Tuesday 29 October 2019

Too Old to Hire, To Young to Retire

Here is an excellent segment from the TV program Sunrise on Australia's Channel Seven. But before I put the link up I would like to highlight some of the information that appears during this segment

Number of Unemployed in Australia by Age:

21-24   62,526
25-34 149, 819
35-44 157,952
45-54 168,683
55-64 173,196

What you notice is that as each age group goes up so does the number of unemployed. The reason for that is firstly that young people are encouraged to go to University, so the number of unemployed is hidden. Secondly we see the effects of Globalism, which for Australia started in the 1980's. Thirdly we see the effects of diversity policies, White men are being replaced and not hired.

Time on Unemployment Benefits (Newstart) in Australia

25-30 104 weeks
30-40 132 weeks
40-50 170 weeks
50-60 188 weeks

Too Old to Hire too Young to Retire, Number of Over 45s on Newstart Allowance Skyrockets

Length: 4 minutes 45 seconds

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Monday 28 October 2019

Why the Dissident Right needs E. F. Schumacher: Small is Beautiful

This is the first of three talks from the Second Melbourne Traditionalists Conference that will be uploaded. This talk only has audio, but what an eyeopener!

E.F. Schumacher questioned the idea that big is better. For the Dissident Right the questions asked and the answers that he came up with are very relevant.

Length: 37 minutes

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Why the Dissident Right needs E.F. Schumacher: Small is Beautiful

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Sunday 27 October 2019

Someone Should Do Something About this!

Someone should do something about this, normally means:

Someone ELSE should do something about this!

Why can't you be that someone?

Because if we are to get out of the mess we all find ourselves in then we all need to do better....we all need to do more.

In Communist terms we are the revolutionary class.

In Western terms we are the cavalry.

No one is coming to save us, or those we love or those enslaved by Liberal thinking. Only we can save the people and the things that we love. We are outraged, saddened, disgusted because we see those that we love being destroyed and degraded. Don't despair.

I hear people say Swedens lost, Englands lost, no they are not lost. We have not began to fight and we need to begin. We need to understand what has happened to us, we need to accept that this great injustice has happened. To hate that fact is healthy and normal, but we must face our reality. Being able to have reality is our great strength. Revel in that strength, rejoice in our power.

To look is to see and everyday more people do look and they do see. It is a hard hard road that we are on. But this is the true path, the path that leads to reality. Without reality is to be without truth. Our enemies and they are our enemies, they live without truth. It is horrifiying to look into their lives and nothing but lies. Fight the lies, believe in truth.

That someone is you and I, to win we all need to do more!

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Saturday 26 October 2019

Satellite Cities

Do you remember just over two months ago when I wrote about 11 million Victorians?

In that I said that if that takes place 'It will reach Geelong, Ballarat, Seymour and Warragul making them all suburbs.' In Wednesdays (22 October 2019) Herald-Sun there are a number of articles in an eight page wrap-around that is very excited about a big Victoria. The new idea is satellite cities!

Each ranging in size from 100,000 to 400,000 people, with a distance of between 100 and 250 kilometres from Melbourne. High speed rail, the eternal answer to all our transport problems, is to connect these satellite cities to Melbourne.

Will they connect to each other?

I doubt it as that will cost a lot of money. If the past is any indication, start with big plans, then over spend, then tell everyone that the project is running on time and under budget, then talk up the problems with the unions, then suspend work on the project because of the unions, then spend the next thirty years doing spasmodic work on it all the while talking up how much it cost and how many jobs it created!

This is not a new idea, it's just another of the 'Big Australia' projects that keep getting put forward. In fact it's so prevalent there is even an Australia TV series that sends up the whole idea called 'Utopia'. Here's a short, less than two minutes, example Utopia: Snowy Mountains Scheme.

In theory the idea of decentralising Australia makes sense, 40% of the population live in two cities, Melbourne and Sydney. But top down planning is not the way to go. There needs to be a real reason for people to live where they live. Not a grand plan.

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Thursday 24 October 2019

Democracy is a Lie

Democracy from the Greek 'demos' meaning people + 'kratia' which means rule. In other words it means rule by the people. But we do not rule do we?

We are told that we do not live in a direct democracy, instead we are told that we live in a representative democracy. In such a system we are supposed to be represented in Parliament, not by ourselves but by our representative. Do we still live in a representative democracy when our representative does not represent us?

Because that is currently the reality, politicians represent their ideology not you, nor I, nor the electorate that they are supposed to represent. We know our politicians lie, we know we are not represented, but we still play the game. We still pretend that the system works just as it is described.

