Left Imperialism

From Cardinal Richelieu to Klaus Schwab

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Pub Date Apr 15 2024 | Archive Date Feb 22 2024

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Left Imperialism is an exercise in a novel field: ideology archaeology.

Is the United States Constitution conservative or liberal? Where does the conservative-liberal dichotomy originate? Are American conservatives related to British conservatives or not? Who are the anarchists—left-wingers or right-wingers?

Left Imperialism offers the answers to these questions and many more, taking on a spectrum of ideologies from a brand-new evolutionary perspective. For example, the book traces the origin of many standard political terms—like "left-wing" and "right-wing"—from their inception to the present through all their perturbations. It also examines in distinctive detail political movements like Conservatism, Fascism, Liberalism, Marxism, Anarchism, and many more, from as far away as Cardinal Richelieu's epoch through World War II and into the present.

The book's narrative has one overriding theme: the evolution of freedom.

Left Imperialism presents a novel concept in political philosophy called the "individual-state paradigm," which generalizes and extrapolates the Right-Left distinction.

Left Imperialism is an exercise in a novel field: ideology archaeology.

Is the United States Constitution conservative or liberal? Where does the conservative-liberal dichotomy originate? Are American...

Advance Praise

    Gary Gindler's Left Imperialism is a deep, penetrating book into the essence of such concepts as "leftism," "liberalism," and "conservatism." Beginning with a needed investigation of terms, Gindler tracks the evolution (or "evilution") of leftism to its natural end—expansionism and imperialism. Not a book to be skimmed. —Larry Schweikart, co-author of A Patriot's History of the United States

    What we call the "left" today is massively different from what it was only a generation ago. The problem traces to a root about which few speak: an elitist utopianism that always begins with an emancipatory aim but retreats to aggressive statism when the ideological utopia fails to happen in the real world. This is how the promise of freedom ends in new levels of imposition and compulsion. Dr. Gindler's provocative argument deserves careful attention. —Jeffrey Tucker, Brownstone Institute

    By connecting the dots from Richelieu to Schwab, Gary Gindler proves there is nothing new under the sun. The enemies of liberty take on many forms from era to era, but their driving impulses and ambitions are always the same—power and control. Nor can you construct a means by which to avoid such anti-human movements, for they are coming to "fix" humanity whether you like the fix or not. The only way out of these varied tyrannies is through. You must defeat them. —Steve Deace, best-selling author and The Blaze

    If you want to win a war, you have to know your enemy. Gary Gindler clearly and concisely exposes the deliberately obscured Left agenda in all its manifestations, in a clear and very perceptive manner. Left Imperialism is a must-read for all who seek to understand and decisively defeat modern socialism." —Trevor Loudon, author, film-maker, conservative activist.

    In impressively lucid prose, Gindler walks the reader through the very language we use and misuse to describe our politics: left-right, liberal-conservative, nationalist-globalist. Having established a common language, he is better able to explain the “functional asymmetry” of the leftist imperative—in biological terms, “left-wingers mainly offer mutations, and right-wingers carry out selections to a high degree.” Fasten your seat belts. —Jack Cashill, author, documentary producer, Ph.D. in American studies

    Gary Gindler's book is indispensable for those trying to understand the evil forces and foreign ideologies trying to destroy America today. —Roger Stone, author, political consultant, talk show host

    Imperialism is often portrayed as a problem created by conservatives and the right more generally. Gary Gindler, however, shows us that the political left is deeply immersed in an intellectual, political, and economic imperialism of its own that has done - and continues to do - immense damage to key institutions of Western civilization, ranging from the rule of law to constitutionalism and the market economy. If you want understand much of the cultural and economic wreckage that surrounds us, read this book. —Samuel Gregg, American Institute for Economic Research

    While Leftists posture as the defenders of the marginalized and downtrodden, Gary Gindler definitively establishes that they are really totalitarians, aiming to curtail and ultimately destroy the freedoms that citizens enjoy in free republics. As Gindler shows, their efforts to establish this New World Order are well under way. This book is essential reading for all who still believe that there are two opposing factions in American politics today, both of whom respect the idea of government of the people, by the people and for the people. Left Imperialism rips the mask off these sinister totalitarians, and we all owe Gary Gindler a debt of gratitude. —Robert Spencer, author, Empire of God: How the Byzantines Saved Civilization and The Sumter Gambit: How the Left Is Trying to Foment a Civil War.

Gary Gindler's Left Imperialism is a deep, penetrating book into the essence of such concepts as "leftism," "liberalism," and "conservatism." Beginning with a needed investigation of terms...

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Left Imperialism is a fascinating read that goes into the tangled web of political ideologies. From tracing the roots of terms like "left-wing" and "right-wing" to unraveling the evolution of movements like conservatism and liberalism, this book doesn't hold back. It explores topics of political ideologies like conservatism, liberalism, and anarchism, going into their origins and evolution with a fresh perspective. It takes a unique approach to tracing the historical roots of political terms and movements, offering readers a deeper understanding of the complexities of modern politics. As someone interested in political philosophy, I found Left Imperialism was challenging my preconceptions and prompting me to reconsider my views on freedom and governance.

It's like taking a crash course in political philosophy, but way more fun than your average lecture.

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Alright, fellow thinkers, hold onto your hats because Left Imperialism is about to blow your mind! Ever wondered where the heck political terms like "left-wing" and "right-wing" even came from? Or why some folks are all about anarchy while others can't get enough of that sweet, sweet conservatism? Well, this book goes deep into the political rabbit hole, uncovering the origins and evolution of ideologies like never before. But don't worry, it's not all boring history lessons – Left Imperialism is like a rollercoaster ride through the wild world of political philosophy, with twists, turns, and mind-bending revelations at every corner. So, if you're ready to have your worldview shaken, stirred, and maybe even turned upside down, grab a copy of this bad boy and prepare to have your brain blown! 🤯📚

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