Death of a Fighter – Martin Rojas RIP

Obituary by James Knight, Fairfax, Northern Virginia

I first met Martin Rojas at a semi-secretive anti-immigration meeting in the fall of 2015 outside of Washington D.C. With his Spanish last name (his father was a white Chilean and his mother an American) and the probing questions he was asking, I assumed he was a leftist reporter trying to dox people. I made it a point to keep my distance and was probably a bit rude to him. But Martin was persistent and kept questioning me about my articles (written under a pen name that I also used for my name tag). He finally won me over with his encyclopedic knowledge of pieces I had written years ago. It is always surprising when someone not only reads but remembers your writings. I opened up about a lot of my ideas on race and various figures in our movement. He asked me questions I had never been asked before and forced me to really think about my own ideas and how best to explain them.

Martin stayed in touch over the months that followed and we ended up having lunch several times. With our age difference, he could have been my son. A thought that only occurred to me after he died last week. But what I noticed then was he was asking the same types of questions I had asked over twenty years prior. What can whites do to push back against the anti-white society we live in? Why don’t more of us fight back? What messages will wake more of us up? How can we best contribute to the cause of white resistance?

A young man of about 22 or 23 at the time, he was just exiting a job at a Conservative Inc. type outfit in Washington D.C. Obviously, conservatism offered no answers. But what did? He was reading American Renaissance, VDARECounter Currents and several other outlets read by dissidents. He knew that there was resistance and wondered if he should get involved. I told him that not only should he get involved, but that it is only through young people like him that we have any chance at all.

Martin Rojas (above right) at a “Conservative Intern Workshop” run by the Leadership Institute in March 2015

He took my advice and started working for American Renaissance. Martin was both a “behind the scenes” guy and a good writer. Thanks in part to his efforts, American Renaissance continues to be perhaps the leading voice on the dissident right – certainly in regard to racial matters. But Martin also wrote hundreds of articles over the next seven years under a variety of pen names: Chris Roberts, Hubert Collins, Gilbert Cavanaugh, Benjamin Villaroel, Nathan Doyle and several others. Not only for American Renaissance but for Counter Currents, VDARE, Occidental Observer and many other publications.

The last time I saw Martin in person was in September 2017. He was disillusioned with the alt-right after the Charlottesville fiasco and was looking to take some time off and reassess things. We spoke much less after that. He spent about two years in Argentina and Chile (he was fluent in Spanish) before coming back to the US full time in 2019. Martin resumed his position with American Renaissance and helped rally a resurgent right with his writings, organizing, fund raising and networking. The dissident right in the US is now stronger and larger than it has ever been.

Though I never saw him again, Martin stayed in touch via email. He occasionally sought out articles and always complimented me when I published pieces. One thing I noticed is that he was never in one place for too long – often spending a few months here and there. He died in Atlanta though he also spent much time in West Virginia. He also would take brief sabbaticals from his job to work on side projects. One of these is what I believe is his best article – about the plight of poor whites in West Virginia for the Occidental Observer called “Grace and Grit in Southern West Virginia.” If you read this piece, you will get a good idea of the Martin Rojas I knew.

Martin grew up among working class whites in Minnesota and wrote movingly about the silent sufferings and despair of his people. Or should I say our people. Too many young whites are giving in to despair – often taking the form of drugs and suicide. Of course, no one in the elites will ever offer any help to whites as a group. White Americans have no nation, have mostly lost our religion and are forbidden to have any racial pride. Every single US institution is dedicated to hating white people and causing whites to hate themselves.

Martin Rojas died young but did so much to fight for our people. He had the blood of Europeans – the greatest people who have ever existed – in his veins. His work will live on through his writings and through the behind the scenes work he did to grow the dissident right. He will also live on in the memories of thousands of people whose lives he touched. Rest in peace, Martin.

H&D editor Mark Cotterill adds: I did not of course have the privilege of knowing Martin Rojas personally, since I have been excluded from the USA since 2002 when Martin would have been only nine years old. However, Martin was in touch with H&D earlier this year, offering to translate Spanish-language articles for us, including the work of our new contributor Isabel Peralta. We are shocked by Martin’s early death, but the extraordinary amount of work he packed into his short life should serve as an inspiration to our entire movement.

British Expat Says: “No Matter Bad the U.S. Immigration Disaster, the U.K. Is Worse”

John Derbyshire (above left with Peter Brimelow of VDARE and Sam Dickson) is a expatriate Briton long resident in the USA. This article was first published at VDARE.com

We just got numbers for illegal aliens apprehended on our southern border last month: a tad short of 240,000 . That’s the highest number of migrant encounters recorded in one month ever. It brings total encounters in Fiscal Year 2022 to more than one and a half million.

That’s “encounter,” mind. The actual encounter being tallied there is one between an invader and a Border Patrol officer. Either the invader presents himself to Border Patrol with some plausible claim for entry, or he tried to sneak in avoiding the Patrol but got caught by chance. Some large but unknown number of sneak-ins did not get caught.

The good news is that 42 percent of these encounters were deported—or at any rate, “processed for deportation”—under Title 42, the Trump-era protocol allowing deportation on health grounds that Joe Biden tried to end until he was thwarted by a judge.

The other 58 percent are being processed under Title 8 of current immigration law. That will result in some number of them being deported. How many: fifty percent? a hundred percent? ten percent? I don’t know.

For a clue I have this from Washington Examiner:
“More than 2 million migrants were stopped while attempting to enter the U.S. from Mexico illegally in the calendar year 2021 [not to be confused with fiscal year] … Of the 2 million, roughly 1.1 million were immediately expelled back to Mexico or flown to other countries. Some attempted crossing multiple times, inflating the numbers. But nearly 800,000 were released into the U.S.”
(‘Two million stopped while illegally entering US from Mexico in 2021’, by Anna Giaritelli, January 24, 2022)

As dumb and treasonous as our current immigration policies are, they fairly glow with integrity, efficiency, and patriotism by comparison with Britain’s. I don’t think it’s an exaggeration to say—and I say it in all earnestness—that Britain’s clueless, brainless, worthless government is currently perpetrating the greatest immigration fiasco since Chinese General Wu Sangui opened the gates of China to the Manchus in 1644.