I have come to understand that bi-partisanship is a great evil not a great good. It is portrayed as the defusing of an explosive political issue. In reality it is a way to disguise the fact that issues are not being debated. That the big decisions are all made in secret behind closed doors. The more I look at the history of Immigration into Australia the clearer it becomes.

Labor decides to introduce Mass Immigration in 1943
Mass Immigration begins in 1947
The Labor and Liberal Parties decide that Immigration is a bi-partisan issue in the same year 1947

Since 1947 the issue has been a non issue because they know we would never have voted to do this to ourselves. The year might change, the order might change but this is the reality in every Western country. They decided that we would collectively commit suicide, but when you decide to make someone else commit suicide that's not suicide thats murder.

We cannot represent ourselves
We are not represented by 'our' representatives

Democracy is a lie

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Wednesday 23 October 2019

The Nazi Question

To be a Nazi you must have certain beliefs, three very important ones are you must believe in the Jewish World Conspiracy and you must be a German Nationalist as well as believing in Fascism. However you can believe in any of these things and still not be a Nazi. I have meet people who have been called Nazi's who are not, I have meet people who say that they are Nazi's who are not. How is that possible?

Because calling yourself the strongest man in the world doesn't mean it's true!

Some people say that a Nazi is the same thing as a White Nationalist. The problem with that is that there is no such thing as THE White nation. Each ethnic group that is White is a nation, a distinct nation. Many who are against Mass Immigration, Multiculturalism and Diversity look around for something that is against these things. It turns out that only one ideology is explicitly pro-White and that is Nazism.

Surprise, surprise, many people who are not Nazi's start calling themselves Nazi's because they are both pro-White. In reality Nazism is pro-German as it is a slice of German Nationalism. Although you can be a German Nationalist and not be a Nazi. No your not a Nazi simply because you call yourself one.

Mussolini defined Fascism as 'All within the state, nothing outside the state, nothing against the state', which means these people aren't Fascists either. Their concern is quite clearly with the Nation (the people) not with the state (the government).

So these people aren't Nazi's and they are not Fascists, what they are is confused. Seeking the same thing most of us are, answers for how to get out of this mess. Those of us who are on the Right are no stranger to people rejecting what they once believed and joining us. We have always helped these people make a political home among us and that needs to continue. It is a rare person who Traditionalism cannot accept. The only criteria is that they fit in with us, not that we fit in with them. Secondly people do not need to agree with everything we do, we can still be political friends with those who support most or even part of our agenda.

If someone is on my side then I am on theirs, if they are not on my side then I am not on theirs. The time for purity tests is after we have won!

Nazism, Why We Are Not Nazis

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Tuesday 22 October 2019

Sir Robert Menzies - The Melbourne Traditionalists Episode Thirteen

In this episode myself and David Hiscox from XYZ  talk about the Second Melbourne Traditionalists Conference and then about Sir Robert Menzies and his negative influence upon Australia.

Length: 26 minutes

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Episode Thirteen

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Monday 21 October 2019

The Second Melbourne Traditionalists Conference

The Conference happened, but it nearly didn't!

Not due to events but due to a lack of ticket sales. In the first month that tickets were on sale not a single ticket was bought. In the next two weeks 8 tickets, in the end there were 29 attendees. About a quarter were new. I was much happier at the end then in the middle of that process.

The Friday night was cold but not too cold, the Meeting and Greet started off slow and then all of a sudden the room was full. One of the new attendees said he was worried about coming as he wasn't sure what to expect, but he was very glad that he came along. It is the classic problem that we all have with meeting new people, whether an individual or a group, is that we can often imagine the worst. We are very lucky in the people who attend, both friendly and intelligent.

The Saturday was much more of the same weather as the night before. Unfortunately while the Conference was due to start at 10am we didn't get started until 10:30 as quite a few people were late. Now it sounds like the Conference was one problem after another, but apart from ending up 1 hour behind schedule by the end of the day the rest of the day went well. First up we had Mark Richardson from Oz Conservative who spoke about Shelley and the Origins of Liberal Thought. To see such clearly Liberal thinking coming from two centuries ago really highlighted how long this rot has been going on. Then we had a talk on E.F. Shumacher: Small is Beautiful which I must say was quite revealing for me. Here it seems is an economist who Traditionalists need to read and understand. I will be adding him to my reading list.

