Democracy Now! Author Jason Stanley Explains How Fascism Cannot Operate Without Rigid Patriarchy


“Everything in fascism is about smashing the truth and replacing it with loyalty and power.”


[Editor’s Note: This is an excellent conversation with Jason Stanley on the propaganda pillars of fascism, the sexualized politics of fascism and the steps to counter our growing far right fascist movements. — Mark L. Taylor]

Democracy Now! (10/22/18)

In his new book “How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them,” Yale professor Jason Stanley outlines the 10 pillars of fascism and warns about the dangers of normalizing fascist politics. Following the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court despite multiple claims that he sexually harassed and assaulted women, we speak with Jason Stanley in New York about how patriarchy and fascism reinforce each other.

Link to 31-Minute Video