Cal State Long Beach psychology professor Kevin MacDonald has made the leap from academia to activism, signing on recently as director of the American Third Position (ATP), a new white supremacist political party established “to represent the unique political interests of White Americans.”
ATP was the brainchild of Freedom 14, an Orange County racist skinhead group. Freedom 14 reached out to MacDonald after its own Golden State Party reportedly collapsed when its leader was exposed as a two-time felon.
The chairman of ATP is hard-line racist William D. Johnson, a Los Angeles-based lawyer and white supremacist who has advocated deporting non-whites from the U.S. for at least a quarter century. In 1985, Johnson penned an infamous book, using the pseudonym James O. Pace, called Amendment to the Constitution. It proposed the repeal of the 14th and 15th Amendments — the 14th made freed slaves U.S. citizens and guaranteed equal protection under the law, and the 15th prohibited denial of the right to vote based on race — and the substitution of the blatantly racist “Pace Amendment.” Johnson’s amendment would only have allowed whites “in whom there is no ascertainable trace of Negro blood” to be American citizens.
Johnson told the Intelligence Report he was drafted into the ATP at a meeting he’d been invited to last October. He claimed to have met MacDonald, who is listed as ATP’s director, for the first time at the same meeting. Johnson said the party plans to qualify ATP for the ballot in as many states as possible and run “high level people,” meaning prominent white nationalists, for office.
Until ATP was established, MacDonald was better known for his anti-Semitic “research” purporting to prove that Jews are driven by a genetically programmed group evolutionary strategy to undermine Western civilization. (The idea is that they do so in order to weaken “host societies” that might otherwise oppress or act out against the Jews.) In his academic works, MacDonald has suggested taxing Jews or restricting their access to university as ways of protecting white society.
But in the past few months, MacDonald has begun dropping his academic veneer, granting interviews to the proprietors of crudely hateful websites. Late last year, MacDonald gave a series of interviews to “Brother Nathanael Kapner” (a self-described former Jew turned “orthodox Christian”) of Real Zionist News, which battles “The Zionist War for Domination.” Sounding a lot like a newly minted neo-Nazi activist, MacDonald called on whites to “stand up to American Jewry, fight for their own interests, and confront Jewish hypocrisy.”
Also last year, MacDonald started up his very own online magazine, The Occidental Observer, to “present original content touching on the themes of white identity, white interests, and the culture of the West.” There, MacDonald celebrates the crudely pro-Klan film “The Birth of A Nation,” defends the anti-Semitism of automaker Henry Ford, and sympathizes with white victims of black criminals.