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      In the West, there is a new wave of political correctness at work: it is all about one’s sexual orientation; who has sex with whom, and how. Suddenly, the mass media in London, Paris and New York is greatly concerned about who has the right to change his or her sex, and who does not want to belong to any ‘traditional’ gender bracket.

      Thinking about ‘it’, writing about it, doing it, is considered “progressive”; cutting edge. Entire novels are being commissioned and then subsidized, as far away as in the Asia Pacific. Western organizations and NGOs (so-called “non-government organizations”, but financed by Western régimes), are thriving on the matter.

      These days it is not just LGBT that are in the spotlight, glorified and propagandized; there are all sorts of new types of combinations that many people never even heard about, or imagined could exist.

      Even some Western airlines do not call their passengers “ladies, gentlemen and children”, anymore, in order “not to offend” those who do not want to be any of the above.

      Accept any sexual habit, repeat loudly, many times, that you have done it; then preferably write about it, and you will be lauded as progressive, tolerant, and even “left-wing’.

      This is a discussion which is clearly encouraged, even invented by the Western regime: a safe discussion which is aimed at diverting dialogue from topics such as the fact that even in the West, a great number of people are living in fear and misery, and that the majority of neo-colonies of North America and Europe are once again being totally, shamelessly exploited.

      Talking about poverty and exploitation, about military coups triggered by Washington are rarely spoken about. Such discussions are even being portrayed as old-fashioned, if not regressive.

      Hype is, these days, all about the interaction of penises, of vaginas, or about the lack of such interactions. It is about one’s “identity” and about the right to change one’s gender. What you do with your private parts is much more important than billions of people who are forced to live in filthy slums. Surgery that is aimed at changing one’s gender is more newsworthy than the “regime changes” and consequent destruction of millions of human lives.

      Such focus is totally fragmenting Western societies. It leads to extreme individualism and dark nihilism. What should stay behind closed doors is being brought out to the center of attention.

      Don’t think that it is all a coincidence. It is clearly designed this way. Like the enormous flood of free pornography did not come from out of the blue. The hidden message is clear: watch as much free porn as you can in your free time, watch football, enjoy booze, and put your sexual identity at the very center of your existence.

      Then, define all those who disagree with these sorts of lifestyles as ‘intolerant’, ‘backward’, and even ‘oppressive’.

      Why is all this happening? Why are Western countries so obsessed with “sexual identities”?

      The answer is simple: because those who are obsessed with their own bodies, desires, identities and endless “rights”, have hardly any time left to think about the rest of the world.

      And vice versa: those who are passionately fighting for a better world, building people-oriented societies, sacrificing their own comfort and personal benefits; those individuals often have no time, or very little time, to think about the nuances of their sexuality. For them, sexuality is simply part of their life; often powerful and important, but it is definitely not their center of gravity, not their very essence.

      And precisely this kind of optimistic, unselfish mindset is extremely dangerous for the survival of Western regimes, and the Empire itself.


      I am all for people to have their right to choose how they want to express themselves sexually. As long as it is done discreetly, and without forcing anyone into anything.

      But I am strongly against the so-called sexual identity monopolizing political narrative of entire nations.

      There are much more important issues that Western societies should be concerned with, and obviously are not.

      And the Empire knows it, and precisely for that reason it does everything possible to elevate sex and sexuality into something tremendously important, glorified, as well as untouchable. Terms and definitions then get confused: centering people’s identity around their genitals, gets defined as “their identity”. Their struggle for sexual rights is now being defined as “progressive”, even, bizarrely as left-wing.

      It is, of course, an absolute nonsense. The fight for sexual rights is the fight for sexual rights: it is not right, or left.

      There is absolutely no guarantee that a man who undergoes gender-changing surgery, would gain a deep interest in the US-triggered coup in Bolivia, or in the tremendous torment, inflicted by the West, on the people of Syria or Afghanistan.