I’ve been reporting to you, most recently on June 3rd, about the swelling numbers of illegal aliens crossing the English Channel from France—more than ten thousand so far this year.

This is the fourth year it’s been happening. The numbers for these four years, to the nearest thousand: 2019—two, 2020—eight, 2021—twenty-nine. Estimates for this year’s total start at fifty; and once again, these are thousands, so that’s fifty thousand.

Essentially none of these invaders get expelled. They plead asylum or refugee status, although that is a priori preposterous: they’re coming most recently from France, where they could also have claimed asylum. They destroy their identity documents so they can’t be deported. The British authorities conscientiously process their bogus asylum claims anyway, putting them up in good hotels while the processing is under way.

For three of those four years the invasion went on with the British government doing nothing at all about it. This, incredible to report, is a government of the Conservative Party; but these are metropolitan progressives led by a Prime Minister who has, all through his political career, been well-known as an enthusiast for multiculturalism.

Then, earlier this year, pressure from voters became too strong to ignore. The government grudgingly agreed to do something about the invasion.

A Rwandan hotel for the poor, oppressed ‘asylum seekers’

What did they do? They cut an agreement with the black African country of Rwanda to take in some of the illegals while their obviously-fake asylum applications were processed. We first heard that 700 illegals would be shipped to Rwanda, to be accommodated in that country’s hotels.

Britain, however, is choc-a-bloc with well-funded groups who favor mass illegal immigration. They got busy lawyering. That 700 was quickly whittled down to 130—which is still a good plane-load.

By the time the first flight to Rwanda was scheduled for Tuesday last week, the 130 had been further whittled down to seven. The pro-illegal activists swung into action on Tuesday, blocking exit routes from the airport detention center and lawyering up a frenzy. By late Tuesday it seemed there was just one illegal left on the plane.

Then some outfit called the European Court of Human Rights issued an injunction to prevent that one illegal being deported. So the flight was cancelled. Number of illegals deported: zero.

Wait: Didn’t the Brits unshackle themselves from Europe? How come they have to obey this ruling by a bunch of Frogs, Krauts, Dagos, and Wops? I have no idea. Nobody in Britain seems to have any idea, either.

While all this was going on, of course several hundred new scofflaws landed in Britain and were escorted to nice hotels.

Did I say “fiasco”? This makes our own Border Tsar—or “Tsarina,” I guess—this makes Kamala Harris look like a strategic mastermind.

As an ex-Brit, in a spirit of nostalgic affection for the old place, I hereby offer my advice to the British government free of charge.

  • Arrest everyone who lands in your country illegally. Confine them in special secure camps, with the right to self-deport at any time. (What, you don’t have those kinds of facilities? Then build them, dammit. When COVID came up the ChiComs built a 1,500-room hospital in five days.)
  • Children should be placed in care facilities with adequate nutrition and basic education. If I remember my Charles Dickens correctly, Britain used to excel at this.
  • You are welcome to my suggestion that you restore the excellent former system of hulks: surplus ships fitted out with secure cells, like those used to handle the overflow from Britain’s prisons in the 18th and 19th centuries. Hulks have the advantage that they can be moored well offshore, so they don’t cause offense to the pleasant British landscape the way on-shore camps would. They also spare the hassle of getting land rights and so on. Hulks: what’s not to like?
  • The tens of thousands of illegal aliens already in Britain as a result of these past four years of inaction need to be rounded up and incarcerated as above.

The easy way to do this is to rescind any rights they have been given to work in your country. To avoid them working illegally, establish an E-verify system based on National Insurance Number (that’s the British equivalent of a Social Security Number), with brutal penalties for employers who hire without checking.

That should take care of the problem.

No, no, no need to thank me. You’re welcome!

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John Derbyshire writes an incredible amount on all sorts of subjects for all kinds of outlets. (This no longer includes National Review, whose editors had some kind of tantrum and fired him.) He is the author of We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism and several other books. He has had two books published by VDARE.com com: FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT (also available in Kindle) and FROM THE DISSIDENT RIGHT II: ESSAYS 2013.

For years he’s been podcasting at Radio Derb, now available at VDARE.com for no charge. His writings are archived at JohnDerbyshire.com.

Full acknowledgements to VDARE and John Derbyshire for letting us reprint the article:

VDARE.com news – America’s Immigration Voice.
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Editor’s note:
John Derbyshire was born in Northampton, in the south Midlands, in June 1945. He attended the Northampton School for Boys and graduated from University College London, where he studied mathematics. He emigrated to the USA in the 1960s. Before turning to writing full-time, he worked on Wall Street as a computer programmer. John worked as a writer at National Review until he was terminated in 2012 because of an alleged “racist” article published in Taki’s Magazine.
He then moved on to work for Vdare, where he could write more freely.

In 1996 he wrote the novel Seeing Calvin Coolidge in a Dream which was a New York Times “Notable Book of the Year”. His 2004 non-fiction book Prime Obsession won the Mathematical Association of America’s inaugural Euler Book Prize. A political book, We Are Doomed: Reclaiming Conservative Pessimism, was released in September 2009.

I met John over 25 years ago at an American Renaissance Conference in Northern Virginia, and recently sent sent him a copy of Heritage and Destiny magazine.

Karl Hand (1950-2022)

Sadly we were informed last week by one of our American subscribers, that Karl Hand passed away the previous month after a stroke, and it looks like the Racial Nationalist Party of America (RNPA) and their bi-monthly magazine White Voice will pass with him, as there was no successor.

The RNPA was a White nationalist group based in Lockport, New York State, founded in 1998 by Karl. The RNPA was also a part of the Aryan Nationalist Alliance.

