Ea Kly 2019. Click to enlarge

Frontiersmen vs. Wusses

Linh Dinh reports from Vietnam’s Central Highlands, from where he reflects on the delights of a local delicacy, dogmeat

Hong Kong 2017

America as Religion

America’s most enduring export has been its image. The farther you are from the US, the more mythical it becomes, it seduces everyone into worshipping its self-portrait.

Escape from America: Budapest

Escape from America: Budapest

Linh Dinh talks to a U.S. expatriate living in Budapest on the joys and benefits of not living in the States

On Contact: The Plight of the Underclass with Linh Dinh

If you haven’t already seen it, Chris Hedges’ talk with Linh Dinh offers some valuable insights into America’s new emerging underclass

Walt Whitman, Mass Media and Jewish Power

Walt Whitman, Mass Media and Jewish Power

Sigmund Freud’s discovery of the unconscious was weaponized by his nephew Edward Bernays and transformed into what is euphemistically known as ‘public relations’

Can Tho, 2019

The Mekong Retains, Erases

The Mekong Delta hasn’t just become Vietnamese, but quintessentially so, just as California, taken from Mexico, is emblematically American. Nothing is final

Escape from America: Dedovsk, Russia

Escape from America: Dedovsk, Russia

Linh Dinh talks to an American who has been living in Russia for the past few years

Presidential candidate Linh Dinh holding a baby. Click to enlarge

I’m Your Next President

Do you want John Bolton in charge in the White House? Linh Dinh offers a solution to prevent that nightmare scenario

Shaman in Vinh Chau 2019

Monkeys

The Vietnamese seem to have concluded that Marx is a false god. In place of his image temples, shrines and churches are spreading throughout the land, together with the odd shaman

Heart of Darkness Germany

Heart of Darkness Germany

While still enjoying relative prosperity, stability, even tranquillity, there are more signs that Germany is fast approaching the “heart of darkness.”

Years of the Pigs

Years of the Pigs

Linh Dinh welcomes the Lunar New Year in downtown Saigon

Ea Kly, 2018. Click to enlarge

Royal Decrees Must Yield to Village Norms

If a saner world is to be recovered, it will be built on the foundation of places like Certaldo and Ea Kly.

Ea-Kly-2-2019. Click to enlarge

Hicks vs Globalists

From America’s imminent collapse, we may anticipate, or at least wish, for a list of positive outcomes: the recovery of national sovereignty worldwide, including for Americans themselves, among them

Man, War and Nation

Man, War and Nation

Who do you think are best able to defend their soil and survive, asks Linh Dinh, those who embrace nationalism or those who shun the very concept of nationhood?

Whatever Your Hands Find to Do

Whatever Your Hands Find to Do

Just as in Philly, the Vietnamese working class will joke and banter most inappropriately, for it makes their long, exhausting day go a little faster. Linh Dinh on working in a Vietnamese plastic recycling plant

Ea Kly, 2019. Click to enlarge

Provincial Taxonomy

A settler nation founded by immigrants, the US is full of people who have forsaken their roots. Consequently Linh Dinh feels more grounded in Ea Kly than anyhere he stayed in America

Da Lat

Da Lat

Da Lat. It’s one of the cleanest and most Catholic places in Vietnam, and perhaps the most stylish and elegant. Is there some causation here?

Endless Culture War

Endless Culture War

The more multicultural a society, the more muted and blunted each culture within it, and a man can only be fully himself within his own, self-defined context

Philadelphia 2017

Low End Soccer, Genetics and Fascist Behavior

America has become, a nation of too many totalitarian-minded sheep who don’t even know they’re being manipulated into destroying their own country.

US Sanctions Against Iran

Preaching freedom and democracy, America brings war and economic collapse, and it would love nothing more than to see Iran destroyed.