David Hiscox from XYZ had his talk From ABC to XYZ: Alt-Media in Australia broken in half due to the late start. However it didn't seem to do any harm and it was interesting to hear his thoughts on Alt-Media. He started off talking about his early life and the changes that he has seen and that have influenced him, sadly I was out picking up lunch so I didn't get to hear it. Then we had a Jewish perspective on the JQ from a based Jew. His answer was that the JQ was solvable by Jews going to Israel. Which I agree with. The last talk was my own talk From Class Warfare to White Genocide: The Origins of Cultural Marxism. I was quite pleased with my talk and with the reaction to it.

We finished up with some short presentations, which included a poet selling his books and signing them. Then the chairs were put away and we went to dinner, which like the Meet and Greet and the Conference was a friendly event. Whenever I saw two men together they were talking, no silences, and then they would start talking to someone else. You would think that a Conference would be a stuffy environment, not a bit of it.

Last year was good this year was better!

The First Melbourne Traditionalists Conference

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Wednesday 16 October 2019

Honouring Lost Infants

On the 15th October a memorial service was held at the Melbourne Museum for bereaved families who have lost an infant, as part of an international memorial to honour infants.

'An estimated one in four Australian pregnancies ends in miscarriage each year, while stillbirth, neonatal death, SIDS and other causes claim about 3000 each year' (Herald Sun, Page 7, Wednesday, October 2 2019)

This is being hosted by the Victorian State Government, the same Government that has brought in some of the most extreme abortion laws anywhere in the world. But if you were to point this out they would be shocked and outraged that you could draw such a conclusion. Because for Liberalism the ability to choose is sacred. Choice proves that you are more fully human, that you are progressing towards the Autonomous Individual. Towards the desired state of being.

But to Liberalism a miscarriage or a still birth is a tragedy because there was no choice.

We agree, they are tragedies.

But to Liberalism when a women chooses to have an abortion that is not a tragedy because she has chosen and choices should not have any consequences.

We disagree, that is also a tragedy.

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Tuesday 15 October 2019

Melbourne Traditionalists Episode Twelve

In this episode, Mark Richardson from Oz Conservative and I talk about Arthur Calwell. Australia's fitst Immigration Minister. The man who bizarrely ended British Australia while still being the last mainstream politician to publicly defend the White Australia Policy!

Length: 26 minutes

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Sunday 13 October 2019

A Slave in Victoria

'A Melbourne couple charged with slave labour offences have been committed to stand trial while their alleged victim says he now lives in fear of retribution for reporting them.' (Herald Sun, Page 17, Thursday, September 26, 2019)

This is a story that we keep seeing, but which we once did not. Australia is the only inhabited Continent not to have had slavery. Aboriginals did not practice slavery and when the British came here they used convicts. Although the convicts often referred to themselves as slaves they were not. So who is introducing slavery to Australia?

This time it's Dr. Seyyed Abdolzadeh Farshchi and his wife Naghmeh Mostafaei who have both been committed to stand trial after a 10 day preliminary hearing.

'The alleged slave, who cannot be named for legal reasons, says he was forced to work 98 hour weeks without lunch breaks and for no pay for months, before finally being paid just $10 an hour.'

The minimum hourly rate in Australia is currently $18.93, although this occurred between 2015-2017.

'County Court judge Liz Gaynor was told their trial, yet to have a date set, would require complex legal argument because the relatively new charges had rarely been prosecuted in Victoria.'

Immigration and Multiculturalism just keep enriching us!

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Saturday 12 October 2019

Conference Rapidly Approaching!

With less than a week until the Melbourne Traditionalists Conference and only until 6pm (AEST) on Wednesday 16th to purchase a ticket everything is closing fast!

In the last week ticket sales have been good, now I have to finish my own talk.

If anyone who is attending has any dietry or mobility requirements it's best to let me know via email.

Date: 18 October, Friday 7pm, Meet and Greet
          19 October, Saturday, 10am-5pm Conference
           6pm, Banquest

Venue: Inner suburb of Melbourne

Cost: Concession $75
          Full Price $110
          (everything in Australian Dollars, if you are unsure if you are Concession or Full Price send me can email)

Register: To register and pay for the Conference go to trybooking

Lecture Topics:

1. Shelley and the origins of Liberal thought

2. E.F. Shumacher: Small is Beautiful

3. From ABC to XYZ: Alt-Media in Australia

4. International Banking and You

5. Class Warfare to White Genocide: The origins of Cultural Marxism

What you get for your money? 5 lectures, lunch and banquest, all non-alcoholic drinks and if last year is anything to go by some really great attendees.