They sponsored the annual “White Christmas Drive”, along with Aryan Syndicate and Blood and Iron. As well as publishing their newsletter White Voice, the RNPA also published a whole host of leaflets and other propaganda material. They also co-hosted the “White Lives Matter” successful rally in Cazenovia Park, South Buffalo, in July 2016.

Karl had lived for the past 25 years or so in Lockport, which is both a city and a metropolitan area in Niagara County, New York State, just to the east of the Canadian border. In the early 1970s, he was a member of the National Socialist White People’s Party (NSWPP).

Karl was also a former leader of National Socialist Liberation Front (NSLF) which broke away from the NSWPP in 1974, and a former National Director of Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, which was then led by David Duke, and after that by Don Black.

The following epitaph was composed by Karl’s colleagues in the RNPA.

An Epitaph to our beloved and intrepid leader, Karl Hand – 1950-2022

Karl Hand “spoke truth to power” like no one else in Patriot Space. His confrontation of the elite ‘powers that be’ was constant and never-ending. Karl espoused and personified the mindset and conviction that resistance is NOT futile, and can and must be boldly applied by every able-bodied Nationalist patriot in the world! Karl insisted that his organization would organize and fight back, effectively and relentlessly! Karl’s correspondences rejected the notion that “Everything stinks and there’s nothing we can do about it”, which sadly has been advanced by many voices in the American Patriot scene. Instead, he cultivated a base of permanent and successful resistance to tyranny, preferring to perform humble but effective projects against the tyrant rather than cursing circumstances! Karl’s untimely death is merely a brief interruption of a lifetime’s work that will blossom into a world-changing revolutionary movement.

Karl was one of the most courageous and fearless men alive on earth. Many hundreds of folks in Karl’s patriot circles would agree and could cite a multitude of examples where Karl confronted powerful enemies, against all the odds, and never flinched. Karl was undefeated in his battles! He sustained an occasional setback, a temporary tactical reversal, but NEVER a strategic failure! There’s a common saying in American military circles that asserts, “Never jump in a foxhole with a man braver than yourself.” Karl personified this type of courage and bravery, inducing men of lesser mettle and conviction to melt away from his side through the years!

Karl trained his polemical guns on the billion- and trillionaire Elites of our time. These richest and most powerful men who have ever lived now decide what is and is not acceptable speech, what is taboo and what is protected, and have all the speed-of-light technology that money can buy to help them enforce their codes. Karl Hand opposed them, with amazing effectiveness and with only the most rudimentary of available resources. One stubborn man in a one-bedroom apartment sent shivers up the spines of elite men whose wealth would make the most splendid medieval despot green with envy.

These unimaginably rich and powerful elites of our time have erected a system of punishments the most diabolical and fearsome in human history. Karl Hand has stood athwart the designs of these elites and dared to defy them!

Prolific Karl published his political newsletter, rain or shine, six times a year for nearly 25 years. He never missed an issue except for brief periods with illnesses, establishing a copyright for his organization, and tactical field work. Ten- and fifteen-year-old copies of his newsletter still circulate among the North American incarcerated population, and many consider Karl’s publications to be the finest patriot information available anywhere. Karl delivered hundreds of one-page political and polemical commentaries to subscribers and supporters. He performed an admirable annual White Christmas Drive where Santa Karl distributed gifts and toys and food to locals in the greater Buffalo NY area. His efforts enriched the lives of hundreds of less fortunate souls in the NW New York region who had the misfortune of being of European lineage when people of such stock are officially regarded as evil, non-persons by the Elite Powers That Be. And books! Karl kept a stock of hundreds of them, all focusing on the conflict between free Americans and Europeans and the evil Elites who enslave them. Sales were perpetually brisk!

Many leaders of patriot and Nationalist organizations are bombastic and arrogant, self-serving over all. Karl was none of these things, and he took great pride in “going his own way” and pursuing a stridently independent path to gaining followers and success by accepting EVERY patriot as a capable combatant, regardless of social status. Karl’s humility was legendary! He was constantly directing credit to fellow patriots and Nationalists while avoiding self-adulation. In this sense Mr. Hand was extremely rare – a Leader with humility, inviting men and women of the most diverse gifts and talents to join him in his defiance of the Elite Powers That Be. Thus Karl had the most loyal of adherents – he RECOGNIZED the talents and achievements of those who assisted him, and would NEVER browbeat a colleague or supporter over a trivial difference in point-of-view or ideology. Again, an extremely rare natural leader, ever humble to the end.

Two “pet peeves” of Karl were the “Cult of Personality” and nostalgic longing for Nationalist movements over eighty years old that today are profoundly obsolete. Speaking of the Cult of Personality, we quote Karl: “We put too much emphasis on personality and not enough on tenacity and hard work. This is and cannot be a one-man movement, it takes a team dedicated to a common and lasting goal.” And regarding Nationalist nostalgia, Karl insisted stridently that longing for long-ago Nationalist movements, especially the unsuccessful ones relegated to history books, is both self-defeating and time wasting. These sentiments put Karl at odds with large numbers of co-patriots.

Karl was one of the most contented and happy men the patriot scene has ever known. Why shouldn’t he be so? He was the leader of an extremely successful patriot and social group, he had thousands of fans and adherents, and good people RESPONDED to his approach to life and his avocation. Karl didn’t care one whit about spartan living quarters and a beat-up old car. He was making a difference!

Karl ministered to the forgotten prisoner population of North America and is revered as a father-figure by thousands of European-stock men locked up in our nation’s cruel and de-humanizing penitentiaries and jails. Just have a look at any of the hundreds of newsletters Karl distributed over the past three decades. Every issue has multiple letters from prisoners, former prisoners and struggling lower-caste men, announcing adulation and reverence for Karl, the great and wise adviser. Karl reminded readers constantly that most young, White prisoners in America – and indeed most male prisoners of every race and background – are victims of the elimination of the former, America-first system of manufacture. Put simply, there are fifty million fewer well-paying manufacturing jobs in America than there were in 1970, and that young American men are paying for this travesty by being economically poor, unable to support a family, having no future, and succumbing to despair. Karl gave a voice and hope to these forgotten men!

