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Fascism – From the Totalitarian State to Superiority Cult
November 12, 2022 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm CET
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In the fourth salon of the Ideas That Shape the World – An Introduction to Social Movements series, hosted by Robert Nemeth, we will discuss the origins of fascism and how it appears in today’s world.
Fascism, the far-right, authoritarian ultranationalism characterized by dictatorial power and strong regimentation of society and the economy rose to prominence in early 20th-century Europe. The term “fascism” or “fascist” is often applied to any right-wing or far-right authoritarian movements, systems or ideas, but fascist movements still exist. What are their characteristics?
Special guest: Jason Stanley, author of How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them
Image: Screenshot from Star Wars: The Force Awakens
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