If anyone has any questions please send me an email at uponhopeblog(AT)gmail.com 

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Friday 11 October 2019

The Seventy-Ninth Month

This month has seen a big drop in numbers. It seems that people like reading more topical articles and not the political philosophy that I normally write. While I like the bigger numbers and writing the topical ones, I feel like I'm not doing my real job which is trying to find solutions. Or at least to identify the real issues, the deeper issues. 

This last month I have had 3,068 visitors, half what I had the month before. My worst day was the 13th September when I had 21 visitors, my best day was the 17th September when I had 286 visitors. 

September - October
United States
Unknown Region
United Kingdom

United States
United Kingdom
Unknown Region
The Netherlands is the only country that is up.

Russia is basically the same.

The United States, Australia, Unknown Region, Germany, the Ukraine and the United Kingdom are all down.

France and Indonesia are both back in the top 10.

The Philippines and Canada are both out of the top 10.

I have also had visitors from the following countries: Belgium, Norway, Finland, Austria, Switzerland, Italy,  Portugal, Spain, Poland, Czech Republic, Moldova, Latvia, Estonia, Kazakhstan, Israel, U.A.E., India, Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan, Vietnam, Thailand, Singapore, Nigeria, New Zealand, Mexico, Brazil

I look forward to seeing you all again.
Mark Moncrieff

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Thursday 10 October 2019

Robot State

'The robots are coming to serve us ice cream. Australia's first robotic retail store opens today at federation square, where three futuristic attendants will scoop and serve at the Niska ice cream bar.'

'Niska co-founder and CEO Kate Orlova said the company aimed to transform the retail experience in Australia, with the ice cream bar just the first to feature the technology. "There's a huge opportunity to introduce robotics into a retail environment," she said. "Robots can't replace humans, but are good at doing repetitive tasks, such as scooping ice cream." ' (Herald Sun, Page 3, Tuesday September 17, 2019)

700,000 unemployed in Australia and not one level of Government has said 'hey what a minute, is this really such a good idea?'. No not one.

Talking about bad ideas what about this?

'Every Victorian driver's licence has been uploaded to a new national facial recognition database to help police crackdown on identity theft and other crime. The new system, which is being tested ahead of it's use from December, is part of a broader national push to improve identity matching and boost anti-terror security. Victoria is yet to back all the proposed changes - which are subject to federal legislation - until it gets more guarantees about privacy protections.'

The Victorian Governments Special Minister of State Gavin Jennings tells us later in the article.

'the use of the data would be limited to "other Victorian-based government agencies' until the federal government provided assurances about a federal Identity-matching Services Bill currently before parliament. That Bill will eventually pave the way for CCTV images to be matched to a driver's licence and passport photo. The Andrews Government's agreement to use the new database comes after it trialled facial recognition technology when processing solar panel rebates in July. Many users of the smartphone-based system struggled using the software, resulting in condemnation from customers.' (Herald Sun, Page 3, Tuesday September 17, 2019)

Step by step they take away our ancient Common Law liberties and replace them with the slippery slope. Terrorism that they brought here through immigration is the reason they need to keep us under constant surveillance.

'Facial recognition technology could one day be used by commuters to pay for public transport trips in Victoria'

'The technology - used in several Chinese cities - means cameras at railway station gates would identify commuters as they enter and exit, with online accounts linked to their faces automatically charged for their travel.'

'But the state Opposition wants the government to improve the existing myki system, with Victoria falling behind NSW where commuters can now use credit or debit cards to touch on.' Herald Sun, Page 2, Sunday October 6, 2019)

Every where we go and everything we do is now monitored and that monitoring will only increase. The days when we can say that they died for our freedom is closing fast.

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Wednesday 9 October 2019

The Eugenics Age

I was recently reading a magazine and in it were some letters regarding an article that had appeared in the issue before. The letterwriters accused the author of the article of supporting eugenics and I must admit I was surprised by that. But maybe I shouldn't be. It is amazing how unaware many people are.

Eugenics in simple term is using the techniques that breed specialty plants or animals and applying those techniques to humans. In other words to select the traits that we want and to encourage those traits in future generations through breeding. Now most people will tell you that eugenics is something the Nazi's did and that we should not be engaged in anything like that.

However we are currently living in the most eugenic of all ages.

For example, this year three Australian states, Victoria, New South Wales and Western Australia have passed through their Parliaments acts that either encourage abortion up until as close to birth as possible. Or they have passed laws to allow and encourage euthanasia. Laws that already exist in other parts of the world.

