  39. UK says:

    There are many Africans I really like and I’ve had a great time on that continent, so it really pains me to say it, but seriously that continent is totally hopeless. Everyone deep down knows it.

    Occasionally someone from there will admonish Westerners to think positively (so that at least Africans can feel optimistic?), but, of the 46 seperate experiments in governing in SS Africa, not one can be exemplified as a success.

    Sure Rwanda and Botswana are kind of ok but they only seem that way if you apply the lowest of standards.

    And their future is just so bleak. The only countries that hold it together do so through natural resource extraction, some tourism and charity. All of which are likely not just to diminish in the future as a proportion of their massively growing population but also run out themselves absolutely.

    I’ve looked to start an industrial enterprise there before as I thought that there must surely br enough people who will do decently paid and medium skilled work, but I could find no guarantee of such a workforce and, in fact, locals warned me off it.

    If you get your car fixed then you have to sit there the whole afternoon and mind the mechanic. Otherwise he won’t do it or he will steal other parts from that car. This is a very difficult environment in which to benefit from the division of labour.

    I can’t really be bothered to try to explain why development of the place is so completely futile, as in I can’t be bothered to think of how that has happened, but I know what I see. I also know that blaming the West is has both proven to not help Africa and to be pretty stupid in light of the fact that many of the world’s most successful countries are former colonies.

    As for this article, the lifeboat dilemma is exactly the right one which Europe will face. Over the course of the next century there will be literally billions of Africans who will, at best, live in miserable poverty or perhaps die in mass events who could in theory, be saved by bringing them into Europe. It will all be easy to see on the internet and on broadcast news. It will therefore be very hard not to do anything.

    People here will just say “ban immigration” and “sink the refugee boats” but the more desperate Africans get the more desperate the measures Europe will have to take to enforce its borders, and I just don’t see it currently happening…not because of the elites in Europe or the media but because most people won’t be able to stomach it.

    In a different world, the elites might ban all stories about it so as to allow the government to take harsh action that normal people would not allow, but commenters here are quite deluded if they think that anything less would be required.

    The thing about telling your government to help other people is that it stops you feeling terrible and comes at a very removed cost. The worse those other people are suffering the bigger relief that telling your government to help them is. And so there will be endless popular movements to save the endless Africans.

  40. @Daniel H

    “China’s economy is larger than ours.”

    Good. So that means they can all stop coming here, right?

    Right?

    ………….right?

  41. Dumbo says:

    Whole neighbourhoods of London are now Africanized.

    France is also irreparably blackened.

    But my heart weeps mostly for Italy who also has a lot of Africans wrecking havoc. Fortunately there do not seem to be many Italian coal burners, at least compared to the French.

    Hopefully when Salvini comes back all Africans will be expelled, either back to Africa or if not to the UK.

  42. fish says:
    @mijj

    WuFlu … ? … Oh! .. of course you mean the USBioFlu.

    …..yawn

  43. fish says:
    @yakushimaru

    America is flat broke…..believe it.

  44. Getaclue says:
    @Johnny Smoggins

    China has NO interest in Diversity in China, ZERO — this is the type of Racism in China that the ChiCom controlled Mainslime Media in the USA will NEVER tell you about — this is an actual ad they run on TV over there– take a look see how the ChiComs actually view Africans: https://twitter.com/sadir_Palwan/status/1250570077163925509

  45. Anonymous[691] • Disclaimer says:

    Apparently, the Italians ‘paraphrased’ that particular commercial, turning the idiot into a white man and the good guy emerging from the washing machine a black man.

    That tells you all you need to know.

    – And why Italy is, deservedly, fucked.

    • Replies: @Dumbo
  46. Anonymous[691] • Disclaimer says:
    @UK

    Well, I, for one *could* ‘stomach’ it, as I, suspect, could a big majority of other salt of the earth working class types who have actually gone through the school of hard knocks, and no what the game is all about. People who know all about flint hearted government functionaries, employers, landlords etc etc, know what really goes on in abbatoirs, know the duplicity and treachery and cupidity of the ‘common man’. In short those of us who were never born with silver spoons in our mouths and had ‘Daddy’ to ease us through a cushy sheltered middle class stitch up of a charmed life.

    And another point:

    Do *ANY* black Africans – or their diaspora – *ever* give a shit about the way white South Africans are being brutalized and butchered in a wholesale slaughter?