      I have discussed this issue, in depth, with my friends and relatives who happen to be professional psychiatrists and psychologists: Jung, who attacked Western imperialism as a clinical disease (pathology), has been criticized and discredited by almost all Western schools. While the self-centered Freud, has been glorified to this very day. He became untouchable in Europe and North America. We are all encourage to see ourselves through his eyes.

      We are supposed to think and analyze the world in a Freudian way. To say “penis” or “vagina”, or to show them, and especially change them, is supposed to send a shiver up our backs, to make us feel heroic, progressive.

      While the Empire murders millions of people worldwide. While British and North American children are suffering from hunger, while NATO is bringing our planet closer and closer to the next huge war which our humanity may not survive, people inhabiting the Empire are encouraged to think, to write and to fight for totally different issues than those that could save our humanity.



      I have to report that, after working in some 160 countries of the world, on all continents, the issues that I am addressing above, are prevalent only in the West. Well, also in countries and territories that have been deeply indoctrinated by the West, like Argentina and Hong Kong, to give just two examples. Which makes one wonder what is really going on?

      I am not talking about people being born gay or lesbian and then getting discriminated against (such discrimination should be, of course, confronted), or forced by brutal family practices (like I witnessed in Samoa) to unwillingly change their sexual identity. I am fully, and determinedly supporting people to have their rights, to practice what they feel like, and to be fully protected by the law.

      I am addressing here this totally wild obsession with the topic. I am talking about forcing people in the UK, US, Canada, Australia and some European countries, to accept as essential a dialogue, which is absolutely irrelevant to more than 99% of the population on our planet. It is not about LGBT anymore. This is now about something absolutely else; about color shades, about nuances, about details: while the entire world is burning; in flames.

      Can we please talk, finally about Hong Kong, Iraq, Bolivia, North Korea?

      And as a writer, as a novelist, I reserve my right to create, to write as I want to! If I want to say,” ladies, gentlemen and children”, you can all stop reading me, but I will write it precisely as I want. You can go and read the latest generation of politically correct scribes. Although you know as well as I do, that you will never find any great literature created by them.

      The Empire makes sure that many essential topics, including those like whether the world should continue to live under the boot of savage capitalism or whether it should be selecting socialism, hardly ever get discussed on the television screens, and on the front pages of the internet.

      Gender changing surgery is now obviously a much more important topic in the U.K. and the U.S., than whether Western imperialism should be stopped, once and forever.

      But remember: We will all burn if we burn. Heterosexuals, homosexuals, trans-gender individuals, even those whose sexual orientation I still do not understand. If there is a Third World War, we will all be fried.

      Therefore, I suggest that we first try to disarm the Empire, stop savage capitalism, give freedom and the right to choose their destiny to all nations of the world, and then… Only then, shall we make sure that we support all the people of countless sexual orientation, that our humanity has.

      But first things first, please!

      Unfortunately, the majority of people do not have the capacity to fight on various fronts, for numerous causes. And they often choose to struggle for the issues that are extremely close to their waist.


      First published by NEO – New Eastern Outlook – a journal of the Russian Academy of Sciences

      Andre Vltchek is a philosopher, novelist, filmmaker and investigative journalist. He has covered wars and conflicts in dozens of countries. Five of his latest books are “China Belt and Road Initiative”,China and Ecological Civilization” with John B. Cobb, Jr., “Revolutionary Optimism, Western Nihilism”, a revolutionary novel “Aurora” and a bestselling work of political non-fiction: “Exposing Lies Of The Empire”. View his other books here. Watch Rwanda Gambit, his groundbreaking documentary about Rwanda and DRCongo and his film/dialogue with Noam Chomsky “On Western Terrorism”. Vltchek presently resides in East Asia and Latin America, and continues to work around the world. He can be reached through his website, his Twitter and his Patreon.

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      1. The political is dead, comrade. Long live the personal! 😀

        But seriously, this kind of stuff is precisely why I left the left. It is no longer a pro-working-class movement; it is now merely an anti-White, anti-male, anti-Christian, anti-‘hetero-normative’ movement. So I bid the left sionara a few years back, and now here I am at Unz.