Now it is possible to find out if a foetus is deformed or handicapped well before birth. Nearly everywhere doctors encourage women to to abort that foetus. Whether you agree or diagree with this this, this is quite clearly eugenics.

Today women are encouraged to believe that fertility lasts into a women's forties. I even hear Traditional women saying this, that her Grandmother had a large number of children and her last was in her mid-forties. But that child was not her first child. The truth is that the younger a women is the easier it will be for her to conceive and the healthier that baby will be. A 25 year old women is much more fertile than a 35 year old women. A 35 year old women is much more fertile than a 45 year old women. But young mothers are not encouraged, that is eugenics.

Intelligent women, in particular, are encourage to focus on their career, at the expense of love, marriage and children. This means that the most intelligent women are not having children or are having less then they would otherwise, this is eugenics.

Women are not attracted to poor men so they also lose out on love, marriage and children, this is eugenics.

Eugenics is everywhere and we fail to notice it. The human race is being breed in a certain direction and we are lead to believe that it is good because it is the individuals 'choice'. But how free are we to really decide?

We have been given  false choices, but because it is a choice we feel as if we are the ones in charge. When someone tells you eugenics are bad, let them know that we are already living in the age of eugenics.

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Tuesday 8 October 2019

Melbourne Traditionalists Episode Eleven

The second of three weeks in which I talk to Mark Richardson from ozconservative. This week we look at the origins of Liberalism and in doing that we talk about religion and then get back to Liberalism.

Length: 27 minutes

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Saturday 5 October 2019

For My People - A Poetry Review

For our side the Arts can be a hostile place. However it is important that we support those Artists who support us and I use the term Artists in it's broadest term. Nathaniel Lucas is a Poet who has been published in Quadrant and in the sadly defunct site Social Matters. Recently he has published a collection of his poetry For My People which is available from Amazon.

I read through the poems and I liked a few, but when I went back to try and pick my favourites I found I had too many. I didn't like every poem, that's probably a bit much, I have to admit I didn't understand them all. The personal nature of them might be the issue here, but at the same time that is one of the great strengths. You get to experience a journey through the poets life and experiences.

Ernest God Poem

How do they manage a single second
of diminished life without you, provider
protector, enchanter of silences, scrivener
of footsteps, engraver of sleep and fire?

Swooping screens and screaming woofers
promising boundless love or vistas,
at least promising. I'll tell ya, I've never seen him,they say about you when mention

of you can't be put off. It's alright if it worksfor you but don't push it on me, they chuckle,
punching darts as if you aren't buckling
under the weight of every ribbon of smoke

pushing into their indulgent alveoli,
filling smoko with all the desire of the willings.
Don't need that no more, they say, merely,
with breath and life and seconds given freely.

The first two lines take you right into his journey, and maybe yours. Here is new knowledge, new belief and it must be shared, it's spilling out and cannot be hidden. The honesty of the experience really appeals to me.

The Tale of Boomer and Chen

Of all the sights in all the world beheld by men,
The saddest is the boomer with his third wife, Chen.
Why? (you ask) does not love, like hope, spring eternal?
How then do you say that this couple is so infernal?
True, boomers are men, with men's needs to meet
The boomer is not begrudged his unearned treat.
But in his manhood he is half-formed, concupiscent,
complacent, content to live on four house's rent.
To not die alone he obliterates the past, takes a third vow,
boasts of his tolerance and of being of the now.
To appease his Chen and assuage his silent fear
He pulls rank on managerial mates to bring her parent's here.
As he dies, he reassures his kids: I did all I wanted, no regrets.
My curved tv, my yacht, my Schnaaps, my yearly trip to St. Moritz...
His half-orphaned children listen to the will with Chen
and learn their land now belongs to foreign legal kin.
Their hope for help with debt, a proper holiday, or second child,
has passed to Chen, the ruthless and un-beguiled.
The boomer's children make a show of happiness,
and call their infant home on birthdays and Christmas
But Chen is too engrossed in forms, processing fees,
residency requirements and taxes to shoot the breeze.
My sadness and my lesson should now be clear,
Chen's new husband and their cousins are the new rentiers.
to pass on memes children need the same genes,
but property and shares follow different schemes.
So weep for the boomer and his third wife Chen,
it is the saddest sight now known to men.
Now that is powerful stuff!

Sometimes it is the beauty that jumps out of the poem, while I like this entire poem this stanza has a real strength to it.

