Recently in America, the word nationalist has received a negative connotation.
Regularly being associated with racism and white nationalists. Well contrary to popular opinion, I do not associate with the goose-stepping neo-Nazis, and I’m not a racist. Clearly if these people did their research, they’d know that a Catholic like myself would be condemned and hated by neo-Nazis.
Instead, I’m an American Nationalist as an opponent to globalism. Because, we now have the sad reality that you can be one of two things — a nationalist or a globalist
The nationalist wing of American politics gets a bad rap of pushing the ‘us-vs-them’ culture — which has been a proponent of a minuscule sect of the “right”. I put right in quotations, due to the fact that, that sect is run by Richard Spencer who is in fact not a righty, but a leftist in disguise.
Oddly enough, speaking of Richard Spencer, it is the predatory left that presumes to segregate us into two distinct groups: whites and people-of-color. That Cultural Marxism presents white people as a privileged class of bourgeois oppressors and people-of-color as the under-privileged proletariat class of the oppressed.
The ideological divide of the 21st century is emerging as globalism versus nationalism.
Ideological discussions and debates have centered on liberal versus conservative, left versus right for as long as we con remember. No longer is that the case. The ideological divide of the 21st century is emerging as globalism versus nationalism.
As a nationalist, I’m an opponent of the European Union, the World Trade Organization (WTO), the United Nations and the North American Free Trade Agreement. The left, and even many neo-cons, attack us for having no plan for replacement, but in fact they fail to recognize we want NO replacement but instead to tear down the institutions of globalization.
More importantly, I’m a nationalist because globalism has underestimated the collateral damage globalization has inflicted upon workers. They have “placed too much weight on the strategic advantages of trade and dismissed too readily the value that many ordinary citizens still attach to national borders and cultural cohesion.”
Those sentiments and real feelings explain why the impossible happened with the Brexit vote and that Donald Trump, the face of American Nationalism, won the presidency.
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