Paul Mason on How to Stop Fascism
Hosted by the Hay Festival Winter Weekend
At the Hay Festival Winter Weekend, author and broadcaster Paul Mason offers a radical, hopeful blueprint for resisting and defeating the new Far Right. His book, How to Fight Fascism, is both a chilling portrait of contemporary fascism—what fascists believe and how they operate today—and a compelling history of the fascist phenomenon: its psychological roots, political theories and genocidal logic. He argues that fascism is a symptom of capitalist failure, and one that continues to haunt us.
Paul Mason is an award-winning writer, broadcaster, and filmmaker. Previously economics editor of Channel 4 News, his books include PostCapitalism, Why It’s Kicking Off Everywhere: the New Global Revolutions; Live Working Die Fighting; and Rare Earth: A Novel.