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Fascism on the rise in the U.S. and abroad

Capitol Riot Hate Report 2021
Steve Helber
White nationalist demonstrators walk into Lee park surrounded by counter demonstrators in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.

This episode originally aired on November 7, 2022.

Fascism is a far-right, nationalist political ideology and movement. It’s often characterized by a dictatorial leader such as Hitler or Mussolini.

A resurgence of fascist politics is happening in America and around the world. We’ll look at the history of fascism and discuss whether we stand on the brink of seeing fascist regimes take hold in America and around the world.


  • David Hanna, Author, Broken Icarus: the 1933 Chicago World’s Fair, the Golden Age of Aviation and the Rise of Fascism
  • Jason Stanley, Professor of Philosophy at Yale, author, How Fascism Works: The Politics of US and Them

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