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How Fascism Went Digital: A Historian’s Perspective on Bolsonaro’s Victory in Brazil
Jair Bolsonaro’s victory in the Brazilian presidential election marks the triumph of a new, digital form of totalitarian movement in which masses are the driver of their own manipulation. But this doesn’t make it less harmful than traditional fascist models.
„Hate Is Like A Boomerang.“ A conversation with the polish activist Franciszek Sterczewski
Franciszek Sterczewski, Polish urban activist and architect, is the initiator of the Chain of Light Protests protests in Poznań. Jörg Scheller spoke with him about the language of politics, the political situation in Poland and the non-violent, post-partisan forms of resistance he is exploring in his hometown.
In the Depths of Disinformation: this is how RT propaganda works
The fact that right-wing populist parties copy their rhetorical strategies from the Russian propaganda broadcaster RT is nothing new. But their purpose in doing so certainly is.
Done. We made history
Millions of people around the world took part in the Women’s March on January 21, 2017. With an estimated three million participants in the United States, the March wrote a chapter in American history. Christine Loriol travelled from Zurich to Washington to participate: “because I just had to be there.” A personal report.
Flyover History. Trumpism and the Challenge for Historians
If the fightback against Donald Trump and his intellectual kin starts here, what does that mean for lowly historians? And how does Mr Trump’s victory pose an existential threat to “global” history?
Blackbox Office. Artistic Interventions in the Workplace
The contention that the political subject of today is primarily shaped by media and the public sphere overlooks the significant conditioning of individuals that takes place in the workplace. The artist Marianne Flotron discusses her theatrical interventions into the corporate world.