His principled stands on “controversial” and “divisive” topics of the day, especially those dealing with relationships between individuals and groups of people, are utterly taboo today, but would have been completely acceptable in every Western country 100 years ago. European men of the year 1900 might have even found Karl’s convictions to be excessively lenient!

Karl had fast friends on five continents, a dozen countries all over the world, and crossing all spectra of human experience. All patriots like himself, all taking a stand against the soul-crushing and suffocating speech codes, “Political correctness” strictures, where passion has been banned by our elites and replaced by mindless pursuits, drugs and alcohol, pornography and all manner of banal and time-wasting “pastimes” to distract good men from the evil that attacks them!

In some future generation, it is absolutely certain that the social and political boundaries of today will be utterly destroyed and replaced by new ones, and that the elites of today, both groupwise and as individuals, will be comprehensively dis-powered and discredited. Both Karl’s viewpoints on the modern world, and his tireless efforts to advance these views, will be vindicated. Karl is a true hero of the modern world and will be regarded as such by future generations.

Karl’s place in history will be among those who truly and successfully defied the Elite Powers That Be and engineered an organization that ultimately triumphed over its enemies!

Karl Hand will be SORELY missed. The grieving has just begun. But his seedlings will blossom and grow into mighty oaks, and Karl’s followers and fellow travellers won’t let him down. Karl’s Movement will expand and grow and conquer, irresistibly!

  • Composed by multiple members of RNPA Staff

H&D’s Peter Rushton interviewed on ‘The Political Cesspool’

Political Cesspool host James Edwards (above right) with Dr David Duke

On Saturday night H&D‘s assistant editor Peter Rushton was interviewed by James Edwards and Keith Alexander for their excellent radio show The Political Cesspool. This show has been running since 2004 and previous guests have included presidential candidate and syndicated columnist Pat Buchanan; political philosopher and former Croatian diplomat Tom Sunic; and American Renaissance founder Jared Taylor.

Saturday’s show also featured Canadian free speech campaigner Paul Fromm, a longstanding friend of H&D, and French Canadian journalist Rémi Tremblay.

The Political Cesspool is devoting its broadcasts this month to a “March Around the World!” season featuring international guests. The season opened on March 7th with another two old friends of H&D – barrister Adrian Davies and retired Australian law professor Drew Fraser.

Paul Fromm (above right) with Lady Michèle Renouf

H&D joins the Nationalist 100 Club!

Mark Cotterill reports as Heritage and Destiny reaches its first centenary edition.

Heritage and Destiny has now joined the very exclusive group (known as the 100 Club) of UK nationalist publications that has made it to issue 100 – which no doubt will upset many of the loons who post on the nutzi online forums who said we would never reach issue 50, let alone 100!

We join the esteemed ranks of Spearhead (438), New Frontier/British Nationalist (207), The Flag (147), Voice of Freedom/Freedom (143), NF News (126), and Identity (103), all of whom published over 100 issues, but are sadly no longer with us.

Then there is League Sentinel – published by the League of St George, which recently published issue 124, and of course Candour – published by the AK Chesterton Trust, which is still going after over 60 years and has just published issue 873! If I have missed any out, a thousand apologies, as my good friend Mustafa would say after he had skipped his round!

Our very first issue was published way back in the summer of 1999 as “The Newsletter of the American Friends of the BNP” (AF-BNP). It was only eight pages, but it was a start of better things to come.

Issue 1 included: My editorial, introducing Heritage & Destiny, and The American Friends of the BNP; an article written by me from The Spotlight newspaper on the British National Party; a report on a recent Council of Conservative Citizens Conference; a CD Review: Blue Ridge Kind of Love, by Jim Houck & Friends, a book review: My Awakening by David Duke and an obituary for Pauline Louise Mackey, in fact many of the same features that still appear today, in this issue 100.

(above left to right) Carl Knittle and Carl Clifford, two of the original H&D team, with Ken Schmidt, Ed (‘Fisheye’) Cassidy, and Dr Sam Francis at a Council of Conservative Citizens event in northern Virginia, 2000.

The H&D “team” for issues 1 to 4 consisted of just myself and Carl Knittle and was produced in a very basic format (cut and paste!) in the basement of Carl’s home in Ashburn, in northern Virginia.

By issue 5 we had recruited another expatriate “Brit” – Carl Clifford – to the H&D team. Carl transformed the magazine using desk top publishing – PageMaker. Also joining the “team” for issue 5 was long-standing American national socialist Martin Kerr – which meant we were now four strong (two Brits and two Yanks).

The magazine was now twenty pages and was being produced from my apartment in Falls Church, Virginia – which doubled up as the AF-BNP HQ. We also had a website (thanks to Carl Clifford) and we were holding regular meetings and even demonstrations in the Washington DC area. It was all go!

Strangely many years later Carl Clifford’s wife Stephanie ran (unsuccessfully) a couple of times in Democratic Party primaries for the Virginia state senate. As my old mate John Ross would say, “they would never believe us back home!”

Carl Knittle speaking alongside H&D assistant editor Martin Kerr, Jeff Anderson, and Nick Griffin at an AF-BNP meeting in Arlington, Virginia, in 2001.

The final American issue – number 9 – was published in the summer of 2001, shortly before the Federals (on the instructions of the SPLC) closed the AF-BNP down. I would have liked to have reached issue 10 stateside, but oh well, that’s life, I guess.

The American government (INS) issued me with a ten-year exclusion order the following summer and I finally vacated “the land of the free and home of the brave” on November 3rd 2002 and returned to ‘good Olde Blighty’ (Blackburn in East Lancashire to be exact).

