Spring Comes Again

Jorian Jenks
Uckfield, Sussex: Historical Review Press, 2011
114 pages

only in paperback: $16

Jorian Jenks was a trusted senior member of Sir Oswald Mosley’s British Union of Fascists. He was also a pioneer of ecology and organic farming. Spring Comes Again is a summation of the doctrine of the British Union of Fascists, with special reference to agricultural policy.

Jenks favored agricultural autarky for Britain, import controls, and the establishment of an Agricultural Land Bank in order to make farm debt more manageable.

In addition, he wanted an Agricultural Corporation to set prices and fit in with the BUF corporatist economic policy. Landowners who were seen to be misusing their land would also be subject to compulsory purchase, with a Volunteer Land Army established to restore the reclaimed territory.

Jenks’ ideas had an impact on government policy, as moves towards agricultural self-sufficiency became the cornerstone of policy in the late 1940s whilst earlier initiatives such as the British Empire Economic Conference and Import Duties Act 1932 were based on Jenks’ protectionist vision. The Defence Regulations included DR49 which allowed for compulsory land purchase, whilst the Agriculture Act 1947 allowed for price-fixing as Jenks had suggested.

When Mosley was detained under the notorious Defence Regulation 18B, he named Jenks as temporary leader of the BUF. Jenks was however detained as well, and after his release in 1941, withdrew from active politics. Long out of print and quite hard to come by, this engagingly written volume is an enduring contribution to Third Way agricultural economics.


Prologue: The Winter of Our Disconent

Part I: The Decay of Liberalism

1. “Liberty, Equality, Fraternity”
2. This Freedom
3. Democracy in Theory and Practice
4. Party Politics
5. Economic Liberalism
6. The Great Trade Myth
7. The Fruits of Free Trade
8. Financial Dictatorship
9. The Plutocratic State

Part II: The Age of Formulae

10. The Endless Quest
11. The Illusion of Internationalism
12. The Rationalisation Racket
13. Short-Cuts to Paradise
14. Marxism and the Class War
15. On to Communism
16. The Bureaucratic State

Part III: Rebirth

17. The Disintegration of Socialism
18. The Re-Emergence of Leadership
19. The Spirit of Fascism
20. Tolerance and the Totalitarian Concept
21. “Unity, Equity, Security”
22. Resurgent Nationalism
23. Responsible Imperialism
24. Realist Economics
25. The Corporate State



Jorian Edward Forwood Jenks (1899–1963) was an English farmer, a leading member of the British Union of Fascists, and a pioneer of radical ecology and organic farming. His other writings include The Country Year (1946), British Agriculture and International Trade (1948), From the Ground Up: An Outline of Real Economy (1950) and The Stuff Man’s Made Of: The Positive Approach to Health through Nutrition (1959).

only in paperback: $16


  • Video of the Day:

  • Kindle Subscription
  • Our Titles

    New Right vs. Old Right

    Lost Violent Souls

    Journey Late at Night: Poems and Translations

    The Non-Hindu Indians & Indian Unity

    Baader Meinhof ceramic pistol, Charles Kraaft 2013

    The Lightning and the Sun

    Jonathan Bowden as Dirty Harry

    The Lost Philosopher, Second Expanded Edition

    Trevor Lynch's A White Nationalist Guide to the Movies

    And Time Rolls On

    The Homo & the Negro

    Artists of the Right

    North American New Right, Vol. 1

    Forever and Ever

    Some Thoughts on Hitler

    Tikkun Olam and Other Poems

    Under the Nihil

    Summoning the Gods

    Hold Back This Day

    The Columbine Pilgrim

    Confessions of a Reluctant Hater

    Taking Our Own Side

    Toward the White Republic

    Distributed Titles

    Fascism viewed from the Right

    Notes on the Third Reich

    Morning Crafts

    New Culture, New Right

    An eagle with a shield soaring upwards

    A Life in the Political Wilderness

    The Fourth Political Theory

    The Passing of the Great Race

    The Passing of a Profit & Other Forgotten Stories

    Fighting for the Essence

    The Arctic Home in the Vedas

    The Prison Notes

    It Cannot Be Stormed

    Revolution from Above

    The Proclamation of London

    Beyond Human Rights

    The WASP Question

    Can Life Prevail?

    The Jewish Strategy

    The Metaphysics of War

    A Handbook of Traditional Living

    The French Revolution in San Domingo

    The Revolt Against Civilization

    Why We Fight

    The Problem of Democracy

    The Path of Cinnabar




    On Being a Pagan

    The Lost Philosopher

    The Dispossessed Majority

    Might is Right

    Impeachment of Man

    Gold in the Furnace