The Lit Review: Episode 46: Fascism Today with Kelly Hayes

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What does fascism look like today in the U.S.? Where does the alt-right fit into this? How can it be fought?! We sat down with Chicago-based Native abolitionist organizer, writer and co-struggler Kelly Hayes to discuss Shane Burley’s book Fascism Today: What It Is and How to End It. Examining the modern fascist movement’s various strains, Shane Burley has written a super accessible primer about what its adherents believe, how they organize, and what future they have in the U.S.

Key Questions:
1. What is fascism?
2. What is the alt-right?
3. What is the role of misogyny in fascism?
4. What do the building stages of a grassroots fascist movement look like?
5. What does the left need to do defeat fascism?

Hosts: Monica Trinidad & Page May
Guest: Kelly Hayes
Date: Monday, January 14, 2019
Length: 50:47

Episode 46 Credits
Intro Production: Ari Mejia
Music: David Ellis “Welcome Matt”

Filmmaker and author of Fascism Today: What It Is and How to End It. His work is featured at Jacobin, In These Times, Salon, Truthout, etc. @Shane_Burley1

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