It would be another six months before H&D was finally resurrected on this side of the pond, with the help of Peter Rushton, who volunteered to help me start it up again (and has been with us ever since), and with Martin Kerr and Carl Knittle looking after the American side. In February 2003 (I think!) we published issue 10 – dated winter 2003.

We managed quite easily to open up a UK H&D bank account (which would be a lot harder to do now) as well as a Blackburn PO Box for our main postal address. We also had a new PO Box address in Ashburn, Virginia, as our American address that was run by Carl Knittle.

Issue 10 included articles: No One Likes Us (the English): But We Don’t Care! – by Stephen Davies; The Columbians: Founding Fathers of American White Nationalism – Part I of what was to become a 8 part history of the American movement by Martin Kerr; Tolkien: Ring-bearer for racial nationalism, by Paul Comben; A Movie Review: Lord of the Rings – Part I, The Fellowship of the Ring, reviewed by Martin Kerr; A CD Review: Ballads for the New Britain, a Red White & Blue compilation, reviewed by Jamie Richards. And three book reviews – Imperium, (2nd edition with foreword by Mark Weber), reviewed by Martin Kerr; Race, Genetics and Society: Glayde Whitney on the Scientific and Social Policy Implications of Racial Differences, reviewed by me; and Old Thunder: A Life of Hilaire Belloc, by Joe Pearce, reviewed by Paul Francis.

Like Peter Rushton, I had been purged from the Griffin BNP, so H&D became an independent racial-nationalist magazine. We were, as our masthead proclaimed, “The Radical Voice of British Nationalism”. It took Peter and myself a couple of issues to find our feet, but from 2004 onwards we just never really looked back.

From issue 14, H&D became “The Radical Voice of White Nationalism”. This reflected both the magazine’s growing readership overseas and our commitment to White nationalism. The Union Jack flag on the masthead was replaced by the Teutonic Knight carrying the Celtic Cross flag instead.
However, the Celtic Cross only lasted five issues, and was replaced in issue 18, by the Teutonic Knight carrying a “3 Lions” (or Leopards if you wish) flag. This reflected the magazine’s support for the England First Party, for which I would be elected a Borough Councillor in Blackburn just over a year later.

The slogan on the masthead also changed yet again (for the final time!) to “Stand Men of the West – today is the day we fight”. I felt this slogan (from The Lord of the Rings movie) best summed up – in a one-liner – what we are all about.

Issue 20 included articles: America the Big Lie – by Walter Mueller; Time to get back to the streets – by Eddy Morrison; An Obituary to Dr. Samuel Francis – by me. A movie review: The Alamo (2004) – by me. And book review: Tom Sunic’s Against Democracy and Equality, the European New Right reviewed by Peter Rushton.

The magazine increased to twenty-four pages from issue 22 (the John Tyndall obituary issue). And issue 29 was the last to feature the Teutonic Knight on the masthead. From issue 30 the masthead had instead a more professional looking three lions/leopards oblong banner, which we have kept to this day.

Issue 23 (Jan-March 2006) was the last time we used the Ashburn, Virginia PO Box as our American address, as Carl Knittle who had looked after the H&D correspondence stateside up until then was moving out of state. From issue 24 (April-June 2006) we had a new address in Falls Church, Virginia, only a few miles from the original AF-BNP PO Box, which had also been in Falls Church. Our American assistant editor Martin Kerr took over the running of things stateside.

Issue 30 included articles: Manfred Roeder arrested at Heathrow and excluded from UK; and 40 Years of the National Front, Part I – both by Peter Rushton. Book Review: Shots Fired – Dr Sam Francis on America’s Culture War, reviewed by Ian Freeman. Movie Review: Ghosts of Cité Soleil – reviewed by me. And a DVD Review: The BNP Chronicles, Vol. 5: Tomorrow Belongs to Us, reviewed by David Ryan.

Issue 38 (Oct-Dec 2009) was the last time that we used a UK PO/BCM box as our contact address. From issue 39 (to this day) we have used a real address – H&D Towers in Preston, Lancashire. Contrary to what many keyboard/internet nationalists may say/think about using a real address, H&D Towers has never been attacked (yet!) by Reds/Jews/Immigrants, although to be fair we have been attacked (twice) by local drug dealers, but such is life on a former Preston council estate!

Issue 40 included articles: Suez 1956: A Tale of Collusion & Zionism – by Ronald Rickcord; American Renaissance Conference Proceeds Despite Far Left Threats, by Jared Taylor. Book reviews: Defence of the Realm: History of MI5 reviewed by Peter Rushton and The British Free Corps, reviewed by Martin Kerr; and movie review: The Firm, reviewed by me.

In October 2010 H&D held its first John Tyndall Memorial Meeting (JTMM), in Preston, having taken over the event from Ricky Fawcus. A report of the meeting was published in issue 43. This was the 5th annual JTMM and H&D would go on to host another seven meetings in Preston, with attendances ranging from just under 50 to just over 130. The final JTMM hosted by H&D (the 12th) was held in October 2017 and featured on an ITV Exposure programme! A report of this meeting was published in issue 81.

We hope to be able to hold another JTMM sometime in the near future, maybe even later this year, but that of course depends on the Covid lockdown situation, and if we can even legally hold large indoor meetings ever again.

From issue 49, the magazine changed from a quarterly to a bi-monthly and has remained so to this day. To be honest with such a lot of hard-copy movement publications folding during the previous ten years, it was a bit of a gamble turning H&D into a bi-monthly in 2012. But we hung in there and are still publishing today!

Issue 50 was a bit of a milestone itself, and included articles: English Identity in an Olympic Jubilee Year, by Peter Rushton; Gigolo Cops and Neurotic Transfer by Simon Sheppard; The Mullin Family – by Harry Mullin; Movie Review – Wrath of the Titans, reviewed by me. And CD review – Killing Joke’s MMXII, reviewed by Ian Webb.

