Erik Von Kuehnelt-Leddihn

Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn (1909-1999) was an Austrian political scientist and journalist. He was the author of a dozen books, among them Leftism Revisited: From de Sade and Marx to Hitler and Pol Pot (Regnery).

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  • The Iron Rod of American 'Liberalism'
    March 18, 2019

    The Iron Rod of American 'Liberalism'

    The process of mislabeling has also affected the term "liberalism." What is called "liberalism" in the United States (and increasingly in Britain) would never be recognized as such in the rest of the world.

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  • Conservative or Rightist? A Personal Confession
    January 1999

    Conservative or Rightist? A Personal Confession

    People who know me realize that in the United States I move largely in conservative circles. I write for conservative publishers and periodicals and lecture largely to conservative audiences.

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  • Foreign Policy and the Popular Will
    June 1998

    Foreign Policy and the Popular Will

    Is the foreign policy of the United States her Achilles' heel and the cause of endless dissatisfaction? Without doubt, if we remember the words of Clausewitz: wars are nothing but the continuation of diplomacy by other means.

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  • Utopias and Ideologies
    December 1988

    Utopias and Ideologies

    People who "think ahead," like Prometheus, have always constructed Utopias which are the outflow of their reflections and ideas—in other words, of their ideologies.

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  • The Iron Rod of American 'Liberalism'
    November 1988

    The Iron Rod of American 'Liberalism'

    The process of mislabeling has also affected the term "liberalism." What is called "liberalism" in the United States (and increasingly in Britain) would never be recognized as such in the rest of the world—neither in Japan,

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  • South Africa—Yesterday and Today
    May 1988

    South Africa—Yesterday and Today

    During 1986, the fury of the left's outrage with human rights in Chile abated globally and was redirected against South Africa. The reasons given were the vestiges of the apartheid system and an alleged absence of democracy.

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  • The Empire At Europe's End
    November 1987

    The Empire At Europe's End

    In the German name for Austria, Osterreich, Reich denotes more than "empire" in the sense of territorial extension; there is also a certain spiritual content.

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  • Trojan Asses
    July 1986

    Trojan Asses

    On April 22, 1950, I published in the London Tablet an article entitled "The American Catholics Revisited," which provoked an avalanche of letters to the editor, wildly protesting against my observations.

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