Women’s History Review on Dora Marsden


1845-1945, Book, Dora Marsden

Maureen Wright has reviewed A Brave and Beautiful Spirit: Dora Marsden 1882-1960 by Les Garner (Portland: Union of Egoists, 2019) for the journal Women’s History Review. The first page of her review may be seen here. A quote: “Dora Marsden is a key figure among such pioneers [Freethinkers, Socialists, and the feminist avante-garde].”

June 9, 2021

Malfew Seklew: “We’re All More or Less Nutty”


1845-1945, Events, Malfew Seklew

THE GABBERS MUMBLE ON. A 65-Year-Old Entrant, However, Quits Because of Drastic Hales. New York, Dec. 27. – The worlds championship gabfest, at the 71st regiment armory, lost its philosophical mouthpiece today when F. M. Wilkesbarre, Sirfessor of Superology and Lord of Interpretations, Master of Mentoidology and the Demi-god of the Semi-Damned, dropped out of […]

April 27, 2021

Der Geist Issue 4 / Union of Egoists 5th Anniversary


Der Geist, Dora Marsden, Friedrich Nietzsche, Journals, Kevin I. Slaughter, Malfew Seklew, Max Stirner, Ragnar Redbeard, Trevor Blake

The Union of Egoists website went live early 2016 but officially announced April 1st of that year. The entire chat of February 2nd, 2016 between Trevor Blake and myself that crystalized the idea was printed at the end of Der Geist Issue 1, and titled “A Unique Conversation”, published in the following year. Der Geist […]

April 1, 2021

Karl Marx: The Dad That Failed


1845-1945

The God that Failed is a 1949 collection of essays by men and women familiar with and thereby disenchanted with socialism. While an egoist might prefer to consider individuals as individuals, moment by moment, a socialist will instead visit praise and condemnation on groups based on group considerations.  Here, let me try that on for […]

July 1, 2020

Malfew Seklew, Freak Among Reformers


1845-1945, Bibliographic, Events, Malfew Seklew, The Clarion, The Eagle and The Serpent, Trevor Blake

ON TOUR The Malfew Seklew Egoist-Socialist Propaganda Co. Malfew Seklew, lecturer; Erwin McCall, advertising manager; J. W. Gott, treasurer; W. Barrie, secretary. MALFEW SEKLEW, the New Apostle of the New Gospel, the New Crusader of Egoistic Socialism, the Originator of Immoral Socialism, the Inventor of the New Method of Propagating the New Thought of New […]

June 3, 2020