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Friday, March 17, 2017

Episode one March 16, 2017 Robert Paxton and Sunsara Taylor

Sunsara  Taylor
She is an organizer with Refuse Fascism, which described its objective
as “Stop Trump/Pence Fascism”.  As a representative of the group, she
spoke at the 2017 Women’s March on Washington, protested outside Trump
Tower and tweeted video of protesters burning the United States
flag,[12] and later drew media attention after comparing Donald Trump
to Adolf Hitler during an appearance on Tucker Carlson Tonight. In an
interview with KPFK she called for Donald Trump to be “driven from
Robert O. Paxton
Distinguished historian at Columbia University and author of “The Anatomy of
Fascism.”What is fascism? By focusing on the concrete: what the fascists did,
rather than what they said. rom the first violent uniformed bands beating up “enemies of the state,” through Mussolini’s rise to power, to Germany’s fascist radicalization in World War II, Paxton shows clearly why fascists came to power in some countries and not others, and explores whether fascism could exist outside the early-twentieth-century European setting in which it emerged.

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