Issue 58 (Jan/Feb 2014) was the last time we used the Falls Church, Virginia, PO Box as our American address, as we were experiencing a number of problems with the local post office. From issue 59 (March/April 2014) we had a new address in Silver Spring, Maryland, and the running of things stateside was taken over by former AF-BNP member Sidney Secular, who to this day remains H&D‘s top distributor stateside.

Issue 60 included articles: Nationalism in Europe 2014, and BNP in the Last Chance Saloon: 2014 Local Elections – both by Peter Rushton; Ukraine Crisis: a new perspective – by Ivan Winters. Book Reviews: Franco’s International Brigades – reviewed by Adrian Davies; and Rangers FC – We Don’t Do Walking Away – The Incredible Inside Story – reviewed by Gil Caldwell.

Issue 70 included articles: The original British National Party and its secret MP by Peter Rushton; Cuba Revisited, by David Astin; Horst Mahler – Victim of Democratic Tyranny – by Richard Edmonds and Lady Michèle Renouf; Rhodesian Prime Minister Ian Smith, The Debunking of a Myth: Part III – by Stephen Goodson; and Book Review: Black Nazis II!, reviewed by Gordon Stridiron.

From issue 70, January/February 2016, we inserted an extra sheet of A4 (a Subscribers’ Update, carrying internal news and small ads on one side and bigger adverts on the reverse) giving us in fact 26 pages. This has proved very popular with most subscribers, so we have kept this format ever since.

Issue 74 (Sept/Oct 2016) was the last time we used an American address. To be honest although it was nice (and quite impressive!) to be able to have H&D addresses both sides of the pond, it was just not cost effective anymore. The vast majority of American subscribers were now paying online, and those who could not did not seem to mind posting their checks to our UK address, so reluctantly we closed down our Silver Spring, Maryland address.

From issue 78 (May-June 2017) Martin Kerr stepped down as one of H&D‘s two assistant editors (the other being Peter Rushton who is still going strong!). Since the death of Matt Koehl in October 2014, Martin had been playing a much more active role in New Order, eventually taking over as the group’s Chief of Staff. He just did not have the time to do both. Martin remains a staunch friend and supporter of H&D as well as being one of our main distributors in the USA.

Issue 80 included articles: White Sharia, by Simon Sheppard; The Infantilization of Modern Man – by Richard Duchesne; and Carl Klang and his music – by Eddy Morrison. Book Reviews: The Racial Loyalist Manifesto, reviewed by Martin Kerr; and Mark Collett’s The Fall of Western Man – reviewed by Peter Rushton.

Issue 90 included: A Spectre Haunting Europe, nationalist and populist parties on the march – by Peter Rushton; The Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms at the British Library – by Tony Paulsen. A double Book Review: After the Reich: From the Fall of Vienna to the Berlin Airlift, and Orderly and Humane: The Expulsion of the Germans after the Second World War – both reviewed by Ian Freeman. A Movie Review: Outlaw King – reviewed by me. And Old Poet’s Corner: The Crown in the Thorns – by Eddy Morrison.

Issue 92 (Sept-Oct 2019), was our twentieth anniversary issue, which was quite a feat in itself. However, I’m pleased we have got at long last to issue 100. As they say anything after that is just a bonus!

It’s frequently pointed out to me by many social-media nationalists (most of whom don’t even subscribe to H&D as they find £28 too hard to part with) that it would be much cheaper and much easier if we were to go completely online. Dump the hard-copy, with the envelopes and stamps into the history dustbin, like most of 21st century nationalism has already done – they cry.

Even most websites seem old-fashioned and out of date, to this new breed of revolutionaries. They tell me that H&D should be blogging, and tweeting (I admit we do tweet a bit!), but most of all carry on the fight for Race and Nation, via Facebook, as that’s where the real battle is! Be it on smart phones, tablets and/or other assorted “devices”, that’s how we will win our country back – they tell me!

However, I must beg to disagree. They are welcome to carry on their heroic crusade online, and I’m sure it must do some good for the cause (I think?), but there are whole groups of our people out there who do not go on Facebook, Twitter, Telegram, Instagram and TikTok, or even have internet access. Many do not even bother to go on the internet, they don’t have smart phones, tablets or even laptops, either by choice or because of their individual life situations.

A wide range of speakers at the 2013 John Tyndall Memorial. (left to right) Mark Cotterill, meeting organiser and editor of Heritage and Destiny; Dr Jim Lewthwaite; Stephen Goodson; Richard Edmonds; Andrew Brons MEP; Keith Axon; Peter Rushton.

And these are not just elderly people (although to be fair they do make up a sizeable part of the non-internet crowd). There are also an admirable minority among the under-60s who have made a deliberate and calculated decision to remove these machines (including TVs) from their lives forever. I spoke with one of these guys a while back in Devon and he told me that it was amazing, living with no internet and just having a phone that you can talk through! He explained it like it was as if you had left the big city, full of mental smog and you’re out in the clear, fresh air again and you can actually think that much more clearly.

Oh, if only I wasn’t the editor of the H&D, and if I didn’t have to do what comes with the job, I’d like to join my Devon comrade in his world – well maybe for a few hours anyway!

The social-media nationalist crowd don’t seem to understand that someday – maybe pretty soon with the way things are going (i.e. with Covid 19) – we are going to lose the internet. Boris and his Indian friends will just turn it off, and there’s little or nothing we can do about it. When that happens, since we lack the courage to physically oppose them, we will have to take the old photocopy machines out of the garage, dust them off, and rush downtown to stock up on paper, ink, envelopes and stamps again.

H&D editor Mark Cotterill (above centre) was elected to Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council in 2006: seen here on the campaign trail with activists Les Andrews and Peter Rushton

I remember speaking to a group of youngsters from National Action after a JTMM and telling them this was going to happen, sooner rather than later, and the sheer look of horror in their faces said it all. I explained to them, that I was not sure at the time how this would happen, but one of these days we are no longer going to have access to the internet.