    Without a doubt, this will also be the fate of whites in Europe once the elitists have their way and real ethnic Europeans are reduced to small hated minorities in their native lands.

    *Mark* *My* *Words*.

    I’m not warning you. I’m telling you.

    • Replies: @UK
  47. UK says:
    @Anonymous

    Well, I, for one *could* ‘stomach’ it, as I, suspect, could a big majority of other salt of the earth working class types who have actually gone through the school of hard knocks, and no what the game is all about. People who know all about flint hearted government functionaries, employers, landlords etc etc, know what really goes on in abbatoirs, know the duplicity and treachery and cupidity of the ‘common man’. In short those of us who were never born with silver spoons in our mouths and had ‘Daddy’ to ease us through a cushy sheltered middle class stitch up of a charmed life.

    I appreciate how hard hearted you are selling yourself as and how you have decided to hand wave away the very real feelings of others as irrelevant.

    You may be able to repress your feelings on some issues, I guess you got practice because of a negligent father of something, but look at the majority of society and ask yourself if they can?

    This is a harsh reality for you to face up to.

    The problem for stopping immigration isn’t a conspiracy. That’s a cope. The fact is that pictures of floating dead children sell and pictures of floating dead children produce a visceral reaction that they must all be saved. People demand to be able to feel like that. It is crucial to them. The more narcissistic they are the more they will be irresistibly drawn to this. And there’s no lack of narcissism in modernity!

    The developed countries that avoid the immigration inundation have a conspiracy to hide these stories from the populace…

    And yes, cutting immigration is always popular but then so is being nice to immigrants. Either side of the immigration debate can trumpet their own polls in the same way that either side of the fiscal debate can either say cutting taxes is popular or increasing government services is popular. People want to have their country and to give it away.

    Do *ANY* black Africans – or their diaspora – *ever* give a shit about the way white South Africans are being brutalized and butchered in a wholesale slaughter?

    Honestly, I’ve met many who do. In fact they often care more for those white South Africans than the poor black South Africans who are victims of a great deal more violence. I’m sure the reasons for this are a complex mix of class issues and the distinctness of a minority that does nothing to add to the psychotic crime rates of South Africa.

    If you ever want to experience white privilege go to a country with fewer white people. This includes South Africa to some degree. There’s a reason why the white population is steady or even growing slightly and it isn’t bloody-mindedness. It is a great country to have money and be white. You can have a glorious time.

    Though I do suspect that they are always one government from this changing and that without overwhelming US military power that government would be much more likely to materialise.

  48. Anonymous[691] • Disclaimer says:
    @UK

    I *really* *honestly* *do* *not* *care*.

    I am an Atheist, a Darwinian and a Nietzschean.

    I have no illusions.

    • Replies: @UK
  49. Anonymous[691] • Disclaimer says:
    @UK

    You *REALLY* don’t understand the English working class.
    What they really are all about and what and how they think.

    I really seriously doubt that you have ever mixed with them.
    If you did know them, all of your conceits would be shattered pretty instantaneously.

    • Replies: @UK
  50. UK says:
    @Anonymous

    I probably know the English working class as well as anyone of my age who is not from it. I’m perfectly familiar with those under 40 years old.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
    , @Bill Jones
  51. UK says:
    @Anonymous

    That must often be hard for you, living in your best clear-eyed perspective on reality. I hope you’re not too harsh on yourself! Others may follow your lead.

  52. Truth says:

    #Hoaxforthestupid

    #Hasbratrollsabound

  53. Anonymous[361] • Disclaimer says:

    *Intelligent* and *honest* white European people who really know black Africans, their character, and wheat they are all about can tell you one thing for certain:

    Naturally and intrinsically, they are a hateful people. That is their deep down basic inherent genetically determined character. They are hateful, spiteful, vengeful and deeply unpleasant with it. People who doubt what I say will learn the truth all right – too late.

    Another characteristic is a deep seated unconscious – and explicitly conscious – outright burning unquenchable hatred for white people simply because white people happen to exist. No doubt this is triggered by a deep intrinsic sense of racial inferiority forced when inhabiting the same living space as white. As an aside subcon Indians invariably display this same characteristic.
    They will not be truly content until they have either reduced whites to the most abject and cruellest slavery possible, or have simply massacred them out of existence. Alas, due to the naivety and downright gullible stupidity and weakness of the west’s Soros owned and Economist ridden leaders, the promotion of massive African immigration, this will, *without a doubt* come to pass.

