Marie Frederiksen examines the social causes behind the rise of fascism historically, and discusses how we should combat the resurgent far right today.

Marie Frederiksen discusses the rise of reactionary figures like Trump and Le Pen, and explains how these racist right-wing politicians differ from genuinely fascist leaders and movement. What lessons can be learnt from history in terms of fighting the far right today?

In this video from the recent October Revolution festival, Marie Frederiksen - editor of www.marxist.dk (website of the Revolutionary Socialists, Danish section of the International Marxist Tendency) - discusses the rise of reactionary figures like Trump and Le Pen, and explains how these racist right-wing politicians differ from genuinely fascist leaders and movement.

Providing a detailed example in the form of Mussolini's Italy, Marie describes how fascism came to power historically, and also the lessons to be learnt in terms of fighting the far right today.

Fighting fascism and the far right

In this video from the recent October Revolution festival, Marie Frederiksen - editor of www.marxist.dk (website of the Revolutionary Socialists, Danish section of the International Marxist Tendency) - discusses the rise of reactionary figures like Trump and Le Pen, and explains how these racist right-wing politicians differ from genuinely fascist leaders and movement.

Providing a detailed example in the form of Mussolini's Italy, Marie describes how fascism came to power historically, and also the lessons to be learnt in terms of fighting the far right today.

Fighting fascism and the far right
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