It may come via some diktat from Downing Street or Thames House, that just begins with the arrests and jailing of bloggers and social-media posters for simple dissent (as recently happened in Australia), or because the balloon will at least partially go up and internet service will go down, or be interrupted by civil disorder, economic collapse or cyber-attack.

Hard-copy publications like H&D where our people are actually required to sit down and read a block of text for content, which few people born after 1980 and almost no one born after 2000 or so can do, are also still necessary because actual literacy, as opposed to looking at images on an electric screen, is a vital skill that White people must re-acquire and preserve in the dark days to come.

H&D begins the road to issue 200 with the March-April 2021 Issue 101!

That is why hard-copy publications like H&D, must keep going, for as long as possible. But can we keep going as a hard-copy magazine – perhaps for another twenty years? Well the odds are against us, but who knows what the future may bring?

Back in 2012, I wrote in my editorial for issue 50, that we should not forget the publishers of the first Heritage & Destiny magazine – Richard Lawson and Steve Brady – who way back in 1980 launched the first issue of H&D mark I. For without them we would not have had the inspiration to start up H&D mark II. Sadly, they only published six issues, but their articles were of the highest quality. They were men ahead of their time. We follow in their footsteps and keep the torch of nationalism burning.

Footnote: All back issues of H&D are still available for £4.00 each or any six issues for £20.00 (including p&p – UK only – for overseas rates please ask) although be warned we have fewer than ten copies of many of the early issues left now.

Tom Metzger 1938-2020

H&D regrets to confirm the death of Tom Metzger, one of the most influential White Nationalist leaders of the late 20th century, who died in Hemet, California on November 4th, aged 82.

Metzger was born in Indiana but settled in California in 1964 after three years in the US Army. He first became politically involved while working in the electronics industry in southern California, where the radically anti-communist John Birch Society was very active.

After moving to Fallbrook, near San Diego, Metzger campaigned for pro-White presidential candidate George Wallace at the 1968 presidential election. This proved a valuable training ground for a generation of White Nationalist activists, including Dr William Pierce and Willis Carto. Wallace polled 13.5% nationwide, including 487,000 votes (6.7%) in California.

In the 1970s version of Ku Klux Klan led by David Duke, Metzger became Grand Dragon for California, where he organised a “border watch” to capture illegal Mexican immigrants.

A California-based Klan split in 1980 led by Metzger evolved into White Aryan Resistance in 1983. Led by Metzger and with headquarters in Indiana, WAR became notorious as a movement of radical White Nationalist skinheads.

Tom Metzger (above left) with his son John during his closing argument at the Portland trial

In November 1988 three skinheads allegedly loosely associated with WAR murdered an Ethiopian immigrant in Portland, Oregon. The “anti-racist” Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) – the same organisation that a decade later targeted H&D editor Mark Cotterill – exploited tenuous connections between Metzger’s WAR and the killers, mounting a civil case against Metzger and his organisation on behalf of the victim’s family.

The outcome was a $12.5 million judgment that bankrupted Metzger.

Despite this setback, Metzger continued to publish a WAR newsletter and for more than twenty years had a widely-read website. Though many readers will associate his name with ultra-radical street activity, he also had some electoral success, notably in 1980 when he won more than 40,000 votes in a primary and gained the Democratic nomination for a US House seat in a California district near San Diego. Consequently the Democratic Party ended up denouncing their own candidate Metzger in the main congressional eelction that year, and unsurprisingly he lost to the Republican candidate.

Yet even with his own party leadership campaigning against him, Metzger still won more than 46,000 votes.

In 1982 he won 76,502 votes (2.8%) in the Democratic primary for Governor of California.

British readers will remember Metzger best for two of his many television appearances – in Louis Theroux’s 2003 BBC documentary Louis and the Nazis, and the 1996 Channel 4 series Stars, Tsars and Swastikas, where Metzger was interviewed by the black activist Darcus Howe.

Free political prisoner Matt Hale

Dear Friends and Supporters, 

If you live in the United States of America, I hope that you were celebrating on the Fourth of July with friends and family today.   Please try to remember Matt Hale, as he was an indefatigable champion of White independence and self-determination before he was unjustly imprisoned.   We Whites are increasingly being harassed, discriminated against and assaulted in the United States of America and everywhere in the world where Whites have traitorous, anti-White governments over them.   

Matt Hale

As an update on Matt, I was just informed that the U.S. Federal Bureauof Prisons has moved Matt to the medium-security United States Penitentiary in Marion, Illinois.   Rather than move him to the prison that is a mere 15 miles away from his mother, he will be 258 miles away.  To be sure, this is an improvement over his being 996 miles away in Florence, Colorado, but he is still unnecessarily far from his family members.   Both the closer Pekin, Illinois facility and the one in which he is now imprisoned in Marion, Illinois are medium security prisons.   

Our understanding is that the Marion, Illinois facility has a bad reputation for inmates getting killed by other inmates.   Obviously, Matt is in increased danger over his being in solitary confinement in Florence because he may be in the general population areas of the prison.   Fortunately, the Marion facility does have a maximum security cell-house, should Matt need to be isolated from other prisoners that may be a danger to him.   

Most prisoners in medium-security federal prisons can send and receive emails.   I’ve been informed that Matt has opted to not receive any outside emails from friends or supporters at this time, as last time he was in a medium-security prison, he was put in isolation for 6 months because a supporter emailed him some prohibited speech unsolicited.  If you have received an email reporting your being taken off his email list, that is what is going on. 

Please get your birthday cards in the mail for Matt.  His birthday ison the 27th of July and he’d love to hear from you.  I’m not sure of the restrictions on his mail at his new location.  Use your best judgement.  In Florence, Colorado, “homemade” cards were forbidden and commercial cards were photo-copied, and the photocopies only delivered to him.  Going by the Federal Bureau of Prison’s site, here is his new mailing address.  Mail your cards to the new address to assure prompt delivery:

Matthew F. Hale 15177-424

USP Marion

U.S. Penitentiary

PO Box 1000

Marion, IL 62959, USA

Please also note that Matt’s mother – Evelyn Hutcheson – now has a new address. Please send letters of support and donations for Matt there.