    Mark My Words.

  54. Anonymous[361] • Disclaimer says:
    @UK

    I really seriously doubt that in your entire life, you’ve ever gone without a meal, for days on end, because you simply haven’t got the money.
    I doubt if you’ve ever had to sleep rough.
    I doubt if you’ve been evicted by a landlord and cast on to the streets for not paying rent.
    I doubt if you’ve had your gas or electricity cut off for non payment.
    Or had bailiffs seize what property you do possess.
    Or have been turned away and barked at like a dog by an employer from a job you could do in your sleep.
    Or had some flint hearted shit cunt of a government employee refuse you money that you’ve paid into and are supposedly ‘entitled’ too.

    People like you will be eaten alive.

  55. Anonymous[361] • Disclaimer says:

    Way back in the 1940s, Sir Arthur ‘Bomber’ Harris of the RAF deliberately planned ‘fire storm’ bombing raids on Hamburg, Germany, using incendery bombs, with the express intention of causing an exponentially growing vortex of fire and extreme high temperatures, in order to literally carbonize German civilians alive.
    Only 80 or so years ago, within the memory of people now living.

    Anyway, my point is that contemporary Englishmen of the time, when prompted if the fact, would, as a matter of course, allow themselves a little wry smile and mutter “good”.
    And the Germans are/were a population closely genetically related to the English. For good reason, the English of that generation cultivated a ruthless and merciless attitude towards Germans.
    What you pontificate about ‘popular attitudes’ simply doesn’t wash.

    An English clergyman of the time urged ‘compassion’ for the people of Hamburg.
    He was very widely castigated and execrated.

    • Replies: @Diversity Heretic
  56. Anonymous[361] • Disclaimer says:
    @UK

    I view these people – these shameless cold hearted deliberate desperate invaders, for that’s what they are, they are not ‘victims’ or ‘innocents’ but determined aggressors – as my enemies.
    Cold, hard, implacable ruthless enemies.
    Simply put they want to steal from me what is mine – my home, my nation, my patrimony, the bones if my ancestors – and rightfully mine from me and appropriate it to themselves.

    No better definition of ‘enemy’ can be found.

    • Replies: @lavoisier
  57. Blubb says:
    @UK

    Look, OBVIOUSLY people in the UK can be incredibly indifferent to the suffering of little children, provided these little children are white working class girls.

    They don’t have feelings, they don’t have morals, they have conditioning.

  58. lavoisier says: • Website
    @Anonymous

    I view these people – these shameless cold hearted deliberate desperate invaders, for that’s what they are, they are not ‘victims’ or ‘innocents’ but determined aggressors – as my enemies.

    Well they by and large have not made things better in the West that is for sure.

    The massive push for more refugees to settle in the West coming from predominantly Jewish funded organizations or Jewish controlled media can be dealt with by one simple rule enforced by law: All nations, INCLUDING ISRAEL, would have to take in a proportional share of the refugee problem on an annual basis. Israel, in fact, should be compelled to take in a far greater share given that they have not allowed refugees in their nation in the past and have a lot of catching up to do.

    If such a rule were implemented and enforced, calls for refugee resettlement to the West would die out overnight. Make the Jews live up to the “diversity utopia” they have preached and enforced on the rest of us.

    • Replies: @UK
  59. @UK

    Your idea that the situation in Africa will require a form of censorship to relieve pressure to “do something’ about its insoluble problems has a great deal of merit. I’m generally a “First Amendment absolutist,” but survival is on the line here.

    • Replies: @UK
  60. @Anonymous

    Curtis LeMay and 325 B-29s were even more ruthless in attacking Tokyo in March 1945 (estimated 100,000 dead). But I question whether the West can muster that kind of political will to repel invading “helpless” Africans.

    The strange thing is, if the Africans knew that any attempt to invade Europe meant that they would never see Europe (the Australian approach), I don’t think they’d try.

    I once saw a YouTube video of some Africans who approached a Tunisian fishing boat thinking it was an Italian coastal defense vessel. They proceeded to sink their own boat, thinking that the Italians would rescue them. The Tunisians just watched them drown. I admit the whole scene brought a smile to my face.