Prayer for Reality

Had someone else heard my prayers I would have died of shame,
but only you heard them,
             then answered them.

This ending also appealed to me, so Australian

All Factories Close

Advance, advance! The fusilier's
V-day ditties fall on digital
enviro-cities. Mate, give it a rest
we don't mind you taking the piss
but open a froth and enjoy,
Australian-style: nihilism
without the abyss.
So true. I enjoyed this collection with only two minor criticisms. Firstly it seemed to me that some of the poems just end without a reason. I find this is something I have trouble with in my writing sometimes, so maybe I notice it more. Secondly why is the glossary in the back of the book? I know, I know must books have the glossary in the back, but it makes much more sense to put it in after the content page.

As I said at the start I had a hard time choosing two poems to illustrate the collection. So just for completeness I'll list some others I enjoyed.

What you don't hear in Berkeley
Civics, after death
Sweet Sixteen
Getting rich on the interest from five grand
A prayer for reality
The Australian high Medieval synthesis
Ekphrasis on a possible joke (Church-going)
Art as religion
Nathaniel Lucas
Life goes on

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Friday 4 October 2019

Two Weeks Until The Melbourne Traditionalist Conference

Only two weeks to go!

The location of the venue will be announced to Conference attendees the week of the Conference. However it is in the inner suburbs of Melbourne and as good as the last venue.

If anyone who is attending has any dietary or mobility requirements it's best to let me know via email.

Date: 18 October, Friday 7pm, Meet and Greet
          19 October, Saturday, 10am-5pm Conference
          7pm, Banquest

Venue: Inner suburb of Melbourne

Cost: Concession $75
          Full Price $110
          (everything in Australian Dollars, if you are unsure if you are Concession or Full Price send me an email)

Register: To register and pay for the Conference go to trybooking

Lecture Topics:

1. Shelley and the origins of Liberal thought

2. E.F. Shumacher: Small is Beautiful

3. From ABC to XYZ: Alt-Media in Australia

4. International Banking and You

5. Class Warfare to White Genocide: The Origins of Cultural Marxism

What do you get for your money? 5 lectures, lunch and banquet, all non-alcoholic drinks and if last year is anything to go by some really great attendees.

If anyone has any questions please send me an email uponhopeblog(AT)gmail.com

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Thursday 3 October 2019

Outsourcing Tyranny

When I was growing up the Cold War was on and many public issues were talked about in that context. Tyranny and freedom were often talked about subjects, both in public and in private. I heard these conversations on TV and around the kitchen table.

If during that time you had suggested that some people might not be allowed to have a telephone or a television because of their political beliefs, people would have been outraged. They knew that was tyranny. Today people aren't prevented from owning telephones or televisions. People are however denied access to the internet. We live in an age when practically anyone can create content to put on the internet. However not all of that content is allowed, not because it is illegal, but because it is of the wrong political persuasion.

Back in the Cold War people talked about the tyranny of government, it was what the 20th century had brought. Business, unions, churches etc. were not normally talked about in this way, because it was assumed that, then and at all times, government would be more powerful then any of them. So while it was acknowledged that these things could be tyrannical it was not regarded as a major problem.

Today we live in the age of outsourcing, were jobs are done not by the organisation that needs them done but by someone else. Someone who is paid to do a job but not to question why they are doing the job. Not all outsourced jobs are paid for, today most people are against the idea that the government should censor things. So now that job is being done not by government but by business.

Not just censorship, but all political opinion is being restricted by non-government actors, business, unions, churches, etc. We increasingly live in a tyrannical system and most people do not see it at all. Because the government is not directly involved. Instead it denies that this is real, it denies that it has any power to stop or correct it and it uses the courts to enforce the system in which tyranny is outsourced.

The Liberal system has decided that the outcome is more important than the means. Once the means was considered just as very important. It was not simply that things be done, but that they be seen to be done the right way. That is no longer the case.

Only the outcome is important now, and deflecting criticism. Because that way the things that it does can be both secret and done openly. To achieve the outcomes that Liberalism wants Liberals use whatever is at their disposal, government or non-government, it doesn't matter as long as they achieve the outcome that they want.

The freedoms that we are told are ours, that our forefathers fought for is being taken from us, they are outsourcing tyranny!

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Wednesday 2 October 2019

Melbourne Traditionalists Episode Ten

Here is the first of three weeks in which I talk to Mark Richardson from ozconservative. In this episode we talk about how he started his blog and his political origins. As a part of our discussion we also talk about Lawrence Auster and his site View From the Right.

Length: 27 minutes

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