Evelyn Hutcheson

150 Yordy Road

Apartment 301

Morton, IL 61550, USA

Tel – 309 321-8433

Email – evelyn.hutcheson@freematthale.org

Thank you for your support – Free Matt Hale! 

Regards,

Branden Hall

Website –  www.freematthale.org

E-mail – branden.hall@freematthale.org

YouTube bans David Duke and Jared Taylor

Jared Taylor (second right) during a visit to the North of England with (left to right) H&D editor Mark Cotterill, assistant editor Peter Rushton, and former Member of the European Parliament Andrew Brons.

The online video platform YouTube yesterday banned several high profile pro-White and racial realist channels, including those run by former Louisiana state representative Dr David Duke, Jared Taylor’s American Renaissance, and prominent ‘Alt Right’ personality Richard Spencer.

This is the latest stage in an ongoing war against pro-White voices online. As regular readers will know, Heritage and Destiny was banned from YouTube just over a year ago, and from PayPal around four years ago.

We have to be realistic. Outside certain specific legal circumstances (such as making meeting-rooms and leaflet delivery available for election candidates), no one is under any obligation to provide us with a platform. Still less are they under any ‘free speech’ obligation when providing a free service such as YouTube or Facebook.

Sadly pro-White organisations and individuals will face continuing struggles online, having to move to platforms that refuse to censor us. This will risk ghettoising ourselves, since by comparison to YouTube, Facebook, etc. these platforms will tend to be populated mainly by folk who are already sympathetic to our movement.

The lesson is twofold.

(1) There is still an important role for hardcopy publications despite the proliferation of online access. If you subscribe to Heritage and Destiny, we can guarantee that you will receive your six issues each year – whereas if you subscribe to a YouTube channel it might disappear tomorrow.

(2) Pro-White activists must seek opportunities to engage with a wider public, whether online or in the ‘real’ world. When Covid-19 restrictions are relaxed, there will be no substitute for face to face engagement, both with existing movement sympathisers at conferences, rallies and the like; and with the general public via the electoral process and other public activity.

Nullifying the First Amendment

Press statement by Mrs Evelyn Hutcheson (Matt Hale’s mother), from Florence, Colorado, USA

Contact: evelynhutcheson1938@gmail.com
Website: www.freematthale.org

Matt Hale in prison

issued August 1st 2019

Because the many criminal actions by the Deep State against Matthew Hale have been made public, it is necessary to present the motive for these crimes as a warning to all freedom loving Americans:

For many years prior to his unlawful arrest, prosecution and imprisonment, Matthew Hale has been harassed by establishment-types including the Mayor and City Council of his own home town. Why? Because Matthew Hale has openly defended the white race. In fact, the infamous “race card” has denied Mr. Hale’s First Amendment rights through actions that included FBI attempts to prevent his speaking and TV engagements. Hale was also denied his law license for perfectly legal behavior and beliefs about race – none of which involved any threats to or against any other race!

In 1992, Matthew Hale became a member of “The Church of the Creator,” originally founded in North Carolina in 1973. Subsequently, in 1996, he was chosen leader of “The World Church of the Creator.” In 2002, Hale and his church became involved in a trademark infringement case with an Oregon group also calling itself, “The World Church of the Creator.” The case came to trial and in that same year, Judge Joan Lefkow ruled in Hale’s favor—but a higher court reversed the decision sending the matter back to Lefkow’s court where Hale hoped to enter an appeal.

Angered by the biased nature of the reversal, Hale, some members of his church and supporters wanted to picket the homes of those responsible, a time honored civil rights tactic used by many groups. A man named Evola had “joined” the church and by virtue of his physical size, offered himself both as Hale’s bodyguard and a source for the addresses of those being considered for the public demonstrations. Unknown to Hale, Evola was an FBI “plant” paid $72,000 to “tape” conversations with Hale that would form the basis of a charge of soliciting the murder of the same Judge Joan Lefkow who had originally ruled in Hale’s favor!

It is essential to understand that to accomplish his “mission” for the FBI, Evola had to offer this “assassination service” to Hale, a crime called “entrapment!” This is the same crime used to put Ruby Ridge’s Randy Weaver in the FBI’s cross-hairs for refusing to wear a wire to record the meetings of a white separatist group Weaver occasionally visited. Hale was later acquitted of the false charge of hiring a “hit man” (agent Evola) to murder Judge Lefkow despite Evola’s tapes showing that Hale had repeatedly refused this offer! Subsequently, Hale, after a bogus “trial” lasting about two weeks and despite—or because of—multiple legal improprieties and outright crimes, was found guilty. A fictional “clerical error”[!] allowed the Deep State to use “terrorist sentencing guidelines” to send Hale to prison for forty years, sixteen of which he has spent in solitary confinement where he remains to this day.

The crime(s) against Matthew Hale began long ago when, as was his right, he chose a particular viewpoint and made it public. In other words, Matthew Hale has been confined for perhaps the rest of his life because he believed as an American citizen he had the same constitutional guarantees the rest of us also believe we have. If he is condemned to remain incarcerated, We the People are permitting our own enslavement by the same Deep State that has wrongly condemned Matthew Hale.

End of Press statement

End notes
Friends and Supporters: Send me a $25.00 donation and I will order Matt’s “Ending White Slavery” and “The Racial Loyalist Manifesto” from the printer and sent directly to you. Order them now because Amazon will soon be removing them. Also, I still have many Klassen books. For a $35.00 donation, I will send you three “sought after” Klassen books:
All Ben Klassen books are the original print and new!
The White Man’s Bible
Nature’s Eternal Religion
On the Brink of a Racial Bloody War
Against The Evil Tide
Building A Whiter Brighter World
Expanding Creativity
The Little White Book

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