    May God bless and keep the Africans . . . far away from us!

    • Replies: @Truth
    , @Anonymous
  61. UK says:
    @lavoisier

    You think that Israel hasn’t taken in refugees? Almost all of their population are refugees or the children of them…amazing how being really hateful can lead to people making comments so obviously the opposite of the truth.

    Israel was founded as a refuge. It was just founded as a non-universal one. You should try and get your facts right before you sound so stupid.

    • Replies: @lavoisier
  62. UK says:
    @Diversity Heretic

    My thinking is that you need an elite who recognise themselves as such, feel ownership of the country and responsible for their people. They will then naturally choose what they do and do not publish based on that fact. It seems to me that somehow Western elites currently feel ownership of the world and responsible for global citizens. You may disagree and allege they have bad intentions, but that is not how people work.

  63. Truth says:
    @Diversity Heretic

    Curtis LeMay and 325 B-29s were even more ruthless in attacking Tokyo in March 1945 (estimated 100,000 dead). But I question whether the West can muster that kind of political will to repel invading “helpless” Africans.

    I think you should grab a Bowie knife and a couple of six shooters and start the revolution in your hometown, P.W. Botha.

  64. @jbwilson24

    “Africa is probably the largest threat to the world’s infrastructure, since no other race on earth is so fond of destroying it as blacks.”

    I can’t think of an African country that’s destroyed one tenth of the infrastructure as the US.

    Names please.

  65. lavoisier says: • Website
    @UK

    You should get your facts right and keep your insults to yourself.

    Israel is a Jewish Supremacist state that discriminates against non-Jews. It is a refuge for Jews and no one else. The non-Jews in its borders are tolerated only. How many non-Jewish Africans are welcomed each year into Israel?

    Jews are in the forefront opening up the West to Third World Immigration.

    Let Israel take in their share of non-Jewish refugees and then perhaps you won’t sound so dishonest and delusional.

    Stop the lies and your hateful supremacist delusions and join the human race.

    You will start to feel better about yourself immediately. .

    • Replies: @UK
  66. @UK

    As a guy born to working class parents in Liverpool, the current tolerance seems to me to be a function of the ceaseless propaganda from Labour. The Us Poor versus Them Rich acceptance will spin 180 degrees when it becomes obvious that they are Rich who will be funding the immigrant Poor.

  67. Anonymous[231] • Disclaimer says:
    @Diversity Heretic

    I never advocated this type of action on contemporary Africans – albeit they are hostile cold blooded invaders and nation thieves.

    No. I merely tried to assert that the actual people of the European nations are not soft headed idiots like today’s political class. My point was that the Englishman of the 1940s was coldly indifferent to the sufferings of German civilians, suffering caused not by them, but the political leaders of the day.

  68. Anonymous[231] • Disclaimer says:

    Warming to the theme, I read a great many books about 18th century British history, and I am fascinated by the tale of the self styled ‘Thief Taker General’ the duplicitous Jonathan Wild.
    Suffice to say that in 18th century England – an era universally considered refined and civilised – men were routinely hanged for trivialities such as stealing silver teapots, rolls of lace, sheep, pocket watches etc etc.

  69. Dumbo says:
    @Anonymous

    So because of one commercial, probably created by Jews, Italy deserves to be “fucked”?

    Americans do this kind of think much more. Just watch any Netflix series, I dare anyone to to find a single one that doesn’t have at least one (even if minor) coal burning slut character.

    Also, I didn’t see as much real-life coal burning in Italy as I’ve seen in Anglo countries. Or France, the kings of race-mixing. (Lots of real-life race-mixing in Quebec too).

  70. Dumbo says:

    Whites are like the Jews on the way to Canaan who could not wait to stop and adore some golden calf, only through Herculean effort can they be brought to an actual understanding of things, and even that does not last long, a generation at most, before they fall into ignorance again. Now their newest idol is multiculturalism and equality.

  71. lavoisier says: • Website
    @UK

    Difficult to breathe when dealing with liars and hypocrites such as yourself.

    Sorry. Did not keep the insults to myself much as I tried.

  72. @Anonymous

    Such as it is.

    The Chinese don’t suffer from “do good” syndrome. They probably see Africa as a vast untamed opportunity. They need living room, for the next billion Chinese. Africa awaits, chock full of exploitable resourses.

