October 7, 2013
- Pareto’s insight that political history involves perpetual struggles between elites and counter-elites.
- The necessity of realizing that a far reaching revolution has occurred in the Western world over the past half century: cultural, demographic, generational, socioeconomic, and technological.
- How the cultural radicals of the 1960s and 1970s undertook a long march through established institutions and came to power in the 1990s and 2000s.
- How totalitarian humanism is the ideological superstructure of this revolution, and has replaced older ideologies as a means of legitimizing the empire, state, and plutocracy.
- How revolutions are necessary phases in the evolution of civilization.
- Why anarchists, libertarians, and anti-statists are historically to the left of liberals and socialists.
- Why revolutionary anarchism will be the next phase in Western radicalism, and the need for an anarchist vanguard.
- Libertarian populism as the means of creating a new political majority that will eventually eclipse totalitarian humanism.
- Why the next wave of revolutionaries must succeed where the radicals of the 1960s and 1970s failed: The overthrow of the managerial state, the corporate plutocracy, and the imperialist empire.
- How the anarchist principle of radical decentralization is the only effective means for achieving these goals.
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