        • Agree: Kali
        • Thanks: Mulegino1
        • Replies: @animalogic
      2. Kali says:

        Thank you for this tiny drop of sanity in an ocean of madness which, on one side parrots a “progressive” narrative, and on the other a “conservative” one, whilst the subject requires no narrative at all.

        As the world goes to hell in a hand-cart, people (and the media) need to be focusing on the important topics and issues of the day and get over this ridiculous “identity” bs that matters not a jot!

        With love,

      3. aletho says: • Website

        “Left” “Right” have no meaning. Neocons and Progressives are not much different from each other.

        The Left has been thoroughly co-opted and rather than questioning authority it has embraced scientism. Many on the Right have also.

        The Left supports genocidal carbon taxing of the poor. Many on the Right do also.

        The Left supports removal of basic civil liberties and the imposition of totalitarian rule. Many on the Right do also.

        The Left promotes the destruction of national identity and rights. Many on the Right do also.

        The Left supports endless imperial wars on “Islamofascism” etc. Many on the Right do also.

        Today’s political divide could more correctly be globalist, establishment, militarist versus multi-polar nationalism. Economic systems and class relations are not central in this divide.

        We urgently need to embrace enlightenment values as well as respect for traditional cultures. Both are under assault and not just from the Left or Right.

        • Agree: Kali
      4. Dang. I actually agree with Vltchek on this one. Identity politics not only distracts us from the Empire’s crimes but from those of the globalist corporations and banks.

        • Replies: @animalogic
      5. What it boils down to is this:

        Me: I am the Pope.
        Realism Response: You are delusional.
        PC Response: Christianity is a hoax.

        Me: I am a cat.
        Realism Response: You are delusional.
        PC Response: I agree with your concern for the environment and animal well being.

        Me: I am a woman trapped in a man’s body.
        Realism Response: You are delusional.
        PC Response: You are normal.

      6. Amon says:

        Thank you Captain Obvious.

      7. …there are all sorts of new types of combinations that many people never even heard about, or imagined could exist.

        Is there something wrong with that? As a RKN (Road Kill Necrophiliac) I find this article deeply offensive.

        …even in the West, a great number of people are living in fear and misery…

        Indeed! Cry me a river!
        Nobody know the trouble I’ve seen.

        • LOL: Kali
      8. I saw this interesting documentary a while ago. It was about the Irish “Troubles” as they’re called. Leave it to the inferior Irish to call killing people trouble. Anyway, somebody, I don’t even think it was the Protestants, you know, the bad ones, no, I think it was the Catholics, but way later in life, when they’d had a chance to think about things. And they were saying, “Everybody wanted to be American Blacks. That was the thing. Everybody wanted to demonstrate for their rights and feel like they were oppressed just like American Blacks. . . . But the thing was . . . Irish Catholics weren’t American Blacks. Their problems were neither the same nor as bad. For instance, a Protestant on the show goes on to observe, ‘Supposedly the Catholics were oppressed because they had outhouses. Well, I’m a Protestant, and I grew up with an outhouse. What in hell are they talking about?”

        And so, this is what happened, in order from the beginning. In the early 20th century, American blacks were denied some very basic civil rights. Hate them or love them, they were. They demonstrated peacefully and got some actual legislation passed in the 60s that redressed most of these denials of rights. (Alright.Now I know you want to blab on about how negroes are inferior. You probly can’t help yerself. But please. Don’t talk about blacks anymore. Whatever you think of them or their cause, their cause itself is not actually what I’m talking about. I have a much more important thing to talk about.)

        Suddenly, everybody wanted to be blacks. The aforementioned Catholics. Homosexuals. Women. The Handicapped. Ethnics of all kinds (remember Bobby Vinton in the 70s). I knew a Ceylonese guy, rich as Midas, wanted to be an American black.