  73. @jbwilson24

    Don’t want to live around Pakis or Bantu? You are a racist Nazi.

    Besides, feeding a population that is having 7 babies per woman is a VERY VERY bad idea.

    If that’s the mentality that the west has concerning “helping” then no wonder the west is done for.

    Helping ≠ taking strangers into your own house after you bombed their house. Helping = teaching your neighbor how to build and then maintain their own house.

    Helping ≠ feeding a woman and her 7 babies with substandard imported subsidized chlorinated chicken, which killed off the local chicken industry.
    Helping = teaching the woman to set up a competitive quality chicken industry herself, and teaching her how to manufacture and use birth control, so she won’t have 7 babies.

    When you help the people be capable of creating a decent life in their home country, they will not leave their homes to overrun your own country.

  74. Slimer says:

    When is the Derb gonna write a follow up to his acclaimed pop-sci book on that famous math problem? You know, the one in which he convinces dewy-eyed readers that his place in the world is amongst the greatest of mathematicians and is a central figure in the story of the Riemann Hypothesis. With no published works to his credit, he introduces the reader, in at least one passage, to what’s known as da Derbyshire function, his most notable contribution to the field.

    Let’s hope that if he ever gets over this race business that he treats us to a survey of lesser known results, like the Zermelo-Derbyshire axioms, the Bolzano-Derbyshire Theorem and of course, the all but forgotten Fundamental Theorem of Derbyshire.

  75. Slimer says:

    “Hey everybody, race is real”

    “Hey everybody, look at me. I’m Jon Derbyshire, some guy from England who couldn’t cut it as a professional mathematician so became an amateur mathematician who couldn’t cut it as an amateur mathematician so became a freelance writer for UNZ”

    “Hey everybody, did you know that every bounded Derbyshire has a convergent sub-Derbyshire?

    Well, now you know… ’cause it’s allllllll about the Derbyshire baby.”

    “oh, and be careful around blacks.”

  76. Slimer says:

    HAHAHA. “Hey everybody, give me money so I can buy me n my Chinese wife a McDonalds for dinner.”

  77. Slimer says:
    @UK

    “What is driving the ‘African growth miracle’?

    Margaret McMillan 30 August 2014

    Some argue that growth across Africa is fundamentally a result of rising commodity prices and that if these prices were to collapse, so too would Africa’s growth rates. This column documents substantial shifts in the occupational structure of most African economies between 2000 and 2010 and thus provides a good reason for cautious optimism about the continent’s economic progress.

    Having confirmed that African countries were characterised by very high employment shares in agriculture in 1990, we turn to an investigation of changes in agricultural employment shares. For a sample of 19 African countries, we find that for the period 2000-2010:

    the share of the labour force engaged in agriculture declined by an average of 10.61 percentage points;
    the share of the labour force engaged in manufacturing expanded by an average of 2.15 percentage points;
    and, the share of the labour force engaged in services increased by an average of 8.23 percentage points.

    https://voxeu.org/article/what-driving-african-growth-miracle

    “According to projections from the
    World Data Lab, Africa has now reached a milestone in the fight against poverty. As of March 2019—and for the first time since the start of the SDGs—more Africans are now escaping extreme poverty than are falling (or being born) below the poverty line (Figure 1). The pace of this net poverty reduction is currently very small: only 367 people per day. Nevertheless, by the end of this year, this rate will increase to over 3,000 people per day, resulting in a 1 million-person reduction in total African poverty in 2020.

    If these broad trends continue, by 2030, Africa will reduce the ranks of its extremely poor by 45 million and relative poverty will decline from 33.5 percent today to 24 percent.”

    https://www.brookings.edu/blog/future-development/2019/03/28/poverty-in-africa-is-now-falling-but-not-fast-enough/

    Big challenges for sure but by no means hopeless. Realistically, in 20-30 years there will be 3 or 4 countries in Africa that grow wealthy while some remain stuck in poverty, with most falling somewhere in between. Rwanda, Ethiopia, Senegal and Ghana currently stand the best chance of growing wealthy, while countries like Liberia and Sierra Leone will likely remain impoverished. Nigeria and Kenya might fall somewhere in the middle, similar to Brazil or South Africa today.

    • Replies: @Anonymous
  78. Anonymous[135] • Disclaimer says:
    @Slimer

    Believe that and you’ll believe anything.

    • Agree: unit472
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