user preferences

New Events

Netherlands / Germany / Austria

no event posted in the last week
Recent articles by John
This author has not submitted any other articles.
Recent Articles about Netherlands / Germany / Austria Anti-fascism

Movie Review: 'Alone in Berlin' (2016) Feb 18 21 by LAMA

la resistenza tedesca sconosciuta Jun 03 16 by leonhard schaefer

Über das Verbieten von Meinungen Mar 17 12 by Siebenundvierzig

The rise of fascism in Weimer Germany and its role today

category netherlands / germany / austria | anti-fascism | link to audio author Friday September 26, 2008 23:27author by John - WSMauthor email andrewflood at eircom dot net Report this post to the editors

In a period of mass unemployment in 1920's Germany fascism came to power despite not only the presence of mass Communist and Social Democratic parties but also of significant anti-fascist street fighting. Why did the left fail and what was the attraction of fascism. What about fascist movements today, do they represent a similar threat? Can we even agree a single definition of what fascism is?

This audio is a recording of a WSM branch meeting educational consisting of a 17 minute talk on the topic followed by about thirty minutes of discussion on these themes arising from the talk. It's an mp3 file and was recorded on the 24th September It was first published on

Related Link:

Embedded audio:

This page has not been translated into Português yet.

This page can be viewed in
English Italiano Deutsch
© 2005-2023 Unless otherwise stated by the author, all content is free for non-commercial reuse, reprint, and rebroadcast, on the net and elsewhere. Opinions are those of the contributors and are not necessarily endorsed by [ Disclaimer | Privacy ]