        This wanting to be black all happened right around the time of the famous Lewis Powell memo. And so the think tanks got stinking. And they realized that turning all the pressure groups into blacks is an excellent idea. Then they can turn the whole freak show into Identity Politics and never have to worry about the masses, as masses, ever again. Because there ain’t no masses no more, massa. Just Identities.

        The irony was that, in the beginning, the blacks weren’t an “Identity” (as I am defining “identity,” as a deliberate ruse invented to destroy meaningful opposition to just about anything). I mean, they are now, very definitely, just one identity among many, but they weren’t in the 50s and 60s. They were just blacks demonstrating for civil rights. They were more like regular Americans agitating against the Vietnam war. Or unions striking. As you can tell by the interesting turn in Martin Luther King’s choice of activities and pronouncements near the end of his life.

        Oh, my god. Alarum bells ringing then. Off the hook. Big time. Oh, no! Blacks and Vietnam protestors and unions can’t all get together and start pressurizing in unison! AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!

        Or else Powell et al are up shit’s crick getting paddled on the pate like gangbusters.

        And so, the word went out–as soon as you got homosexuals being blacks, and then women being blacks, and then whoever being blacks, actual blacks and their actual cause (and, simultaneously, but less obviously, the whole damn working class of whatever race and their little-remembered cause) are just totally subsumed, osmosized, peripheralized, de-fanged, and especially–equalized!

        Yes, what the actual trick was, and it one smart trick as all get out, the trick was, to make the American Black’s cause, which used to stand out as a unique and one-time thing, “equal” to everybody else’s. Even the bad hair cause. Or the fat people cause. Or the absurd drag queen cause. Or the horror movie lovers’ cause (Yes, I once got in bad trouble saying “Horror movies are horrible. Listen to the words.” I was a hater. Of horror movie lovers.)

        It’s a twofer. Blacks de-fanged and equalized and swirled into the rotating vat of Identity Stew. Working class ineradicably eradicated and cubbyholed variously into categories “other”. Job well done, Mr. Powell et al.

        • Agree: Kali, animalogic
      9. Jews lead, goyim follow.

        Good or bad, Jews got Big Think whereas Goyim got Small Think.

        • Replies: @Realist
      10. Crazy Horse says: • Website

        Seems the media and the tragically hip have moved from having their heads up their ass to a little farther north.

      11. @Digital Samizdat

        You threw the baby out with the bath water. If you were a genuine socialist you would know that what this article discusses is the pseudo-left. There is a real Left, even if it is microscopically small….

      12. @Fidelios Automata

        “Identity politics not only distracts us from the Empire’s crimes but from those of the globalist corporations and banks.”
        Exactly. And why does identity politics seem to work so well? Because it targets the very same selfishness, self indulgence, egotism & shallowness that consumerism — the public culture of the entire West & much of the world — targets.
        Thus, one can say that progressives have been complicit with neoliberalism (in more ways than one) for 40 years.

      13. Realist says:
        @Priss Factor

        The Jews know how to control Whites…they know the weakness of Whites…they, on average, are much smarter than Whites. The Jews control the media…most Whites are not good at thinking for themselves. Jews control entertainment…Whites are big on being entertained and believe the entertainment narrative. Many Jews control gambling…Whites love to go to Las Vegas for entertainment and giving their money to Jews…Jews don’t gamble…they bet on sure things like the gullibility of Whites. Jews dominate academia thus taking advantage of impressionable Whites. Jews are way over represented in law thereby allowing them to take advantage of many Whites and others of lower intelligence. In essence many Jews are strong in intelligence and weak in integrity.

        • Replies: @Priss Factor
      14. @Realist

        Jews control entertainment

        For silly whites, it’s entertainment.
        For wily Jews, it’s enter-GAIN-ment.

        • Agree: Realist
      15. anon[329] • Disclaimer says:

        Some people figured out that Bread and Circuses were not enough to keep us distracted from real events so they have us rearrange the deck chairs on the Titanic.

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