Sightings Articles

tsar holler

Russia | Orthodoxy | right-wing | sacralization of politics

Putin's American Comrades and Our Post-Truth Moment

The recent growth of Russian Orthodoxy in Appalachia has roots in the Kremlin's disinformation campaigns

December 10, 2020

Donald Trump | Eric Voegelin | fascism | political religion | sacralization of politics

What Trump's "Lies" Have to Do with (Political) Religion

Reviewers of former FBI director James Comey’s A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies, and Leadership (Flatiron, 2018) have fixed on the second of the three terms in the book’s subtitle. In one widely disseminated quote, Comey compares the flagrant dishonesty...

April 19, 2018

Alain de Benoist | Action Francaise | Charles Maurras | Emilio Gentile | ethnic nationalism | Front National | Guillaume Faye | Jean-Marie Le Pen | Marine Le Pen | Nouvelle Droite | political religion | sacralization of politics

The Front National and the "Religion" of Ethnic Nationalism

The radical right is increasingly mainstream throughout Europe. Sarah de Lange notes how, since the 1990s, radical right-wing parties have joined coalition governments in Austria, Denmark, Estonia, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, and...

April 20, 2017