Point 122. A national revolution

1. The absolute misfortune of so many peoples fallen beneath the fearful yoke of communism, the multiplication of infernos of war and of civil war, the social unrest generated by an economy that is always disrupted, should be a warning to our contemporaries of the threat hanging over them. Yet it seemingly takes no account of this threat and blindly advances towards the abyss. The reason for this is simple. All its collective organs of reflection and decision are pledged to the capitalo-socialist system, which prevents it from grasping the situation and reacting accordingly.

2. Whom should we count on for a popular and liberating counter-revolution? Should we count on those who are excluded from the “ legal country ”, those who are its opponents and rebels? At the beginning of the 1980s, there existed both a revolutionary extreme left exasperated by capitalist oppression but refusing to enrol in the socialist movement and a conservative and national right, avid for just freedom and initiative, protesting against the stranglehold of a bureaucratic State, and against the stifling of free enterprise. Above all, there still existed a legitimist right, the only one free of all prior allegiance, the only one aware of the real economic and political oppressions, and the only one armed with a doctrine of restoration. Today, we are forced to admit that there is no longer any elite, which is endowed with a certain power, capable of overthrowing the capitalist system.

3. The counter-revolution demanded by the present time will thus result from the collapse of the impious present-day world and from the triumph of the Immaculate Heart of Mary who will also incline hearts and minds to return to the Catholic Truth in all its aspects. Fascinated by the power of the Immaculate, freed from the grip of Money, the people themselves, instinctively avid in their natural communities for freedom, property, and responsibility, will aspire to resume their legitimate economic powers by breaking the stranglehold of the capitalo-socialist State.

4. Nevertheless, there will be no true restoration of order without a counter-revolution or a national revolution, i.e. without the overturning of oppressive social groups and institutions under cover of a tremendous economic crisis accompanied by a political vacuum or by violent discontent among the people. This nationalist reaction could be triggered by statesmen already in power, by means of a military coup d’état or finally by the coming to power of a “ charismatic ” politician, capable of assuming the destiny of the nation. Obviously, the ideal would be the providential restoration of royal authority as soon as possible.

5. The national revolution will consist in evicting from economic and political power, occult and oppressive synarchic organisations, whether they be those of high finance, big industry, parties or their syndical offshoots. It ought to be carried out, however, without a spirit of revenge, without “ purges ”, and without class warfare. It should in no way touch or disturb the daily life of the people. Rather it must annihilate and ban the ideologies that were the mental and moral support of oppression, whilst opposing and proudly replacing them with the key ideas, the holy and wholesome laws, of our true Catholic and French popular tradition.

Then the nation’s economic forces will be generally mobilised. All skills will be turned to good account and will be re-employed, no longer for partisan ends, but in the general interest. In a climate of honest freedom, a long period of peace will begin when the natural communities and their spontaneous economic organisations can slowly be reconstituted.