Matthew Raphael Johnson on Codreanu and the Iron Guard

Matthew Raphael Johnson on Codreanu and the Iron Guard

After many, many requests, Matthew Raphael Johnson has finally done a podcast on the Iron Guard, the political vehicle for the ideas of Corneliu Zelea Codreanu (1899-1938) in interwar Romania. Primarily, it is about the ideology of the movement and its policies during the brief reign of the “Legionary Government” in 1940. https://ia601505.us.archive.org/29/items/TON100416/TON%20100416.mp3 Romania presents special…

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Nationalist Philosophy vs Marxist Deception

Nationalist Philosophy vs Marxist Deception

Dr Matthew Raphael Johnson contrasts the nationalist philosophy of Martin Heidegger with the unnatural oppression that is Marxism. Socialism is not the domain of Marxism and it is not even a very good example of the school. Capital is a revolutionary force and always has been. https://ia801503.us.archive.org/8/items/TON082316/TON%20082316.mp3 Martin Heidegger is not accessible to the average…

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Traditionalism on Trial

Traditionalism on Trial

A trial has been set by a faction of the Autonomous Orthodox Metropolia of the Americas. The defendant is Matthew Raphael Johnson, suddenly deemed too far right for this tiny synod’s image. The promoter of this purge is Bishop Joseph (Royer) of Canada, a new bishop received into the church just two years ago. Up…

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Orthodox Anarcho-Nationalism in the USSR

Orthodox Anarcho-Nationalism in the USSR

St. Valentin Sventsitsky (killed 1928, pictured below) and Andrei of Ufa (killed 1937), were both New Martyrs for Christian Nationalism and Anarchism in the USSR. They come from a long tradition of what can be called “National-Anarchism.” They were unique in Russia in that they were right-wing clergy that saw the revolution as an opportunity;…

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The Jewish Question in Old Russia

The Jewish Question in Old Russia

The Bolshevik empire was forged by Jews on both sides of the Atlantic. Therefore, understanding the history of Russo-Jewish relations is of immense importance in making sense of the 20th century. In this broadcast, TBR’s own Matthew Raphael Johnson speaks with Andrew Carrington Hitchcock on just this question. http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-140803/TS-1097758.mp3 It is almost impossibly to find…

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Was There a Mongol Yoke?

Was There a Mongol Yoke?

TBR Senior researcher Matthew Raphael Johnson again challenges conventional wisdom on the Russian empire. In Russia itself, it is rare to find textbooks or historians who believe that the Mongols occupied Russia in the high middle ages. In the US, that has not even begun to penetrate. http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-140803/TS-1102921.mp3 Initially skeptical, Dr. Johnson was slowly convinced by…

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John Tiffany: Mithridates VI of Pontus

John Tiffany: Mithridates VI of Pontus

John Tiffany, longtime associate, editor and researcher for The Barnes Review, provides an analysis of Mithridates VI, sometimes known as “The Great” who was a warrior against the Roman Senatorial Republic. He was the main opponent of Roman expansion in Greece. http://recordings.talkshoe.com/TC-140803/TS-1101198.mp3 Long before the nation was said to exist, this monarch and general was a…

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