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  • Published: 1 June 2021
  • ISBN: 9780141996394
  • Imprint: Allen Lane
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $45.00

How to Stop Fascism

History, Ideology, Resistance



How can we stop the spread of fascism? The bestselling author of PostCapitalism offers a guide to resisting the far right

The far right is on the rise across the world. From Modi's India to Bolsonaro's Brazil and Erdogan's Turkey, fascism is not a horror that we have left in the past; it is a recurring nightmare that is happening again - and we need to find a better way to fight it. In How to Stop Fascism, Paul Mason offers a radical, hopeful blueprint for resisting and defeating the new far right. The book is both a chilling portrait of contemporary fascism, and a compelling history of the fascist phenomenon: its psychological roots, political theories and genocidal logic. Fascism, Mason powerfully argues, is a symptom of capitalist failure, and it has haunted us throughout the twentieth century.History shows us the conditions that breed fascism, and how it can be successfully overcome. But it is up to us in the present to challenge it, and time is running out. From the ashes of Covid-19, we have an opportunity to create a fairer, more equal society. To do so, we must ask ourselves: what kind of world do we want to live in? And what are we going to do about it?

  • Published: 1 June 2021
  • ISBN: 9780141996394
  • Imprint: Allen Lane
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 256
  • RRP: $45.00

About the author

Paul Mason

Paul Mason was born in 1960 in Leigh, Greater Manchester. He is BBC Newsnight's business and industry correspondent. He won the 2003 Wincott Award for business journalism and was named Workworld Broadcast Journalist of the year in 2004. He lives in London.

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