The Scorpion

THE SCORPION is an English language magazine of metapolitics and culture which appears once a year, each issue dealing with a particular subject (e.g., imperialism, ecology, regionalism) from a perspective opposed to modernism and globalism.

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The Scorpion
BCM 5766
London WC 1

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Here are some articles from the current and past issues:

Issue 24

Presumptions of Democracy

  • "Democracy We Presume?" by Dominic Campbell. What is it, in theory and practice?
  • Reviews:
    • "Only Connect". A review by Dominic Campbell of Critiques Théoriques, by Alain de Benoist.
    • "Behind the Demos". A review by Andrew Webster of The French Revolution: A Study in Democracy, by Nesta Webster.
    • "Paint It Black", a review of Many Shades of Black: Inside Britain's Far Right, by John Bean.

Issue 23


  • "Justice: Who is She?" by Dominic Campbell. Crime and Punishment and the Meaning of Natural Balance.
  • Reviews:
    • "Happy Families". A review by Tony Glaister of The Politics of Human Nature, by Thomas Fleming.
    • "Peace of Resistance", a review by Dominic Campbell of Gandhi and Godse A Review and a Critique, by Koenraad Elst.
    • "Traditional Emancipation", a review by Troy Southgate of Man and Woman in Revolt against the Modern World by Baron Julius Evola.
    • "Being at that Time" a review by Paul Shepherd of Martin Heidegger: A Political Life, by Hugo Ott.
    • "Killing the Messenger", a review by Jared Taylor of Race, Intelligence and Bias in Academe, by Roger Pearson.
    • "Legendary Feasts", a review by Troy Southgate of Tyr- Myth Culture and Tradition (Volume 1, 2002).

Issue 22

Ecce Homo

Issue 21

The Darwin Inheritance

  • Editorial
  • "The Darwin Inheritance," by Dominic Campbell. A look at the issues involved in the unending "Darwin Debate."
  • "Ludwig Woltmann & German Darwinism," by Alain de Benoist. A look at the life and thought of an early proponent of social Darwinism.
  • "'Races do not Exist,'" by Charles Champetier. Scientific responses to a widespread sophism.
  • Readers' Symposium
  • "On the Wall" -- News Items from around the world.
  • Points Taken
  • "German Socialism as an Alternative to Marxism", by Dr. Alexander Jacob. The political thought of the "cultural pessimist" Oswald Spengler and the socialist writer Werner Sombart.
  • Manifestos
  • Reviews
    • "Back to the Future", a review of L’archeofuturisme, by Guillaume Faye.
    • Other reviews cover Civil War Two by Thomas Chittum, The Impulse of Power by Michael W. Kelley, Gabriele D'Annunzio by John Woodhousey, A History of Pagan Europe by Prudence Jones and Nigel Pennick, Dreamer of the Day: Francis Parker Yockey and the Post-war Fascist International by Kevin Coogan, Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman, and Brave New World Revisited by Aldous Huxley.
  • "The Grape Vine," by Loki.

Issue 20

The Name of Frailty?

  • Editorial
  • "In Praise of Fair Women," by Dominic Campbell. A comprehensive and accepted view of the future role of Man and Woman in a future society is essential to anyone who rejects the modern world.
  • "The Case of Isaac Newton". Alexander Jacob points to a little known but influential source of philosemitism and egalitarianism in the man who explained the falling apple.
  • On the Wall
  • Manifestos
  • Readers Symposium
  • Reviews:
    • "Who's a Genius?", a review by Dominic Campbell of Hitler's Priestess, by Nicholas Goodrick-Clarke.
    • "Right On!", a review by Christian Rogler of Deutschlands Rechte-Ordnungs und Gestaltungsauftrag, by Rolf-Josef Eibicht.
    • "The Man Behind It All", a review by Jim Harraway of Goebbels: Mastermind of the Third Reich, by James Lubinskas
    • "A Page in My Life," a review by Dominic Campbell of The Books in My Life, by Colin Wilson.
    • "Green Leaf", a review by Dominic Campbell of A Mirror of England, an Anthology of the Writings of HJ Massingham, by Dominic Campbell.
  • "The Grape Vine", by "Loki."

Issue 19

For an New Education

  • Editorial
  • "For a New Education", by Dominic Campbell.
  • "The Neo-conservative Reich of Edgar Julius Jung", by Alexander Jacob.
  • Manifestos
  • On the Wall
  • Readers Symposium
  • Reviews:
    • "Who's a Genius", a review by Mark Ashton of Schockley on Eugenics and Race, by Roger Pearson.
    • Review by Mark Ashton of The Social Meaning of Modern Biology from Social Darwinism to Sociobiology, by Howard Kaye.
    • "A Deeper Shade of Green", a review by Dominic Campbell of Environmentalism and Political Theory, by Robyn Eckersley.
    • "Where do you come from? Where do you go?", a review by Peter White of The Thirteenth Tribe, by Arthur Koestler.
    • "Do you Remember me?", a review by Jim Harraway of Diaries, by Alan Clark, and Storm Command, by General Peter de la Billiere.
    • "Teaching by Numbers", a review by Robin Waterfield of The Great Triad, by Rene Guenon.
    • "How right is right?", a review by Dominic Campbell of Enoch Powell: A Biography, by Robert Shepard.
  • "The Grape Vine", by "Loki."

Issue 18

The Power and the Glory

Issue 17

To Dream of Empires

Issue 15

The State?


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Back Issues


CDs with issues 1-19 of The Scorpion are available for 65 pounds.

Hard Copy

The following back issues of The Scorpion are available:

Issue and Theme                   Price (pounds/shillings)

1 The Problem of Racism                     2
2 Nihilism and the Modern Town              5*
3 Nihilism and the Cultural Alternative     5*
4 What is Nationalism?                      5*
5 Where have the Heroes Gone?               5*
6 The Islands of the Blest                  2
7 In Search of America                      1 10/-
8 The Romantic Vision                       1 10/-
9 When Europe Awakes                        5*
10 Against all Totalitarianisms             3
11 Ecology: the Growing Dilemma             2 10/-
12 For the Europe of a Hundred Flags        2
13 In the Midst of Life                     2
14 The Two Faces of Socialism               3
15 The State?                               3
16 Aquarius                                 4
17 To Dream of Empires                      3
18 The Power and the Glory                  3
19 For a New Education                      3
20 The Name of Frailty?                     5
21 The Darwin Inheritance                   5 10/-
22 Ecce Homo                                6
23 Justice: Who is She?			    6

Any four back numbers (not *)              12
For "Friends of the Scorpion"               6

*Issue sold out, photocopy supplied.

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Other Publications

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The following books are also available from The Scorpion:

  • Colin Jordan, Merrie England (reviewed in Issue 17) - 1 pound 10, or $2.40.
  • Oswald Spengler, Man and Technics - 4 pounds or $6.40.
  • "Prometheus", Eugenics Manifesto, 1 pound 10 or $2.40.
  • "Prometheus", Socrates Meets Jesus, 1 pound 10 or $2.40.
  • "Prometheus", God (reviewed in Issue 17), 1 pound 10 or $2.40.
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